Chief of Party

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Chief of Party

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
January 24, 2019

Job Category: Program/Project

Nairobi, Kenya

Organization Summary

Values, Vision, and Purpose

At Food for the Hungry, we operate under a set of guiding principles we call “The Heartbeat.” This includes our Values, Vision, and Purpose, which serve as the explanation of who we are and how we work as an organization. Together we follow God’s call responding to human suffering and graduating communities from extreme poverty.

Position Summary

Food for the Hungry is seeking applicants for the Chief of Party of an anticipated USAID Title II Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) program. The program will seek to improve the food and income security of vulnerable populations in the arid lands of Kenya by improving livestock and crop productivity; improving the nutrition and health status of adolescent girls, children less than five years and women of reproductive age; strengthening economic livelihood opportunities; improving participation in governance, social accountability and community development; improving markets for rural and peri-urban communities; and assisting communities to effectively prepare for and manage drought.

This is a grant funded position; the grant has not yet been approved.

Description

The core purpose of the Chief of Party is to provide leadership in the management and implementation of a USAID Title II Food for Peace funded Development Food Security Activity (DFSA). This position will be responsible for management and oversight of the project; this includes leading the preparation of sector work plans, monitoring project progress, quality and timely submission of all reporting deliverables, ensure performance quality, and compliance with USAID requirements, rules and regulations and Food for the Hungry internal requirements. Furthermore, this position will lead planning, coordination, and implementation efforts, with representatives from the Kenyan Government, USAID, NGO sectoral working groups, DFSA implementing partners, and all other relevant stakeholders. The COP will play a key role in effectively achieving the results defined in the agreement.

Responsibilities

Key Result #1 – Program Leadership.

Key Result #2 – Management and Administration.

Key Result #3 – Representation and Coordination.

Key Result #4 – Human Resource Management.

Requirements

A resume and an application are required to apply for this position. This position will close to applications on January 24, 2019. For a complete version of the job description, qualifications, and to apply, access our Career page: https://www.fh.org/about/careers/

Other/More

FH benefits include (Int’l):

Insurance - Health, Disability, Life

Paid holidays, vacation, & sick leave

Pension, after one year of service

Professional development and continuing education opportunities

Application Instructions

A resume and an application are required to apply for this position. This position will close to applications on January 24, 2019. For a complete version of the job description, qualifications, and to apply, access our Career page: https://www.fh.org/about/careers/

Contact Person Name

Donna Bradford

Contact Person Email