The Country Director/Chief of Party will be responsible for the overall management and operations of the project. They will supervise project implementation to ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. The CD/COP will provide technical and strategic leadership of all aspects of the project. They will take a leadership role in coordination among USAID and key stakeholders and other implementing partners. The Country Director/Chief of Party also provides strategic leadership and managerial oversight of the administrative, programmatic, technical, financial and operational aspects of the portfolio including technical leadership; team management and mentoring; donor, government and partner liaison; and oversight of programmatic and financial management and reporting. They ensure that systems are in place and being properly implemented, ensuring that all activities and programs are in alignment with set policies and guidelines. The Country Director/Chief of Party oversees the proper stewardship of resources as well as the well-being and safety of in-country staff. They ensure that program objectives are met, all activities are responsive to the needs of the host country and donors, and the program continues to advance and play a key role in contributing to the development environment.
The Country Director/Chief of Party reports to the Africa Regional Director and directly supervises a senior management team of program, financial, and operational leads. This position will be based at Pact in Mbabane.
Program Management and Oversight
Networking, Alliance Building and Collaboration
Finance, Administration, Grants and IT