Job at Chemonics International : Chief of Party – Nguriza Nshore (Deadline: 15 July 2017)

Job at Chemonics International : Chief of Party – Nguriza Nshore (Deadline: 15 July 2017)

Job at Chemonics International : Chief of Party – Nguriza Nshore (Deadline: 15 July 2017)

Chemonics International seeks a chief of party for the anticipated five-year USAID Rwanda Nguriza Nshore Activity that will increase off-farm employment opportunities. The activity will achieve its goals by increasing the reach of entrepreneurship support organizations, enhancing the capacity of firms to attract and use financial investments, expanding financial sector capacity to assess risk and increase returns, and increasing private investment. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include: 
  • Lead strategic planning, management, and technical implementation
  • Develop annual work plans, and ensure their timely implementation toward targets
  • Prepare and submit progress reports on activities and achievement of program goals to USAID
  • Collaborate, learn, and adapt approaches in response to M&E information to enhance results
  • Monitor the project’s financial management and procedures, ensuring compliance with USAID regulations
  • Provide technical oversight and supervision of project personnel, subcontractors, and grantees
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with host-government partners and other stakeholders
  • Ensure all project assistance is technically sound and appropriate
  • Serve as official liaison to USAID for the project
  • Advanced degree in international development, finance, economics, business administration, or related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience, and minimum of five to seven years in senior-level role, implementing multisectoral programs that address economic growth, financial services, impact investing, entrepreneurship, small and medium-sized enterprise growth and development, business incubation and acceleration, business development service providers, market systems, entrepreneurial ecosystems, or a combination of the above
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning and ability to use innovative approaches to solve complex problems
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain working relationships with U.S. and foreign government counterparts
  • Ability to develop and implement effective partnerships with private sector entities
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Work experience in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly Rwanda, preferred
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required\

Application Instructions: 

Submit resume and cover letter to by July 15, 2017. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. ​


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