CRS is seeking an Agricultural Market Systems Development Manager to serve as the technical lead for activities anticipated under the five-year USAID Ghana Market Systems and Resilience (MSR) Activity in Ghana.
The Manager will provide technical oversight of the development and implementation all CRS activities under Objective 1: Increase commercialization and profitability of agriculture markets. The Market Systems and Resilience (MSR) Activity will facilitate the development of a competitive market space in northern Ghana that is inclusive, resilient, and sustainable in the provision of goods and services demanded by actors.
The approach for this activity will help identify and minimize the root causes of market failure for barriers that disadvantage the vulnerable, women and youth and exclude them from economic opportunities. This activity will also create incentives for actors to invest in developing and sustaining productive relationships for the efficient delivery of goods and services and an improved enabling and regulatory environment for agricultural sector growth.
This position will report to the Deputy Chief of Party and will be based in Tamale, Ghana, with frequent travel across Northern, Upper East, and Upper West regions of Northern Ghana. The Agricultural Market Systems Development Manager will use their management skills and knowledge to ensure the CP delivers high-quality programming and continuously works towards improving the impact of its agriculture programming.
Roles and Key Responsibilities
Required Skills or Experience
Required Languages - English
Travel - Must be willing and able to travel up to 30%.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff)