Job Vacancy For Knowledge Management and Communications Expert At Development Alternatives Incorporated (DAI)

DAI is an employee-owned global development company. For 40 years, we have worked on the frontlines of international development, tackling fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governments, and instability. Currently, DAI is delivering results that matter in some 60 countries.

Our integrated development solutions turn ideas into impact by bringing together fresh combinations of expertise and innovation across multiple disciplines—crisis mitigation and stability operations, democratic governance and public sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS and disease control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change. Our clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and national governments.


Objectives of Programme:

The focus of the programme is on providing support to the production and trade in staple food markets between Ghana and Burkina Faso, and between Nigeria and Niger. The programme will work to enable policies that allow for equitable and efficient regional market development and will aim to tackle the cause of multiple market failures by deploying carefully targeted interventions across the region. The anticipated outcomes of the five year project are: better business models for agricultural production; better business models for agricultural marketing and; agriculture and trade policies and regulations rationalised and improved.

The programme consists of two main activities;

1) A Challenge fund to provide finance to innovative business models in food production and marketing and;
2) A Policy Facility to provide evidence, analysis and advocacy for policy and regulatory reform.

The Project will be based in Accra, Ghana with travel to Burkina Faso, Niger and Nigeria. Anticipated Start Date – October 2013

Call for Experts - Knowledge Management and Communications Expert - (Candidates must be fluent in both French and English)

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 26 July, 2013