Team lead/chief of party

Chemonics , Syria

Skill Required:, IT and ICT
Preferred Experience: 
Above 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
3rd January, 2020

Job Description

Chemonics seeks a team lead/chief of party for an anticipated USAID project to support independent media in Syria. The team lead/chief of party will likely to be based in Berlin, Germany. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide overall strategic, technical, and administrative leadership to the project
  • Serve as the project’s primary liaison with USAID/Syria on management and technical matters
  • Lead coordination with USAID, as well as with other U.S. government-funded implementing partners, other donors, government, civil society, and key stakeholders


  • Undergraduate degree in journalism, communication, information technology, public policy, public administration, law, international development, or a related discipline required; master’s degree or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in international setting conducting development work
  • Experience managing donor-funded Syria programs or development programs in similar geopolitical contexts; previous USAID experience a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead and manage complex projects that engage a variety of public and private sector stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to work with local organizations, international implementers, and technical partners
  • Work experience in the Middle East region preferred
  • Proficiency in Arabic


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