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Chief of Party – Zambia, Expanding Water and Sanitation

Research Triangle Institute (RTI)

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka posted 31/03/2022.

Chief of Party – Zambia, Expanding Water and Sanitation Jobs in Research Triangle Institute (RTI) Lusaka vacancies in Lusaka at Research Triangle Institute

# Job Description

Research Triangle Institute RTI has over 30 years’ experience assisting
governments, communities, and the private sector. As a not-for-profit,
independent research institute based in North Carolina, USA, RTI has roughly
5,000 employees with global experience implementing international development
projects. RTI’s Sustainable Growth & Resilience SG&R technical unit within
the International Development Group brings together RTI experts and
capabilities across food security, agriculture, energy, environment, water,
governance, and economic opportunity. SG&R will leverage RTI’s experience
designing and delivering multisectoral programming and technical solutions to
respond to climate change, build resilience, and promote economic growth
around the world.

SG &R’s Water portfolio has delivered innovative, breakthrough solutions
in key development sectors, including water sector governance, water,
sanitation, and hygiene WASH services, economic livelihood development,
community engagement, and institutional capacity building. Our work spans the
Africa continent with a growing presence in South Asia.

Program Description

RTI has recently been awarded the USAID-Zambia $20 million Expanding
Water and Sanitation Project. The purpose of the USAID Expanding Water and
Sanitation Project is to professionalize WASH services, to promote
accountability for reliable and high-quality WASH services, and to enhance the
enabling environment for private sector engagement PSE in service delivery
in underserved areas of Zambia Northern, Western and Muchinga provinces. The
period of award is five-years.

Position Description

RTI is seeking a Chief of Party for the Expanding Water and Sanitation
Project. The Chief of Party will be responsible for leading the overall
project implementation, technical strategy, , and execution of the
project ensuring all project deliverables are met or exceeded within budget
and in compliance with RTI and USAID rules and regulations. This position will
provide project planning, oversight, leadership, and coordination. The COP
will build and maintain strong and favorable client, partner, community, home
office, and team relations. This position will be based in Lusaka with the
need to travel to provincial areas throughout the program implementation
period. The COP will directly report to RTI’s Home Office.

Roles And Responsibilities

–>Responsible for the overall leadership, strategic guidance, vision, and management of staff for successful implementation of the project within budget and compliance parameters.
–>Lead overall project vision and strategy; manage overall project design and delivery;
–>Ensure synergy across technical components of the project; ensure good team planning and coordination, deployment of resources and intra-team communication in support of project objectives;
–>Lead technical meetings to ensure adaptive management and inclusion of guiding principles across all objectives.
–>Oversee preparation and delivering high quality reports to USAID, including quarterly and annual reports, annual work plans, technical and financial reports.
–>Ensure all contractual deliverables and reporting requirements are met and in compliance with contractual requirements and U.S. federal regulations.
–>Provide overall leadership, strategic guidance, vision, and management to staff for successful implementation of the project, while maintaining financial accountability for all project activities.
–>Build strong relationships and lead communication and collaboration with USAID and high-level stakeholders, such as ministries and regulators, other implementers, partners and local counterparts.
–>Oversee performance monitoring and evaluation to ensure all governance project targets are met or exceeded – making recommendations for improvement in program implementation.


–>Bachelor’s Degree and 15 years of experience, Master’s degree and 12 years of experience, PhD and 8 years of experience, or equivalent combination of and experience.
–>Demonstrated experience managing diverse, high-performing, multidisciplinary teams
–>Knowledge of Zambian water sector context.
–>Demonstrated ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners.
–>Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
–>Ability to travel and work in locations with difficult terrain/conditions at times.
–>Proven ability to work under pressure, and with multiple concurrent demands.
–>Proven ability to manage projects with satellite or remote offices and team members.
–>Proficiency in English is required.
–>Work experience in Zambia required.

Additional Information

–>Maximum Salary: $105,000

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Closing Date : 10th April, 2022.

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