About TechnoServe :
TechnoServe is a leader in harnessing the power of the private sector to help people lift themselves out of poverty. A nonprofit organization operating in 29 countries, we work with enterprising men and women in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries.
By linking people to information, capital and markets, we have helped millions to create lasting prosperity for their families and communities.
Founded over 50 years ago, TechnoServe has been named the #1 nonprofit for fighting poverty by the ImpactMatters charity ratings agency.
Job Summary :
thereby improving the uptake of essential micronutrients across large portions of the population. The program does this by (1) strengthening the ability of food processors to comply with the national fortification standards, and (2) strengthening the food fortification enabling environment that allows for the healthy, competitive and effective production of fortified foods.
The program is supported from partnerships with Partners in Food Solutions, GAIN, BASF and others. The initial program was funded from December 2016 through December 2020 and has received an extension through December 2021 with possibility of a future follow on program.
TechnoServe is seeking a Regional Program Director (RPD) for a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funded program. The program is now looking for a new director to lead a one-year extension to continue the impressive progress and initiatives started under SAPFF, as well as support the design and likely involvement for a potential multi-year follow on program.
The RPD will oversee program country teams and the regional management unit, be the focal point for donor and partner relations and be responsible for program delivery and reporting.
He / She will report directly into the West Africa Regional Director with additional support from TechnoServe’s Food Processing Practice Director, and coordination with local country directors.
Primary Functions & Responsibilities :
Oversee implementation and management of regional SAPFF program
Manage activities to support program expansion :
Basic Qualifications :
Required Languages : English
Travel : Up to 50%, frequent local and regional travel, periodic travel to the US
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
Closing Statements :
We encourage all qualified individuals who share TechnoServe's vision of improving the lives of others through proven business solutions to apply.
With our commitment to diversity, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and affirmative action employer and do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, HIV / AIDS status, protected veteran status, disability and all other protected classes.
We are also proud of our commitment to protecting staff, partners, and beneficiaries from abuse and exploitation and thoroughly vet all final candidates through rigorous background and reference checks.
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