The Program Director is responsible for overall leadership of the 2SCALE project in Africa, with activities in Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Ethiopia, and Kenya. S/he ensures the project provides high-quality technical products and services, delivers required results, and uses resources efficiently as stated in the project proposal. The program director, chairs the project management team, supervises key project staff and provides team leadership. S/he serves as the principal interlocutor with key partners involved in project activities and ensures compliance with IFDC policies and donor’s rules and regulations. The Program Director will be posted in one of the IFDC offices in Africa and will travel extensively (50% of time, including regular visits to the Netherlands).