Chief of Party

  • Jakarta
  • Dai
Position: Chief of Party - Indonesia Urban Climate Change Adaptation Activity Location: Jakarta, Indonesia Position Status: Full-time, Regular About DAI DAI works at the cutting edge of international development, combining technical excellence, professional project management, and exceptional customer service to solve our clients’ most complex problems. Since 1970, DAI has worked in 150 developing and transition countries, providing comprehensive development solutions in areas including crisis mitigation and stability operations, democratic governance, public sector management, agriculture, private sector development economics and trade, public health, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change. About the Project The purpose of the anticipated USAID-funded Indonesia Urban Climate Change Adaptation Activity (UCCAA) is to improve climate and disaster resilience in Indonesia by supporting the Government of Indonesia (GOI) at local, district, provincial and national levels. This is a $10M - $25M activity to be implemented over a 5-year period. Position Summary DAI seeks candidates for the Chief of Party position on the anticipated USAID-funded Indonesia UCCAA. The Chief of Party will be responsible for the technical leadership and in-country management of the Activity.The Chief of Party will oversee the long-term expatriate and local staff and short-term experts in achieving project results.The Chief of Party will undertake regular assessments of the broader political environment within which the project operates to ensure flexibility and rapid reprioritization of activities when necessary. Responsibilities · Serve as principal liaison with USAID, GOI counterparts, and other stakeholders on program communications and technical implementation activities. · Provide technical and intellectual direction and leadership. · Manage, lead, and oversee all staff, consultants, and subcontractors in achieving project results. · Oversee all financial and administrative matters. · Develop work plans for project activities. · Oversee the participatory planning process to produce a strategic plan for project deliverables. · Provide technical support to the project team in all program areas. · Oversee development and implementation of the Monitoring and Evaluation Plan. · Provide timely and accurate reporting to USAID on all program areas. · Coordinate program activities with other donors. Qualifications · An advanced degree in a technical area related to climate change, natural resources management, environment al management or other related fields is required. · At least 15 years of experience in implementing climate change-related programs for USAID and/or other donors. · 5 years or more managing and leading USAID-funded projects. · Experience in establishing, managing and/or operating programs involving coordination with multiple program partner institutions in development countries. · Excellent communication skills and fluency in written and spoken English is required.