(ATARI) project. A follow-on to the current Afghanistan
Trade and Revenue project, ATARI will
support Afghanistan’s accession to the World Trade Organization. ATARI aims to build the capacity of the Afghanistan government to adequately implement a liberal policy framework for trade and
investment in accordance with international standards, enhance its integration
in the regional and world economy through the promotion of trade and transit
agreements, improve economic corridor governance, and strengthen the private
sector. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a
difference in the lives of people around the world.
- Provide overall project leadership through strategic planning, management, and technical implementation
collaboration with the project team, design and make operational an annual
work plan formulating annual project activities, deliverables, and
budget needs in accordance with the USAID annual planning cycle; assure
timely disbursement of funds
- Serve as the Chemonics in-country representative to USAID by maintaining routine correspondence; ensure pertinent information is disseminated appropriately and accurate records are kept of all communications with USAID
- Provide overall technical oversight and supervision of employees and consultants; review
and edit reports and deliverables compiled by project staff and short-term
consultants before submission to the USAID contracting officer’s representative
and develop positive relationships with host-government partners and other
quality control and the overall responsiveness of technical assistance
provided, including necessary adjustments to operations
to fit the requirements of USAID and the Afghanistan government
efforts on data collection, monitoring, report generation, and evaluation
Master’s degree in business administration, export development, trade facilitation, or related field
Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible experience in international trade/economic development, preferably in export promotion or trade facilitation, with at least five years of supervisory experience
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
Experience with USAID highly desired or other similar donor programs, preferably interacting directly with the donor on programmatic, strategic communications, and contractual issues
Excellent interpersonal, supervision, problem-solving, and coordination skills
Experience in post conflict/transitional countries preferred
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by October 31, 2016. Please include “Chief of Party” in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please.
Finalists will be contacted.
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