Chief of Party, Haiti Local Governance Project
CHF International (view profile)
|Date Posted||May 10, 2012|
|Job Type||Long-Term Consultant|
|Closing date for applications||June 30, 2012|
CHF International is seeking a Chief of Party candidate for an anticipated USAID-funded local governance and decentralization program in Haiti. The program will focus on local governance at the municipal level, including tax collection, strategic planning, and public financial management. The chief of party is an executive-level position and will be based in Port-au-Prince with required travel to targeted municipalities. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. Responsibilities include:
-Design and develop targeted strategies to respond to local governance issues.
-Provide overall leadership, management oversight, and technical direction to the project.
-Collaboratively create and implement a strategic, long-term programmatic vision that is in line with USAID and Government of Haiti objectives.
-Serve as the key liaison with USAID, the Government of Haiti, international donors, and other partners.
-Lead work plan development and coordinate input from program staff, government counterparts, USAID, and other donors.
-Report to USAID about achievements and results.
-Demonstrate high-quality performance and integrity standards in compliance with CHF and USAID policies and regulations
-Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree from an accredited university in a relevant field preferred
-Minimum 10 years of professional governance experience that includes knowledge in technical areas such as decentralization, local governance, and work with municipal development
-Ability to advise the Government of Haiti on the best practices of municipal governance.
-Experience supervising and managing staff
-Ability to identify and implement creative and practical approaches to overcome governance challenges in Haiti.
-Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
-Prior experience in Haiti or Francophone Africa preferred.
-Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity.
-Fluency in English and French required; Haitian Creole desired.