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SNV hiring Chief of Party for a Project to Support Small and Medium Enterprises


Vietnam, 19 July 2016

Background

SNV seeks a Chief of Party for an anticipated 4-year USAID project to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Vietnam. The objectives of the project include: helping SMEs increase revenue through improved access to markets including export markets, expanding their relationships with foreign-invested enterprises (FIEs), and empowering SMEs to do more business and invest through facilitating access to finance, skills development, and wider availability of market information.

Position Summary

The Chief of Party (COP) will provide overall leadership, management, and general technical direction for the entire programme, ensuring an integrated vision among diverse components and actors, and focusing on achieving the desired results. The COP will be responsible for overall activities of sub-recipients and leading programme-focused strategic planning and decision making. The COP will work with USAID and will be a key liaison with implementing partners and other stakeholders.

Primary responsibilities will also include efficient management of financial resources, including the review and approval of programme budgets and monitoring expenditures; supervision of field operations, administration, logistics and procurement; management, delivery, and monitoring of sub-grants; supervision of programme monitoring, evaluation, and reporting and ensure quality control and timeliness of all deliverables as required by the grant and donors. He/she will ensure full compliance with all USAID, SNV, and other fiduciary regulations and will oversee the project reporting process in line with donor requirements. He/she will supervise project staff including professional performance management and coaching.

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