Chief of Party- Jordan

Social Solutions International, Inc.

About the organization

Social Solutions International, Inc. (Social Solutions) is a Hispanic and woman-owned business emphasizing quality research and evaluation, training and technical assistance, and institutional support services. We are a mission-driven organization that believes that superior science can improve the world. Social Solutions is dedicated to the creation of social and health solutions to improve the welfare of underserved populations worldwide.

Duties

Social Solutions International Inc. is seeking an experienced Chief of Party (COP) for the anticipated USAID-funded Jordan Survivor’s Access to Protection from Domestic Violence Activity (USAID Himaya Activity). This activity will support the availability and quality of context-sensitive and survivor-centered protection and essential services needed by survivors of violence, by enhancing the capacity of essential service providers and the quality of the protection and services they provide, including: health, justice and policing and social services. In doing so, the activity will ensure that services consider the broader gaps of violence and design interventions across the activity’s three components with a consideration for all survivors of violence.

The COP will serve as the main contact between USAID and Social Solutions International, Inc., reporting to both, and as such the COP's efforts will focus on the core services as well as management of the contract. The COP is also responsible for facilitating communications and close coordination with all the stakeholders.

Provide strategic vision and leadership for the project;
Represent the project and Social Solutions at relevant regional meetings and conferences;
Ensure that project activities meet client expectations and that project results are proactively disseminated;
Manage senior technical, financial and operations personnel;
Ensure adherence to USG, USAID, and Social Solutions’ rules & regulations

Qualifications

Master’s Degree and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience with a proven track record of project leadership, programmatic accomplishment, management competence, and interpersonal skills;
Significant experience in working with survivors of domestic violence;
Experience working in Jordan
Demonstrated experience implementing a multi-million-dollar development project or activity in a developing country-context;
Extensive experience working on USAID-funded activities;
Excellent interpersonal/diplomatic skills and cultural/political sensitivity;
Working proficiency in English required, working proficiency in Arabic strong preferred.

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