23 Apr 2014

Chief of Party Job Vacancy

Place of Performance: Nairobi based with travel to Somalia

Overview of CTG Global: 
CTG Global is a Personnel Management Service Company specialised in Recruitment, Management Consultancy, and Human Resources in countries experiencing or emerging from armed conflict, natural disasters, or acute social and economic crisis worldwide.

CTG Global provides tailored personnel management support enabling a growing number of public and private sector agencies and individuals to achieve their objectives in complex and challenging environments.

CTG Global clients currently comprise UN agencies, non-government organizations (NGOs), and different corporate organisations such as security companies.

Overview of the Position: 
Nairobi-based, full time Chief of Party (COP) who will travel to Somalia, as necessary, to manage the entire project and ensure that quality standards and schedules are met.

The COP will define and manage overall requirements: including staffing, and cost and quality control of all tasks and assignments undertaken to achieve the objectives the project.General Functions

Serving as the main point of contact between our client and the Contractor and reporting to both.

Ensuring effective and efficient performance for all aspects of this contract and overseeing all quality control and reporting.

Interacting professionally with senior Mission, Embassy, and government officials.

Essential Experience

  • At least 10 years’ of experience in international development, including experience and/or technical knowledge in managing, monitoring and evaluating multi-million dollar development projects.
  • Prior experience in a high threat environment.
  • At least three years of experience as a COP, demonstrating professional interaction with senior U.S. and foreign government officials.
  • Prior experience in supervising long-term field staff and short-term U.S., third country, and local experts in the area of monitoring and evaluation.
  • A graduate degree in the field of management, international development or a related technical field, or a bachelor’s degree and five years’ experience in addition to the required minimums.
  • Must reflect significant experience and success in dealing with the activity areas, such as the USAID Project Cycle, management of field monitoring and verification, evaluation design, empirical and statistical analysis, working in challenging political environments, environmental compliance, and using and managing development information systems
  • Must be able to work comfortably with many types of people, from our client’s representatives and senior-level GOK officials to NGO representatives to community service organizations and project participants.

Languages: Fluent and excellent writing skills in English

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit their CV along with their application letter via e-mail to with reference to “BHJOB2678_472” in the subject line.

Closing date: 15 May 2014

Short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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