General Information

Position
Chief of Party - USAID Kosovo ADAPT Activity
Work arrangement
Full-time
City
Pristina
Country
Kosovo
Department
Enabling Services
Team
Business Development
Area of interest
Consulting, Project & Programme Management
Way of work
Office-based

Description & Requirements

Who we are looking for
Qualifications and Expectation Sought for the Chief of Party:
Advanced degree in sustainability, climate change, agriculture and food systems, environmental science, environmental economics, public administration, public policy, business administration, or other relevant field
At least 8 years of senior level experience managing donor-funded activities to improve climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies and interventions
Demonstrated experience working among senior-level counterparts developing and/or implementing climate policies and initiatives in Kosovo and/or East Central Europe, the Western Balkans or other related regions 
Demonstrated success in breaking down development challenges, creating and implementing solutions, and achieving measurable results in development projects
Ability to promote cross-component integration within teams
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple components simultaneously, work with international personnel, and integrate with partner government and other donors
Demonstrated ability to establish productive, collaborative relationships with counterparts 
Proven ability to mentor, motivate, and lead team members 
Excellent communication, writing, and interpersonal skills
Experience working in Kosovo and/or the Western Balkans a plus
Knowledge of USAID policies, procedures, regulations and reporting requirements
Fluency (spoken and written) in English with strong oral and written presentation skills

Your future role
Deloitte is currently recruiting for an upcoming multi-year United States Agency for International Development (USAID) program in Kosovo. Deloitte is seeking well-qualified candidates to serve as Chief of Party (COP), to develop and implement the Kosovo Adapt activity, and help create, within Kosovo, a resilient environment and more economic sustainability through increased awareness and demand for climate solutions, and policies that support climate change mitigation and adaptation. This initiative’s implementing team will partner with national government, local government, the private sector, NGOs and local community organizations, and USG stakeholders to:

(1) Identify constraints and opportunities related to climate change mitigation and adaptation
(2) Raise awareness to climate change issues and engage stakeholders to support and implement climate smart policies and incentives
(3) Enable stakeholders to support, promote, and lead climate smart policies and initiatives

The COP, based in Prishtina, Kosovo, will lead the team by providing overall project management and strategic direction to ultimately align with the objectives above. The COP will report to and work closely with USAID and the Deloitte home office based in Washington, D.C. to ensure that the program operations are integrated effectively between the field (Kosovo) and home-based offices (US).

There will be additional positions for specialists to be deployed on the program in both short-term and long-term and long-term capacities. It is expected some of these specialists will be based in Prishtina, while others may travel for short assignments in country.

Selection process
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Interested persons should please submit a cover letter and CV with references as a Word document. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. This position is contingent on project award and funding. 
About Deloitte
For more than 25 years, Deloitte’s International Development Organization (IDO) practice has worked with governments, development agencies, NGOs, and private firms in over 60 countries to build the institutions, legal framework, and policies required for effective public and private sector growth. 

Deloitte is a leading provider of innovative development solutions to development agencies, foundations, governments, and Fortune 500 companies. Our IDO team is the vanguard for the delivery of profound impact in the global development space in alignment to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. With more than 1000 development specialists around the world, Deloitte has implemented over 150 donor projects worth a total of more than $3 billion in more than 70 countries. 

About the team
As used in this posting, “Deloitte” means Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.


For more information on Deloitte’s Public Sector climate work, please visit the Public Sector Climate Action website.