FHI 360 seeks a highly qualified Chief of Party for an upcoming opportunity to lead a large scale higher education support activity in Malawi. The position, expected to be available in mid- to late 2018, will serve as the project’s technical and administrative director overseeing all aspects of award compliance, project finance and operations, coordinated implementation of activities, and timely submission of high quality reports and deliverables. Specifically, the Chief of Party will provide technical direction and quality oversight for the design and implementation of strategies to improve alignment between workforce demands and the programs offered through higher education institutions and technical/vocational education and training institutions. The Chief of Party also will guide the planning and implementation of activities to promote effective engagement of public and private employers in workforce development programs, to ensure that graduates are prepared to transition to employment, and to provide technical support improving the capacity of education and training institutions to design and deliver effective workforce development programs and services. The Chief of Party will oversee a small in-country team of finance, operations, and technical personnel, and will engage with the home office to access targeted support and technical expertise, as needed. The Chief of Party will serve as primary liaison with the client, government counterparts, and key stakeholder representatives.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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