Chief of Party - ACDI/VOCA, Jordan

Closing date:  23 Nov 2011

Since 1963 and in 145 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 103 projects in 40 countries and revenues of $140 million.

Chief of Party, Jordan
We are currently seeking Chief of Party (COP) candidates for an upcoming five-year USAID project in Amman, Jordan, focused on competitiveness, business-enabling environment, workforce development, and access to credit in the ICT, biotech, and clean-technology sectors. The position is contingent upon ACDI/VOCA being awarded the program.
Duties and Responsibilities • Provide overall technical leadership and administrative supervision for large, multidisciplinary economic growth project • Serve as the primary liaison with USAID • Ensure effective communications to numerous stakeholders and participants • Supervise and ensure project compliance oversight and quality assurance for all activities, including budgeting and monitoring and evaluation • Supervise staff and oversee the project’s monitoring and evaluation system • Prepare and submit reports as required by USAID and ACDI/VOCA

Experience and Qualifications • Master’s degree in business or public administration required • Ten years’ experience as project director, team leader or chief of party • Demonstrated and positively referenced experience working on multidisciplinary, multisectoral private sector economic growth projects and initiatives • Excellent English-language written and oral communication skills required

Please Apply Online. No phone calls please. Only finalists contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE.