Job Advert: Chief of Party – USAID CASE-OVC Project
About us: Christian Aid is a humanitarian and development organisation that insists the world can and must be swiftly changed to one where everyone can live a full life with dignity, free from poverty.
CASE-OVC Project: Comprehensive Assistance, Support and Empowerment of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (CASE-OVC) project is a USAID-funded $38.8 million 5-year award to a consortium led by Christian Aid.
The project aims to improve the welfare and protection of 170,000 children affected by HIV/AIDS in 18 target counties in Central, Eastern and Part of Rift Valley leading to resilient and thriving orphans and vulnerable children (OVC).
We are inviting applications for the following position of Chief of Party for the CASE-OVC Project
The Chief of Party will lead a team of 5 key staff and ensure the following key results are delivered: –
- Effective award management, leading the project team, in liaison with implementing partners ensuring effective implementation, monitoring of services to OVCs, quality controls, accountability, and compliance within the framework of the cooperative agreement, USAID’s rules and regulations, and Christian Aid policies and procedures.
- Effective risk management including proactively identifying any risks, issues, and capacity gaps and effectively managing them or seek support for solutions.
- Effective people management ensuring highly skilled staff are recruited, properly inducted, empowered and supported to provide leadership and decision-making within a team setting, and effectively managed to perform to a high standard and meeting their objectives.
- Successfully represent Christian Aid and the project’s best interests to government officials, USAID in Kenya, and other partners and stakeholders.
With line management from the Kenya Country Manager, you will independently lead and facilitate leadership of your team to effectively deliver the project and deliver expected results.
You will model and promote a culture of self-leadership, decisiveness and teamwork.
You should be proactive and able to work with minimal supervision, deliver quality and excellence in your role’s expectations.
How to Apply
The Chief of Party role profile details the specific duties and responsibilities for this role’s desired requirements and is available at: https://jobs.christianaid.org.uk.
Express your interest to this post by applying through Christian Aid’s online recruitment system by 5pm on 28th February 2018.