Job Levels and Titles
At TechnoServe, all our jobs are associated with a level from 1 – 12.
As you consider our open jobs, these descriptions provide you with the general scope of responsibilities.
These positions are typically field-based roles. Employees in these grades are responsible for providing general support, including logistical, programmatic, and custodial.
Our Coordinators and Administrators execute transactions and ensure process integrity. They review data and verify multi-step transactions based on a solid understanding of subjects. Sample responsibilities might include providing professional, high-quality guidance and support services to our internal and external clients and partners while supporting a department or division.
Depending on the level, these positions require 2-4 years of experience.
Specialists, Analysts, and Advisors at TechnoServe are typically individual contributors who provide highly specialized skills to support a specific function or program. They ensure sustained delivery and provide conceptual analysis to propose proactive solutions. Sample responsibilities might include supporting a range of strategic products, including analytical initiatives aligned with a practice’s vision of strengthening commercial markets for smallholder farmers and enabling the transition to regenerative agriculture.
Depending on the level, these positions require 3-5 years of experience.
Depending on the level, managers may supervise an individual or up to a team of people with similar skills. They manage a project, complex service, or activity and are seen as experts in the organization. Sample responsibilities could include delivery on the development and implementation of a practice or program strategy, including representation of TechnoServe with donors and partners.
Our manager positions typically require at least 7 years of experience (but some roles will consider 5 years of experience with an advanced degree).
Directors at TechnoServe innovate, integrate and transform. They manage teams, and design new programs and policies that address emerging business priorities. Our directors are thought leaders to both internal and external partners. Sample responsibilities include leading aspects of TechnoServe’s strategic branding, fundraising, and operations to achieve sustainable economic development in a country, region, or in one of our areas of excellence.
Director positions typically require 10-15 years of experience.