Chief of Party

Apply by 29 December 2017
Posted on 28 November 2017

Job Description

FHI 360 seeks a Chief of Party for a USAID civil society-strengthening program in Honduras. The purpose of this activity is to enhance the capacity of civil society to influence government decision-making.

Job Responsibilities:

The Chief of Party (COP) will be the primary point of contact with USAID/Honduras with regards to day-to-�day activity implementation and management matters relating to the Cooperative Agreement. The Chief of Party will have overall responsibility for assuring that all assistance provided under the award is technically sound and appropriate for the needs to be addressed and for adequately managing and supervising the work of all field staff, long-term staff,

short-term staff, consortium partners, and/or sub-�partners, as proposed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent - Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Must possess and demonstrate at least ten (10) years of international development work experience (the bulk of which must be within developing countries) with increasing responsibility in a senior management position, and five (5) years of which included a focus on transparency and anti-corruption work.
  • Must have experience working collaboratively with a broad range of government officials, international donors, implementing partners, and other relevant sector stakeholders.
  • Regional experience working in the LAC region required; specific experience in Honduras preferred.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Must be fluent in Spanish and English.
  • Experience in managing media programming is preferred.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others - and yourself.

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About the Organization

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

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