Chief of Party – USAID

Chief of Party – USAID **This position is Contingent upon donor funding award FUNCTION: Heifer International is seeking a Chief of Party for a USAID-funded dairy development project in Rwanda. The Chief of Party (COP) will provide overall leadership and technical direction for this project focused on increasing the production and consumption of animal source food (ASF) \ within Rwanda. Duties will include the execution of program strategy, overseeing the design and delivery of capacity building activities for smallholder farmers and other actors in the value chain, and effectively engaging multiple stakeholders (public, private, non-profit) to deliver high-quality, sustainable project results. The COP will also be responsible for the management of the project and will serve as key liaison with the USAID, the Government of Rwanda and implementing partners. S/he will ensure proper reporting, financial oversight and compliance of the project in accordance with USAID rules and regulations. ESSENTIAL CHARACTER TRAITS: Excellent management and leadership skills, Energetic, Positive, Collaborative, Values-Oriented How to apply: Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identify, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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