Salary range: Confidential | Contract type: Permanent
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CNFA is currently seeking applications from qualified candidates for Livestock Lead for the USAID Strengthening Agriculture and Regional Resilience (STARR) program that spans across all East African Community (EAC) countries, (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda) and additional countries in East Africa (Zambia, Somalia, Sudan, Djibouti, and Ethiopia). This activity will promote increased agricultural production, investment, trade and resilience to shocks and stresses in the East Africa region by addressing agricultural issues that can mainly be solved on a regional basis. STARR’s interventions will be directed through four interrelated project component areas: 1) strengthening cross-border agriculture trade and value chains, 2) improved regional agricultural inputs, 3) strengthening resilience, and 4) strengthening the regional policy environment
The Livestock Lead will lead the livestock interventions of this project. In this capacity, s/he is responsible for the overall design, implementation, oversight, and reporting of the activity’s objectives around livestock, including related cross-border trade, inputs, resilience, and policy activities. S/he will work with local partners and conducts regular site visits to ensure effective implementation while coordinating closely with other technical team leaders to increase impact of program interventions.
This position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya and will include travel throughout the East Africa region.