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Chief of Party (CoP), Local People-Centered Governance and Reconciliation Activity

World Vision

Chief of Party (CoP), Local People-Centered Governance and Reconciliation Activity

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Here’s where you come in:

World Vision Somalia seeks a Chief of Party (CoP) to manage structure, coordinate and support the fully USAID-funded People-Centered Governance Activities in Somalia. As the CoP, you will support Somali communities in establishing the initial governance and safety conditions necessary to address the long-term social, economic, and political causes of Somalia’s instability by reducing the factors that enable violent extremist organisations (VEOs) to gain and maintain influence. You 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 World Vision regulations.

Requirements include:

  • Master’s degree in economics, social sciences, international development, management, policy, public administration, political science, law, international relations, or a related discipline.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience managing programs of a similar focus and complexity, on topics such as community building, decentralisation, conflict mitigation, local governance, public engagement, and/or institutional capacity-building programs
  • Familiarity with USAID programs, their history and their development; mastery of USAID regulations governing such programs.
  • Experience as a CoP, “key personnel”, or senior expert advisor required.
  • Experience in managing sub grants and contracts under grants for complex projects.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25 % of the time


Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position and apply online by the closing date of 31 JAN 2023.

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.