Global Communities

  • Deputy Chief of Party, Kosovo, Preventing Youth Violent Extremism

    Posted Date 6 days ago(7/11/2018 5:46 PM)
    ID
    2018-1496
    # of Openings
    1
    Post End Date
    8/31/2018
    Category
    Field – Deputy Chief of Party
    Country
    Kosovo
  • Overview

    Global Communities is an international development non-profit organization. Our mission 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 (DCOP) for the anticipated $10 – 25 million Kosovo: Preventing Youth Violent Extremism.

    Responsibilities

    • Supervise program staff.
    • Support the COP to develop timely, high-quality and complete work plans, performance and financial reports.
    • Make key decisions and solve problems under tight deadlines while ensuring operational and program integrity.
    • Maintain a strong network of key partners and stakeholders to ensure that the project is represented on appropriate steering and advisory groups.

    Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in administration, economy, anthropology, political science, sociology or other related areas.
    • Experience in a senior position on USAID programs strongly preferred.
    • Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations.
    • Minimum of eight years of progressively increasing experience managing and implementing Community Driven Development (CDD) programming in complex, fast-paced and politically sensitive contexts.
    • Minimum three years of experience supervising staff.
    • Experience working on projects that utilize a Positive Youth Development approach.
    • Experience working on or managing programs that target underrepresented groups (including women and youth in rural and peri-urban areas).
    • Experience implementing activities that target community-level drivers of instability.
    • Fluent English required.
    • Fluency in Albanian or other local language required.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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