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Opportunities in PSD


This page lists current job opportunities in private sector development - with DCED member agencies, their programmes, as well as other organisations and initiatives. To share relevant job offers in your organisation with the DCED Secretariat, click here.

Opportunities calling for experience in the DCED Standard

Adam Smith International is recruiting for a team leader for a new, DFID-funded urban market systems development programme in Tanzania, which will be compliant with the DCED Standard. The position is based in Dar Es Salaam. Apply by 11 October.

Palladium is recruiting for a Results Measurement Coordinator for TIRTA (Tertiary Irrigation Technical Assistance), a project under the umbrella of AIP Rural Program. The position is based in Indonesia. Apply by 11 October.

Mott MacDonald is recruiting for a Results and Learning Leader for DEEPEN, a five-year UK government-funded programme designed to improve the quality of education in private schools in Nigeria. Apply by 30th October.

General vacancies in PSD

The DCED Secretariat is recruiting for an Assistant Coordinator to join its small, dynamic team based in Cambridge, UK. 

Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation
is recruiting for a Technical Advisor on Value Chain Development (M4P) / Postharvest in Tanzania. Apply by 15 October.

Swisscontact is looking for a Project Manager for Entrepreneurship Development in the Construction Sector / Country Director Mozambique. Swisscontact is also recruiting for a Project Manager for a skills and entrepreneurship development project in Guatemala, who would also act as Swisscontact's Country Director.

Mercy Corps is recruiting for a Director, Market Opportunities/ Somali region for the DFID-financed Economic Opportunities for Vulnerable Groups programme in Ethiopia; an Agriculture and Value Chain Development Chief of Party - Colombia; and a Livestock Advisor – Development Food Assistance Program (DFAP), Uganda. Mercy Corps Uganda is further  seeking a program director for the Agri-Fin Mobile Program. Agri-Fin bundles farm and crop management tools and financial services in affordable, unified platforms on mobile phone channels to achieve mass uptake.

Adam Smith International is hiring a Manager for the Sierra Leone Opportunities for Business Action (SOBA) programme, based in Freetown, Sierra Leone. SOBA closely collaborates with the private sector to introduce pro-poor market innovations in agriculture, light manufacturing, energy and supporting sectors.

Technoserve, a non-profit business organization focusing on business- and market-based solutions to poverty in developing countries, has a number of vacant positions in the area of PSD. Among others, Technoserve is hiring a Regional Director, West Africa, to support the implementation and impact of the value chain development programs in West Africa.