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Chief of Party / Team Leaders (Entrepreneurship), Global

at TechnoServe

Technoserve works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, business, and industries. Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs, and wealth for their families and communities. With more than five decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.


TechnoServe is recruiting multiple Chiefs of Party/Team Leaders for upcoming entrepreneurship and enterprise development project opportunities across our global pipeline. The Chief of Party/Team Leader will oversee all aspects of projects with duties and responsibilities covering leadership, operations and administration. Positions are contingent on project awards to TechnoServe.

Qualification Requirements include:

  • Master’s degree in business administration, economics, marketing or related discipline, MBA preferred;

  • Experience with entrepreneurship and business accelerator programs for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the agriculture sector;

  • At least 10 years of combined experience as an entrepreneur with strong market orientation, roles in relevant private sector industries, and/or related development programs;

  • Prior experience as a chief of party on a US-government funded project in Africa;

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills and ability to effectively motivate and manage teams in a multi-cultural environment

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines while managing multiple tasks and activities

  • Ability to develop well written, cohesive analyses and reports

  • This position is contingent upon funding.

HOW TO APPLY:  Please send your cover letter and resume to with the subject title “TechnoServe Chief of Party (Eship)" in the subject line.

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