DRC Regional Chief of Party Jobs 2023

DRC Regional Chief of Party Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs. DRC Kenya looking for “Regional Chief of Party”. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree may apply on or before 28 February 2023.

Founded in 1956, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is Denmark’s largest, and a leading international NGO – one of the few with a specific expertise in forced displacement. In 40 countries 9,000 employees protect, advocate and build sustainable futures for refugees and other displacement affected people and communities. DRC works during displacement at all stages: In the acute crisis, in exile, when settling and integrating in a new place, or upon return.

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DRC Regional Chief of Party Jobs 2023

The DRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 10 February 2023 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Regional Chief of Party to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

DRC Job Vacancy 2023

Overall purpose of the role: Reporting to the Operations Director for the Region, the Chief of Party will provide strategic guidance and holds overall responsibility for the achievement of the project’s intended results, ensuring that deliverables are submitted on time and to a high standard and that the programme is delivering against its intended objectives, and ensuring an integrated vision among different components and actors.

Key responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for the leadership, oversight and management of the delivery of expected results throughout the life of the programme, consistent with the contract objectives.
  • Serve as the principal point of contact with the donor, overseeing all formal and informal communications and providing timely updates on delivery, including risks and challenges.
  • Be responsible for the ongoing active risk management of the programme, ensuring there is a programme culture of risk management at all levels, that the donor and DRC are kept informed and engaged on the project’s risks and management strategy, and that there is embedded and iterative business continuity planning.
  • Lead on project delivery, including strategic direction and performance management, component design and delivery, team management, and research and learning.
  • Provide and maintain a single programmatic and technical approach, ensuring a strong shared vision of the programme, robust coordination mechanisms with DRC and partners, and that the programme team teams have the needed programmatic and technical resources to plan, deliver and oversee quality programming and activities.
  • Assume full responsibility over the programme team, with direct line management of the Deputy Chief of Party and project management unit leads. Manage all team members and support respectful and positive working relationships which allow for the effective implementation of all activities.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in law, social sciences, international development, or other relevant field.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience working in the international humanitarian aid with at least five years’ experience in a similar role (Chief of Party, Deputy Chief of Party, Team Lead, Deputy Team Lead);
  • Demonstrated experience working with displaced populations in an emergency setting together with at least 5 years of managing large-scale operations;
  • A degree in a related field, such as international relations, migration, human rights, law, or social sciences;
  • Proven background in large grants and award management;
  • Demonstrated experience in managing large multi-location programs in complex operating environments, preferably with experience managing multi-organization teams;
  • Technical expertise and experience in emergency and/or humanitarian aid programming;
  • Robust analytical and strategic planning skills;
  • Demonstrable track record of meeting or exceeding program targets, whilst maintaining technical quality;
  • Highly diplomatic with excellent political awareness and understanding;
  • High-level communications and interpersonal skills;
  • A demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with host governments, donors, partners, local organizations, and other stakeholders; and
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply DRC Regional Chief of Party Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: 28 February 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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