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Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Counterpart International seeks a full-time Washington DC-based Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) to support a project in a potentially closed, non-permissive environment. The DCOP will report to the Chief of Party (COP) and will have oversight and management responsibility for all program-related activities of the project including the implementation of grants and the delivery of all technical assistance.The DCOP will provide day-to-day management and direction of the program team including the Gender Technical Lead, Civil Society Strengthening Lead, and Media Strengthening Lead (Partner organization).   The DCOP will assist the COP in setting the program vision and strategy for the project to achieve its program objectives. The DCOP will also assist the COP in developing all work plans and have oversight responsibility for the completion of all formal program deliverables as cited in the cooperative agreement.  The DCOP will make sure all program reports are prepared on time.   DCOP will work closely with the grants director to ensure grants are designed, advertised, evaluated, and awarded on a timely basis and manage the program team in the grant implementation phase to monitor the program activities of the grantees and make sure grantees receive appropriate technical support as needed. The DCOP will assist the COP in managing the partner relationships with the project partners.   The DCOP will represent the project in the civil society and media communities as well as facilitate the project specific advisory group meetings and communication along with the COP.    The DCOP will keep informed about the status of human rights defenders, journalists, changes in the civic space and support the COP in finding suitable project interventions.  The DCOP will define new approaches and strategies to work in the country as necessary and ensure that the project is adhering to the DO NO HARM principle.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Governance
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Counterpart International seeks a full-time DC-based Senior Operations Manager (Sr. Ops Manager) to remotely support a project in a potentially closed, non-permissive environment.  The Sr. Ops Manager will oversee all human resources (HR) functions of the project, including recruitment, on-boarding & orientation of staff, developing tools to track staff leave and the implementation of Counterpart’s HR policies, procedures, and practices, to ensure the effective management of staff resources.  In addition, the Sr. Ops Manager will provide project operations guidance and support, in close partnership with Counterpart’s Program Support Unit (PSU) to ensure both project compliance to Counterpart policies procedures and practices, but also an operational environment that will support project implementation.   The Sr. Ops Manager will supervise the Finance Manager, will report to the Chief of Party, and will work in close collaboration with the Program Management Unit (PMU), and Program Support Unit (PSU) to support project implementation.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Governance
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Counterpart International is currently seeking a short-term Social Network Analysis (SNA) Consultant for the Civil Society Strengthening Program (CSSP), a five-year initiative funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Haiti. As a sub-partner, Counterpart is supporting Papyrus, a local Haitian non-governmental organization, to implement CSSP. The project goal is to strengthen the capacity of Haitian civil society organizations (CSOs), including faith-based organizations and those working with the diaspora that are registered and operating in Haiti. Through this initiative, participating CSOs will be better equipped to develop, implement, and monitor their advocacy and service-delivery activities to the highest quality standards. Counterpart is working across the project objectives to provide technical support to the CSSP program and consortium partners as needed in the areas of thinking and working politically, advocacy, and media. Prioritizing localization, Counterpart is conducting all activities with an eye to transfer skills and mentor our Haitian-based partners to support local ownership and sustainability.   Under Result 2 (Build comprehensive, efficient, and effective networks of CSOs at the national and regional levels), Counterpart will work to map the connections between Haitian CSOs to strengthen their collaborative capabilities. We are seeking a Social Network Analysis (SNA) Consultant to perform the following duties: - Design the methodology and data collection instruments - Oversee the data collection process, including training enumerators - Conduct data analysis and develop graphic representation of the SNA - Build the capacity of CSSP staff to oversee subsequent exercises and conduct interviews At this time, we expect the consultant will fulfill the scope of work remotely, communicating virtually with Counterpart and our partners in Haiti. We will reassess the possibility of travel as the project progresses and the conditions in Haiti evolve.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Program Management Unit
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
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 Type
Headquarters
Category
Finance
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Counterpart International is currently seeking a short-term Advocacy Consultant for the Civil Society Strengthening Program (CSSP), a five-year initiative funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Haiti. As a sub-partner, Counterpart is supporting Papyrus, a local Haitian non-governmental organization, to implement CSSP. The project goal is to strengthen the capacity of Haitian civil society organizations (CSOs), including faith-based organizations, local groups, and those working with the diaspora that are registered and operating in Haiti. Through this initiative, participating CSOs will be better equipped to develop, implement, and monitor their advocacy and service-delivery activities to the highest quality standards. Counterpart is working across the project objectives to provide technical support to the CSSP program and consortium partners as needed in the areas of thinking and working politically, advocacy, and media. Prioritizing localization, Counterpart is conducting all activities with an eye to transfer skills and mentor our Haitian-based partners to support local ownership and sustainability.   Under Objective 1 (Strengthen the advocacy and administrative capacities of both citizen-support and service-provision civil society organizations), Counterpart will work to strengthen advocacy and administrative and organizational management capacities of Haitian CSOs. We are seeking an Advocacy Consultant to provide short-term technical assistance and lead the advocacy-focused interventions throughout the life of CSSP, as described below. At this time, we expect the consultant will fulfill the scope of work remotely, communicating virtually with Counterpart and our partners in Haiti. We will reassess the possibility of travel as the project progresses and the conditions in Haiti evolve.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Program Management Unit
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Counterpart seeks a Program Manager for the Governance Team under the Program Management Unit (PMU). The Program Manager is a member of a team of professionals working under the supervision of the Sr. Director of Governance Programs. The Governance Team is responsible for the everyday oversight and management of program implementation, as well as driving the technical direction of new business opportunities under the Governance portfolio.   The Program Manager will collaborate with the Program Support Unit (PSU) to support local program teams to respond to client and donor needs and deliver high-quality technical programming. The Program Manager is responsible for the oversight of all donor deliverables, including technical program reports and analyses. It is anticipated that the Program Manager will support the Civil Society in Action Program in Armenia and new business efforts in Europe and Eurasia.   The Program Manager reports to the Associate Director and of Governance and will work in close collaboration with the New Business Development and Program Support Unit on program management collaboration.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Governance
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Counterpart International seeks a full-time DC-based Grants Officer to remotely support a project in a potentially closed, non-permissive environment.  The Grants Officer, in coordination with the Grants Manager and Grants Director, will be responsible for the development of application packages, and be the primary grantee Point of Contact for coordination, implementation management and closeout of a portfolio of more than 350 grants over the life of the project. The Grants Officer will provide administrative support and evaluate grant applications, proposals, and awards to ensure adherence to project Grants Manual and donor rules and regulations. The Grants Officer will report to the Grants Manager and work in close collaboration with grantees, the technical team, Project Management Unit (PMU) and Project Support Unit (PSU) to support the project implementation.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Governance
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
The Resilient Food Systems Technical Expert (TE) works closely with the Senior Director of Resilient Food Systems (DFS) to provide technical guidance and oversee implementation of Counterpart’s portfolio of donor-funded Food Security, Education, and Nutrition projects.  Along with the DFS, the TE plays an important role in portfolio growth, including leading new business development and portfolio growth initiatives, as well as contributing to Counterpart’s technical capacity in building resilient food systems.  The PM collaborates with field-based Chiefs of Party (COPs), the Program Support Unit, and with HQ functional departments to ensure that field projects deliver expected results on time, within budget, and in compliance with Counterpart and donor policies and regulations.   Counterpart’s current Resilient Food Systems portfolio is comprised of projects focusing on school feeding and nutrition as well as agricultural market systems development. Growth objectives include in expanding funding in agricultural value chain and market systems development, community resiliency, education, nutrition, and disaster risk reduction.   The TE reports to the DFS and works in close collaboration with COPs and functional departments to identify and resolve gaps in project performance, revenue, or business protocols. To do this, the TE’s works across projects, with the authority to convene project-specific, portfolio-wide, or cross-functional groups as needed. The PM’s workflow is guided by the schedule of deliverables described in the specific duties and responsibilities below.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Programs
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Counterpart International is seeking a Talent Acquisition Manager to lead pre-proposal and proposal sourcing and recruitment for the New Business Development (NBD) team. The Talent Acquisition Manager will perform the full range of duties associated with lifecycle recruiting for new business opportunities, including sourcing, screening, interviewing, assessing, and recommending candidates based on the proposal requirements. They will work on proposal teams to implement effective recruitment strategies and rapidly recruit positions for USAID, USDA, and other donor funded proposals. They will lead NBD recruitment initiatives that expand Counterpart’s talent pool for key positions such as Chiefs of Party, Deputy Chiefs of Party, technical leads and program operations specialists. Working with the Human Resources (HR) team and proposal managers, the Talent Acquisition Manager will check references, develop competitive salary offers in alignment with proposal budgets, and negotiate final offers with selected candidates. This is a full-time position based in Washington, DC, however, remote locations within the United States may be considered.  This position will report to the Director of New Business Development.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
New Business Development
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Counterpart International is seeking a Program Officer to support the program implementation activities under Counterpart’s Food Security/Resilient Livelihoods Program Management Unit. As part of the Food Security/Resilient Livelihoods team projects involve food security/resilient livelihood programming includes agricultural development, enterprise development, resilient livelihoods, and nutrition. The position will provide support to the HQ and field teams to help meet program goals and objectives as well as support new business development as assigned. This is a full-time position based in Washington D.C. Counterpart operates in a hybrid office model and requires staff to come into the office 2 days a week.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Program Management Unit
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Counterpart International (Counterpart) is seeking a Governance and Civil Society Associate Director in the New Business Development team. The Governance and Civil Society Associate Director will report to the Vice President of New Business Development. This position will play a pivotal role translating learning and leading practices on our projects into new projects proposals, primarily for United States Agency for International Development (USAID), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and U.S. Department of State (DOS). While the candidate will report to the VP of New Business Development, they will work collaboratively with the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning team and the Project Management Unit. The position is ideal for candidates with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in international development. Preferred candidates will demonstrate field experience in civil society and/or institutional strengthening for civil society organizations and government institutions. The candidate should have a keen interest in understanding different development approaches that support civil society in different contexts and the ability to package and present the approaches and tools on proposals. The candidate should demonstrate a commitment to Counterpart’s Mission and our supporting local leadership and inclusion. Counterpart is committed to supporting career growth and we prioritize professional development.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
New Business Development
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Counterpart International (Counterpart) is seeking a Governance and Civil Society Manager in the New Business Development team. This position will play a pivotal role translating learning and leading practices on our projects into new projects proposals, primarily for United States Agency for International Development (USAID), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and U.S. Department of State (DOS). The Governance and Civil Society Manager will report to the Vice President of New Business Development and work collaboratively across several departments at Counterpart, including the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning team, the Project Management Unit, and the Communications Department. The position is ideal for candidates with 8 years’ experience. This should include a working knowledge of and experience supporting civil society and/or institutional strengthening for civil society organizations and government institutions. The candidate should have a keen interest in understanding different development approaches that support civil society in different contexts and the ability to package and present the approaches and tools on proposals. Counterpart is committed to supporting career growth and we prioritize professional development.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
New Business Development
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Counterpart International seeks a full-time DC-based Security Manager to support a recently awarded project.  The Security Manager will be responsible for providing direct oversight to the project for all security functions, including oversight of risk management planning; oversight of incident management (including coordinating responses and reporting to internal and external contacts); and oversight of on-the-ground security landscape to support grantee implementation.  The Security Manager will bring to bear prior experience in closing spaces and conflict/ post-conflict areas; additional information is provided below in the responsibilities section.      The Security Manager will report to the Project Director of the Program Management Unit (PMU) and work in close collaboration with the Chief of Party and Project Support Unit (PSU) to support the project.  The project will be comprised of remote expat staff working in close concert with local partner agencies.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Programs
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
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.   Counterpart International is currently seeking an Award Manager for its Grants, Contracts and Compliance (GCC) team.  The GCC team provides cradle-to-grave award management and oversight of Counterpart’s portfolio of grants, cooperative Awards, contracts and subawards in order to mitigate risk and to ensure compliance with donors’ regulations and the organization’s policies.   GCC plays a lead and/or support role throughout the award cycle, inclusive of opportunity analysis, proposal development, award negotiation, award administration, close out and the audit process.   The Award Manager will analyze, interpret and apply donor regulations, award terms and conditions, and Counterpart’s policies in the day-to-day management of programs, serving as the lead advisor on compliance to DC-Office and field-based staff.  He/she will manage his/her portfolio of awards, primarily from U.S. Government agencies (USDA, USAID and DOL); review proposal and budget packages prior to submission; negotiate terms and conditions of awards and modifications; review and provide guidance on subawards and grant manuals; clear procurements for assigned portfolio; provide ongoing guidance to DC-Office and field staff on donor regulations, internal procedures and overall daily troubleshooting; conduct training as needed; and work collaboratively within and across teams. 
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Grants, Contracts, & Compliance
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
The Senior Officer of the Programs Support Unit (PSU) is a member of a team of professionals under the direct supervision of the PSU Director. The PSU team is responsible for the coordination, monitoring, execution, and delivery of timely and effective services to programs, providing support in the broad areas of finance, award management, compliance, human resources, and audits. The Officer/Senior Officer will support operational and administrative duties that are essential to the conduct and delivery of awarded work within Counterpart and donor compliance frameworks.   The PSU 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 SV-San Salvador
The Rights and Dignity Project is a USAID funded program that seeks to strengthen governmental and non-governmental human rights protection systems, resulting in an increasingly tolerant, just, and equitable El Salvador. The Project is realizing this goal through the following objectives: 1) increase effectiveness of human rights organizations and defenders to advocate for human rights and democracy in El Salvador; 2) increase ability of selected key independent institutions to protect human rights in El Salvador; and 3) increase citizen awareness on human rights and democratic practices to prevent human rights abuses and discrimination.    Counterpart International is seeking a Salvadoran national to serve as Operations Manager, supporting the Chief of Party and the Deputy Chief of Party in the Project’s day-to-day operational management, ensuring the Project’s smooth operations and compliance with both Counterpart and USAID regulations and coordinating between the administrative and technical components of the project.  The Operations Manager will provide leadership and oversee following units: Finance and Administration, and grants. S/he will work closely with the Project’s COP, Technical Deputy Chief of Party and key personnel to ensure technical and financial reporting requirement are met in timely manner and on budget. The person selected will be expected to interact regularly with Project and Mission staff, as well as with human rights partners, government officials, and other relevant stakeholders. This is a full-time position based in San Salvador, El Salvador that will report to the Chief of Party.
Job Type
Local
Category
Programs
Job Locations SV-San Salvador
The Rights and Dignity Project is implemented by Counterpart International (CPI) in partnership with Partners El Salvador (PES). The main goal of the Project is to help strengthen governmental and non-governmental human rights protection systems, resulting in an increasingly tolerant, just, and equitable El Salvador.   Counterpart International (CPI) is currently seeking a Communications Assistant (CA) to carry out activities related to the Communications Area. Additionally, this position is expected to work closely with the Communications Officer and Communications Specialist, and will report directly to the Communications Specialist. The CA will provide administrative and technical support to the communications team and will be responsible for supporting strategies that increase the Human Rights and Dignity Project visibility. As well, the CA will support the creation and production of digital products, and logistics of events. This is a full time position based in San Salvador, El Salvador. . This is a locally-based position; Salvadoran citizens are strongly encouraged to apply.
Job Type
Local
Category
Programs
Job Locations SV-San Salvador
The Rights and Dignity Project is implemented by Counterpart International (CPI) in partnership with Partners El Salvador (PES). The main goal of the Project is to help strengthen governmental and non-governmental human rights protection systems, resulting in an increasingly tolerant, just, and equitable El Salvador.   Counterpart International is currently seeking a Grants Officer to support the implementation of this Project’s grant-related activities. Under the guidance and supervision of a Grants Manager, the Grants Officer will support the management and oversight of all Project subgrants, with a focus on compliance with USAID rules and regulations. This is a locally based position open to Salvadoran citizens. This is a full time position based in San Salvador, El Salvador. This position will report to the Grants Manager.  
Job Type
Local
Category
Programs

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