Thursday, February 4, 2010

ACDI/VOCA, Chief of Party, Deadline March 03, 2010.

Chief of Party, East Timor


For over 45 years 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 84 projects in 43 countries and revenues of $110 million.

Closing date: 03 Mar 2010

Location: Timor-Leste

We are currently seeking a Chief of Party for an upcoming multiyear program in East Timor. The program will focus on conflict mitigation, peace-keeping and reconciliation. The position is contingent on ACDI/VOCA being awarded the activity and will be based in East Timor.
Regional and national candidates will be given priority.

  • Provide overall leadership, management and general technical direction for the entire program.
  • Identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner and suggest appropriate program adjustments.
  • Monitor and approve overall project allocations and expenditures.
  • Ensure project achieves monitoring and evaluation plan targets.
  • Maintain strong relationships with home office, donor personnel, partners and collaborators and other associated stakeholders.
  • Represent ACDI/VOCA and the project to the public and donor community.

  • Minimum of master’s degree in a related field is required.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience managing and leading international development programs, especially programs related to conflict resolution and capacity building with local governments and NGOs.
  • Strong management skills with ability to oversee activities in remote locations.
  • Strong knowledge of conflict resolution methodologies.
  • USAID experience preferred.
  • Experience in East Asia is highly preferred.

How to apply

No phone calls please. Only finalists contacted.
Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE.

Reference Code: RW_829SPG-24