Organization: Save the Children – US
Closing date: 31 Dec 2019
Save the Children is seeking a Technical Director/ Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) in Mali. The program will seek to improve food and nutrition security and resilience in conflict-affected areas through strengthening local systems and community participation. Hiring is contingent upon successful award of the project and USAID approval of the candidate.
What You’ll Be Doing (Essential Duties)
The proposed program will be an integrated food and nutrition security intervention that works at the nexus of humanitarian and development programming. The Technical Director, who will also function as the programmatic DCoP, will establish and manage systems to ensure a coherent and high-impact approach across all program activities and themes. The incumbent will ensure that activities are layered and sequenced appropriately at all stages of the intervention. The incumbent will develop tools and procedures to guide the implementation of food and nutrition security programming, monitoring outputs and outcomes and ensuring course corrections as required. The incument will oversee thematic leads and ensure the quality of their – and their teams’ – work.
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