Offer: Chief of Party, ACDI/VOCA, Philippines
Location: Philippines (Manila)
Contact Information: Lars Volz
Since 1963 and in 145 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 90 projects in 40 countries and revenues of over $124 million.
Chief of Party, Philippines
We are currently seeking a long-term chief of party for an anticipated multiyear program in Philippines. The project aims to strengthen the capacity of civil society organizations (CSOs) in the Philippines and address key capacity development gaps that limit the effectiveness of CSOs to achieve sustainable and significant impact. The chief of party will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the project and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to USAID.
Advanced degree in management, international development or related field from an accredited university is required.
Minimum 10 years of professional work experience in international development; minimum five years experience in supervisory role.
Proven experience with institutional capacity building and civil society strengthening as well as high-level strategic visioning
Ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners and the ability to lead multidisciplinary teams.
Experience with design, management, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of donor-supported programs of similar size and scope preferred.
Proven skills in strategic planning, management, supervision and budgeting, and coordination with multiple partner institutions.
Prior USAID project management experience preferred, but not required. USAID contract management experience highly preferred.
Working experience in Philippines or in the region is highly desired.
Excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills and consensus-building abilities.
Strong contacts with Filipino civil society organizations and their networks or coalitions.
Fluent English required; Tagalog a plus.
Please apply online at http://acdivoca.maxhire.net/cp/?E55468361D43515B7E59192F77561E6A0762774B. No phone calls please. Only finalists contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE.