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April 30, 2016   

About World Council of Credit Unions // Careers & RFPs

 

Chief of Party - Burkina Faso


PRIMARY PURPOSE

World Council of Credit Unions seeks an experienced Chief of Party for the anticipated project in Burkina Faso. The overall objective of the project is to provide technical assistance to credit unions to expand their agricultural loan program. The program will assess value chains, develop appropriate agricultural financing mechanisms and build local capacity. Duties will include:

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Overall program direction and management of the project including financial and staff management.
  2. Principle liaison with implementing partners, donor and Government of Burkina Faso counterparts on all matters related to the program.
  3. Responsible for ensuring that program activities are delivered on time and within budget, in a quality manner, while providing technical leadership.
  4. Ensure project performance, compliance with contractual obligations, and results reporting in regular communication and contact with World Council staff in the field and in headquarters.
  5. Prepare annual work plans and progress reports, and monitor the implementation of these plans. Prepare and submit quarterly reports on progress of activities and achievement of program results to World Council and donor.
  6. Participate in regular field visits to the project areas to assure project progress towards activity objectives and goals. 
  7. Ensure efficient management of financial resources, including the review and approval of program budgets and monitoring of expenditures.

QUALIFICATIONS

Interested consultants should provide a copy of their resume/curriculum vitae, including recent salary/daily rate information for similar assignments to recruit@woccu.org.



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