Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)
Kenya NiWajibu Wetu (NIWETU)
DAI works at the cutting edge of international development, combining technical excellence, professional project management, and exceptional customer service to solve our clients’ most complex problems.
Since 1970, DAI has worked in 150 developing and transition countries, providing comprehensive development solutions in areas including crisis mitigation and stability operations, democratic governance and public sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, HIV / AIDS, avian influenza control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change.
Clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and host-country governments.
The USAID Kenya East Africa mission (USAID / KEA) manages a robust portfolio of development and humanitarian programs in both Kenya and Somalia.
Countering the threat from and strengthening resilience to violent extremism (VE) within Kenya’s borders is a priority, particularly in the lead up to August 2017 general elections that are likely to be hotly contested, potentially exacerbating local drivers of instability.
NIWETU will strengthen Kenyan communities’ and government institutions’ motivation and capacity to take the lead on countering violent extremism (CVE) by building the capacity of and fostering strong relationships among individuals, communities, and civil society and county and national government actors.
The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will lead all program activities and the program team, reporting to the Chief of Party.
The DCOP will ensure that all NIWETU activities are grounded in local situational awareness, Government of Kenya strategy and guidelines, CVE good practices, the NIWETU work plan and the overall NIWETU contract with USAID.
The DCOP is a key member of the NIWETU Senior Management Team and will represent DAI in relationships with USAID and the Government of Kenya.
Additionally, the DCOP will :
Oversee performance of anticipated short-term technical assistance (STTA) to the Government of Kenya at the national and county levels.
If you wish to be considered for this position, submit your CV and Application letter providing details highlighting your relevant qualifications and experience to NIWETURecruitment dai.
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