Chief of Party at Global Communities, Rwanda

Deadline: 15 December 2015

The Global Communities is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Chief of Party, based in Kigali, Rwanda.

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The Chief of Party will have overall responsibility for coordination of all project activities and staff.

Global Communities, formerly CHF International, is an international non-profit organization that works closely with communities worldwide to bring about sustainable changes that improve the lives and livelihoods of the vulnerable.

Key Job Responsibilities

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The COP will perform the following functions-

  • Report to the Director of Program Operations within International Operations, who works out of Global Communities Headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA.
  • Will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the program and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to USAID.
  • Manage a team of senior staff and sub-partners and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the project.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

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  • A Master’s degree or higher training in management, international development, international public health, economics, social sciences, or in a closely related field is required.
  • Five years of experience as a Chief of Party/Director and/or Deputy Chief of Party or Deputy Director of a development program of equivalent size and scope, of which experience in East Africa Region is preferred.
  • Excellent communicator with demonstrated experience in communicating complex processes to diverse stakeholders, including government officials at the national, provincial and district levels, service orientated NGOs, civil society organizations, donors, etc.
  • Experience in organizational strengthening and capacity building for civil society organizations, and experience with organizational development and management is preferred.
  • Experience with child welfare and protection programs, systems strengthening, capacity building, service delivery, quality improvement or policy development is desirable.
  • Experience interacting with developing country government, international organization, other bilateral donor and civil society representatives and senior level government officials.
  • Five years of relevant and diverse experience managing and coordinating complex development programs, preferably in Rwanda.
  • Experience managing a USG cooperative agreement or contract, at least five years of which shall have been in senior program management including direct supervision of professional and support staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain professional relationships with civil society organizations and host country government counterparts.
  • Experience leading a program targeting orphans and vulnerable children and PLHIV, preferably an HIV/AIDS related program, is desirable.
  • French language skills are a plus.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through online process.

For more information, please visit Global Communities.

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