Operations director - Chemonics, Afghanistan

Chemonics International seeks an operations director for the ongoing USAID-funded Trade and Accession Facilitation for Afghanistan project based in Kabul. The project aims to improve the trade environment for Afghanistan, fostering increased investment, exports, and market-based employment opportunities. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. Responsibilities include:

Mentor and guide local professionals

Manage USAID project operations in the areas of human resources, procurement, subcontracts, and grants

Qualifications include:
Bachelor's degree required

Minimum five years program management experience on USAID-funded projects

Long-term experience managing field-based operations for a USAID project

Demonstrated success in mentoring or guiding local country colleagues to build their capacity

Afghanistan experience strongly preferred

Demonstrated experience in a decision-making capacity on USAID project operations related to any of the following areas: human resources, procurement, subcontracts, and grants management

Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

Fluency in written and spoken English required
How to apply: 
Please send electronic submissions of CV and cover letter to tafarecruit@chemonics.com by November 18, 2011. No phone calls please. Finalists will be contacted.

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