Chief of Party
- The Carter Center
- Monrovia, Liberia
- Non Profit
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The Carter Center
Chief of Party
Strengthening Citizen Participation in Government: Access to Justice and Information in Liberia
The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering; it seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.
The Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for advancing the anticipated extension of The Carter Center’s Strengthening Citizen Participation in Government: Access to Justice and Information USAID-funded project, including serving as primary liaison with USAID. The COP will report to the Associate Director, Conflict Resolution Program (AD) and the Senior Associate Director, Americas Program/Manager of the Global Access to Information Initiative (SAD) on all USAID grant-related issues.
The COP, with guidance from the AD, manages the in-country Access to Justice Project, including planning, budget development and oversight, office management, establishing and managing relationships with government, donors, partners, NGOs and UN agencies. Oversees implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting as it relates to Access to Justice activities. The COP will coordinate closely with The Carter Center’s Liberia Access to Information Project lead on all grant and project related issues. The COP is responsible to supervise in-country Access to Justice staff including development of work plans for staff and consultants and conducting periodic performance evaluations. The COP supervises the Security Officer, with guidance from the AD, to ensure the overall safety of project staff. This includes ensuring security policies and procedures are updated regularly and communicated to staff. In emergencies, acts as liaison with Carter Center HQ staff to coordinate International SOS, Inc. assistance.
Candidates with a JD or Master of Laws or a related field or 10 years or more experience managing and implementing multi-faceted programs in post conflict West Africa are preferred. Liberian citizenship is highly desirable. The position is based in Monrovia, Liberia and is planned for an initial assignment of one year, pending successful funding.
- Catherine Schutz
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