DT Global Chief of Party Jobs in Kenya

DT Global Chief of Party Jobs in Kenya


  • DT Global seeks a Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated USAID-funded program in Kenya. The program will seek to empower communities and government institutions to take the lead in countering violent extremism (CVE).

  • The availability of this role is contingent upon the award of the project and donor funding. Should you wish to be considered for this opportunity please submit a resume for consideration.

    Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead management and technical implementation of the project;

  • Provide overall administrative leadership and ensure that all project assistance is technically sound, appropriate, and aligned with the program objectives;

  • Serves as primary liaison with USAID, government counterparts, private sector firms, educational institutions, local and regional partners, NGOs, and other stakeholders;

  • Supervise key project staff and ensure compliance with USAID rules and regulations, and DT Global policies and procedures;

  • Ensure coherence, consistency, quality and timely delivery of contract deliverables and results;

  • Lead annual work planning process, supervise work-plan implementation and manage progress towards project objectives;

  • Oversee monitoring and evaluation and ensure that interventions accurately and professionally reflect project objectives.

    Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in international development, conflict resolution, international affairs, economic development, or a related field preferred;

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in managing and implementing development projects of similar size and scope, preferably in a conflict or post-conflict environment;

  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with civil society organizations to identify community needs and empower local, sustainable CVE networks to take action to address violent extremism;

  • Demonstrated experience liaising and collaborating with host government institutions;

  • Prior experience working with internationally donor-funded
    programs, USAID strongly preferred;

  • Prior experience implementing programs in Kenya or East Africa preferred;

  • Experience with remote management in security-challenged environments strongly preferred;

  • Strong management and leadership skills, including the ability to mentor staff;

  • Fluency in English required.

    Core Competencies:

  • Teamwork: Works cooperatively and effectively with others to achieve common goals. Participates in building a culture characterized by inclusion, trust and commitment.

  • Communication: Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts professionally. Demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts.

  • Adaptability: Adjusts planned work by gathering relevant information and applying critical thinking to address multiple demands and competing priorities in a changing environment.

  • Customer/Client Focused: Anticipates, monitors and meets the needs of customers and responds to them in an appropriate and responsive manner.

  • Diversity and Inclusion: Conveys respect for diverse individuals and perspectives; models inclusive behavior and treats everyone fairly.

  • Professionalism: Displays appropriate and ethical behavior, integrity and personal presentation in the workplace always; demonstrates respectful communication for others, both verbal and non-verbal.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; DT Global Chief of Party Jobs in Kenya


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