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Chief of Party Job in Kenya

USAID East Africa Trade Hub Program
Chemonics International, a U.S. based international development consulting firm, is seeking a chief of party for an anticipated USAID-funded regional trade facilitation project.

The project is expected to increase international competitiveness, regional trade, and food security in the East African region. 

The project will support national and regional bodies as they collaborate to facilitate intraregional trade and improve economic integration. 

Expected specific activities include harmonization of regional trade policies, support to East Africa Community (EAC), and linking regional suppliers to US markets to take advantage of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).

Qualifications for chief of party:
  • Advanced degree in economics, international trade, business administration, agriculture or related field
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in international development, preferably in trade, agriculture, or economic growth
  • Proven track record managing large complex projects in sub-Saharan Africa, preferably for a donor funded project
  • High level of interpersonal, technical, and analytical skills including a demonstrated ability to interact effectively and collaboratively with a broad range of public and private sector counterparts and other key stakeholders
  • Ability to collaboratively create and implement a strategic, long-term programmatic vision
  • Strong oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated capacity to provide overall results-driven project leadership, management, and technical direction
Application Instructions:
Send electronic submissions to: 

by March 22, 2013, indicating “Chief of Party” in the subject line. 

No telephone inquiries, please.

Finalists will be contacted.

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