Team Lead / Chief of Party


Job Description

Chemonics seeks a Team Lead/Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID project to support independent media in Syria. The team lead/chief of party will likely to be based in Berlin, Germany. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. Responsibilities include:
  • Provide overall strategic, technical, and administrative leadership to the project

  • Serve as the project’s primary liaison with USAID/Syria on management and technical matters

  • Lead Coordination with USAID, as well as with other U.S. government-funded implementing partners, other donors, government, civil society, and key stakeholders

  • Undergraduate degree in Journalism, communication, Information Technology, public policy, public Administration, Law, international development, or a related discipline required; master’s degree or equivalent preferred

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in international setting conducting development work

  • Experience managing donor-funded Syria programs or development programs in similar geopolitical contexts; previous USAID experience a plus

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead and manage complex projects that engage a variety of public and private sector stakeholders

  • Demonstrated ability to work with local organizations, international implementers, and technical partners

  • Work experience in the Middle East region preferred

  • Proficiency in Arabic
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