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Chief of Party East and South Africa Regions

Chief of Party East and South Africa Regions

Job Announcement – Chief of Party
USDA Food for Progress Program
March 2024

For over 70 years, the National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International (NCBA CLUSA) has contributed to high-impact international development projects in more than 85 countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Grounded in the seven cooperative principles, NCBA CLUSA’s international development work seeks to alleviate poverty through social and economic empowerment. NCBA CLUSA’s work focuses on building resilient communities, creating economic opportunities, and strengthening cooperatives and producer organizations. Our community-led development approach empowers communities to identify, promote, and manage sustainable, locally generated solutions.
Project Summary

Join us in making a significant impact on developing countries and emerging democracies! The 2024 Food for Progress (FFPr) Program is dedicated to modernizing and strengthening agricultural sectors, particularly focusing on improving climate-smart agriculture practices, enhancing the enabling environment, and bolstering food security in the East and South Africa regions. The expected duration of the Program is 36 to 60 months, beginning around November 2024 contingent upon receiving the award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Position Overview:
We are seeking a dynamic individual to serve as the Chief of Party (COP) for the Program. As the COP, you will provide strategic, technical, and programmatic leadership, acting as the primary liaison between the FFPr Program, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, implementing partners, and other stakeholders. This position is pivotal in ensuring the successful implementation of the project, aligning with NCBA CLUSA’s international program management standards, technical approach, and principles.

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To be considered, please submit to the following documents with the subject line “USDA-COP-country name” by May 24, 2024:

  • Cover Letter
  • CV in reverse chronological format with the most recent work listed first.


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