CHIEF OF PARTY- DEVELOPMENT FOOD SECURITY ACTIVITY (DFSA)
Food for the Hungry (FH Association) is an International Christian Relief and Development Organization that works with Churches, leaders and families in responding to God’s call to end human suffering and graduating communities from extreme poverty. Food for the Hungry is seeking applicants for the Chief of Party of an anticipated USAID Title II Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) program to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.
The post holder will provide leadership in the management and implementation of a USAID Title II Food for Peace funded Development Food Security Activity (DFSA). He/she will be responsible for management and oversight of the project; this includes leading the preparation of sector work plans, monitoring project progress, quality and timely submission of all reporting deliverables, ensure performance quality, and compliance with USAID requirements, rules and regulations and Food for the Hungry internal requirements. Furthermore, this position will lead planning, coordination, and implementation efforts, with representatives from the Kenyan Government, USAID, NGO sectoral working groups, DFSA implementing partners, and all other relevant stakeholders. The COP will play a key role in effectively achieving the results defined in the agreement. The Post-holder will lead the region in public grants acquisition with a focus on multilateral and non-US Government bilateral grants.
The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree in a related humanitarian development or management field; 10 years of relevant work experience with at least 5 years in a managerial and senior leadership position; at least five years’ experience working in a senior position on a USAID funded program; experience managing USAID Title II food assistance programs, preferably in Africa; experience leading consortia consisting of local and international non-governmental agencies; strong knowledge of and experience working in arid lands preferred. Additionally, he/she will have a vibrant personal relationship with Jesus Christ and Christian commitment to serving the poor and in full agreement with FH’s Christian foundation.
For a detailed job description and information on how to apply, please visit https://www.fh.org/about/careers/
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