The Chief of Party (COP) will provide strategic, managerial and technical oversight to the Community Nutrition Activity (CNA) in Bangladesh. S/he will oversee all aspects of the project implementation cycle, including planning and evaluation, ensure program quality and personnel and financial management. The COP will liaise with USAID contract officers, technical support staff, partner organizations, outside contractors, and implementers of other USAID-funded initiatives as required. The COP will represent the project to all key stakeholders, government officials, and donors at coordination fora and other related seminars and meetings. The position will work under the direct line management of Helen Keller’s Bangladesh Country Director and is expected to work closely and coordinate with Helen Keller Bangladesh colleagues, the Vice President for Nutrition, and any other staff assigned to support the project. Helen Keller has a matrixed reporting structure. Regular communication and a spirit of teamwork among colleagues, both hierarchically and laterally are essential to make this structure thrive.
This position is expected to be based in Dhaka, with regular travel within Bangladesh. This five-year position is contingent on Helen Keller being awarded funding.