Global Communities

Deputy Chief of Party, Nicaragua

2 weeks ago(1/5/2018 3:48 PM)
ID
2018-1431
# of Openings
1
Post End Date
2/20/2018
Category
Field – Deputy Chief of Party
Nicaragua

Overview

The mission of Global Communities (formerly CHF International) is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.

Global Communities is seeking an experienced Deputy Chief of Party for an anticipated 5 year, $10-15 million an USAID-funded project in Nicaragua. This activity will enable citizens to enhance local development through effective engagement and advocacy with local authorities and other relevant actors on community-driven needs utilizing pluralistic citizen participation.

 

Responsibilities

The DCOP will support the COP on all the technical and managerial aspects of the activity.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in administration, economy, anthropology, political science, sociology or other related areas.
  • At least 6 years of relevant experience, including managerial experience, of which at least three years of previous experience is working with international cooperation agencies. Some USAID experience preferred.
  • Experience supervising staff required.
  • Demonstrated experience with Community Driven Development (CDD) activities preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience with programs that support community engagement, leadership skills and empowerment to address development issues preferred
  • Experience working with or managing programs that enhance capacity for leadership by women and youth preferred
  • FSI Level 4/4 fluency in written and spoken English and Spanish required.

Nicaraguan citizens are encouraged to apply.

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