Chief of Party / Program Director, Bangladesh

Dhaka

World Vision is a humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 45,000+ staff members working in more than 90 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

Here’s where you come in:

As Chief of Party / Program Director, Bangladesh, you will have overall responsibility for coordination of all project activities and staff. S/he will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the program and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor and local government entities.

You will manage a team of senior staff, sub-recipients, and engagement with stakeholders and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the grant. You are expected to have strong leadership qualities and depth and breadth of technical and management expertise.

Requirements include:

  • A Master's degree in related field.
  • 10+ years of extensive international development experience managing large grant-funded projects.
  • Proven ability to manage technical assistance teams.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program requirements, preferably USAID and other funding agencies; their policies and regulations.
  • Familiarity with USAID/Feed the Future programs, their history and their development; mastery of USAID regulations governing such programs.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required

Is this the job for you?

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 30 MAR 2017. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: World Vision
  • Location: Dhaka
  • Grade: Senior - Internationally recruited position - Senior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Operations and Administrations
  • Closing Date: 2017-03-30

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