Grants Director / Innovation Fund Economic Growth Division
Position Location : Abuja, Nigeria
Position Location : Background :
Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic development and post-
crisis stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.
S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-
regarded by competitors and partners alike.
Position Summary :
The objective of the West Africa Trade and Investment Activity is to improve private sector competitiveness with a focus on increasing the agricultural productivity and profitability of smallholder farmers in Nigeria, and promoting West Africa’s regional and international trade.
and (iii) technical assistance (TA) that directly supports, coordinates, and organizes qualifying recipients (i.e., partners and grantees) to achieve USAID’s trade and food security objectives.
The Trade Hub will contribute to both USAID / Nigeria’s Feed the Future objectives related to increasing the agricultural competitiveness of smallholder farmers in Nigeria as well as USAID / West Africa’s objective to increase broad-
based growth and resilience.
Reporting & Supervision :
Reporting directly to the Chief of Party (COP), the Grants Director / Innovation Fund will support the COP and AgCompete to ensure the innovation fund meets its objectives to catalyze new investment in Nigeria agribusiness and agriculture value chain development.
Expected Outcomes :
Primary Responsibilities :
Required Skills & Qualifications :
Local and regional candidates strongly encouraged to apply. Position contingent upon donor funding.
Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls, please.