Deputy Chief of Party

FHI 360, Tunis, Tunisia

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
7 to 10 Year
Closing Date for Applications: 
31st August, 2020

Job Description

About FHI 360:

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. FHI 360 has implemented economic development, community resilience, and youth development projects and activities in Tunisia since 2015, with a current country program portfolio of $52 million and geographic footprint in 15 governorates. We are currently seeking qualified Deputy Chief of Party candidates the anticipated USAID-funded “Visit Tunisia” Tourism Development Activity in Tunisia.

Program Description:

The upcoming project seeks to enhance Tunisia’s tourism potential, with the goal of generating revenue and jobs, particularly for women and youth and for populations in underserved regions of the country. There are a number of objectives that need to be achieved in order to attain this vision, including: enhance Tunisia’s competitiveness as a tourism destination; increase tourism-related investments and revenue; and improve the enabling environment for sustained growth in the tourism sector.

Position Description:

The Deputy Chief of Party will report to the Chief of Party and assist him or her with the management of the project and coordination of technical, administrative and reporting functions. Among the direct reports to the DCOP will be most of the cross-cutting technical roles, such as MEL, communications, data support, GESI and grants management, as well as liaison to the FHI 360 administrative platform in Tunisia providing all support services such as finance, procurement, HR, IT and security.

Thus, the successful DCOP candidate will have strong project management credentials, demonstrable technical skills, and previous experience in complying with the legal, administrative and technical requirements of donor agencies.


  • Bachelors degree in a relevant technical discipline or field or equivalent work experience, Masters degree preferred
  • 8-10 or more years of relevant work experience in program design, project management, advisory services, and/or activity implementation relevant to the technical or operations areas identified above
  • Prior experience managing teams in activity planning and implementation
  • Knowledge of US Government and USAID regulations and policies for contractors preferred
  • Previous work in Tunisia or North Africa and similar contexts
  • Professional proficiency in oral and written English, plus fluency in Arabic and/or French (proficiency in both preferred)
  • Tunisian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply

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.


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