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Land O’Lakes Venture37 is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to helping communities around the world build economies by strengthening local agriculture, helping agribusinesses create jobs and linking farmers to markets. Since 1981, it has implemented over 315 integrated dairy, livestock and crops development programs in nearly 80 countries — creating lasting impact by linking farmers, businesses, and the public and private sector in local and global contexts. Land O’Lakes Venture37’s long-standing affiliation with Land O’Lakes, Inc. sets it apart. Land O’Lakes, Inc. is one of America’s largest farmer-owned cooperatives. It supports Land O’Lakes Venture37 project implementation with nearly 100 years of expertise in dairy, animal nutrition, crop inputs and agricultural insights and technologies. This gives Land O’Lakes Venture37 development projects a unique global view of agriculture, food and the power of well-functioning market systems. Land O’Lakes, Inc. supports these efforts as part of its enterprise purpose of Feeding Human Progress at home and around the world.
Venture37 seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for
a USAID-funded agriculture development project in Malawi focused on the central and southern regions. This project will focus on scaling smallholder farms to commercially-oriented operations; while also aligning with the Government of Malawi’s goals of diversifying away from tobacco and promoting resilience.
The DCOP will support the Chief of Party (COP) with providing day-to-day guidance on project management and technical activities. S/he will support scaling of producer, aggregator, processor and other market system actors to achieve commercial scale, work with staff, home office and
to adjust programmatic approach, staffing and resources as required based on continuous monitoring of project activities. The position will be based in
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The position described above is contingent upon activity award.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls will be accepted.
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Land O’Lakes Venture37 is an equal opportunity employer and an
organization striving to help global communities thrive through agriculture. We consider all
qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Our culture values a diversity of voices. So bring us your unique experiences, your workstyle, and your dreams — they’ll only make us stronger.