Deputy Chief of Party/Civil Society Technical Director

الوصف الوظيفي

Deputy Chief of Party/Civil Society Technical Director (West Bank/Gaza Active Citizenry Project)

Location: Ramallah, West Bank 

Please Note: This position is contingent upon award and USAID approval with an anticipated start date of September 2022. 

Global Communities works at the intersection of humanitarian assistance, sustainable development and financial inclusion to save lives, advance equity and secure strong futures. We support communities at the forefront of their own development in more than 35 countries, partnering with local leaders, governments, civil society and the private sector to achieve a shared vision of a more just, prosperous and equitable global community. We work with government, non-government, private sector, and community stakeholders to promote transparency, foster accountability, and access the channels they need to make their voices heard, promote change, and realize their full potential.  

Global Communities is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for the anticipated USAID West Bank/Gaza Active Citizenry Project. This five-year $25-50M million program will empower Palestinian citizens and civil society actors to hold public institutions accountable, foster social and political advancement, and improve overall living conditions and prosperity. The Activity will support the civil society sector, Palestinian citizens, media organizations, and other relevant stakeholders to become more active in decision making and advocating for their rights.  

Under the direction of the Chief of Party, the DCOP will help provide management, and strong technical support in the implementation of the project. We are looking for passionate, dedicated professionals to help us build the world we envision: one of expanded opportunity, where crises give way to resilience and all people thrive. 

Responsibilities

The Deputy Chief of Party will be responsible for overseeing the technical teams and technical activity implementation. The DCOP will liaise with, guide, and ensure that the project’s implementation is aligned with its approved workplan and budget, and meets targets for achievement while providing high-quality technical assistance to government officials, civil society leaders, and others. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: 

Technical Leadership: 

  • Oversee technical project activities and supervises and mentors key program technical staff and consultants. 
  • Oversee staff and partners’ planning, execution and documentation of project activities, ensuring timely and high-quality achievement of targets and deliverables. 
  • Ensure that approved activities related to anti-corruption implement global and local best practices, providing strategic responses to changing program requirements as needed to meet project goals and objectives. 
  • Lead by learning through participative processes, listening to citizen voices and being flexible to stakeholders needs 
  • Conduct regular site visits to observe project progress, supervise data quality assessments and obtain feedback from participants and stakeholders. 
  • Use principles of adaptive management and data-driven continuous improvement processes and develop appropriate responses to solve challenges under tight deadlines while ensuring operational integrity and project impact. 
  • Hold monthly and quarterly project review sessions with staff and partners to routinely assess and improve project performance against workplan and targets 
  • Lead project staff quarterly in analyzing and applying project performance and outcome data to monitor progress against indicator targets  
  • Build and maintain a sense of shared ownership and unified team effort among staff and local and international partners, as well as strong working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders within the Palestinian Government at all levels; aligns with government policies, informal and civil society leaders and advocacy groups; project participants, subcontractors, suppliers, and partners. 

Operational Management: 

  • Assume the position of Chief of Party role when the COP is not available. 
  • Work with senior staff to ensure that financial reports to USAID, effectively and accurately communicate project progress, achievements, challenges, and utilization of funds. 
  • Represent Global Communities and the project at meetings with multiple local stakeholders (other NGOs, government officials, private sector institutions, etc.) as needed and necessary. 
  • Promote Global Communities’ values (purposeful, committed, genuine, and connected) and ensuring that all project staff demonstrate these values.  

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متطلبات الوظيفة

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in a discipline related to international development, public administration, political science, or law with a minimum of 8 years of experience managing multi-sectoral projects with increasing responsibilities and duties in fields related to democracy and governance, anti-corruption, and/or providing relevant technical expertise to such projects; or, 
  • Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to international development, public administration, political science, or law with a minimum of 10 years of experience managing multi-sectoral projects with increasing responsibilities and duties in fields related to democracy and good governance, citizens engagement, anti-corruption and/or providing relevant technical expertise to such projects. 
  • Proven experience in a leadership position involving the administration of similarly sized, international donor-supported programs with skills in strategic planning, management, supervision, and budgeting strongly preferred. 
  • Experience working with officials in the government sector is strongly preferred.  
  • Knowledge/Experience with USAID contract rules and regulations strongly preferred.  
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of relevant local laws, regulations and policies is required.   
  • Management/supervisory experience is required. 
  • Strong understanding of the local contexts   
  • Experience building connections between eligible Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and government entities   
  • Proven ability to communicate a common vision among diverse partners and the ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams is desired.  
  • Evidence of effective communication skills, both oral and written, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the agreement is desired. 
  • Languages: Full Professional Proficiency in spoken and written English and Modern Standard Arabic. Must be able to use both languages fluently and accurately and be able to read all styles and forms on all levels pertinent to professional needs.  
تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Deputy Chief of Party/Civil Society Technical Director
آخر موعد للتقديم 15 - Apr - 2022
المكان رام الله والبيرة
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني إدارة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية الماجستير
الخبرة 8 Years
آلية التقديم

Interested candidates should submit their applications through this link: Deputy Chief of Party/Civil Society Technical Director (West Bank/Gaza Active Citizenry Project) 

This position is for a proposal submission and contingent upon award. We are currently reviewing all applications on a rolling basis and until a final candidate is selected. For consideration, please apply by April 15, 2022. However, we encourage candidates to apply immediately if interested. 

Global Communities positively welcomes and seeks applications from all sections of society.  We are committed to a work environment that respects the dignity and worth of everyone and offers equal opportunity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. 

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