ACDI/VOCA

  • SLC Economic Multiplier Advisor, Honduras

    Location Honduras-Tegucigalpa
    Type
    Long-term
    Length of Assignment
    3 - 4 months
    Assignment Number
    HON-2011-100
    Project Name
    Transforming Market Systems (TMS)
  • Overview

    ACDI/VOCA is currently seeking an Economic Multiplier Advisor for an upcoming volunteer assignment in Honduras. The Transforming Market Systems Project is working in both non-agricultural and agricultural sectors of the Honduran economy and is using a facilitative approach, targeting system-wide impacts, especially on employment, household income, investment, and enterprise growth.  

    The Transforming Market Systems Project is requesting volunteer assistance to develop a series of multiplier effect formulas, strongly rooted on industry best practice and established multipliers for relevant sectors, and tailored for Honduran context and sectors. The assignment will last for approximately 3- 4 months in country, in addition to preparation and research prior to departure. Travel and living expenses are provided.

     

    Qualifications

    Volunteer Qualifications

    • Currently enrolled in a graduate/Ph.D. program or recent graduate with an advanced university degree in Economics, Business Administration, Market Systems, or other relevant area.
    • At least 2-3 years of experience in economics, market competitiveness or other related work.
    • Strong understanding of multipliers and ability to tailor them to a specific context.
    • Good communication skills (oral and written)
    • Proficient computer skills including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Fluency in Spanish Preferred
    • Available to travel for 3-4 months between January and September 2019.

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