Chief of party, UgandaChemonics seeks a chief of party for the anticipated five-year USAID-funded Feed the Future Enabling Environment for Agriculture (EEA) project in Uganda. The project will partner with Ugandan private and public institutions to improve the enabling environment for agricultural development, trade, and adaptation to climate change. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
Oversee implementation of all program activities to meet targeted objectives
Provide strategic direction and administrative leadership
Serve as the program's primary liaison with USAID, the government of Uganda, local partners, and other stakeholders
Manage and supervise the technical work of project personnel and subcontractors
Provide compliance oversight and quality assurance for project activities including finance and operations, grants, procurement, and budgeting
Advanced degree in economics, business, international development, public policy, agricultural economics, or other relevant field is required; a bachelor's degree in a relevant field plus four years of experience can be substituted for an advanced degree
Minimum of 10 years of experience in international development, preferably in trade or agriculture Ability to successfully lead and manage challenging projects involving both public and private sector stakeholders
High level of interpersonal, technical, and analytical skills including a demonstrated ability to interact effectively and collaboratively with a broad range of public and private sector counterparts and other key stakeholders
Strong oral communication skills
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
Fluency in English required
How to apply:
Please send electronic submission of CV, cover letter, and four references, with the position title in the subject line to UgandaEEACOPRecruit@chemonics.com by February 13, 2013. No telephone inquiries, please. Only finalists will be contacted.
In addition, please download and complete Chemonics' equal employment opportunity self-identification form (https://www.box.com/shared/6a3rsaexmr2unn6zmmv7) and submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com with only "Chief of Party - Uganda EEA" in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check "I do not wish to complete the information requested." Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.
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