Kenya: Chief of Party – Kenya

Organization: World Vision
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 30 Sep 2016

Chief of Party – Kenya

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 45,000+ 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 (CoP), you will lead and manage all grant activities, consortium members and staff. You will be responsible for representation for the projects to USAID and local Government entities. You will provide strategic leadership and supervision of sub-grantees and sub-contractors while ensuring the security, feasibility and sustainability of the program.

Requirements include:

  • A Master’s degree in related field or equivalent experience in grant management in developing countries
  • Minimum 10 years of extensive international development experience managing large OVC grants, working with local governments, civil societies and communities.
  • Familiarity with USAID programs, their history and their development; mastery of USAID regulations governing such programs
  • Excellent representational and communication skills, written and oral proficiency in English, and verbal communication skills in one or more local Kenyan languages (i.e. Swahili and other local languages).

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 30 SEP 2016. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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