Technical Experts - Nigeria

New Business

Position Summary:
CNFA is currently seeking Technical Experts for the Feed the Future Nigeria Agribusiness Investment Activity to support the following anticipated objectives: (1) Promotion of smart and efficient policy and regulations within the agricultural finance sector, (2) Mitigation of credit risks of agribusinesses and improvement in the services provided by financial institutions to agribusinesses, and (3) Strengthen the readiness of agribusinesses to access and manage investments. Technical Experts will perform a variety of short-term assignments in Nigeria in one or more of the following areas.
·         Climate Change
·         Gender
·         Youth
·         Disability
·         Conflict Mitigation
·         Land Tenure Reform
·         Business Registration
·         Legislation
·         Law
·         Trade
·         Microfinance
·         Commercial Banking 

Key Qualifications:

    • Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant technical experience and expertise in at least one of the above areas
    • Master’s degree or higher is required
    • Meaningful experience in Africa is required, demonstrated knowledge of West Africa and Nigeria is strongly preferred
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English is required, knowledge of local languages is an advantage

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. CNFA takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.