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Chief of Party PROACT:Community-Based Intervention
Nairobi
Preferred Skills & Qualifications: Master’s degree in a relevant field such as social sciences, law, development studies, etc. or a Bachelor’s degree and five additional years of relevant international development experience which can be substituted for a Master’s degree. At least ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in the successful implementation of international development activities, with preference given to local governance and civic engagement – at least five (5) years of which as a COP, Deputy COP, or equivalent senior program management role directly supervising professional and support staff. Experience working in the areas of Preventing/Countering Violent Extremism and community level intervention programs in Africa is essential. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Demonstrated ability to think strategically and communicate his/her vision to partners and colleagues. Proven experience navigating complex and high-pressure operating environments. Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with different donors, local organizations, and host country government counterparts.
NGOs
Proven experience navigating complex and high-pressure operating environments.
Position Location: Nairobi, Kenya


Background:
Equal Access International (EAI) is an international not for profit organization (501c3) headquartered in Washington, DC and working throughout Asia and Africa. A communication for social change organization that combines the power of media with community mobilization, EAI creates customized communications strategies and outreach solutions that address the most critical challenges affecting people in the developing world in the areas of peace and transforming extremism, women and girl’s empowerment, governance, civic engagement, youth development, and human rights.


Summary:
EAI is preparing for the U.S. Department of State-funded PROACT Activity which aims to implement a tailored, community-based intervention to address individuals vulnerable to recruitment from foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) or demonstrate signs of terrorist radicalization, but who have not yet committed terrorism-related crimes. This project is anticipated to be awarded by September 2019.


Position:
The Chief of Party (COP) will provide overall leadership, management and general technical direction of the activity, ensuring an integrated approach to achieving project results. The COP shall be the principal point of contact in Kenya for procedural and substantive matters, including technical matters. S/he shall coordinate and ultimately be responsible for management and implementation of the activity. S/he shall also be responsible for ensuring quality control and the overall responsiveness of technical assistance provided under the award. S/he will be expected to proactively identify issues and risks related to activity implementation in a timely manner, and suggest appropriate adjustments.

Reporting & Supervision:
The Chief of Party will report to a Project Director based in Washington, DC.

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:
Master’s degree in a relevant field such as social sciences, law, development studies, etc. or a Bachelor’s degree and five additional years of relevant international development experience which can be substituted for a Master’s degree.
At least ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in the successful implementation of international development activities, with preference given to local governance and civic engagement – at least five (5) years of which as a COP, Deputy COP, or equivalent senior program management role directly supervising professional and support staff.
Experience working in the areas of Preventing/Countering Violent Extremism and community level intervention programs in Africa is essential.
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Demonstrated ability to think strategically and communicate his/her vision to partners and colleagues.
Proven experience navigating complex and high-pressure operating environments.
Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with different donors, local organizations, and host country government counterparts.

To Apply:
Interested applicants should e-mail a copy of your CV and statement of interest to

jobs@equalaccess.org

With the reference “COP, PROACT: Community-Based Intervention Program” in the subject line.
Niger Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

EAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
10 - 0 Year(s)
EQUAL ACCESS INTERNATIONAL

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Contact Details

EQUAL ACCESS INTERNATIONAL
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17th Jul 2019

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