Location: Amman, Jordan
Please Note: This position is contingent upon award and USAID approval with an anticipated start date of May/June 2023.
Global Communities works at the intersection of humanitarian assistance, sustainable development, and financial inclusion to save lives, advance equity and secure strong futures. We support communities at the forefront of their own development in more than 35 countries, partnering with local leaders, governments, civil society and the private sector to achieve a shared vision of a more just, prosperous and equitable global community. We work with government, non-government, private sector, and community stakeholders to promote transparency, foster accountability, and access the channels they need to make their voices heard, promote change, and realize their full potential.
Global Communities is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) for the anticipated USAID Jordan Youth Grow Activity. This five-year $10-25M program will empower Jordanian Youth by 1) Increasing youth access to high-quality career planning information and livelihood opportunities, 2) Strengthening youth leadership through targeted support of local youth-led and youth-serving organizations to promote youth participation as decision-makers and critical contributors to individual, household, community, and national well-being and 3) Strengthening Government of Jordan (GOJ) systems, in partnership with Youth, to provide more coordinated and effective services, practices, and policies that embody the principles of Positive Youth Development (PYD).
The COP will lead and oversee the overall implementation of the program, including technical strategy, financial and operational leadership, and human resources. We are looking for passionate, dedicated professionals to help us build the world we envision: one of expanded opportunity, where crises give way to resilience and all people thrive.
The COP is responsible for overall program implementation, strategic vision, and outcome achievement. The COP provides an integrated vision for the program and will manage a team of senior staff to ensure the quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the project. S/he will utilize the principles of adaptive management to maximize impact and facilitate innovation. Finally, the COP will be responsible for communications with USAID, for publicly representing the project, and for liaising with government and other institutions/stakeholders.
Specific responsibilities include the following:
Global Communities positively welcomes and seeks applications from all sections of society. We are committed to a work environment that respects the dignity and worth of everyone and offers equal opportunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.