Deputy Chief of Party




World Vision Senegal is an international NGO presents in Senegal since 1984 and is involved in the Transformational development, humanitarian emergencies and Advocacy. Our interventions will affect more than 08 million children living in areas categorized as the most vulnerable of the country in 2021. In Senegal, we are present in 06 regions (Fatick, Kaffrine, Kédougou, Tambacounda, Kolda and Diourbel) through integrated programs of a minimum of 15 years and special projects installed in 88 Local Authorities.

POSITION: Deputy Chief of Party

Localization: National Office Number: 01 Contract type: Fixed- term contract Profile:

Purpose of the position: The Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP) is responsible for the management of the project, including grant implementation, financial accountability, staffing, planning and reporting as assigned by Chief of Party (CoP). He has responsibility for overall project operations. S/he should be familiar with the technical components of the project and the required support services. He ensures that grants operations and sub-grantee management activities are in full compliance with USAID regulations and aligned to NO operations. Upon CoP/PD request, the Deputy CoP/PD would represent the grant to donors and other stakeholders.

Major Responsibilities:

 Direct and oversee World Vision's work in an assigned program, ensuring that all program goals are met;

 Research new funding opportunities and develop funding proposals;  Manage grant budget within approved spending levels;

 Identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner, and suggest appropriate program adjustments to the Chief of Party;

 Ensure grant/project expenses are reasonable, allocable, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure clean audits;

 Oversee supply and equipment acquisition, disposition, and management in compliance with WV internal and donor requirements;

 Organize and direct the work of grant staff and short-term advisors, set individual performance objectives cascaded from project objectives to all staff hired in the project.  Establish and maintain effective reporting, evaluation, and internal communication  Ensure timely and accurate reports that meet donor requirements;

 Close cooperation with NO GAM lead for implementation of the GAM objectives as well as close collaboration within the NO GAM Unit on donor positioning, lessons learned, grant health and quality improvements;

 Liaise with host government officials, local communities, farmers, and other organizations as appropriate.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Master degree in the relevant field or equivalent experience in program management in developing countries; • familiarity with USAID requirements, their history and their development ; • ability to integrate, lead and motivate teams of professionals around common goals; • demonstrated accomplishment in working with host-country professionals, ministries and with donor colleagues in country; • Strong interpersonal skills; • Experience integrating gender and youth into complex programming (inclusive programming) • Has managed a USAID grant; • Minimum of five years of experience living or working in a developing country is desirable; • At least five years of experience designing, implementing and managing large and complex projects involving multiple partners, in/for developing countries; • Understanding of the humanitarian industry; • Minimum level of understanding of local language ; • Experience in managing large teams ; • At least 5 year experience implementing and managing large international grants; • Fluency in English and French; • Professional licenses, as required in the field and by the donor.

Preferred: • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred; • At least 4 years of the international development experience of either the Director or Deputy Director (or of each); must involve implementation and management of large-scale grant/ programme activities

Application Form: To apply to the following Email: CV and covering should be sent to World Vision Senegal National Director Deadline: March, 20th 2016, 00h Only candidates who meet the job requirements will be contacted. NB: Female candidates are strongly encouraged.

. Dakar, le 25 février 2016 Human Resources Director

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.
  • Organization: World Vision
  • Location: Dakar
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
  • Closing Date: 2016-03-20

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