SNV Chief of Party – Ghana Agriculture Activity

SNV Chief of Party – Ghana Agriculture Activity



SNV Netherlands Development is a not-for-profit international development organization that has built a long-term local presence in 38 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin-America.

SNV Ghana implements projects to improve individual lives and contributes to solving global challenges in the areas of Agriculture, Energy, and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene. SNV’s implementation approach focuses on developing innovative solutions to alleviate poverty through sustainable and locally-led development.

Responsibilities

  • The Chief of Party (COP) will provide overall leadership, management, and general technical direction for the entire project, ensuring an integrated vision among diverse components and actors, and focusing on achieving the desired results.
  • The COP will be responsible for overall activities of sub-recipients and leading program-focused strategic planning and decision-making.
  • The COP will work closely with USAID and will be a key liaison with implementing partners and other stakeholders.
  • He or she will be based in one of our project offices in Accra or elsewhere in Ghana, and will be expected to travel within the country.

    Requirements

  • Minimum of
    10 years’ experience in designing and implementing donor-funded agriculture, natural resource management, and capacity building projects
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of work experience in developing countries, preferably with experience in Ghana or the Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Minimum (5) years of successful experience as Project Director or Chief of Party of donor-funded technical assistance teams for projects greater than $5 million in developing countries.
  • Previous experience in a senior technical or management position on a USAID-funded contract, preferably in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Master’s degree or higher in Agribusiness, International Development, Development Management, Economics, Business Management, 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 required, knowledge of local languages highly desired.

    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 5th September, 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; SNV Chief of Party – Ghana Agriculture Activity

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