Since 1963 and in 146 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society.
Chief of Party, Youth Development, The Philippines
ACDI/VOCA is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated 5-year USAID-funded Youth Activity in the Philippines. The envisioned activity will support the Government of the Philippines to improve basic education and life skills for vulnerable youth. The project will focus on engaging out-of-school youth (OSY) in workforce and community development activities, through provision of critical training and post-training support to OSYs such as civic engagement activities, entrepreneurship, and job placements. The illustrative activity outcomes may include: improved literacy, life and employability skills; strengthened local capacity to deliver education and trainings service delivery; and strengthened youth leadership and engagement.
ACDI/VOCA seeks a dynamic and progressive professional who brings technical expertise in youth development and education, including demand-driven skills training and vocational training, as well as proven experience engaging diverse stakeholders such as government agencies, education institutions, employment service providers, and young people, in effective capacity building and sustainability of the project interventions. The position will provide overall strategic direction in the design, management, implementation and overall quality assurance of the project. The COP will oversee a team of experts and support staff, prepare reports and annual operating plans, align project initiatives with in-country priorities and ensure the program is compliant with USAID and ACDI/VOCA regulations.
Please apply directly online at www.acdivoca.org/international-jobs. The applications will be reviewed promptly upon receipt, only finalists will be contacted. ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.