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Job Locations MW
Counterpart International helps people build better lives and more durable futures, community by community. We equip individuals, organizations and communities-our counterparts- to become solution creators in their own families, communities, regions and countries. We work with them in some of the world’s most challenging places to tackle social, economic, environmental, health and governance issues that threaten their lives and undermine their futures.   For more information on Counterpart, please visit our website at www.Counterpart.org   Malawian Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply   Job Profile:  Counterpart International is currently seeking a Chief of Partyto support the anticipated Strengthening Parliament’s Role in Malawi’s Development (SPRID) opportunity. SPRID will contribute to Malawi’s democratic governance by supporting the Parliament of Malawi to better fulfill its legislative, oversight and representative functions. The goal of the activity is to support the effectiveness and independence of Parliament by providing technical support to selected constitutional and standing committees, coordination between parliament and statutory oversight institutions around public integrity issues, and CSOs and media’s demand for accountability. The activity looks at both the technical capacity as well as the political incentives of Members of Parliament and staff to support a more robust legislative process, and more rigorous oversight. To maximize Parliament's influence, the activity will leverage partnerships with oversight institutions and civil society and media to build coalitions for reforms that are responsive to the public interest.This position is full time and will serve through the life of the project.      
Job Type
Expatriate/TCN
Category
New Business Development
Job Locations MW
Counterpart International helps people build better lives and more durable futures, community by community. We equip individuals, organizations and communities-our counterparts- to become solution creators in their own families, communities, regions and countries. We work with them in some of the world’s most challenging places to tackle social, economic, environmental, health and governance issues that threaten their lives and undermine their futures.   For more information on Counterpart, please visit our website at www.Counterpart.org   Malawian Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply   Job Profile:  Counterpart International is currently seeking a Chief of Partyto support the anticipated Governance for Solutions (GfS) opportunity. The overall objective of GfS is to identify, learn and build on successful approaches to improving sector specific quality and access of public services in particular localities. specifically the activity objectives are to: a) build Stakeholder Coalitions: Identifying coalitions of stakeholders committed to resolving specific problems in their district, institution, or community. b) analyse problems: Problem construction, deconstruction and problem-driven sequencing. c) secure buy-in to test solutions: Building consensus between stakeholders to adopt new practices d) test and adapt solutions: Testing and adapting practices that solve problems for local authorities and citizens. e) provide opportunities for diffusion: Facilitating the diffusion of these practices to additional localities based on the observable and scalable benefits they offer to those in the position to adopt them. This position is full time and will serve through the life of the project.    
Job Type
Expatriate/TCN
Category
New Business Development
Job Locations TN
Counterpart International helps people build better lives and more durable futures, community by community. We equip individuals, organizations and communities-our counterparts- to become solution creators in their own families, communities, regions and countries. We work with them in some of the world’s most challenging places to tackle social, economic, environmental, health and governance issues that threaten their lives and undermine their futures.   For more information on Counterpart International, please visit our website at www.counterpart.org   Job Profile:  Counterpart International is currently seeking a Chief of Party (s)to support upcoming USAID civil society strengthening projects in Tunisia. These activities will be multi-year programs valued between $4-$25 million and will support CSOs in their efforts to achieve development outcomes and sustainability.     Primary Responsibilities: The COP will be responsible for overall project leadership, management, technical direction and vision, oversight, quality and compliance, and maintaining relationships with USAID and stakeholders. The COP will be responsible for ensuring the timely submission and quality of all project deliverables. This position requires senior-level program management experience with USAID or other donors.
Job Type
Expatriate/TCN
Category
New Business Development
Job Locations MR
Counterpart International helps people build better lives and more durable futures, community by community.  We equip individuals, organizations and communities-our counterparts- to become solution creators in their own families, communities, regions and countries.  We work with them in some of the world’s most challenging places to tackle social, economic, environmental, health and governance issues that threaten their lives and undermine their futures.   For more information on Counterpart, please visit our website at www.Counterpart.org     Job Profile:  Counterpart International is currently seeking a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) to support the anticipated USAID-funded Nafoore program in Mauritania, estimated at $17 million. Nafoore is an addendum under the YouthPower 2 (YP2) Annual Program Statement (APS) umbrella to create a new program to create socio-economic opportunities for youth while preventing violent extremism in Mauritania. The USAID Nafoore addendum seeks to empower youth through soft skills and vocational education and training, economic opportunities, and safeguard their communities against radicalization by building their resilience and social cohesion. This program will provide targeted support for at-risk youth and their communities in Nouakchott, Trarza, Hodh el Chargui, and Hodh el Gharbi.
Job Type
Local
Category
New Business Development
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
We are seeking a full-time Program Manager (PM) to work closely with the Director of Food Security (DFS) to provide technical guidance and oversee operations of Counterpart’s portfolio of donor-funded Food Security, Education, and Nutrition projects.  Along with the DFS, PMs plays an important role in portfolio growth, including leading new business development and portfolio growth initiatives.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Programs
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
We are seeking a full-time Office Manager who will oversee the daily operations of the office ensuring the organization and its facilities have the resources needed to operate smoothly and efficiently.  The Office Manager is also responsible for travel administration,  and charitable and tax exemption status activities. This position will also provide high-level administrative and coordination support to the President & CEO.
Job Type
Local
Category
Human Resources
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Counterpart International is seeking a talented individual with outstanding critical thinking and analytical skills to lead our newly set up Financial Planning and Analytics function. The Manager FP&A will be a highly visible role providing value-added insights to enable effective financial management of programs. This is a full-time position based in Arlington, VA This position will report to the Associate Director - PSU and work in close partnership with the Chief Financial Officer and Accounting, Reporting and Compliance (ARC) function. Manager FP&A will serve as a key member of the home office PSU team and as a key interface among program support unit, program management and finance and accounting.  The Manager will be responsible for the project budgeting and forecasting processes for Counterpart.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Finance
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
The Officer/Senior Officer of the Programs Support Unit (PSU) is a member of a small team of professionals under the direct supervision of the PSU Associate Director. The team is responsible for the coordination, monitoring, execution, and delivery of timely and effective services to Programs in support of awarded programming.   The support provided by the PSU covers the broad areas of finance, award management, compliance, human resources, IT, security, and audit.  The Officer/Senior Officer is charged with the completion of operational and administrative duties, some of which are listed below, and others as assigned by the PSU Associate Director that are essential to the conduct and delivery of awarded work within Counterpart and donor compliance frameworks.   The PSU Officer/Senior Officer is not responsible for project technical matters, learning capture, deliverable production, or achieving project results on time and within budget: those responsibilities remain with Programs Leadership and Program Management staff assigned to each project.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Programs
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Counterpart International helps people build better lives and more durable futures, community by community.  We equip individuals, organizations and communities-our counterparts- to become solution creators in their own families, communities, regions and countries.  We work with them in some of the world’s most challenging places to tackle social, economic, environmental, health and governance issues that threaten their lives and undermine their futures.   For more information on Counterpart, please visit our website at www.Counterpart.org   Job Profile:  Counterpart, a global nonprofit, is currently seeking a full-time Contracts and Award Manager for its Grants, Contracts and Compliance (GCC) team to provide cradle-to-grave contract/award management of Counterpart’s portfolio of contracts and subcontracts and cooperative agreements in order to mitigate risk and to ensure compliance with client’s and donors’ regulations and the organization’s policies.  This is a full time position based in Arlington, Virginia and will report to the Director GCC.   The Contracts and Award Manager will analyze, interpret and apply client regulations, contract/award terms and conditions and Counterpart policies in the day-to-day management of programs, serving as the advisor on his/ her portfolio on compliance to HQ and field-based staff.  He/she will:  manage a portfolio of contracts, subcontracts and any assigned cooperative agreements, primarily from U.S. Government agencies; review proposal and budget packages prior to submission; negotiate terms and conditions of contracts/awards and modifications; review consultant agreements; review and provide guidance on subawards and grant manuals; review procurements for assigned portfolio; provide ongoing guidance to HQ and field staff on client/donor regulations, internal procedures and overall daily troubleshooting; conduct training as needed; and work collaboratively within and across teams.  The Contracts and Award Manager will assist the GCC Director in updates, revisions of manuals and guidance, and developing guidance, tools, job aids and templates for contract/award administration and compliance.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Grants, Contracts, & Compliance
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Counterpart International is seeking a Program Assistant (PA) to support its Governance Practice, which includes a portfolio of projects in the areas of civil society strengthening, advocacy, human rights, peacebuilding and conflict resolution, resource governance, and transparency and anti-corruption, in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The position will provide overall support across the different projects. In addition, to program support across projects, the candidate will devote a portion of her time to support new business development endeavors within the portfolio. This is a full-time position based out of our headquarters in Arlington, VA (remote). The PA will work under direct supervision of the Program Specialist/Program Manager.  
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Programs
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Counterpart International partners with local organizations - our counterparts - to build inclusive, sustainable communities in which their people thrive. Established in 1965, Counterpart - a global development organization - forges partnerships with between citizens, government, and the private sector to invest in food security and nutrition, economic development, and effective governance and institutions. Our mission reflects our longstanding commitment to building the capacity of individuals and communities to control their own future. We are proud of our record of innovations in community-based development, and we aspire to build on them. Though Counterpart's projects are diverse, they share a common objective: supporting people in defining their own destinies.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
New Business Development

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