Mozambique: Chief of Party Mozambique
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Organization: Counterpart International
Closing date: 25 Oct 2015
Counterpart International helps people build better lives and more durable futures, community by community. We equip individuals, organizations and communities-our counterparts- to become solution creators in their own families, communities, regions and countries. We work with them in some of the world’s most challenging places to tackle social, economic, environmental, health and governance issues that threaten their lives and undermine their futures.
For more information on Counterpart, please visit our website at www.Counterpart.org
Counterpart International is currently seeking a Chief of Party (COP) for its anticipated 4-year, USAID-funded project in Mozambique. This is a full-time position based in Maputo, Mozambique, and will report to the Regional Director of Programs for this Region, at Counterpart International. The program will improve the institutional capacity of Mozambique civil society organizations (CSOs) as well as their ability to advocate and collaborate with government entities to enhance and promote transparency and accountability in the delivery of targeted public services in various sectors. These sectors include health/HIV, education, sustainable livelihoods and environment. The COP position will represent Counterpart to USAID, local and national partners, and other relevant donor organizations in Mozambique. The COP will provide overall vision and technical leadership, provide financial and administrative oversight, and day-to-day management of the program. The COP will also oversee staff management and development and ensure the highest quality of project monitoring, evaluation, reporting to the donor and communications with key stakeholders. RequirementsDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide vision, leadership, strategic management and oversight of program implementation.
• Ensure program design integrates Counterpart’s best practices, models and tools from similar projects.
• Manage, and provide mentoring and professional development support to project staff, with emphasis on building capacity of national staff.
• Oversee all administrative, contracting, hiring, recruitment, and logistical aspects of the program.
• Coordinate activities between the field office and Counterpart headquarters.
• Ensure the highest quality of project monitoring, evaluation, reporting, and communications.
• Assume financial accountability and ensure compliance with Counterpart and USAID rules and regulations, particularly with respect to financial and grant management.
• Provide technical assistance to local CSO and government partners.
• Serve as primary liaison to USAID, local and national governmental authorities, local nongovernmental organizations, community organizations, and other donor organizations.
• A Bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as international development, political science, public health or policy; a Master’s degree preferred.
• Minimum of fifteen years of civil society or governance field experience, preferably in Mozambique or sub-Saharan Africa.
• Minimum of five years of progressively responsible management experience.
• Demonstrated expertise in two or more of the following areas: civil society/CSO capacity building, civic engagement, government accountability, health/HIV, education, sustainable livelihoods or environment.
• Commitment to championing social inclusion across programming, such as gender integration and inclusion of women, youth, ethnic and religious minorities, and other marginalized communities.
• Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, training, and team-building.
• Strong multicultural, interpersonal, communication and supervision skills.
• Proven ability to work at the highest levels with government and non-government partners.
• Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations, and previous experience in managing complex USG or bilateral donor-funded projects with sub-grants portfolio strongly preferred.
• Professional level speaking, reading, and writing in English and Portuguese required.
Please apply online at www.Counterpart.org. No calls or emails please.
Counterpart International is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
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