FHI 360 is seeking applications for a Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID Support for Higher Education Activity in Afghanistan project which will build on current investments made by USAID Afghanistan in higher education and post-secondary level vocational training opportunities to equip them with the knowledge and skills needed to meaningfully contribute to the workforce. The anticipated project is expected to introduce opportunities for market driven degree programs, development of leadership and soft skills among students and faculty, and to support public universities with organizational development and policy reform.
The COP will provide leadership, managerial and technical support throughout the implementation of the project and will be responsible for the administration, program management, performance monitoring and technical implementation and oversight of all program activities. The COP will serve as the principal institutional liaison to the Afghan Government and USAID/Afghanistan and is expected to have regular communication with the USAID/Afghanistan Agreement Officer’s Representative. The COP is responsible for ensuring compliance with FHI 360 policies and procedures and USG rules and regulations. The COP is responsible for ensuring sub-awardee compliance and monitoring quality of program implementation. The position will be based in Kabul, Afghanistan. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval.