Chief of Party (COP) Vacancy at Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE)

On 23/Jul/2019 / In NGO Jobs

Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE) is a local NGO, not for profit, faith based organisation seeking candidates in response to a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) from USAID for an upcoming 5 year Orphans and Vulnerable Children and Social Services project to be implemented in Akwa Ibom and Cross Rivers State from December 2019 to December 2024.
 
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
 
Job Title: Chief of Party (COP)
 
Location: Nigeria
 
Details
The COP will be the principal point of contact between the Activity and USAID, and must adjust programs and operations in response to USAID/Nigeria technical and managerial direction.
S/he will coordinate and ultimately be responsible for all award management and implementation.
The COP’s primary aim is to provide overall leadership, management and general technical direction of the entire Activity.
The COP must be highly analytical and a strategic thinker who ensures an integrated vision among different components and actors, and focuses on achieving the results defined in the award.
S/he will be expected to identify issues and risks related to activity implementation in a timely manner, with recommendations for appropriate adjustments that are subsequently implemented.
The COP must have excellent oral and written communication skills, with demonstrated ability to establish and maintain interpersonal and professional relationships with USAID, GON counterparts, other national and international stakeholders, and local organizations.
 
Minimum Qualifications
Master's degree in a relevant field such as Public Health, Development Studies, Social Work or other health related field.
Seven (7) years of experience in senior program management implementing international development activities in Africa, with preference given to OVC and HIV/AIDS/ Health.
 
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
 
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should a comprehensive CV and Cover Letter in only one attachement (MS WOrd Document) explaining suitability for the position to: recruitment@weweng.org
 
Each applicant should insert a table which highlights their relevant experience using the format in the below table:
Domain COP
Highest relevant qualification
Number of years of experience with similar responsibilities as suggested for the position
Number of those years with USG-funded activity   
Number of those years with HIV/AIDS programming   
Number of those years with HIV/AIDS programming
 
Note
Kindly indicate the title of the position applied for in the subject line of the email and include functional emails/mobile phone numbers and full contact information and at least three professional referees on their
WEWE's recruitment process for this position will be on a rolling basis, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications will be reviewed in batches on a first come first serve basis. WEWE reserve the right to conclude this recruitment process when a suitable candidate is selected.

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