World Vision Chief of Party, Highland Resilience Activity Jobs in Ethiopia

World Vision Chief of Party, Highland Resilience Activity Jobs in Ethiopia

  • World Vision Ethiopia is currently accepting applications for a Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID-funded Highland Resiliency Activity in Ethiopia.

  • The Highland Resilience Activity will support the graduation of Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) clients by linking them with new on-farm, off-farm, and employment opportunities.

  • The Activity will have a strong focus on improving access to finance for vulnerable highlands households and will be integrated into USAID's Resilience Food Security Activities (RFSAs) in five regions of Ethiopia.

  • This activity is expected to be a 5-year program in the $50-100M range.

  • The solicitation is expected to be released in November 2021 and awarded in June 2022.

    Here’s where you come in:

    As the Chief of Party, you will be responsible for the overall management and representation of the activity.

  • You will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the program and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor and local government entities

  • You will also provide strategic leadership and supervision of sub-grantees and sub-contractors while ensuring the security, feasibility, and sustainability of the program and contribution to Child wellbeing outcomes.

  • Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

    Requirements include:

  • A master’s degree in development studies, international relations, agriculture, nutrition, public health, business administration, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 10 years
    of progressively increasing management responsibility in international development projects is required.

  • Proven leadership skills managing projects of a similar size and scope in developing countries and have prior experience effectively managing USAID development activities.

  • Prior experience working in Ethiopia or the Eastern Africa region, familiarity with the country’s social landscape, and demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with host governments, donors, other donor-funded projects and stakeholders, local organizations, and partners.

  • Demonstrated experience recruiting, developing, and managing staff, as well as experience managing programmatic and financial reporting.

  • Understand and demonstrate commitment to the importance of gender and youth issues in food security programming and within staff and management of the activity.

  • Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25 % of the time.

    How to apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; World Vision Chief of Party, Highland Resilience Activity Jobs in Ethiopia

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