Chief of Party – USAID/Mali Shifin Ni Tagne Project

Action Contre La Faim (ACF)


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FHI 360 is presently recruiting for the place of Chief of Celebration (COP) for an anticipated USAID-funded built-in youth exercise to allow marginalized and susceptible Malian youth, notably younger ladies with disabilities, to grow to be educated, well being and productive residents whereas constructing their resilience to recurrent crises. Shifin ni Tagne will present youth with the foundational expertise wanted to arrange them to grow to be agile learners, in a position to adapt and be taught new issues in a quickly altering atmosphere. The challenge will present youth, notably adolescent ladies and younger ladies with disabilities, with the talents and data to entry sexual and reproductive (SRH) providers and apply well being behaviors. Moreover, Shifin ni Tagne will present Malian youth with the related workforce readiness, vocational, and entrepreneurial expertise to succeed as market actors within the agriculture and livestock worth chains, vocational trades, sanitation and inexperienced jobs of their communities.

Job Abstract:

The COP will present management and oversight for a consortium of nationwide and worldwide companions with a concentrate on managing challenge timelines, budgets and deliverables, making certain compliance with funder and nationwide rules, and fostering a secure and equitable working atmosphere. The COP will function the challenge’s principal contact level for USAID and would be the challenge’s fundamental in-country contact for presidency counterparts, donors, native companions, media, non-public sector companions, civil society and different key stakeholders. She or he can be anticipated to establish challenges and dangers and work with different key personnel to adapt programming in a posh working atmosphere.

The COP can be chargeable for growing and sustaining the general technical imaginative and prescient, technique, and route of the challenge, assuming accountability for design, supply, and progress towards the authorized work plan, and reporting towards efficiency monitoring plan. The COP will work with the senior administration staff to make sure total planning, implementing, and managing of the challenge and establishing the executive framework to observe and guarantee progress towards attaining challenge targets and targets. The COP will frequently interface with USAID on administration and decision-making whereas making certain that actions are assembly USAID and stakeholder expectations and that challenge outcomes are proactively disseminated.

The COP can be chargeable for making certain the well timed and high quality completion of all program technical and monetary deliverables and stories in accordance with USAID tips; helping with evaluation and communications concerning useful resource administration; and making certain coordination with Mission and different donor initiatives. S/he’ll function the management and public face of challenge initiatives in public communication, outreach, and networking. S/he can be anticipated to establish points and dangers associated to the exercise implementation in a well timed method, and to counsel applicable exercise changes.

The place can be primarily based in Bamako, Mali. Employment is contingent upon profitable award of the challenge to FHI 360, in addition to USAID approval of the finalist. This obligation station has been designated as excessive danger or excessive danger and poses a heightened danger or direct risk to private security. Candidates ought to analysis this location and the related dangers earlier than submitting an software.

Job Description:

  • Present total technical management administration and normal technical route for the design and implementation of challenge actions..
  • Accountable for design, supply, and progress towards authorized work plan and reporting towards efficiency monitoring plan.
  • Accountable for making certain the well timed and high quality completion of all applications technical and monetary deliverables and stories, in accordance with USAID tips.
  • Guarantee an built-in challenge imaginative and prescient amongst workers and subcontractors.
  • Function principal liaison with USAID/Mali, authorities counterparts, donors, native companions, and neighborhood stakeholders, and construct efficient relationships with all key stakeholders.
  • Lead and assist technical specialists within the growth of strategic partnerships with key stakeholders, different USAID-funded tasks, civil society actors, and the non-public sector.
  • Oversee monetary and administrative administration of this system, making certain compliance with USAID and FHI 360 guidelines and rules.
  • Supervise the event and submission of program deliverables and supply correct and well timed reporting to USG and key stakeholders on all program areas.
  • Oversee the institution of efficient challenge reporting, monitoring and analysis, monetary administration, and personnel and procurement techniques, and make sure that program outcomes are met.
  • Handle long-term workers and short-term advisors in a respectful and clear method, making certain achievement of challenge outcomes.
  • Promote sustainability of challenge actions by way of linkages to different applications, capability constructing of challenge workers, and institutional strengthening of implementing companions and community-based organizations.

Required {Qualifications}:

  • Bachelor’s diploma required in worldwide growth, training, economics, gender, or a associated discipline from an accredited college; Grasp’s diploma most well-liked.
  • Minimal of 12 years of expertise in related administration, supervisory, and technical roles working with actions which are of an identical scope and scale.
  • Minimal of 8 years in strategic management of line administration positions.
  • Expertise managing USAID tasks (ideally as a Chief of Celebration) and powerful data of USAID programming guidelines and rules, grants applications, and monitoring and analysis insurance policies and procedures.
  • Expertise working with youth, gender, financial empowerment, livelihoods, well being, expertise and workforce growth and/or neighborhood engagement programming; expertise implementing built-in youth programming strongly most well-liked.
  • Expertise residing and dealing in comparable contexts required and expertise working in Mali most well-liked.
  • Data and understanding of youth boundaries, alternatives and points in Mali and demonstrated expertise working with marginalized youth populations.
  • Demonstrated potential to handle and assist various groups in difficult environments, main cross-sectoral programming and main consortia.
  • Sturdy data of, and dedication to, gender and social inclusion and fairness.
  • Demonstrated management, organizational growth, partnership-building, managerial, teambuilding and communication expertise.
  • Confirmed potential to develop relationships and coordinate with authorities officers, non-public sector, civil society, and non-governmental organizations.
  • Demonstrated data of United States Authorities guidelines, rules, insurance policies, and procedures as they relate to challenge compliance and reporting.
  • Verbal fluency in French and English required and written fluency in French required; familiarity with Bambara, and different widespread languages in Mali most well-liked.

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