Since 1963 and in 148 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that designs and delivers technical and management solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion.
Deputy Chief of Party, Bridge Youth Connect Activity, Burkina Faso
ACDI/VOCA is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for an anticipated Bridge Youth Connect (BYC) Activity funded by USAID. The 5-year project aims to create improved skills and economic opportunities for young women and men in Tillaberi, Maradi, and Diffa regions in Niger and Centre Nord and Est regions in Burkina Faso. BYC is one of several activities supporting USAID’s Bridge Project devoted to addressing the development challenges that are drivers of recruitment for violent extremism in the Sahel. The Youth Connect Activity is anticipated to start in September 2020.
The DCOP will be responsible for supporting the Chief of Party (COP) in management of staff, capacity building and stakeholder engagement. The DCOP will also coordinate the development, implementation and reporting on detailed management plans that may include implementation plans, deliverable tracking, etc., in assigned areas of responsibility. The DCOP will provide managerial oversight of activities conducted under the BYC activity. The position is based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.