FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Deputy Chief of Party
USAID Local Enterprise Support Program (LENS) is a five-year project to encourage the long-term economic growth and development potential of underserved Jordanian communities by empowering local communities to design and implement collaborative local economic development (LED) initiatives and by supporting the vitality and competitiveness of micro and small enterprises (MSEs). The LENS Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) reports and provides back-up and support to the COP and leads the technical activities described below. The position is envisioned as 80% technical leadership and 20% management. S/he is the Acting COP when the COP is absent and is the LENS Project’s secondary POC to the project donor and to government ministries. The DCOP provides technical leadership, strategic guidance, and oversight for the following areas: local economic development (LED), access to finance (A2F), and grants, as well as overall program management. This will include supervising local national staff involved in these initiatives, as well as developing new activities to meet project targets, managing human and financial resources for these activities, overseeing implementation, and reporting on results to the project management and USAID. The DCOP works alongside technical specialists in developing strategic partnerships with GOJ ministries, other USAID-funded projects, NGOs and the private sector. The DCOP works in close collaboration with the Finance and Operations Director to ensure that activities are implemented on schedule and within budget, and to keep the operations team up-to-date with technical developments for planning and projection purposes.
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