Vacancies, training courses & events in PSD

The first part of this page lists current job opportunities in private sector development – with DCED member agencies, their programmes, as well as other organisations. The second part lists training courses and other events. For training offers on private sector engagement and partnerships, please view our dedicated page here. For additional opportunities in market systems development, refer to the BEAM Exchange jobs notice board, and events/training page.

Jobs and other opportunities in PSD

Upcoming Training Courses and Events in PSD

Training and Events on the DCED Standard and Results Measurement in PSD

Please note that these events are not organised by DCED, unless stated otherwise. Any provider of training in skills related to the DCED Standard is invited to write to the Secretariat with details, for possible inclusion.

  • Practical Research Techniques for Intervention Management: Opportunities Unlimited offers online training 6-10 September 2021, in research for monitoring purposes, aligned with the DCED Standard. Click here to find out more and to sign up.
  • Results Measurement for Adaptive Programming: DevLearn offers online training 4-29 October 2021 that shows you how to measure and use results, using the DCED Standard for Results Measurement. Their online training is interactive, delivered through videos, guided exercises, and group discussions. Click here to find out more and to sign up.
  • Advanced Training Workshop in Results Measurement for Private Sector Development: Hans Posthumus Consultancy and Miehlbradt Consulting Ltd. offer online courses, running 1 – 5 and the 15 – 19 November 2021, for practitioners with at least two years of practical experience applying the DCED Standard for Results Measurement. Click here to find out more and to sign up.

Training and Events on Inclusive Business

  • E-training: The Inclusive Business Action Network (IBAN) has developed an e-learning course Introduction to Inclusive Business” focusing on the definition and basic features of inclusive business (IB); IB target groups and how they are involved in the value chain; different IB approaches and the IB ecosystem. The course targets impact entrepreneurs and managers, policymakers, impact investors and the general public.

Training and Events on Women’s Economic Empowerment and Gender Issues

  • E-training: FAO offers a free online training on developing gender-sensitive value chains, primarily targeted at development practitioners and policy makers working on the development of sustainable food systems.
  • E-training: USAID offers a free, basic online training called Gender 101 that introduces the major themes of gender in development.
  • E-training: The World Bank offers a free introductory online training on gender equality and development and a separate free, self-paced course on Gender in Agriculture.

Training and Events on Green Growth