Chief of Party

at Chemonics
Published November 1, 2022
Location Kinshasa, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

Chemonics seeks a Chief of Party for the anticipated USAID Enseignement Technique pour Opportunités Inclusives, Lucratives et Équitables (ETOILE) Workforce Development Program in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC ETOILE). The program will enhance inclusive workforce development for Congolese youth, particularly those from marginalized and underrepresented populations, resulting in improved social mobility and economic livelihoods.

Chemonics International Inc. is a US-based international development consulting company, operating in over 95 countries. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities:

Provide overall direction, leadership, and management of the program to ensure smooth and steady needs- and results-driven program implementation, supported by evidence, learning, and adaptation
Ensure quality control and the overall responsiveness of development assistance provided under the program, including necessary adjustments to operations to match USAID requirements
Oversee strategic work planning, performance management, strategic communications, partner and stakeholder outreach and relationship management, grantee and subcontractor management, financial management and budgeting, human resource management, and compliance and business ethics
Oversee the timely preparation and delivery of all deliverables, including but not limited to annual work plans and reports and other progress reports and technical deliverables, as applicable
Responsible for the overall and direct implementation of program activities, and ensures all program technical assistance is high quality, technically sound, and appropriate to achieve desired results
Foster and manage productive relations with relevant government counterparts and entities, and effectively coordinate and collaborate with other donor and international organizations’ activities and programs in the youth workforce development sector or related sectors
Establish and maintain an inclusive office environment that ensures integrity, honesty, open communications, and commitment to compliance with local laws, USAID rules and regulations, and Chemonics’ policies and procedures
Supervise, coach, and mentor technical and administrative staff, consultants, grantees, subcontractors, and partner organizations to achieve expected results

Education

Advanced degree in business, public administration, international development, or a related field

Experience

Minimum of seven (7) years of relevant management, supervisory, and technical experience with minimum (5) years’ experience leading USAID or other donor-funded programs

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