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Ethiopia: Chief of Party, Ethiopia Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

Organization: World Vision
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 02 Mar 2018

World Vision International

World Vision is a humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 42,000+ staff members working in more than 90 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

Here’s where you come in:

As Chief of Party, Ethiopia, you will have the overall responsibility for managing program activity planning and implementation, program personnel and sub-grantee(s) and sub-contractor(s) in-country, monitoring & evaluation (M&E) efforts, commodities (including monetization and direct distribution logistics), and finance. You will also responsible for ensuring the security, feasibility, and sustainability of the program under your supervision. You will be heading a management structure that represents the program to local USDA and other in-country Cooperating Sponsors, international and national program/consortium partners, and the Government of Ethiopia and its relevant line ministries, UN Agencies, and other stakeholders

Requirements include:

  • Master’s degree in related field or equivalent qualifications in grant management and work history in developing countries.
  • Minimum of 7 years of overseas international management experience, preferably in administering USDA and/or USAID program, with at least 3 years of experience overseeing USG Title II food aid programs.
  • Proven ability to manage technical assistance teams and sub-grants.
  • Experience of leading large and diverse teams.
  • Experience in leading and managing large grants in a complex environment.
  • Experience as a CoP/PD or senior expert advisor required.
  • Experience managing sub grants and contracts under grants for complex projects.
  • Fluency in English, knowledge of Amharic is desirable Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

How to apply:

Is this the job for you?

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 02 MAR 2018. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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