Deputy Chief of Party, (DCOP) Benin

FHI 360

About the organization

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.


Working under the direction of senior management is responsible for a project or a program. Provides guidance for and implementation within the project/program framework, government policies and strategies, and in compliance with donor/funder regulations. Works with a team to ensure continued high performance and responsiveness to changing needs and opportunities. Supports strategic planning and business development with a focus on US government and non-government funding sources to position organization as a leader in its specific area of expertise consisting of health, education, nutrition and food security, environment, economic development and livelihoods, civil society and peace building, gender equality, youth, and technology. Work closely and collaboratively with the various departments in support of the project/program.


Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent • Civil Society, Communication and Social Marketing, Economic Development, Education, the Environment, Gender, Health, Nutrition, Research, Technology and Youth or a Related Fields.

Project Management (PM) Certification preferred.

Typically requires 10+ years of relevant experience (including 3+ years of line management experience) in business administration, project management transformation, change management, strategy consulting, or internal corporate strategy.

Demonstrated experience in sector specific or multi-sector project management and implementation.

Experience operating in insecure environments.

Experience working in a non-governmental organization (NGO).

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