The Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for the overall technical and operational management of the Syria Local Governance and Civil Society (SLGCS) program. S/He should have considerable successful experience in the management and implementation of complex, United States Government (USG) or UK-funded programs, including programs in conflict zones that are remotely managed.
Ideally, the COP will have directly relevant experience managing Syrian governance and civil society programs, a thorough understanding of the Syrian crisis, as well as existing relationships with relevant stakeholders including among US policymakers, and national and regional Syrian opposition bodies and key figures.
Experience in the management of service delivery projects that require engineering support in conflict or immediate post-conflict environments is required. The COP leads, manages, and supervises all aspects of the SLGCS program, including administrative, financial, technical, and operational aspects in the assigned country and possibly in other countries such as Turkey.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: