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  • Posted: Apr 18, 2023
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    Chemonics International is founded in Washington, D.C., by the companys first president, Thurston F. Teele. Its mission, then and now, is to promote meaningful change around the world, helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives.


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    Technical Leads

    About The Job

    Position Summary

    • Chemonics International seeks Technical Leads for the anticipated USAID-funded Empower West Africa (EWA) Activity. 

    The purpose of the activity, under the Power Africa initiative, is to increase the availability of and access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and clean energy in West Africa in order to reach measurable economic growth, development outcomes such as reducing poverty, improving livelihoods, and increasing inclusive access to electricity enabled services in such areas as health, education, sanitation and food security.

    The potential objectives of the Activity are to:

    • End energy poverty by increasing access to affordable, reliable energy which can support increased economic activity and improved living standards.
    • Increase the supply of electricity in Western African countries through clean energy solutions.
    • Remove constraints to investment in Western Africa energy sectors and to increase innovation.
    • The Technical Leads will provide technical leadership and guidance across a wide range of program objectives in Western Africa. The Technical Leads shall review and develop technical deliverables from EWA’s work in the region, ensuring high quality and technical excellence. The position will support the Chief of Party (COP) and Senior Technical Advisor and provide technical advisory support to all elements of program implementation. He/She will perform both an internally-facing and externally-facing role in Western Africa. He/She will guide the EWA technical team in identifying and prioritizing country-specific activities and will regularly liaise with the Power Africa Coordinator’s office and other USAID Mission and office. This position will be based in West Africa. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Provide technical leadership in delivery of expected results in the West Africa region.
    • Manage, supervise, and coordinate technical services, prioritize the activities in the Western Africa region, and provide thought leadership and technical support as needed to accelerate a support activity.
    • Regularly liaise with the USAID missions in West Africa, Power Africa Coordinator’s Office, and other USG agencies, as appropriate.
    • Maintain strong relationships with relevant regional organizations and with private sector companies and host country governments.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred.
    • Minimum five years of experience implementing energy programs. West Africa work experience is preferred.
    • Excellent analytical abilities, written and oral communications skills.
    • Fluency in English and French.
    • Demonstrated ability to promptly address ad hoc requests.
    • Regional experience in Western Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo).

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    Chief of Party

    About The Job

    Position Summary

    • Chemonics International seeks a Chief of Party for the anticipated USAID-funded Empower West Africa Activity (EWAA). 

    The purpose of the activity, under the Power Africa initiative, is to increase the availability of and access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and clean energy in West Africa in order to reach measurable economic growth, development outcomes such as reducing poverty, improving livelihoods, and increasing inclusive access to electricity enabled services in such areas as health, education, sanitation and food security. 

    The potential objectives of the Activity are to:

    • End energy poverty by increasing access to affordable, reliable energy which can support increased economic activity and improved living standards.
    • Increase the supply of electricity in Western African countries through clean energy solutions.
    • Remove constraints to investment in Western Africa energy sectors and to increase innovation.
    • The Chief of Party (COP) will supervise all programmatic activities and have overall responsibility for the successful performance of the team. 
    • The COP shall provide strategic leadership and bear primary responsibility for all requirements of the contract, ensuring that the key performance indicators, objectives, and deliverables are met. 
    • He/She will be responsible for ensuring compliance with USAID regulations, the contract, and Chemonics policies. 
    • The COP will be the official representative of the contractor and lead liaising with USAID and government officials, and forging alliances with a myriad of private sector entities, organizations, and stakeholders and as well as managing multiple offices. 
    • This position will be based in West Africa.
    • We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Providing overall vision, management, and strategic leadership to the Activity.
    • Identifying adjustments in scope and operations to ensure that the project adapts to changes in need and context.
    • Supervising and empowering personnel.
    • Establishing effective partnerships with other U.S. government agencies, African partners, development partners, non-governmental organizations, and a wide variety of other stakeholders.
    • Effectively communicating in large public settings, as well as with senior government officials.
    • Ensuring that managerial, administrative, and financial procedures comply with USAID policies and procedures.
    • Supervise the technical leads, operations/grants managers, subcontractors, and short-term personnel.

    Qualifications:
    Bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred.

    • Minimum ten (10) years of management experience implementing energy programs on-and beyond-the-grid. West Africa work experience is preferred.
    • Oral and written proficiency in French required.
    • Excellent interpersonal, diplomacy, and leadership skills, including the ability to manage high-level relationships.
    • Proven ability to form collaborative relationships with intergovernmental, government representatives and other stakeholders.
    • Demonstrated ability to motivate and lead a dynamic team of professionals across large geographies.
    • Prior experience effectively managing large, complex activities in the energy sector and achieving performance objectives.
    • Prior experience leading USAID/Power Africa programs strongly preferred.
    • Regional experience in Western Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo).

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