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Chief of Party

  • Post-graduate education
  • Project, program management
  • Executive (director)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

The Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for providing overall vision, leadership and guidance of the project. The COP will be the project’s senior supervisor in Kenya and will oversee all aspects of program performance, both technical and managerial. Under the supervision of the Home Office, the COP will serve as the project’s principal contact point for USAID, and will also be the project’s main contact for political stakeholders and civil society. The COP will supervise the recruitment, hiring, and supervision of all local staff and consultants. S/he will have overall responsibility in the areas of operations, administration, logistics, procurement, budgeting, and financial accounting.


  • Oversee and generally manage the entire Agreement from Nairobi, Kenya;
  • Ensure the activity is coordinated and implemented in an effective and cohesive manner;
  • Manage the preparation and presentation of work plans, M&E plans, and all reports.
  • Serve as the primary interlocutor with USAID/KEA;
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for information on the progress and current status of all activities under the project.
  • Liaise with other donor-funded programs supporting Kenya’s Building Bridges Initiative to ensure complementarity and to avoid duplication; and
  • Liaise with other relevant U.S. Government programs to ensure coordination and effective and efficient use of U.S. Government resources

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Executive (director)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required skills: Project management; Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Grant and fund management; Operative management; Project preparation and planning
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Fhi 360

Non-profit, social workCompany size: 1000+ people

Our name reflects our approach to complex human development challenges. Integrated. Customized. Connected. We deliver expert, thoughtful responses to these challenges. Our staff regularly contribute to national policies and guidelines, publish in leading journals and provide technical guidance to major development partners. Even when interventions require a narrow focus, we begin with the big picture in mind — thinking holistically in our search for solutions.

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