World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our over 37,000 staff members working in nearly 100 countries are united in helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.
Through our work, every 60 seconds … a family gets water … a hungry child is fed … a family receives the tools to overcome poverty.
Here’s where you come in:
*Position is contingent to funding and donor approval.
As Chief of Party (CoP), you will have overall responsibility for coordination of all activities and staff of the anticipated USAID-funded Homes and Communities Activity. This potential five-year award will improve home and community support for literacy learning. You will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the activity and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor and local government entities.
The Chief of Party shall have a keen understanding of the unique political dynamics and work carefully and collaboratively to support the various entities in Rwanda.
You will manage a team of senior staff, sub-recipients, and engagement with stakeholders and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the grant. You will be expected to have strong leadership qualities and depth and breadth of technical and management expertise. You will also provide strategic leadership and supervision of sub-grantees and sub-contractors while ensuring the security, feasibility, and sustainability of the program and contribution to Child wellbeing outcomes.
- Master’s degree in the relevant field or equivalent experience in program management.
- 10+ years of extensive international development experience managing large grant-funded projects.
- Proven ability to coordinate with other key stakeholders such as governmental and non-governmental organizations in Rwanda.
- Experience in leading and managing large grants in a complex environment.
- Experience as a CoP or senior expert advisor required.
- Fluency in English.
- Professional licenses, as required in the field and by the donor.
- Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.
Is this the job for you?
World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.
Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 08 MARCH 2021. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
About the Organization
The World Vision Partnership is a global community of people passionately committed to improving the lives and futures of the world’s most vulnerable children.
We believe that every child is a precious gift to the entire world and that their well-being concerns us all. We will not rest while children suffer in situations that can be changed. We are looking for people who share our beliefs and our passion.
Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.