Deputy Chief of Party

Employer: Creative Associates International
Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Closing date: 07 Jul 2016


Background:

Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 15 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Position Summary:

Creative Associates seeks candidates for the upcoming USAID-funded Justice, Human Rights, and Security Strengthening (JHSS) Activity. The purpose of the program is to create more effective and accountable judicial and security sector organizations in order to reduce violence in target areas, reduce impunity, and protect human rights. The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) provides technical and administrative support and expertise to the program, serves as lead in the absence of the COP, and serves as a significant liaison with USAID/Honduras, other implementing partners, other donors, and any other key
stakeholders. The DCOP will have demonstrated ability to work in complex environments and manage diverse teams to deliver impact.

Minimum Requirements:
At least 8 years of relevant work experience with increasing responsibility, at least 4 years of which is in the areas of rule of law or security sector development.
Demonstrated ability to work with community police, at‐risk youth and other vulnerable groups. Highly developed leadership, interpersonal, technical and analytical skills, including an ability to interact effectively with government counterparts, local and community organizations.
English level IV (Fluent) ‐ Reading/Writing/Speaking
Spanish level IV (Fluent) ‐ Reading/Writing/Speaking

Local and regional candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Position contingent upon donor funding.