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Government Partnership Tech Lead

May 26, 2022
ACDI VOCA

Overview

Since 1963 and in 148 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that designs and delivers technical and management solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion.

 

Government Partnership Tech Lead, Armenia

ACDI/VOCA is seeking a Government Partnership Tech Lead for an anticipated economic foundations program in Armenia funded by USAID. This activity will strengthen key economic actors within both the public and private sector to exercise economic stewardship and ultimately build a resilient Armenian economy.

The Government Partnership Tech Lead will work with government actors (local, regional, and international) to build partnerships that support investment, competitiveness, and inclusiveness. The program is anticipated to start in 2022 and this position will be based in Armenia.

Responsibilities

  • Identify and nurture local, international, and multi stakeholder partnerships that will advance overall program objectives
  • Work with program technical teams to adaptively achieve technical objectives
  • Provide leadership in identifying inclusive market development opportunities, understanding evolving market trends, conducting targeted research on new/potential market channels, business models, or partnerships
  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders, government officials, financial institutions, project staff, and/or donor agencies 
  • Develop public sector partnerships related to further transportation, infrastructure, and logistics (including digital connectivity)
  • Design innovative approaches to optimize investment in the operation and maintenance of markets
  • Implement a communication strategy to share success stories and lessons learned
  • Contribute written input to program planning and reports
  • Communicate program results to program staff, donor representatives, partners, and other relevant stakeholders to enable data and experience-informed decision-making

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, or relevant field is required; master’s degree is desired.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience implementing projects in partnership building, policy, business administration, industrial engineering, or related field.
  • Knowledge of and experience with USAID and/or other international Donor programs’ rules and regulations is required.
  • Experience working on facilitative approaches with public actors is preferred.
  • Experience working in Armenia preferred.
  • Fluency in English required; Armenian preferred.

Armenian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please apply online at www.acdivoca.org/international-jobs. The applications will be reviewed promptly upon receipt, only finalists will be contacted. ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. ACDI/VOCA will never request payment or charge a fee to apply for any position.

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