Private Sector Engagement Advisor

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • FSN-11 equivalent to basic rate of ZMW 363,307.00 – ZMW 581,287.00 per year, plus other benefits ZMW / Year ZMK / Month

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The Private Sector Engagement (PSE) Advisor serves the entire USAID/Zambia Mission, providing strategic guidance and support to USAID staff, implementing partners, and interagency colleagues to strengthen meaningful collaboration with the private sector. S/he will serve as a deal originator and is expected to actively grow USAID’s relationship with the private sector and leverage market-based solutions that help USAID more efficiently and sustainably achieve our strategic development objectives. Key responsibilities include mentoring, coaching, and training PSE points of contact within USAID offices, managing activities that include private sector partnerships, and evaluating the impact of USAID/private sector collaboration. The Advisor sits in the Program Office and reports to the Deputy Program Office Director.

Open to:

This is a Cooperating Country National (“CCN”) position. CCN means an individual who is a Zambian citizen, or a non-Zambian citizen lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the cooperating country.

Who we are:

The U.S. Agency for International Development is the world’s premier international development agency and a catalytic actor driving development results. We are a diverse organization with colleagues from over 5 countries. By joining us in the city of Lusaka, you will work in a unique, highly rewarding, and international work environment. We truly value diversity and inclusion and want to reflect the world we serve. We want the best people to work for us in an inclusive environment so welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

What USAID offers:

We want your time at USAID to be a rewarding and career-enriching experience. We offer an agile and flexible working environment with hybrid working opportunities including home office (where applicable). To support our international applicants, we offer relocation support that extends to your dependent family members. In addition, thanks to our ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, including support for working families including education allowances (where applicable). Finally, we offer a genuinely unique international working environment, which will give you exposure to the international development and the opportunity to collaborate with passionate experts from all over the world.

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