Governance Advisor (Agriculture) at Africa Governance Initiative (AGI)

 Africa Governance Initiative (AGI) - Over a billion people in Africa need their governments to provide basic services such as hospitals, schools, sanitation, jobs and much more. When governments fail to deliver, it’s the poor that suffer most. That’s why AGI’s mission is to support effective government in Africa - to make government work for the world’s poorest people.

Job Title: Governance Advisor (Agriculture)

Job Description

  • We will be recruiting a Governance Advisor position in Centre of Government institutions  - Presidents’ and Prime Ministers’ offices; cross-government co-ordination offices; and strategy, policy and delivery units, as well as within Priority Ministries. This include:
  • Agriculture - individuals with experience in value chain development, investment appraisal, and business planning and market analysis.  Experience in emerging market economies preferred.
  • AGI seeks to create multi-disciplinary teams and are particularly interested in candidates with experience planning and delivery, performance management processes; change management, executive/private office support to a senior leader; or government and strategic communications. Governance Advisors within Priority Ministries will be expected to demonstrate experience of working with the senior leadership to develop planning and implementation capacity.


  • Candidates who speak fluent French and/or Portuguese, will be prioritized for roles in our Francophone and Lusophone countries. For this role, experience of living and working in developing countries is desirable but not essential. 
  •  7+ years relevant professional experience within public/civil services worldwide; strategy consulting; relevant industry experience; private equity and finance; and international development.


Closing Date: 31st December, 2017.



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