Chief of Party – USAID/Afghanistan Women’s Economic Development

Vacancy Number:541
Title: Chief of Party – USAID/Afghanistan Women’s Economic Development
Duration:Long term
Exp.: 2020-02-13-(4 Weeks From now)
Jobs no:1
Salary:As per NTA Salary Scale


Organization: FHI 360/AWED | About FHI 360/AWED
City: Kabul
Country: AF


Education:Masters Degree
Work Experience:10 Years

  • Master’s degree in international development political economy economic development women’s studies or related field;

  • 10 years of relevant project management experience providing technical leadership to major donor funded economic growth projects;

  • 5 years of senior project leadership of USAID or US Government funded projects;

  • Demonstrated understanding of USAID rules and regulations as well as project compliance;

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with USAID and international donors government counterparts and project stakeholders;

  • Proven ability to work and manage activities in challenging environments specifically locations with shifting security and uncertain political contexts;

  • Experience working in implementing economic growth projects in fragile environments with proven adaptive management capabilities;

  • Expertise and experience in women’s economic empowerment areas such as gender equality and social inclusion entrepreneurship workforce development and private sector development;

  • Excellent team building and supervisory skills;

  • Technical and/or project management experience in the economic growth and women advocacy sector in Afghanistan or similar environment preferred; and

  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

Duties & Responsibilities

FHI 360 is seeking qualified Chief of Party (COP) candidates for an anticipated USAID project focused on women’s economic empowerment and creating enabling environment for women to enter the formal economy in Afghanistan. The COP will serve as the project’s technical and administrative director overseeing all aspects of award compliance project finance and operations strategic direction coordinated implementation of activities and timely submission of high-quality reports and deliverables. The COP will provide technical direction and quality oversight for the design and implementation of activities that increase the job readiness technical skills training internships apprenticeships job placements and access to finance in areas impacted by violence and displaced populations. This individual will guide the development and implementation of strategies to ensure the availability of appropriate systems to support services for women job seekers and business owners to improve their knowledge and skills and improve access to job market. The COP will oversee a core project team that includes senior technical monitoring and evaluation finance and operations personnel and will serve as primary liaison with USAID government counterparts and key stakeholder representatives.

Submission Guideline

1. Please indicate the position title vacancy number in the subject line of the email otherwise your application will not be considered.

2. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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