Southeast Regional Agribusiness Specialist at (CNFA) 

Southeast Regional Agribusiness Specialist at (CNFA)

Southeast Regional Agribusiness Specialist at (CNFA). We work with businesses, foundations, governments and communities to build customized local and global partnerships that meet the world’s growing demand for food.

Since our inception in 1985, we have designed and implemented enterprise-based, agricultural development initiatives to facilitate market access, enhance agribusiness competitiveness, increase productivity and improve access to inputs and credit across 45 countries worldwide.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Southeast Regional Agribusiness Specialist

Locations: Ebonyi, Delta, Benue and Cross River

Program Description

  • The USAID/Nigeria Agribusiness Investment Activity is a 5-year year, $15 million-dollar project implemented by CNFA as part of the United States Government’s Feed the Future Initiative.
  • The project’s goal is to strengthen the business enabling environment to promote private sector investment in agriculture.
  • Also, Activities will encompass three broad but interrelated components. First, the Agribusiness Investment Activity will improve the ease of doing business in the agricultural sector; second, the Activity will expand access to finance by mitigating the credit risks of agribusinesses; and third, the Activity will promote investment opportunities for agribusinesses to strengthen their readiness to expand and scale up their operations.
  • Taken together, these efforts will increase the volume, added value, and diversification of agribusiness investments.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • First of all, 5+ years’ experience in agribusiness, agricultural development or similar required.
  • Also, Experience working on USAID funded projects is preferred;
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field is required, Master’s degree is preferred;
  • Also, Experience working in Nigeria is required;
  • Finally, Fluency in English is required.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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