Chief of Party

Job Information

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    Category West Africa Jobs
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    Posted On Jul 9 ,2020
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    Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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    Employer Name DT Global
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    Contact Email [email protected]

Job Description

  • Provide overall project leadership, management, and technical direction.
  • Supervise technical and administrative staff.
  • Serve as the primary liaison with USAID, the host-country government, and local and regional partners.
  • Ensure that all project assistance is technically sound, appropriate, and aligned with the program’s long-term vision.
  • Oversees work planning, performance management, and strategic communications
  • Work with HQ to ensure the project is executed according to the vision of all stakeholders.


  • Advanced degree in engineering, water resources management, water governance, economics, public health, or a related field preferred
  • Experience working in Zambia preferred, and a thorough understanding of the challenges and opportunities in the region
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in managing and implementing complex development programs of similar size and scope
  • Prior Chief of Party experience working with international donor-funded programs, USAID strongly preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of USAID regulations and compliance
  • Technical proficiency in water sector governance, capacity building, and WASH program design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with civil society organizations to improve the enabling environment for the private sector and attract investment into rural value chains