The Counterpart International is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Chief of Party based in Maputo, Mozambique.
The Counterpart International helps people build better lives and more durable futures, community by community by equipping individuals, organizations and communities to become solution creators in their own families, communities, regions and countries.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Chief of Party will perform the following functions-
- Provide vision, leadership, strategic management and oversight of program implementation.
- Ensure program design integrates Counterpart’s best practices, models and tools from similar projects.
- Manage, and provide mentoring and professional development support to project staff, with emphasis on building capacity of national staff.
- Oversee all administrative, contracting, hiring, recruitment, and logistical aspects of the program.
- Coordinate activities between the field office and Counterpart headquarters.
- Ensure the highest quality of project monitoring, evaluation, reporting, and communications.
- Assume financial accountability and ensure compliance with Counterpart and USAID rules and regulations, particularly with respect to financial and grant management.
- Provide technical assistance to local CSO and government partners.
- Serve as primary liaison to USAID, local and national governmental authorities, local nongovernmental organizations, community organizations, and other donor organizations.
Applicants must have-
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- A Bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as international development, political science, public health or policy; a Master’s degree preferred.
- Minimum of fifteen years of related field experience, preferably in Mozambique or sub-Saharan Africa.
- Minimum of five years of progressively responsible management experience.
- Demonstrated expertise in two or more of the following areas: civil society/CSO capacity building, civic engagement, government accountability, health/HIV, education, sustainable livelihoods or environment.
- Commitment to championing social inclusion across programming, such as gender integration and inclusion of women, youth, ethnic and religious minorities, and other marginalized communities.
- Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, training, and team-building.
- Strong multicultural, interpersonal, communication and supervision skills.
- Proven ability to work at the highest levels with government and non-government partners.
- Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations, and previous experience in managing complex USG or bilateral donor-funded projects with sub-grants portfolio strongly preferred.
- Professional level speaking, reading, and writing in English and Portuguese required.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted through online process.
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