DT Global Chiefs of Party Jobs in Zambia

DT Global Chiefs of Party Jobs in Zambia

Position Summary

  • Chiefs of Party will be responsible for overall strategic and operational coordination of program activities.
  • S/he should have a comprehensive understanding of issues related to managing a sub-award/sub-contract program that serves clients in developing countries supported by U.S. Government funding; strong management experience, problem solving and interpersonal skills, and experience in budgeting and financial management.

  • S/he will also have experience in interacting with U.S. Government agencies, other donors, and partners.

    [Primary Responsibilities:

  • Overall leadership, project planning and implementation, and ensuring timely and high-quality expertise and deliverables for USAID.

  • Serve as the primary point of contact to USAID and contribute to successful, positive relationship with the client and other key stakeholders.

  • Responsible for both the quality of the project, as well as for its effective financial and operational management

  • Manage a team of technical staff, subcontractors and short-term consultants.

  • Responsible for achieving the expected results of the project and solving problems that may arise.

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree (or higher) in water and environmental engineering, public health, business, international affairs, public administration, public policy, or a related field
    Proven technical experience in target countries in WASH, water resource management, or a related field.

  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years in the management and supervisory experience of WASH, water resource management, governance, and/or capacity building programs with a US Government foreign affairs agency, international assistance organization, or non-governmental organization.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of field experience working in one or more developing countries.

  • Demonstrated experience
    in liaising with high level representatives from both the public and private sectors.

  • Demonstrable experience managing teams, with strong interpersonal skills.

  • Knowledge with USAID regulations and compliance requirements preferred.

    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 Chiefs of Party Jobs in Zambia

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