|Salary:||Ksh. Not mentioned|
Duties and Responsibilities:
Africare seeks to hire a Chief of Party (CP) for IMPACT who will lead all coordination and implementation of Africare’s Improved Approach to Community-based Nutrition in Turkana (IMPACT) Project. Reporting to the Dir. of M&E at Africare HQ in Washington DC, the Chief of Party will serve as the primary Africare representative for this project in Kenya. The individual will be responsible for the strategic leadership and direction Africare’s program in Kenya. S/He will manage all aspects of the country program including technical, programmatic and operational aspects while ensuring optimal use of human, financial and physical resources and for full compliance with donor regulations and requirements and Africare policies. S/He will develop and maintain highly collaborative working relationships with representatives from the Government of South Africa (SAG), academic institutions, donors, supporters and other implementing and collaborating partners. S/He will promote partnerships between the project, government ministries, and other stakeholders and will undertake documentation of quantitative and qualitative information on experiences and lessons learnt from the implementation of the program.
The Chief of Party bears final responsibility for meeting program deliverables by both lead and local partners, and for the achievement of strategic objectives, intermediate results, and performance expectations through adherence to high standards of programmatic and management quality.
The CP will oversee county offices and sub-grantee(s), including collaborations with local government and extension workers, overseeing teams of 6-10 in each ward location. The CP of the proposed IMPACT project will provide supervision, strategic direction, and leadership to the Project Management Team, with regards to the progress and course of action(s) on the program. S/he will be primarily based in Lodwar, Turkana County, and will supervise a small core team of ten to 20 staff. S/He will provide the highest level of technical leadership and program quality assurance in Kenya.
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