CHF International’s mission is to be a catalyst for long-lasting positive change in low-and moderate-income communities around the world, helping them to improve their social, economic and environmental conditions.
CHF International is seeking a Chief of Party for the anticipated USAID-funded Resiliency in Northern Ghana (RING) program. The aim of the program is to improve the livelihoods and nutritional status of vulnerable households in targeted communities in the Northern Region of Ghana. Project activities will focus on increasing consumption of diverse quality foods, especially among women and children; improving behaviors related to nutrition and hygiene of women and young children; and strengthening local support networks (with a particular focus on Regional Coordinating Councils and District Assembly staff and systems) to address the needs of vulnerable households.
The Chief of Party will provide overall leadership and technical direction for the project; oversee planning, implementation and management of the project; serve as key liaison with the donor, the Government of Ghana and implementing partners; and ensure proper reporting, financial management and compliance.
•Master’s degree in international development, , public health, livelihoods, agriculture, economics or a related field of study •Minimum 10 years of experience implementing related multi-sectoral development programs with at least 5 years in Chief or Party, Program Director or equivalent positions •Demonstrated expertise in at least one or more technical area relevant to this program: food security, agriculture, nutrition, public health, or livelihoods. •Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with government officials and leaders at national and local levels, local NGO and community organizations, and donor community •Excellent interpersonal skills and strong writing and administrative skills required •Prior experience working on donor-funded development projects in Ghana or West Africa required, experience working on USAID funded projects preferred •At least two years experience working on projects addressing gender-related constraints in either the agriculture or nutrition sector required •Fluency in written and spoken English required.