Deputy Chief of Party (Deputy Project Director) – FHI 360


Deputy Chief
of Party (Deputy Project Director)

FHI
360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence-based
approach. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition,
education, economic development, civil society, environment and research. FHI
360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world.
Our commitment to partnerships at every level and our multidisciplinary
approach enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals, communities and
countries we serve–improving lives for millions.  

FHI 360’s
Center for Civil Society and Governance (CCSG) supports citizens to mobilize
effectively to influence policy, improve lives, and build peace. CCSG works
with civil society to increase its credibility, visibility and effectiveness by
building its capacity to:

·        
Advocate for social justice, economic reforms, fiscal transparency, gender
equity and the prevention of human rights abuses such as human trafficking and
violence against women;

·        
Promote peaceful solutions to conflict, support peace negotiations, produce
radio and television programs to promote social dialogue and tolerance;

·        
Solve community problems, engage youth in civic affairs and provide needed
services to citizens;

·        
 Develop diversified revenue streams and cooperate with business and media
sectors; and

·        
 Increase local governments’ responsiveness to citizens.

Position
Description:

FHI
360’s Center for Civil Society and Governance is currently seeking a Deputy
Chief of Party (DCOP)
or Deputy Project Director
for an anticipated
USAID-funded program in Uganda to promote regional stability by addressing the
causes and consequences of violent conflict. The project will integrate a core
set of activities in three components: 1) Peace-building and reconciliation; 2)
Economic security and social inclusion; and 3) Access to justice.


The DCOP will
assist the COP with all responsibilities and coordinate all activities and
assist with the development of the vision, strategy, and technical direction of
the entire project. S/he will be responsible for the oversight of financial
management, project accounting systems, and grants management. The DCOP’s
responsibilities will also include the implementation of the strategy agreed
with USAID and its monitoring, including: management of deadlines; drafting of
all reports required by the contract; maintenance of records; monitoring
achievement of benchmarks in the contract. The DCOP will assist the Chief of
Party in creating and maintaining good working relationships with USAID,
government counterparts, local organizations, and program partners. 

Minimum
Requirements:

Bachelor’s
degree in international affairs, political science, conflict resolution,
international development, or a related field; Master’s degree preferred;

Proven
record of excellent management, leadership, and decision-making skills;

·        
At least 8 years of senior level experience designing, managing, and
implementing large, complex development projects preferably in post-conflict
settings;

·        
At least 5 years senior level experience in rule of law, conflict
management/mitigation, civil society, governance, economic security, or other
related DG sectors;

·        
Experience living and working in Africa, Uganda preferred; Ugandan nationals
are encouraged to apply;

·        
Demonstrated ability to think strategically and navigate politically sensitive
terrain;

·        
Familiarity with USAID programming, rules and
regulations;

·        
Excellent oral and written communication skills in
English.

FHI
360 has a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates may register
online through FHI 360’s Career Center at
www.fhi360.org/careercenter or through the Employment section at www.fhi360.org.
Please submit CV/resume and cover letter including salary requirements.
Please specify source in your application.
 

AA/EOE/M/F/V/D

To apply
Applications
and updated CV should be submitted to   http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FHI&cws=1&rid=2213

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