Deputy Chief of Party: Justice Sector Support Program in Cote D’ Ivoire USAID

East-West Management Institute, Inc.
Cote d Ivoire
Apply by 1 February 2013
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 21 December 2012

Job Description

Deputy Chief of Party: Justice Sector Support Program in Cote D’ Ivoire USAID

The East-West Management Institute, Inc. (EWMI), a not-for-profit organization that supports democratic and economic development in transitional countries, is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for the USAID Justice Sector Support Program in Cote D’ Ivoire. The five-year project will improve the delivery of justice services, especially criminal justice, in Cote D’Ivoire.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Fluency spoken, written and reading in English and technical professional proficiency in French.
  • A graduate degree in a relevant field (law, public administration, business administration, international relations, political science).
  • A minimum of five years of experience managing donor-funded rule of law or

relevant governance programs.

  • Substantial experience with monitoring and evaluation of donor-funded projects, preferably democracy and governance improvement efforts;
  • Proven leadership and organizational skills, successfully managing and coordinating large and disparate work groups;
  • Good human resource management skills;
  • Basic knowledge of management processes and systems, such as human resources management and development (including performance evaluation), financial management, and management of employee compensation systems.
  • Familiarity with the requirements of USAID grants under contracts mechanisms is desirable.
  • Criminal justice experience as either a judge, prosecutor or defender
  • Background in overseeing trainings, judicial inspections and access to justice projects
  • Experience working in Africa preferably Francophone Africa is desired.

Interested candidates should submit their CVs and a cover letters with the names of three references to EWMI by either email to, or by fax to 212-843-1485. Applications must be received by January 14th, 2013 {please ignore any other end date listed in this posting}. EWMI offers a generous package including salary, resettlement allowance, insurance, and house allowance. EWMI is an equal opportunity employer, and women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Only candidates considered for interviews will be contacted. No telephone calls please.