Chief of Party/Project Director for Dakar-based positions.
Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International will be recruiting applicants for the position of Chief of Party/Project Director for a Dakar-based position under the Forestry & Natural Resource Management (FNRM) Unit. The responsibilities, duties, and qualifications are described in the attached position description. Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.
Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources. By linking local individuals and communities with new ideas and technology, Winrock is increasing long-term productivity, equity, and responsible resource management to benefit the poor and disadvantaged of the world.
SALARY & BENEFITS:
The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits.
Applicants should go to the 'Jobs' link at www.winrock.org and submit a current resume and cover letter referencing 'Senegal COP.' This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Winrock would like to graciously thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates who meet all requisite criteria and are short listed will be contacted.
POSITION TITLE: Chief of Party/Project Director
LOCATION: Dakar, Senegal
UNIT: Forestry & Natural Resource Management
REPORTS TO: Director, FNRM Unit
Winrock is seeking Chief of Party/Project Director candidates for an anticipated fishery, biodiversity and food security project in Senegal. Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.
Provide overall technical leadership and administrative oversight to achieve project results;
Serve as principal liaison to project donor;
Oversee and assume responsibility for financial and administrative aspects of the project, including budget management;
Provide supervision, support, and direction to project- technical and administrative staff, subcontractors, and short-term consultants to ensure effective project implementation across deliverables;
Administer the project's financial oversight procedures, ensuring compliance with established Winrock accounting principles and donor regulations;
Monitor project indicators, evaluate results and advise on improvements in project implementation;
Identify and mitigate project risk;
Analyze project impact and challenges to adaptively manage the project to meet or exceed results;
Ensure women and marginalized groups are included as project beneficiaries;
Prepare and monitor implementation of annual work plans and progress reports;
Prepare and submit quarterly reports on progress of activities and achievement of project results to the donor;
Interact directly and on a regular basis with the donor and other stakeholders;
Participate in regular field visits to the project areas to assure project progress towards activity objectives and goals;
Coordinate and communicate on a regular basis with Winrock's Home Office;
Manage relationships with complementary donor projects;
Represent Winrock at external meetings and events as required and keep Winrock home office informed regarding new opportunities in the country and region.
Skills, Knowledge, and Experience
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