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Job Locations US-Washington
Counterpart International is currently seeking a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer to provide support to a growing portfolio of Counterpart International’s programs, primarily focused on its Food Security programs funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service. The MEL Officer will provide technical support including: design or redesign of projects’ Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plans (MELP) or Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Plans (PMEPs) for new and current projects; support country staff in establishing/strengthening monitoring and evaluation systems; support the implementation and/or development of SharePoint-based knowledge management platforms across multiple programs; conduct temporary duty assignments with our country staff; and support the design and implementation of assessments and evaluations for Counterpart's programs. In addition, the MEL Officer will work with the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager and Project Management Unit (PMU) staff to analyze data, and use data visualization tools to demonstrate program impact, capture learning, and identify good practices that will enable Counterpart to exemplify its thought leadership among stakeholders and communities of practice.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Programs
Job Locations US-Washington
Counterpart is recruiting for a Collaboration Learning and Adaptation (CLA) Director for the upcoming USAID Sustainable Inclusive Development for Equity (SIDE) Leader With Associates (LWA). SIDE is a five year, $50-99.9M global mechanism that will increase the capacity of organizations serving marginalized, under-represented populations and/or people in vulnerable situations (MUGPVs) including children in adversity, their families, and youth; indigenous peoples; persons with disabilities; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI+) persons; victims of torture and those with unmet mental health needs; and other actors championing racial and ethnic equity. SIDE will support their development needs through small grants, capacity building, and rapid response support. Counterpart welcomes applicants with a demonstrated commitment to ensuring all people are included and can participate fully in and benefit from development efforts.   The CLA Director willoversee the development and implementation of the mechanism-wide learning, knowledge management, and adaptive programming activities, manage the contributions of consortium partners and local actors to research and learning, ensure effective integration of CLA practices, and utilization of learning internally and externally.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
New Business Development
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Counterpart International is currently seeking a SPO for the upcoming USAID Sustainable Inclusive Development for Equity (SIDE) Leader with Associates (LWA) award.SIDE is a five year, $50-99.9M global mechanism that will increase the capacity of organizations serving marginalized, under-represented populations and/or people in vulnerable situations (MUGPVs) including children in adversity, their families, and youth; indigenous peoples; persons with disabilities; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI+) persons; victims of torture and those with unmet mental health needs; and other actors championing racial and ethnic equity. SIDE will support their development needs through small grants, capacity building, and rapid response support.This is a full-time position based in Washington, DC. This position will report to Chief of Party. The SPO will contribute to all aspects of program management, donor engagement, monitoring, evaluation, and learning, fiscal oversight, and operational support. The SPO will be responsible for working closely with project consultants and will be providing technical and administrative inputs for program implementation, as well as supporting the development of new business as appropriate.Counterpart welcomes applicants with a demonstrated commitment to ensuring all people are included and can participate fully in and benefit from development efforts. 
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
New Business Development
Job Locations US-Washington
Counterpart International is seeking an Associate to join the New Business Development (NBD) team to support the team’s administrative, coordination, and communication efforts. The Associate will report to the Director of NBD and is responsible for providing administrative support to new business and proposal efforts.     This position is ideal for candidates who are highly organized, interested in pursuing a career in international development, and seeking to diversify and grow in the field of international development. Counterpart is committed to the growth of our employees, and we intend to prepare the Associate to serve as a Proposal Coordinator on United States Agency for International Development (USAID), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Department of State (DOS) proposals.  
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
New Business Development
Job Locations US-Washington
Counterpart seeks a Manager for the Programs Support Unit [PSU]. The PSU Manager is a member of a team of professionals working under the supervision of the PSU 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 PSU ensures that programs are consistently and effectively following Counterpart’s policies and procedures; to highlight areas of risk to the PSU Director, program leadership and, if required, the Vice President of Programs; to work with Counterpart departments to update and/or improve policies and procedures based on feedback from Programs and observations working directly with projects; and to reduce risk through consistent monitoring of key areas including: budgets, cost share, burn-rate, project procurement (goods, services and grants), sub-award management, and project HR issues. The Manager provides support to individual programs as well as collecting information on trends and challenges that span multiple programs. The Manager is responsible for highlighting systemic concerns or challenges that impact operational performance and working with the PSU Director and Vice President of Programs to propose actions to Programs Leadership to resolve these matters. The Manager reports to the PSU Director and works in close collaboration with the Programs Unit to support individual programs.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Programs
Job Locations US-Washington
The Programs Support Unit (PSU) Associate is a member of a team of professionals working under the supervision of the PSU 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 PSU ensures that programs are consistently and effectively following Counterpart’s policies and procedures; to highlight areas of risk to the PSU Director, program leadership and, if required, the Vice President of Programs; to work with Counterpart departments to update and/or improve policies and procedures based on feedback from Programs and observations working directly with projects; and to reduce risk through consistent monitoring of key areas including: budgets, cost share, burn-rate, project procurement (goods, services and grants), sub-award management, and project HR issues. The PSU Associate reports to the assigned PSU Manager.   The PSU Associate 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-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
Programs
Job Locations US-Washington
Counterpart seeks a Project Manager a position full-time for conflicted zone.  This position is responsible for providing direct support of awarded programming.  The support provided will cover the broad areas of finance, compliance and operational award management, human resources, additional information is provided below in the responsibilities section.   This person will work closely with the Program Support Unit (PSU). The purpose of the PSU is to ensure that programs are consistently and effectively following Counterpart’s policies and procedures; to highlight areas of risk to Programs Leadership; to work with Counterpart departments to update and/or improve policies and procedures based on feedback from Programs and observations working directly with projects; and to reduce risk through consistent monitoring of key areas including: budgets, cost share, burn-rate, project procurement (goods, services and grants), sub-award management, and project HR issues.   The incumbent provides support to individual programs as well as collecting information on trends and challenges that span multiple programs. The Manager is responsible for highlighting systemic concerns or challenges that impact operational performance and working with the Project Director to propose actions to Programs Leadership to resolve these matters.   The Manager reports to the project director and works in close collaboration with Programs Unit to support individual programs. 
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
WomenLead Institute
Job Locations US-Washington
Counterpart International is seeking a New Business Development Manager to join the New Business Development (NBD) team. The Manager will  serve as a Proposal Manager on United State Agency for International Development (USAID), Department of State (DOS), and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) opportunities.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
New Business Development
Job Locations US-Washington
The  Technical Director of Civil Society and Inclusion is a full-time position based in Washington DC that will strengthen technical excellence of Counterpart’s programs and new business opportunities in the Civil Society and  Inclusion sector and related growth opportunities. The  incumbent will apply technical leadership in supporting program excellence in implementation, learning and reporting; partnership engagement efforts; and demonstrating thought leadership in Civil Society and Inclusion  activities. The  Technical Director will also support the development of toolkits and external communications products that demonstrate Counterpart’s competitive offering in the Civil Society and Inclusion sector.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Programs
Job Locations US-Washington
Counterpart seeks a Manager for the Programs Support Unit [PSU]. The PSU is responsible for providing direct support of awarded programming. The support provided will cover the broad areas of finance, compliance and operational award management, human resources, IT, security, and audit, working in Counterpart’s portfolio of closing spaces and conflict/ post-conflict areas; additional information is provided below in the responsibilities section. The Manager provides support to individual programs as well as collecting information on trends and challenges that span multiple programs. The Manager is responsible for highlighting systemic concerns or challenges that impact operational performance and working with the Director and Vice President of Operations to propose actions to Programs Leadership to resolve these matters. The Manager reports to the Director and works in close collaboration with Programs Unit to support individual programs.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Programs
Job Locations US-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 US-VA-Arlington
Counterpart International seeks a Communication Officer to support strategic objectives of the organization. The communications officer will report to the senior director, communications. The position will be based in Washington, DC.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Communications
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
The Executive Assistant (EA) role is a highly visible position at Counterpart, requiring interaction with a broad range of internal and external constituents and playing a key role in support of our mission. Reporting to the CEO, the EA provides overall administrative and project support to the CEO and serves as the administrative liaison to the board of directors. The EA also has extensive interaction with other staff and community stakeholders. Professionalism, the ability to cultivate relationships, and flexibility to adapt to the changing needs and priorities of a growing organization are essential. This is a full-time, exempt position located at our office in downtown Washington, DC. Some early morning, evening, and weekend hours, as well as occasional travel, should be expected. In addition to a positive and flexible work culture, we attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation and benefits package.    
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Executive Office
Job Locations US-Washington
The Sr. Director, Governance is responsible for the development and implementation of the strategy for growth in this technical area. This includes guiding the identification and pursuit of new business opportunities and strategic partnerships. The incumbent is responsible for recruiting, mentoring, and retaining top technical talent in the US office and overseas projects to implement the new business strategy and the project leadership. The Sr. Director works closely with the Program Support Unit to ensure the delivery of high quality, on-budget, and on-time results in Counterpart’s program portfolio. The Director is responsible for client relations and providing thought leadership to external stakeholders. The Sr. Director will regularly publish online, produce technical products to distinguish Counterpart’s work, and will convene external gatherings to share ideas geared to solving food insecurity.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Programs
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
The Director, Resilience and Food Systems is responsible for the development and implementation of the strategy for growth in this technical area. This includes guiding the identification and pursuit of new business opportunities and strategic partnerships.  The incumbent is responsible for recruiting, mentoring, and retaining top technical talent in the US office and overseas projects to implement the new business strategy and the project leadership. The Director works closely with the Program Support Unit to ensure the delivery of high quality, on-budget, and on-time results in Counterpart’s program portfolio. The Director is responsible for client relations and providing thought leadership to external stakeholders. The Director will regularly publish online, produce technical products to distinguish Counterpart’s work, and will convene external gatherings to share ideas geared to solving food insecurity.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Programs
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Counterpart International seeks an experienced strategic leader to manage the IT department. The Senior Director for IT will align the organization's technology infrastructure to Counterpart’s mission. The Senior Director for IT is responsible for all IT-related purchasing, vendor relations, evaluation and implementation of new technologies, end-user support, and network infrastructure. The ideal candidate works well in a team environment and will display a can-do attitude focused on process improvement and building relationships across the organization. This is a full-time position based in Arlington, VA, and will report to the Chief Financial and Administration Officer.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Information Technology
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   Summary:  The Associate Director (AD)- Grants, Contracts and Compliance will provide cradle-to-grave award management and oversight of his/her assigned portfolio of grants, cooperative agreements or subawards in order to mitigate risk and to ensure compliance with donors’ regulations and the organization’s policies.  The AD will serve as an integral member of the DC-Office GCC Team. In consultation with the Director, the AD will provide strategic, compliant and pro-active guidance and problem-solving to DC-Office and field leadership, particularly in Counterpart’s portfolio of closing spaces and conflict/ post-conflict areas.   The AD will analyze, interpret and apply donor regulations, award terms and conditions, and Counterpart policies in the day-to-day management of programs, serving as the lead advisor on compliance to DC-Office and field-based staff for his/her portfolio of awards.  He/she will: manage a portfolio of awards, primarily from U.S. Government agencies; 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.  The individual also will advance his/her subject matter expertise in such areas as procurement, grant management, U.S. and non-U.S. Government donor requirements and/or acquisition (USG contract) regulations and contribute to the development/refinement of related policies, procedures and training.   S/he will also provide support to the development of new business.  The AD will advise on program development by ensuring quality control on all financial commitments proposed by Counterpart, including cost proposals, partner budgets, documentation for cost volumes (certifications, policies, manuals) and technical proposals where appropriate, cost share commitments, partner teaming arrangements, and negotiations with clients and prime partners both pre- and post-award. The AD interprets and applies Counterpart policy to ensure that the proposal is implementable and in accordance with Counterpart capabilities as well as in compliance with RFA/RFP terms and conditions.
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Grants, Contracts, & Compliance
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 International is currently seeking a Finance Assistant for the Finance Department. This is full-time position based in Washington DC and is remote working during COVID period. 
Job Type
Headquarters
Category
Finance
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

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