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Project Development Manager

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American Nicaraguan Foundation
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Managua, Nicaragua

American Nicaraguan Foundation


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Published 26 days ago

February 1, 2021
January 11, 2021

ANF is on a mission to reduce the impact of poverty in the lives of the most

vulnerable in Nicaragua.  We are seeking a Project Development Manager for the Agriculture and Rural Development Department.

The main objective of this position is to formulate project proposals, supervise

the implementation process of new projects and oversee external monitoring and

evaluation of active projects.

ANF is on a mission to reduce the impact of poverty in the lives of the most

vulnerable in Nicaragua.  We are seeking a Project Development Manager for the Agriculture and Rural Development Department.

The main objective of this position is to…

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  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

Native-level English and Spanish (Written and Spoken).

Native-level English and Spanish (Written and Spoken).

Location

The position will be in the Managua, Tipitapa and Somoto offices of the Department. ANF has offices in Ofiplaza El Retiro, Carretera Nueva a Leon, Tipitapa and Somoto., Managua, NI

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Vacancy Announcement

Project Development Manager

December 2020

ANF is on a mission to reduce the impact of poverty in the lives of the most vulnerable in Nicaragua.  We are seeking a Project Development Manager for the Agriculture and Rural Development Department.

The main objective of this position is to formulate project proposals, supervise

the implementation process of new projects and oversee external monitoring and

evaluation of active projects.

Requirements:

BA degree (preferably MA) in Agri-Business, Rural Development, Sociology,

Marketing, Business Administration, International Affairs, Tourism, or similar

majors.

  4 to 6 years of practical experience in formulating, implementing, and evaluating

donor-funded rural development projects, private sector farming enterprises or

academic research.

Knowledge and experience in creating external long-term impact evaluations, gathering

base line data, and conducting final project evaluations.

Proven knowledge and hands-on experience dealing with climate change, agro-ecology,

soil conservation, agro-forestry systems, value-chain interventions, and food

security issues.

Native-level English and Spanish (Written and Spoken).

Preferably able to drive a motorcycle in rural areas.

Able to travel extensively inside the country and occasionally outside.

Valid US visa is preferable.


Responsabilities:

Actively manage search for local, regional, or international donors, other sources, private sector entities or academic institutions.

Establish alliances with strategic partners, donor, and other partnerships for the Agriculture Training Center in Tipitapa.

Maintain abreast of latest tendencies in prices, market trends and other market intelligence on the main crops in the Dry Corridor (basic grains, horticulture, coffee, cacao, dragon fruit, and others).

Kindly submit application form and other necessary documentation at the following link:

anfnicaragua.org/careers

Deadline for applications:  January 11, 2021

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