Pact seeks an experienced Chief of Party (COP) for the USAID Strengthening Youth and Women’s Civic Participation Program Activity in Sudan, an Associate Award under the Civil Society and Media-Strengthened Together and Advancing in New Directions (CSM-STAND) Africa & Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Leader with Associates (LWA) Cooperative Agreement. The program aims to increase collaboration, sustainability, and resilience of civil society and independent media to advance the inclusion, participation and leadership of youth and women in Sudan. The activity will apply locally led, problem-driven, adaptive approaches. This is a five-year activity and the position will be based in Khartoum, Sudan.
The COP will be responsible for technical leadership and the overall management and operations of the Activity. The COP will supervise high-quality project implementation, with a focus on achieving the project goals and USAID/Sudan development objectives. The COP will take a leadership role in coordination of all activities across all relevant parties, including USAID, the Government of Sudan, civil society organizations, key stakeholders, and implementing partners. The COP will also oversee all project staff and sub-partners for results-oriented planning, leadership, and coordination of project activities.