Chemonics Chief of Party (Empowered Youth Project) Jobs in Kenya

Chemonics Chief of Party (Empowered Youth Project) Jobs in Kenya


  • Chemonics seeks a Chief of Party for the anticipated USAID-funded Kenya Empowered Youth project.

  • This activity seeks to support evidence-based and evidence-producing county level models that empower youth and connect them directly to social and economic opportunities to improve theh livelihoods and well-being.

    Responsibilities

  • The Chief of Party will provide overall leadership, management, and general technical direction of the activity.

    Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Effectively lead and build coalitions among diverse stakeholders and partners through innovative, sustainable and tailored initiatives
    Coordinate and communicate a common vision in line with the activity objectives

  • Provide overall administrative leadership for the activity and serve as the primary driver on strategic, managerial and technical matters
    Serve as the key liaison between USAID/Kenya and all other counterparts and implementing partners involved in the activity including senior government officials, private sector leaders, domestic and international stakeholders and other parties

    Ensure coherenœ, consistency, quality and timely delivery of contract deliverables and results

  • lead annual work planning process and supervise workplan implementation, and manage progress towards stated objectives

  • Oversee monitoring and evaluation, report on targets and achievements, and ensure that interventions accurately and professionally reflect activity objectives

  • Identify and report on issues and risks related to implementation in
    a timely manner

    Qualifications

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of professional experience working on international youth workforce development, financial inclusion, entrepreneurship and/or positive youth development related projects

  • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in youth services, financial inclusion, workforce development, livelihoods, and/or private sector development

  • Regional experience in Kenya preferred
    Experience addressing gender issues related to expected outcomes as well as experience developing programming that enables the inclusion of girls and women in youth economic engagement

  • Demonstrated experience working at the community level assessing challenges, creating and implementing solutions, and achieving measurable results in development projects

  • Advanced degree or equivalent experience in youth workforce, financial inclusion, entrepreneurship, social science, or related field

  • Prior experience on USAID or donor-funded projects is strongly preferred.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Chemonics Chief of Party (Empowered Youth Project) Jobs in Kenya

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