Counterpart International helps people build better lives and more durable futures, community by community. We equip individuals, organizations and communities-our counterparts- to become solution creators in their own families, communities, regions and countries. We work with them in some of the world’s most challenging places to tackle social, economic, environmental, health and governance issues that threaten their lives and undermine their futures.
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Counterpart International is currently seeking a Deputy Chief of Party to serve on an anticipated opportunity with USAID/Libya. The anticipated project will seek to support the foundation of a more unified Libyan state by prioritizing local-level activities that foster stability and accountable governance while reinforcing positive linkages among the national government, subnational government administration, and citizens. Activities are expected to be designed in support of these priorities coupled with initiatives that will support USAID/Libya’s Journey to Self-Reliance and advances in Journey to Self-Reliance Commitment and Capacity indicators. At the end of the activity, targeted municipalities should be better able to plan for and deliver needed services; civil society will be better able to engage with their local and national governments; national level policy decisions should better reflect citizen input; and decentralization reforms should have advanced to benefit Libyan citizens.
This is a full position based in Tunisia and will serve the life of the project.
The DCOP will have a technical role on the project as well as support the COP in the day-to-day implementation of the project. S/he will act as the COP should the COP not be available. This position requires senior management experience.
The DCOP will oversee the implementation of the project, including project compliance, the timely and effective implementation of the work plan, oversight of activities and personnel, support the creation of a learning culture, and manage adaptively. S/he will play an integral role ensuring recommendations from the Monitoring and Evaluation Team are quickly translated into management decisions. S/he will provide technical assistance and mentoring of staff in the areas of strengthening local governance and/or civil society strengthening.
Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in international development;
Minimum of 3 years working on local governance and/or civil society strengthening projects in conflict communities.
Experience supervising teams of diverse staff and demonstrated leadership capacity;
Previous experience managing USAID-funded programs required;
Experience working in conflict environments, and preferably in Libya;
Demonstrated experience implementing development projects focused on local government accountability, civil society strengthening, and decentralization reform;
Demonstrated experience in working effectively in advanced, complex, and politically sensitive contexts;
Demonstrated experience in working effectively with partner and government representatives, donors, and other stakeholders;
Demonstrated ability to meet deadline and deliver quality outputs; and
An advanced degree in a related field.
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English required; and
Professional proficiency in Arabic is preferred.
How To Apply
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