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Chief of Party, Ghana May 2022 - Jobvacan
May Voucher

Chief of Party, Ghana

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 34,000+ staff members in nearly 100 countries are united in helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life.

Through our work, every 60 seconds… a family gets water… a hungry child is fed… a family receives the tools to overcome poverty.

Here’s where you come in:

As the Chief of Party for Social Accountability Project, you will:

  • Direct and oversee grant implementation, ensuring that all strategic objectives are met through proper design, staffing, implementation and quality assurance.
  • Manage proactive and responsive relationship with grant donor in close collaboration with World Vision National Office staff.
  • Supervise a team of senior level international and national staff with skills across a diverse set of technical areas and ensure proper technical capacity of staff to manage complex donor-funded projects
  • Participate, lead NGO – donor forum to represent WV, the project, and seek cooperation for joint advocacy opportunities
  • Manage grant/project budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and SO staff.
  • Provide vision and strategic technical leadership for the project.

Requirements include:

  • An advanced degree (master’s or above) in international development, public administration, democratic governance, political science, government or equivalent
  • 10+ years of extensive international development experience managing large grant-funded projects.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program requirements, preferably USAID and/or other funding agencies (Global Fund and other multilateral agencies); their policies and regulations
  • Keen understanding of the unique political dynamics of Ghana and ability to work carefully and collaboratively to maintain productive relationships with the various government entities in Ghana.

  • Fluency in English and the relevant other UN language, if it is officially used in the country.

How to apply

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position and apply online by the closing date of 30 April 2022. We will be accepting applications until the right candidate is found.

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

May Voucher