DAI is accepting applications from qualified Chief of Party (Project Director / Team Leader) candidates for the anticipated Zambia Business Enabling Project (BEP).
BEP is a five-year activity to deliver technical assistance to achieve the primary objective of catalyzing greater gender equality and inclusive private sector investment and trade in rural areas by strengthening select Zambian government and civil society organizations to implement improved and streamlined policies and processes for economically viable and gender balanced rural enterprises.
The project will also support the creation of an enabling environment that incentivizes productive investments in trade, agriculture, energy, eco- tourism and sustainable natural resource management.
Duties and Responsibilities
The COP will be responsible for overall project management and leadership; development and implementation of work plans, operational budgets and performance monitoring plans, coordination with USAID, government officials, other donors and partner organizations, and ensuring achievement of project results and objectives.
The COP will ensure compliance with USAID rules and regulations and DAI policies.
Preferred qualifications :
Qualified COP candidates will have a mix of experience that illustrates technical expertise, knowledge of the regional context, and experience managing large donor-funded programs, including :