Access to Finance for Small and Medium Enterprises Specialist

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Description

Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA) is an international non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. and Brussels, Belgium with offices in 16 countries throughout Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe.

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: Access to Finance for Small and Medium Enterprises Specialist

Location: Nigeria

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. 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.

 

    Requirements
    Minimum years of experience

    5

    Qualifications
    FSLC /SSCE /JSCE /NABTEB /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech
    Other Requirements

    Qualifications/Requirements

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

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    About Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA)
    Job Summary
    Published
    December 24, 2018
    Offer Type
    Full time
    Experience
    Minimum of 5years
    Deadline
    January 7, 2019
    Specialization
    Finance / Accounting
    Industries
    NGO / International Agencies
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