Aines Intl: Open Position

Chief of Party (COP) for USAID project based in West Africa

We are seeking applicants for the Chief of Party, below, on behalf of a Washington DC client. Please be sure that your CV clearly shows that you match all of the qualifications requirements below, and review “How to Apply” instructions, as there are several documents requested to complete the application package.

Position: Chief of Party (COP)

Project & Location: USAID Project based in West Africa

Start Date and Duration of Assignment: ASAP. Assignment duration will be from June, 2017 through March, 2019 (21 months).

Responsibilities/Qualifications Requirements:

This position requires an experienced individual with:

  • A minimum of 10-15 years of progressive work leading to coordination, and driving complicated, demanding monitoring, evaluation and organizational learning, and capacity development efforts, is required;
  • A minimum of 10 years in International Development sector work is required;
  • A minimum of 5 years of senior development project management experience as director, deputy director, technical coordinator, or similar position is required;
  • Experience with USAID project (required) or other similar donor programs, ideally interacting directly with the donor regarding programmatic, strategic communications, and contractual issues;
  • Especially charismatic, professional credentials to be able to establish close, trustful relations for pursuing earnest organizational learning with, particularly USAID’s resilience programs and partners, and host country officials, and institutions in Burkina Faso and Niger (Preference);
  • Multiple country work experience (required);
  • Demonstrated leadership, strategic thinking/planning, management, and presentation skills (required);
  • Strong multi-cultural, inter-personal and supervision skills;
  • Experience in knowledge management, collaborative learning, and organizational capacity development (required);
  • Demonstrated practical experience in managing group dynamics and leading/coaching high-performing teams (required);  
  • Significant expertise in monitoring and evaluation (experience in conducting operational research, population-based surveys, and program impact evaluations) is required;
  • Familiarity with the realities of rural development in arid lands of Africa, and with the technical domains of the RISE Initiative – that is, livelihoods, governance/natural resources management, and health/nutrition (required).   

Chief of Party, for USAID Basic Education projects in the West Bank/Gaza.

I am seeking to fill the following position on behalf of AMIDEAST, a Washington, DC firm with a focus on international education, training and development activities and projects in the Middle East and North Africa.

 

Position: Chief of Party,

Location: Ramallah, West Bank and Gaza

Expected Start Date: Expected to start in fall 2017.

 

AMIDEAST, a non-profit organization focused on development in the Middle East. AMIDEAST is currently seeking a Chief of Party for an upcoming USAID basic education project to be implemented in the West Bank/Gaza.

Chief of Party (COP) for West Bank Pre-Service Teacher Training Program

I am recruiting the following position on behalf of AMIDEAST, a Washington, DC based organization engaged in international education, training and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa.

Title of Position: Chief of Party (COP)

Location: Ramallah, West Bank

Start Date and duration of program: RFP release expected first quarter, FY 17; (Expected start date to be in fall 2017)

 

Program: The Pre-Service Teacher Training Program, Grades 5-10 in the West Bank

The Pre-Service Teacher Training Program will focus on training teachers and administrators who are not yet in the classroom.

The Chief of Party (COP) has overall responsibility for leading and managing the Program’s administrative, programmatic, technical, and operational aspects in the field.

Chief of Party (COP), Egypt University Centers for Career Development Program

Title of Position: Chief of Party (COP)

Location: Cairo, Egypt

Start Date and duration of program: RFP release expected first quarter, FY 2017;  Expected start date to be in late summer 2017

Program: The USAID/Egypt University Centers for Career Development Program (UCCD); This is a USAID-funded program.

UCCD will be a cooperative agreement award to establish a minimum of 20 operational and financially sustainable University Centers for Career Development (UCCD) in up to 20 Egyptian public universities in Greater Cairo, Upper Egypt and the Delta region.

The Chief of Party (COP) has overall responsibility for leading and managing the UCCD’s program’s administrative, programmatic, technical, and operational aspects in the field.