Winrock International is recruiting Chief of Party for its current USDA-funded Food for Progress Safe Aqua Farming for Economic and Trade Improvement (SAFETI) Project in Bangladesh.
The project is also designed to expand trade of agricultural products by improving handling and sanitary controls, reducing unnecessary layers in the value chain, promoting extension services, and building the capacity of trade associations and government trade promotion bureaus. Project activities are building capacity of smallholder producers and processors to improve their ability to meet international and U.S. food safety and quality standards for domestic and export markets; and improving and building an enabling environment for the use of quality, safe, and legal inputs and veterinary services. The Chief of Party position is based in Bangladesh and the candidate, after successful application and interview process with Winrock, is subject to USDA approval of the candidate.
The Chief of Party is the primary point of contact with the USDA Country Office and provides leadership, management, and technical oversight for all project activities and deliverables. S/he oversees project management systems for M&E, finance and administration, logistics, human resources and strategic operation. S/he ensures the completion of time reports, evaluation, analyses, assessments, and deliverables that meet Winrock and USDA quality control/assurance standards and provides hands-on guidance and support to project activities and personnel.