Chief of Party

  • Posted on 29 September 2020

Job Description

Chief of Party

Management &Training Corporation, an international development organization that specializes in workforce development, is seeking Chief of Party candidates for the anticipated USAID/Honduras Youth Employment for Migration Prevention Activity. This activity will increase access to employment opportunities for youth at risk of irregular migration by increasing their educational and income generating opportunities. The activity will work closely with public and private sector entities to invest in market driven technical/vocational training that will lead to youth employment and address barriers to youth returning to school or entering the workforce.

Position Description:

The Chief of Party will provide overall technical leadership of the activity and bear primary responsibility for overall management, project planning and implementation, and delivery of timely and high-quality expertise to USAID. They will serve as the primary point of contact to USAID and contribute to a successful, positive relationship with Mission representatives, Government of Honduras counterparts, the private sector, and other key stakeholders. The Chief of Party will be accountable for both the quality of the project, as well as for its effective financial and operational management. They will manage a team of technical staff, organizational partners, and short-term consultants.

Qualifications:

Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

● An advanced degree in education or a relevant field

● Minimum of 10 years of experience managing USAID or other donor-funded programs.

● Expertise in education/training, workforce, positive youth development, and/or private sector engagement.

● Strong communication ability and proven success building strong working relationship with senior-level stakeholders in the public and private sectors.

● Demonstrated experience in managing a diverse and multidisciplinary team.

● Experience leading similar projects in Central America preferred.

● Fluency in written and spoken English and Spanish required.     

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to International@mtctrains.com by October 31, 2020. Please include “Honduras- Chief of Party” in the email subject line.

About the Organization

Management & Training Corporation’s (MTC) Economic & Social Development Division is dedicated to helping people develop the skills they need to build better lives for themselves and their families in developing countries. MTC is a leader in workforce development, working with more than 35,000 people each year.

MTC Economic & Social Development builds the capacity of local institutions and provides access and opportunities for disadvantaged populations to gain the skills necessary to contribute to the workforce. Economic & Social Development provides services in all aspects of workforce development: analyzes and addresses market needs; certifies institutions, trainers, and students in international standards; leverages local resources; establishes public/private partnerships; and builds a network of stakeholders for sustained workforce development.

We recognize and address the complexities involved in sustainable workforce development in a challenging global marketplace; vocational and technical education requires internationally recognized standards to ensure the competitiveness of the workforce. MTC Economic & Social Development offers curricula for more than 100 vocations that include technical skills, safety & maintenance, and other skills meeting industry standards.

Experienced in working with disadvantaged populations in extreme circumstances, MTC Economic & Social Development has the ability and experience to meet the learners where they are and to collaborate with local partners to overcome or mitigate institutional and structural barriers to success.

For more information about MTC Economic and Social Development, please visit: https://www.mtctrains.com/international/

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