Global Communities – Chief of Party.

Get a free C.V. review by sending your C.V. to or click the following link. Submit C.V.! use the subject heading REVIEW.

IMPORTANT: Read the application instructions keenly, Never pay for a job interview or application.

Click the Links Below to Get Job Updates.


Global Communities is an international non-profit organization that works closely with communities worldwide to bring about sustainable changes that improve the lives and livelihoods of the vulnerable.

Global Communities is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) for the anticipated five year USAID-funded Kenya Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) project. The program will seek to empower communities and government institutions to take the lead in countering violent extremism (CVE).

Position contingent on award.


The COP will provide technical and administrative leadership of the project team and will be responsible for overall implementation, achievement of results, and contract management.

  • Manage and mentor a team of local professional staff in the implementation of project activities.
  • Ensure that program goals and objectives are achieved on time and within budget.
  • Serve as the principal liaison with USAID, various Government of Kenya representatives, and Global Communities headquarters staff. S/he will ensure that all donor compliance and reporting requirements are met fully and in a timely manner.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with Kenya subcontracted NGO partners, civil society organizations, local governments, and the private sector to ensure sound implementation of activities funded by USAID.
  • Oversee monitoring and evaluation and ensure that interventions accurately and professionally reflect project objectives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as peace studies, conflict resolution, international development, international law, counterterrorism, criminal justice, sociology, or related field; Advanced degree preferred.
  • At least ten years of demonstrated experience managing complex international development projects, with at least four of those in Kenya or countries similar to Kenya;
  • USAID experience and knowledge of USAID rules and regulations required. Senior leadership experience on a USAID program strongly preferred.
  • Strong experience building relationships with relevant GoK ministries and institutions preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with civil society organizations to identify community needs and empower local, sustainable CVE networks to take action to address violent extremism.
  • Experience managing donor funded programs of similar size and complexity is required. USAID experience is preferred.
  • Experience utilizing CLA (Collaborating, Learning and Adapting) approaches is preferred.
  • Fluency in English required.

Click to Apply

Post End Date 12/6/2020

Citizens of Kenya are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




Global Communities

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Create a website or blog at

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: