Chief of Party / Programme Director

World Vision, Nepal

Skill Required:, HR and AdminProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
Above 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
26th May, 2017

Job Description

World Vision is a humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 42,000+ staff members working in more than 90 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

Job Role:

  • As Chief of Party / Programme Director, Nepal, you will have overall responsibility for coordination of all Nepal programme activities and staff.
  • You will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the programme
  • You will serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor and local government entities.
  • You will have a keen understanding of the unique political dynamics and work carefully and collaboratively to support the various entities in Nepal.
  • You will manage a team of senior staff, sub-recipients, and engagement with stakeholders to ensure quality, timeliness and efficiency of all products, programmes and activities generated under the grant.

Requirements include:

  • A Master’s degree in public health, international development or a related field, or a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in public health, international development, or a related field and 5-years’ experience, in addition to the 10 years outlined below.
  • At least 10 years of progressively increasing responsibility in managing health (maternal, new born, child health and/or family planning) activities of this size and scope in developing countries and preferably in Asia.
  • Familiarity with USAID programs, their history and their development; mastery of USAID regulations governing such programs.
  • Keen understanding of the unique political dynamics of the country and ability to work carefully and collaboratively to maintain productive relationships with the various government entities in Nepal.
  • Proven written and oral presentation skills in professional business English.
  • Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

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