Creative Associates seeks a Chief of Party (COP) for the direct management and implementation of a sensitive project in a conflict environment funded by the Department of State (DOS). The COP will be Creative’s senior in-country project representative with responsibility for implementing programs, supervising project staff, and managing relations with partners, both international and local. The COP will take a leadership role in coordinating program activities among a diverse group of stakeholders and beneficiaries. S/he will oversee and ensure timely project implementation, monitoring of activities, and management of project staff. The COP has ultimate responsibility for the Creative project’s financial accountability and reporting to DOS and the Creative home office.
The Chief of Party will report to the Project Director at Creative headquarters. He/she will oversee the Deputy Chief of Party, Program Manager and Research Manager. This will include close involvement with other technical leads, including the Community Policing Advisor, the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, the field Team Lead and various community policing and related STTAs.