TechnoServe is a leader in harnessing the power of the private sector to help people lift themselves out of poverty. A nonprofit organization operating in 29 countries, we work with enterprising men and women in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. By linking people to information, capital and markets, we have helped millions to create lasting prosperity for their families and communities.
Founded over 50 years ago, TechnoServe has been named the #1 nonprofit for fighting poverty by the ImpactMatters charity ratings agency.
TechnoServe seeks an experienced Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Lead for an anticipated trade and investment facilitation program in Ghana. The SME Lead will have the exciting opportunity to help improve the SME support ecosystem in Ghana, facilitating capacity building, access to resources, and investment in SMEs, particularly along the value chains of key export-oriented crops.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) anticipates funding the five-year Ghana Trade and Investment Activity. The project will utilize a market systems approach to facilitate reforms and improve the enabling environment for trade and investment in Ghana. The project will focus on supporting transformation of Ghana’s agriculture sector, specifically promoting investment in higher-value commercial value chains geared toward the export market.
The project has three main components: 1) Investment Promotion, 2) Trade Facilitation, and 3) SME development.
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Note – this position is contingent based on donor approval.
We encourage all qualified individuals who share TechnoServe’s vision of improving the lives of others through proven business solutions to apply.
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