04-06 Economic Growth Manager

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04-06 Economic Growth Manager: USAID/Zambia has an immediate opening for an American or International Expert in Economic Growth programs to serve as the S01 (Strategic Objective One) Team Leader/ Economic Growth Manager. The Economic Growth Manager/SO 1 Team Leader will work closely with the Supervisory General Development Officer and the S01 Team to manage ongoing private sector, agriculture and natural resources activities and become a member of the new Strategy Planning Team. Major Duties will consist of the following: TEAM LEADER DUTIES: As S01 Team Leader and Economic Growth Manager, lead, manage and implement activities under the strategic objective. Provide internal and external coordination, support and assistance to the SOl Team. Work with the Supervisory General Development Officer, the SOl Team activity managers, the Controller and Program Office on budget issues, monitor that all activities under SOl are in conformance with the Performance Monitoring Plan. Liaise with contractors, grantees and other relevant organizations in Zambia involved in private sector, agriculture and natural resources activities, including Zambian Government agencies, international organizations (donors) and non governmental organizations. ECONOMIC GROWTH MANAGER DUTIES: The Economic Growth Manager has overall responsibility for implementing the Mission?s private sector, agriculture and natural resources activities under the current Strategic Objective No.1, ?Increased Rural Incomes of Selected Groups?. Act as Cognizant Technical Officer, manage the institutional contracts, cooperative agreements and grants, and oversee the work of the contractors and grantees. Prepare reports for input into Mission annual reports and reporting requirements, develop scopes of work, budgets, justification and terms of reference for cooperative agreements, contracts and task orders. Draft speeches and talking points for the Mission Director and Ambassador. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Successful candidates will have a Masters degree from a recognized international education institution, and preference will be given to degrees relating to international development, business administration or agriculture (e.g., food production, agricultural economics, natural resources). EXPERIENCE: At least eight years international development work is required, with preference given to individuals with African experience. Operational experience in a foreign assistance organization or development NGO to understand the legislative and policy mandates, objectives and functions of U.S. foreign assistance objectives is required. Ability to develop activities effectively and to recommend policies, strategies, and procedures related to the effective use of the development assistance in implementing USAID economic growth and foreign policy objectives. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in a multi-cultural environment and supported by strong interpersonal and cross-cultural social skills. Past experience in supervising personnel is essential. USAID A complete copy of the position description can be obtained electronically by formal request to: cgomes@usaid.gov Qualified candidates should forward a formal letter of application, a current cv, and the contact information for three professional references to the address or fax number noted below. Please reference the vacancy announcement number. Executive Officer USAID/Zambia 351 Independence Avenue P.O. Box 32481 Lusaka or Fax(260)1?254532 0A
Federal Grant Title: 04-06 Economic Growth Manager
Federal Agency Name: Zambia USAID Lusaka
Grant Categories: Other Natural Resources Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: AID-GRANTS-022604-001
Type of Funding: Other
CFDA Numbers: Information not provided
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Mar 26, 2004 The USAID/Zambia Mission anticipates
Posted Date: Feb 26, 2004
Creation Date: Apr 25, 2004
Archive Date: Apr 25, 2004
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $94,098
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $72,381
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Private sector, agriculture and natural resources activities
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
American or International Expert in Economic Growth programs to serve as the S01 (Strategic Objective One) Team Leader/ Economic Growth Manager.
Grant Announcement Contact
Gomes, Christopher, Agreement Officer, Phone 260-1-254303, Fax 260-1-254532, Email cgomes@usaid.gov cgomes@usaid.gov Gomes, Christopher

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