Chief of Party Tunisia
FHI 360 is currently recruiting for the position of Chief of Party (COP) for an USAID Tunisia Resilience and Community Empowerment project called Ma3an.
Ma3an ( Together in Arabic) is a five-year (September 2018 August 2023), $48.5 million USAID project that engages some of Tunisia’s most vulnerable communities as the engines of their own transformation.
Ma3an works with 33 communities in 16 governorates across Tunisia. The project’s goal to increase capacity of communities to withstand political, social, and economic stresses and shocks is supported by three interrelated objectives : Objective 1 : Community resilience is strengthened.
Objective 2 : Tunisian capabilities are enhanced to prevent and counter violent extremism Objective 3 : Build capacity of Tunisian partners to sustain and replicate the model.
Ma3an works with local partners to identify local needs and introduces activities that scale up collective action and engage communities in sustaining local successes.
Ma3an develops public-private partnerships that help individual communities respond to unique challenges and works with community stakeholders to develop their sense of ownership and commitment.
These activities will build capacity in existing entities (e.g., schools, local organizations, public and private sector institutions) and enable them to carry forward activities long after the program ends
The Chief of Party (COP) must be a qualified development professional with significant experience, background and education, and demonstrate a high level of technical skills required to complete the work detailed in PD below.
The COP must utilize his / her previous experience and skills working on relevant CVE / PVE and youth-related programming to introduce successful models for preventing / combating extremism.
The ideal candidate should be able to present models and practical implementation activities to USAID, Tunisian host-country officials, and local staff that have successfully been applied in 2 or more regions (Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Eurasia, or Asia).
Previous MENA-related experience is a plus but not required.
Job Summary :
The COP will be responsible for providing overall vision, leadership and guidance of the project. S / he will be the project’s main point of contact for USAID and all other stakeholders.
The COP will also be responsible for overall project management and technical operations to ensure that the project tasks are completed, and the objectives of the project are successfully met.
It is expected that the COP will be located in Tunis, Tunisia with anticipated project funded travel throughout the country.
Essential Job Functions :
Minimum Requirements :
Experience working with the military and / or Department of Defense officials is a plus
working out solutions to keep activities on track; and providing overall guidance and direction focusing the activity team on achieving agreed targets and long-term strategic objectives
work planning and budgeting; financial, administrative, contractual management and oversight
and documentation of results for USAID-funded programs
Demonstrated experience in applying the principles of the Paris Declaration for aid effectiveness and / or USAID’s New Partnership Initiative (NPI)
Selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.
This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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