Deputy Chief of Party

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 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Duties

FHI 360 seeks a Deputy Chief of Party for a USAID civil society-strengthening program in Colombia. The purpose of this activity is to enhance the organizational and technical capacities of local organizations.

The Deputy Chief of Party will provide technical and administrative support and expertise to the program, serves as lead in the absence of the COP, and serves as a significant liaison with USAID/Colombia, other implementing partners, donors, and any other key stakeholders.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent - Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field. Master’s degree preferred.

Must have at least eight (8) years of relevant work experience with increasing responsibility, at least four (4) years of which is in the areas of civil society strengthening, capacity building, organizational development, and advocacy work.

Must have experience of working in complex environments and manage diverse teams to deliver impact.

Regional experience working in the LAC region required; specific experience in Colombia preferred.

Must have excellent written and oral communications skills.

Must be fluent in Spanish and English.

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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