Senior Technical Advisor, Food Security
Project Concern International
About the organization
PCI’s mission is to empower people to enhance health, end hunger, overcome hardship and advance women & girls.
The Senior Technical Advisor for Food Security is a highly experienced technical specialist serving as an integral part of PCI’s Food Nutrition & Livelihoods Security (FNLS) team within our Washington, DC office. This position will provide technical leadership in food security and resilience program design and implementation with a focus on helping small-holder farmer households increase their resilience to shocks through improved food availability and income/asset building. This position will work closely with the Sr. Director of FNLS to contribute to the development of PCI’s food security technical strategy and will support the development of signature PCI market-based food security & livelihoods approaches that will help establish the organization as a thought leader and increase its competitiveness in new business opportunities. This position also supports field-based project design and implementation.
Master’s Degree or higher in agriculture, economics, marketing, business, or relevant areas in international development or social sciences;
Minimum of 9+ years of experience working in international development with work in two or more of the following areas: food security, resilience, climate smart agriculture, nutrition sensitive agriculture, market systems and/or livelihoods development;
Demonstrated skills and success in new business development;
Direct experience in food security resilience building programs design, development and implementation targeting highly vulnerable rural communities;
Experience and sincere interest in gender inclusive & responsive development approaches;
Experience in mentoring and training in market-based approaches for international development, collaborating with private sector actors, government and civil society groups, and program implementation with a market-based focus;
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