The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) supports and collaborates with the Chief of Party (COP) and Senior Technical Advisor (STA) to coordinate field office activities and administration, and manage the IFES Libya offices in Tunis and Tripoli. S/he will also oversee select program objectives, which will be determined in consultation with the COP. In addition, the DCOP will be responsible for ensuring compliance with USAID and non-US donor rules and regulations – especially related to financial management, reporting, and M&E. This position is based in Tunis, Tunisia with potential travel to Tripoli, Libya. This position is contingent upon funding.
Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in international development, preferably in the area of democracy and governance with preference given to those with experience in the field of elections, governance, conflict mitigation, and/or development. Minimum of 5 years of experience with USAID and non-US-funded activities in related program area. Familiarity with political, economic, and social context within the MENA region. Knowledge of election administration and experience working with elections management bodies and civil society organizations.