Senior Agricultural Policy & Capacity Building Specialists Jobs – RTI International KCDMSD Activity

RTI is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition.

RTI is recruiting candidates for an US government – funded program in Kenya.

Around the globe, RTI’s work is helping foster stronger food systems, reduce malnutrition in all its forms, build resilience and
engage the next generation of food security leaders.

RTI is currently partnering on nearly 30 projects in East Africa, including activities focused on private sector-driven agricultural growth in Rwanda and youth employment in Kenya.

To build on these efforts, RTI is currently seeking professionals for the USAID-funded Feed the Future Kenya Crops and Dairy Market Systems Development (KCDMSD) Activity.

Candidates should be fluent in English.

We are currently accepting CVs / resumes for the following:

Senior Agricultural Policy & Institutional Capacity Building Specialists (Kisumu, Eldoret, Eastern)

Responsible for engaging public sector stakeholders, including county governments, to facilitate improvements to the agricultural policy environment and public-private sector relationships.

This position will be in Nairobi, Kenya, with frequent travel to Western and Eastern Kenya.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in public administration, economics, business, agricultural or rural development and at least 9 years
of experience in agricultural policy or market systems projects.

Experience in economic growth, agricultural development, or governance programs is required.

Demonstrated understanding of private sector agribusiness and investment; knowledge of market facilitation approach.

Demonstrated success building relationships with Kenyan government and private sector stakeholders.

How to Apply

 

To apply, please email your CV/resume to hrapplications@nb.rti.org by 28 January 2018.

Applicants must include POSITION and COUNTY NAME on the subject line.

Please do not attach copies of certificates.

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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Updated: January 18, 2018 — 9:38 am