Chemonics Chief of party Jobs in Kenya

Chemonics Chief of party Jobs in Kenya

  • Chemonics seeks a chief of party for the anticipated USAID Youth Empowerment Activity in Kenya.

  • The project aims to support evidence-based and evidence-producing county-level models that empower youth and connect them directly to social and economic opportunities to improve their livelihoods and well-being. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

  • The chief of party will provide overall leadership, management, and general technical direction.

    Responsibilities include

  • 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 project objectives

  • Provide overall administrative leadership and serve as the primary driver on strategic, managerial, and technical matters

  • Serve as the project’s key liaison between USAID/Kenya and all other counterparts and implementing partners, including senior government officials, private sector leaders, and domestic and international stakeholders


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

  • Minimum 10 years of professional experience working on international youth workforce development, financial inclusion, entrepreneurship, or positive youth development projects

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

  • Regional experience in Kenya preferred

  • Experience addressing gender issues and 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

  • Experience on USAID- or other donor-funded projects strongly preferred

  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

    Application Process

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  • Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices.

  • All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

  • Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

    How to Apply

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