Deputy Chief of Party--Honduras
Tegucigalpa | Tegucigalpa
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Counterpart International is currently seeking a Deputy Chief of Party to its Citizen Participation for Responsive Governance (CPRG) program in Honduras. This is a full time position based in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. This position will report to the Chief of Party.
The Citizen Participation for Responsive Governance (CPRG) program in Honduras funded by USAID started in 2011 and has been recently extended through September 20, 2017. The program is implemented by Counterpart International in partnership with the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). The purpose of the program is to improve the transparency and accountability of public institutions through support for civil society-led initiatives. By increasing the transparency and accountability of Honduran government institutions, this activity will reduce opportunities for corruption and increase responsiveness of the government to Honduran citizens’ priorities and needs.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Support the Chief of Party in the overall management of the program.
• Provide technical direction and oversight in the areas of governance, anti-corruption, CSO development, CSO government oversight, and advocacy.
• Organize and coordinate the development and ensure the highest quality of all programmatic reports, including quarterly progress reports, success stories, final report, and other reporting as requested by the HQ and/or the donor.
• Coordinate with the Grants Manager to provide oversight of the grants program, and to ensure that the grants are being optimally used to support program activities and achievements;
• Revise and update the program’s training materials in support of program specialists;
• Maintain daily communication with Counterpart HQ, providing updates on the Counterpart program in Honduras.
• Ensure program implementation is in compliance with Counterpart’s policies/procedures, GOH and USAID rules/regulations, particularly with respect to financial and grant management.
• Ensure program quality assurance and impact assessment through regular project monitoring & evaluation, and sustained knowledge capture and sharing through periodic assessments.
• Provide mentoring and professional development support to project staff, with emphasis on building capacity of national staff.
• In the absence of the COP represent Counterpart to USAID, local and national governmental authorities, local CSOs, community organizations, and other donor organizations.
• Bachelor’s degree in administration or any of the social sciences with master studies on projects management, institutional strengthening or administration.
• Eight (8) years of experience in transparency, anti-corruption, access to information, institutional strengthening and work experience in Latin America/Caribbean region.
• Minimum 5 years of professional experience in implementing donor-funded projects and strong management experience with preference for USAID-funded donor experience.
• Speaking and writing fluency in English and Spanish required
• Experience in Honduras preferred.
• Demonstrated experience developing program reports and plans.
• Demonstrated skills in effectively maintaining good relations with and/or collaborating with local government structures, senior government officials, civil society actors, other donors and US government projects.
• Demonstrated leadership, management, decision-making and interpersonal skills.
• Excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communications skills.
- Organization: Counterpart International
- Location: Tegucigalpa | Tegucigalpa
- Grade: Mid/Senior
- Closing Date: 2016-06-16