The Chief of Party is responsible for technical leadership, coordination, and the overall management and operations of the program. The COP will supervise high-quality project implementation, with a focus on achieving the project goals and USAID development objectives in close alignment with site - based teams, consortium partners, and local project partners.
Key Responsibilities: • Responsible for overall leadership, management and oversight of the project; member of the Senior Management Team and project governance bodies; oversees, guides, and supports the two Key Personnel positions and works closely with and functionally supervises the grant manager and the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP). • Champion Indigenous People’s rights and the program to government, private sector, and development sector stakeholders. • Ensure high-quality, results-oriented technical programming, through hands-on guidance and support, grounded in the project’s strategic objectives and approved annual work plans. • Serve as the primary liaison with USAID on management and technical matters. • Ensure compliance with all donors, and project-specific policies. • Ensure that the project meets stated goals, outcomes, benchmarks, and meets contractual deliverables and reporting requirements to high standards.
We have an exciting new opportunity for a Site Manager at a leading National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
About the role:
The Site Manager is responsible for delegated mandate to ensure day-to-day coordination and oversight of all aspects of Park management including but not limited to wildlife protection, community engagement, bio-monitoring and research, tourism operations and development, communications, and capacity building of the staff.
The Community Development Lead will lead the implementation of the Community Conservation Strategy to achieve conservation objectives within a national park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Goma.
The Community Development Lead will be responsible for overseeing all community- related project plans and the implementation thereof.