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Chief of Party, Zambia
Job Title: Chief of Party, Zambia
Location: Lusaka, Zambia
Company: ACDI/VOCA
Job Summary: For an anticipated USAID-funded Scaling Up Nutrition – Technical Assistance (SUN-TA) project based in Zambia.
Job Description: We are currently seeking a Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID-funded Scaling Up Nutrition – Technical Assistance (SUN-TA) project based in Zambia. SUN-TA will focus on reducing stunting by integrating agriculture, nutrition, and water and sanitation. Interventions will increase access and availability of safe, diverse, nutritious food, adoption of better child feeding and women’s diets, water and hygiene practices to improve food safety and utilization, and access to clean water and a healthier, cleaner environment. The project will also prioritize cross cutting issues pertaining to improving intra-household joint decision making and women’s control over resources, as well as building capacity of local government and their stakeholders to ensure coordination, accountability, and learning, following the Scaling Up Nutrition model. Responsibilities Provide technical leadership in one or more key areas of focus for the program, as listed above, and ensure program activities are fully integrated across program areas. Oversee all consultants and project staff, coordinating staff across implementing partners Ensure quality control and timeliness of all deliverables Prepare and review work plans, progress reports and financial, logistical and other documents Serve as principal liaison with USAID staff, institutions, and client country partners to exchange information and develop professional relationships Make verbal or written presentations as requested by the COTR to various audiences
Requirements: M.S., M.B.A., or other post-graduate degree in a relevant technical field Minimum of 15 years of relevant and progressive work experience in Zambia or other regions of Africa with a similar development context At least 10 years of progressively responsible supervisory work experience, preferably on USAID-funded projects of similar size and scope Excellent communication and reporting skills Fluency in English required Relevant experience in key program areas of nutrition, nutrition-sensitive agriculture, water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), and women’s empowerment. Familiarity with the Scaling Up Nutrition model preferred Knowledge of Zambian context strongly preferred.
How to apply: Please apply online at www.acdivoca.org/international-jobs. No phone calls please. Only finalists contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE.
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