DevWorks International Chief of Party Jobs in Ghana

DevWorks International Chief of Party Jobs in Ghana


Job Description

  • DevWorks International (DevWorks) is recruiting for a Chief of Party (COP) for the anticipated USAID Ghana Accountability Activity. The project will seek to improve the quality and equitable distribution of government services by using a behavioral lens to increase the government’s efficiency, accountability to its citizens, and responsiveness to their demands. This is a 5-year project with an anticipated award size of $10-12 million that will operate in the Northern, North East, Upper West, and Upper East regions.

  • The COP will provide overall leadership, management, and technical direction for the program – ensuring an integrated vision among diverse components and actors – to achieve the desired results. This position will lead program strategic planning and decision making and will be responsible for overall activities of sub-recipients.

  • The COP will work directly with USAID and will be a key liaison to implementing partners and other stakeholders. This position will ensure full compliance with all USAID, DevWorks, and other fiduciary regulations and will oversee the project reporting process in line with donor requirements. The COP will supervise project staff including professional performance management and coaching.

    Qualifications

  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in designing and implementing governance programs to increase performance and accountability to citizens.

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of work experience in
    developing countries, preferably in Ghana or West Africa.

  • Minimum five (5) years of successful experience as Project Director or Chief of Party of donor-funded technical assistance teams for projects of similar magnitude and complexity in developing countries.

  • Understanding of and background in governance and behavior change approaches

  • Previous experience in a senior technical or management position on a USAID-funded project.

  • Master’s degree or higher in Public Administration, Governance, Development Management, Behavioral Science, or other related field.

  • Demonstrated experience in progressively responsible supervisory positions, including direct supervision of professional and support staff; quality evaluation of staff performance and deliverables; and contracts/grants management.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to hold staff accountable for doing their jobs.

  • Fluency in English is required

    How to apply

  • For immediate consideration, please send your CV and cover letter to

  • dcresume@devworks.org with “Chief of Party – Ghana Accountability Activity” on the subject line.


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