Winrock is seeking an experienced Production Lead to provide technical program design and leadership for an anticipated USAID project to improve food security through investments in the agriculture sector under the Mozambique Market Systems project. The objective of the anticipated award will be to accelerate resilient, agriculture-led economic growth and increase food security in Nampula, Zambezia, and Sofala provinces. The project will use a market systems approach to promote access to and adoption of improved inputs, market information, extension and advisory services, market access, and post-harvest services. The project will use innovative partnerships to incentivize private sector investment in modernizing Mozambique’s agriculture sector while increasing production capacity and market access and building resilience for smallholder farmers.
The Production Lead will be responsible for the technical design, implementation, and partnership strategy for interventions to improve smallholder farmer productivity under the USAID-funded Mozambique Market Systems Development project. S/he will lead a team toward facilitated approaches to engage private sector firms in promoting adoption of inputs, practices, and technologies that result in higher productivity, sustained natural resources, resilient growth, and improved food security. S/he will work closely with the Market Systems Lead to identify and manage partnerships that yield results in line with objectives.