CNFA seeks a CoP - Zimbabwe Global Development Alliance Activity

Chief of Party – Zimbabwe Global Development Alliance Activity

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Chief of Party - Zimbabwe Global Development Alliance Activity

  • Post Date:November 17, 2022
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  • Career Level Executive
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

Location: ZW (Primary)
Category: International
Job Type: Full-time
Career Level: Senior Manager
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Travel: Up to 25%
Due Date: Nov. 23, 2022

Position Summary:

CNFA is currently seeking qualified Chief of Party (COP) candidates for the upcoming Zimbabwe Global Development Alliance Activity for the agriculture sector.The COP is responsible for the development of strong M&E mechanisms, program monitoring tools and efficient systems to ensure high-quality implementation;

  • Ensure quality control and provide overall technical and management leadership under the award; adjust programs and operations in response to USAID/Zimbabwe technical direction;
  • Identify issues and risks related to activity implementation in a timely manner; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field related to economic development, international development, agriculture, livestock management, and economics. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience and expertise in agriculture, market development, NRM, or carbon markets development, successfully achieving meaningful and sustainable results; experience in commercialization of non-timber forest products is strongly preferred;
  • Regional or international technical and/or program management experience strongly preferred in addition to work experience in Zimbabwe;
  • Experience in managing complex markets and/or agricultural development programs with a private sector/multi-value chain development focus, preferably within Africa;
  • Demonstrated experience working with counterparts at various levels of government, as well as with non-government organizations (including private sector associations/organizations) in managing international development assistance activities;
  • In-depth knowledge of USAID policies, and regulations;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead large teams and work effectively and collaboratively in team environments;
  • Strong technical expertise, management skills, and a strong command of English technical writing and communication skills.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. CNFA takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

CNFA IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER It is the policy of CNFA to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, veteran status, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors, except where otherwise provided by law.

REASONABLE ACCOMODATION & CONTACT INFORMATION CNFA provides a reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please contact the CNFA Home Office Human Resources Department via email at [email protected] or via phone at 202-296-3920 if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job with us.