Creative Associates International (Creative) is a dynamic and fast-growing professional services firm that specializes in international development in the areas of education, democratic transitions and stabilization in post-conflict environments. Based in Washington, DC, the firm has a field presence in 20 countries worldwide with a strong and diverse portfolio that includes global contracts with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and other clients including the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Defense. The firm has earned a solid reputation among its clients and missions worldwide and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.
Position: Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)
The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) is to be based in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. He/She provides coordination support for secondary and tertiary violence prevention technical activities as well as operational and administrative support. This position provides technical and administrative oversight to the successful implementation of PM. The DCOP will coordinate when necessary with the Senior Technical Advisor who will provide technical leadership related to the family systems based interventions. He/She serves as a lead in the absence of the Chief of Party (COP).
In the absence of the COP, the DCOP serves as a coordinating liaison with implementing partners, and other key stakeholders. The DCOP will have a demonstrated ability to work in complex urban environments and manage diverse teams. He/She will have ample direct practice experience working with families with children at a secondary and tertiary level of risk.
REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
- Demonstrated skills in management, both direct and remote, of a large, diverse staff working in a difficult environment; this includes the ability to mentor, guide, and motivate staff
- Demonstrated ability to work with at risk youth and other vulnerable groups
- At least 8 years of work experience with increasing responsibility; with at least 4 years of which is in youth violence prevention and/or youth development.
- Experience with grants or small grants under contract programs
- Fluent in USAID’s policies and procedures regarding financial management, financial reporting, procurement processes, systems, and grants management
- Experience coordinating with USAID
- Excellent speaking, writing and analytical skills
- Excellent coordination, planning and organizational skills
- Considerable experience liaising and coordinating with multiple stake holders
- Flexible to work in a constantly changing work environment
- English level IV (Fluent) ‐ Reading/Writing/Speaking
- Spanish level IV (Fluent) ‐ Reading/Writing/Speaking
Interest candidates must send their resume to the mail firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating in the subject line the position they are applying
Maximum date to receive applications March 27, 2018.