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The Millennium Challenge Account Zambia (MCA-Zambia) was established to coordinate the development of an investment program or ‘compact’ to be supported by the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), a US Government Agency. MCA –Zambia is seeking to employ the services of qualified and experienced individuals to take up the positions of Grants Director.
Reporting to the Deputy Chief Executive Officer-Operations, you will be responsible for the overall planning, coordination, and management of resources, tasks, and necessary steps to complete the Private Sector Engagement Strategy and Innovation Grants implementation within the Compact time frame. Your duties will include; developing a five year Private Sector Engagement Strategy (this may also elaborate engagement of other stakeholders including but not limited to the government, civil society, and the donor community); developing and reviewing annual action plans in coordination with the MCA-Z Chief Executive Officer and Deputies, Project Director, Sector Leads, and Communications Director; providing quality management and leadership in the implementation of the Innovation Grant Sub-activity in compliance with operational guidelines and other MCC guidelines (MCC Environment and Social Assessment Guidelines and Gender Policy), in addition to developing and maintaining a close working relationship with the Private Sector Development and other teams at the MCC facilitated by frequent verbal and written communications.
To be considered for this position, you must have an advanced degree in Business Administration, Development Studies with Business Management or related field, with proven professional and practical experience in 3 of the following fields: water & sanitation, private sector business or development, innovation programs, donor coordination, policy reform, investment promotion, grant and proposal writing, and/or technical evaluation. You must also have experience working with financial institutions and in the development of business-plans and other documents to access loans or financing. You must have excellent communication skills and be fully conversant with email, the internet, word processing and spreadsheets. Detailed job descriptions are available upon request via email from email@example.com
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Closing date: Monday 4th June 2012.