The mission of Global Communities (formerly CHF International) is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.
Global Communities is seeking an experienced Agriculture Specialist for the anticipated five-year USAID-funded Nigeria Rural Resilience program. With external and internal factors creating an increasingly dynamic and challenging environment, the program is expected to focus on increasing the resilience of vulnerable, mostly rural, households to shocks and stress.
This position is contingent on funding.
The Agriculture Specialist will lead components designed to enhance yields, improve market access and mitigate post-harvest losses for small-holder farmers and livestock owners. S/he will work closely with other technical component leads to ensure alignment between initiatives and activities. S/he reports to the DCOP.
The Agriculture Specialist is responsible providing technical direction to project implementation and ensuring the project meets stated goals, expected results and reporting requirements.
Specific responsibilities include:
The position is expected to be based in Maiduguri with frequent travel throughout the northeast states (Adamawa, Borno, Gombe and Yobe) and periodic trips to Abuja.