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Chief of Party

Job Description

World Vision Guatemala has a position open for a large, multi-year program in Guatemala

Chief of Party

Responsible for the overall implementation providing supervisory and administrative oversight to the project. The COP will oversee coordination with key stakeholders (including GOG, civil society, the private sector and others) and lead preparation and oversite of any subcontract. Additionally, the COP will be responsible for communications with USAID for publicly representing the project and for liaising with the GOG and other institutions/stakeholders on issues related to rural and community development in Guatemala, particularly in the Western Highlands.

Required Experience

  • At least a Master´s degree in public policy, political science or other related fields and 5 years of senior management experience with progressively increasing responsibilities managing development projects; a Bachelor degree in public policy, political science or other related fields and 5 years of senior management experience with progressively increasing responsibilities managing development projects or 10 years of senior management experience to substitute the education requirement.

  • Management operational and administration experience expertise

  • Experience working with senior government officials and building consensus among diverse actors.

  • Experience managing USG complex contracts and agreements preferred.

  • Speaking and writing fluency in English and Spanish.

For this Position we offer:

  • Salary commensurate with experience and salary history

  • Social benefits and additional benefits of those required by law

  • Friendly atmosphere with opportunities for personal and professional development