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Chief of Party At World Vision

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With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Major Responsibilities

  • Manage proactive and responsive relationship with grant donor in close collaboration with World Vision National Office staff
  • Direct and oversee grant implementation, ensuring that all strategic objectives are met through proper design, staffing, implementation and quality assurance
  • Research new funding opportunities and develop and write funding proposals, if second phase of the grant or cost extension is planned
  • Supervise a team of senior level international and national staff with skills across a diverse set of technical areas Ensure proper technical capacity of staff to manage complex donor-funded projects .Lead grant staff and short-term consultants
  • Liaise with local government officials, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders as appropriate
  • Participate, lead NGO – donor  forum to represent WV, the project, and seek cooperation for joint advocacy opportunities
  • Manage grant/project budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and SO staff.
  • Ensure grant/project expenses are reasonable, allocated as per assigned budget, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure low risk audits
  • Liaise with local government officials, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders as appropriate
  • Consistently look for more effective and efficient implementation methods and opportunities to increase impact
  • Participate and conduct on-going lessons learned with key staff and partners/sub-grantees
  • Escalate grant management issues early and openly; resolve grant management issues quickly and fully.
  • Provide spiritual leadership to the grants team. Attend and participate in weekly chapel services and daily devotional meetings.
  • Serve as primary liaison to local and national governmental authorities, local NGOs, community organizations, Facilitate learning of best practices on program’s technical areas and other donor organizations.
  • Provide vision and strategic technical leadership for the project.
  • Close cooperation with NO GAM lead for implementation of the GAM objectives as well as close collaboration within the NO GAM Unit on donor positioning, lessons learned, grant health and quality improvements
  • Establish clear and frequent communication regarding program progress and oversight management with the donor.

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • An advanced degree (master’s or above) in international development, public administration, democratic governance, political science, government or equivalent
  • 10+ years of extensive international development experience managing large grant-funded projects
  • Proven ability to manage technical assistance teams
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program requirements, preferably USAID and/or other funding agencies (Global Fund and other multilateral agencies); their policies and regulations
  • Keen understanding of the unique political dynamics of the country and ability to work carefully and collaboratively to maintain productive relationships with the various government entities in (country of the grant)
  • Proven ability in the management of large integrated grant-funded projects in developing countries
  • Familiarity with USAID programs, their history and their development; mastery of USAID regulations governing such programs
  • Ability to integrate teams of professionals around common goals
  • Demonstrated accomplishment in working with host-country professionals, ministries and with donor colleagues in country
  • Strong presentation and report writing skills
  • Fluency in English and the relevant other UN language, if it is officially used in the country
  • Professional licenses, as required in the field and by the donor ​

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience managing project focused on governance and accountability
  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred
  • Experience managing projects that have utilized an organizational capacity development approach

How To Apply

All interested applicants are encouraged kindly share their CV and Cover letter Through Companys Online Portal

Deadline: 26th April, 2022.

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