Vacancy

Chief of Party

ACDI/VOCA

ACDI/VOCA is recruiting a Chief of Party, to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.

Duties
  • Provide major oversight for the proposed project activities
  • Lead the overall planning, implementation, and management of the project
  • Establish administrative framework to monitor and assure progress toward the goals and objectives of the project
  • Manage relationships with counterparts at various levels of government, NGOs, private sector associations, and stakeholders from international development projects
  • Ensure quality control and timeliness of all deliverables
  • Supervise the preparation of work plans, financial, logistical, and other documents
  • Manage coordination mechanisms with relevant stakeholders. Serve as the key liaison with HQ, government officials, the private sector, local and international NGOs, implementing partners, and community members
  • Deliver conference presentations on behalf of ACDI/VOCA
  • Serve as the primary point of contact to USAID Contracting Officer (CO) and Contracting Officer Representative (COR)
  • Develop and facilitate verbal or written presentations as requested by ACDI/VOCA and USAID
  • Recommend, approve, and implement operational policies, procedures, and schedules within limits of authority
  • Ensure clear lines of communications to keep staff informed of relevant information and dialog both in the field and from headquarters
  • Supervise relevant assessments to identify programmatic needs and future direction
  • Develop existing and cultivate new program opportunities
Requisites
  • Master’s degree in international development, agricultural economics, or related field
  • Minimum of eight years of professional experience in managing projects in agriculture market development, private sector engagement, economic growth, and investment
  • Past experience as a Chief of Party on a USAID funded contract is preferred
  • Experience supervising complex and challenging field operations in closed societies and/or transitional or developing countries
  • Proven ability to build relationships with governmental organizations and the private sector
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable donor programmatic, compliance and reporting requirements
  • Proven ability to successfully initiate rapid program start-up and manage a complex project to completion. Innovative program development and management skills
  • Experience in financial management including budgeting; tracking, reporting and accounting of finances and procurement
  • Experience with contract management, activity, design, development and implementation
  • Willingness to live and work with diverse cultures and socio-economic contexts. Must be able to travel independently
  • Previous experience living or working in Mozambique is preferred. Fluency in English required
  • Working proficiency in Portuguese and/or Spanish is preferred
Notes
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
2. Application
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  • Published 29.09.2016
  • Expires 23.10.2016
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