Deputy Chief of Party at Global Communities (Formerly CHF International)

Global Communities (formerly CHF International) is an international non-profit organization that works closely with communities worldwide to bring about sustainable changes that improve the lives and livelihoods of the vulnerable.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Deputy Chief of PartyJob ID: 2017-1393Location: Maiduguri with frequent travel throughout the northeast states (Adamawa, Borno, Gombe and Yobe) and periodic trips to Abuja.OverviewGlobal Communities is seeking an experienced Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for the anticipated five-year USAID-funded Nigeria Rural Resilience program. With external and internal factors creating an increasingly dynamic and challenging environment, the program is expected to focus on increasing the resilience of vulnerable, mostly rural, households to shocks and stress.This position is contingent on funding.ResponsibilitiesThe Deputy Chief of Party will be responsible for the overall technical and managerial leadership of the entire program, ensuring an integrated vision among different components and actors, and a focus on achieving the results defined in the agreement. S/he reports to the Chief of Party.The Deputy Chief of Party is responsible for managing all field operations under the overall direction of the Chief of Party.Specific responsibilities include:Overall project oversight, including: technical, administrative, operational, and logistical management of the project;Ensuring that technical components are properly executed, responsive to changing program requirements, and results-oriented.Supervision and/or mentoring of project staff,Conducting regular site visits to observe project progress, validate data and obtain feedback from participants and stakeholders,Managing project expenditures in-line with the budget and donor and organizational policies and requirements, andRepresenting the project and organization at technical meetings and with stakeholders (other NGOs, government officials, etc.).Promoting Global Communities’ values (purposeful, committed, genuine, and connected) and ensuring that all project staff demonstrate these values.

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