Deputy Chief of Party

FHI 360 , Egypt

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
7 to 10 Year
Closing Date for Applications: 
15th November, 2019


Job Description

For over 40 years, FHI 360 has built the capacity of individuals, communities, and governments to address the needs of vulnerable populations. In more than 60 countries, our work is grounded in research and evidence, and our staff and experts have developed partnerships to support programs in economic development—including workforce development, private sector partnership and access to finance— civil society strengthening, technology and innovation, health access and services, and education. Our integrated approaches across a broad set of disciplines and countries helps develop customized responses to complex challenges addressing multiple aspects of people’s lives. We are currently seeking qualified Deputy Chief of Party candidates for the anticipated USAID-funded Integrated Management of Cultural Tourism (IMCT) Activity.

Program Description:

The objective of the 4-year activity is to increase tourism revenues and local economic benefits, including increased employment and business opportunities, in the cultural tourism sector at targeted destinations. The four results of the IMCT activity are:

  • Consolidation and reinforcement of GOE efforts to improve the enabling regulatory environment for investment in sustainable cultural heritage tourism; consolidated/reinforced;
  • Selected cultural heritage sites rehabilitated and financially sustainable;
  • Higher-value added tourism products and services developed at target destinations; and
  • Capacity to promote cultural tourism in target destinations enhanced.

Position Description:

The DCOP will support the Chief of Party in overseeing project implementation and will provide technical and management leadership to the overall project. S/he will represent the project to external stakeholders including government officials and donors and will supervise project staff to ensure that project activities are completed in a timely manner and are of high technical quality. The position will report to the Chief of Party. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires a master’s degree in a directly relevant field from an accredited university;
  • Minimum 8 years of experience required in the design, management and implementation of international development projects and prior experience working in a non-governmental organization;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of USAID rules, regulations, policies, and procedures as they relate to project and program compliance and reporting;
  • Demonstrated experience in tourism and/or private sector development, with some experience in Egypt preferred;
  • Demonstrated experience required in performance monitoring, tracking data quality, data management, and/or training in performance management topics;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects, consultants, set realistic priorities, and plan for
  • the successful implementation of programs required;
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance required.
  • Fluency in English required, Arabic preferred

Source:https://fhi.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/FHI_360_External_Career_Portal/job/Egypt-Any/Deputy-Chief-of-Party_Requisition-2018202468


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