Chief of Party (WASH)

CARE

Antananarivo, Madagascar 🇲🇬

CARE is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated USAID-funded Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) project in Madagascar. International relocation and allowances may be available. This position is contingent on project award and funding.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the completion of all technical requirements, including project results and deliverables.
  • Build and maintain productive working relationships with USAID, project partners, and key stakeholders. Serve as the primary liaison among all project stakeholders.
  • Manage the project’s operational, financial, and administra-tive priorities; direct the planning and budgeting processes. Create or adapt management systems in line with CARE’s standard operating procedures, ensuring consistency with project needs.
  • Build partnerships among international, national, and community-level stakeholders
  • Represent the project at high-level meetings and conferences.
  • Supervise and mentor senior staff, delegating responsibilities as appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant technical field.
  • 10 or more years of progressively responsible international work experience managing water development programs, including WASH, productive water use, multiple water ser-vice, database management, etc.
  • Prior supervisory work experience including direct supervision of professional and support staff.
  • Proven exceptional leadership in the design, management, implementation, and M&E of similar-sized international do-nor-supported programs. Experience with USAID preferred.
  • Professional working proficiency in English and French.

 


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