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Chief of Party, Kosovo Climate Smart Initiatives Activity

DT Global is a fast-growing international development organization that focuses on improving the capability, capacity, and effectiveness of development programming in complex global environments. Working across a variety of sectors – including Economic Growth, Environment & Infrastructure (inclusive of energy, climate change, and water, sanitation, and health), Governance, Human Development, and Stabilization & Transition - we provide world-class program management, design, analysis, and monitoring and evaluation services.
Built on the strengths, knowledge, and 60+ years of experience from AECOM International Development, Development Transformations, and IMC Worldwide, we have a global ecosystem – including a non-profit partner, the DT Institute – working together to develop cutting-edge solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. With corporate offices in the USA, UK, Spain, and Australia, in addition to project field offices in over 90 countries, DT Global implements projects funded from a wide array of clients, including USAID, MCC, FCDO, EU, DFAT, MFAT, and other public and private stakeholders. We value learning, research, innovation, and rapid program adaptation in response to changing realities on the ground. Together with our global team of experts, we are building technical capabilities across sectors in order to deliver high-quality interventions and transform lives around the world.

Overview: DT Global is seeking a long-term Chief of Party for the anticipated U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Kosovo Climate Smart Initiatives Activity (KCSIA). KCSIA will increase public and private sector awareness and demand for climate smart initiatives and improve Kosovo’s capacity to adopt and implement policies that support climate change mitigation and adaptation. This innovative program will feature four objectives:

  • Identify obstacles and opportunities to climate change mitigation and adaptation, including adaptation strategies, information on costs and barriers, new climate smart technologies, and required policy and institutional responses
  • Raise awareness and take action to mitigate climate change and adapt to its impactswith solutions, policy changes, and incentives
  • Enable stakeholders to support, promote, and lead climate smart policies and initiatives and support the development of relevant policies, plans, investments, and public-private sector coordination
  • Establish incentives that encourage stakeholders to address the effects of climate changesuch as financial incentives, awards, recognition, and partnerships

USAID anticipates issuing a request for proposals for KCSIA in September 2022 and awarding a contract for the implementation of this program in January 2023. This five-year position is based in Pristina, Kosovo, and is contingent on contract award.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Hold ultimate responsibility for the quality, results, and sustainability of the KCSIA program, while ensuring effective financial and operational management in compliance with DT Global and USAID requirements
  • Manage and motivate a diverse team of technical experts in designing, planning, and executing KCSIA’s work plan to achieve long-term, sustainable results
  • Support a team of program management experts to establish effective monitoring, evaluation, and learning systems and processes, and ensure that KCSIA serves as a model for adaptive management, continuous learning, and innovation
  • Champion DT Global’s team of national and international partners for the KCSIA program, continuously assess their strengths and weaknesses, help build capacity where needed, and ensure the meaningful participation and successful contribution of team members to achieving KCSIA’s objectives
  • Represent DT Global and KCSIA in high-level engagements with stakeholders, including the national, municipal, and local government representatives, USAID, the private sector, civil society, and regional donors
  • Build the capacity of national staff, technical experts, and partners to lead USAID programs in the future

Education & Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Experience as a manager of managers, successfully leading team leaders to deliver long-term technical assistance programs in climate change mitigation and adaptation or sustainable economic development
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively engage key senior stakeholders, including ministers, agency heads, and C-suite executives, to achieve program objectives
  • Ability to effectively partner with donor technical and management representatives to support program design, implementation, and effectiveness
  • Advanced degree in a relevant field or equivalent professional experience
  • Availability to relocate to Kosovo in January 2023

Core Competencies:

  • TEAMWORK:Works cooperatively and effectively with others to achieve common goals. Participates in building a culture characterized by inclusion, trust and commitment.   
  • COMMUNICATION:Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts professionally. Demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts. 
  • ADAPTABILITY:Adjusts planned work by gathering relevant information and applying critical thinking to address multiple demands and competing priorities in a changing environment. 
  • CUSTOMER/CLIENT FOCUSED:Anticipates, monitors and meets the needs of customers and responds to them in an appropriate and responsive manner. 
  • DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:Conveys respect for diverse individuals and perspectives; models inclusive behavior and treats everyone fairly. 
  • PROFESSIONALISM:Displays appropriate and ethical behavior, integrity and personal presentation in the workplace always; demonstrates respectful communication for others, both verbal and non-verbal. 

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

DT Global, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or national origin. DT Global, LLC prohibits discriminating against employees and job applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant. 

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Shikime 5,550
Kategoria Menaxhment
Skadon 11/09/22 (Ka skaduar!)
Orari Full Time
Lokacioni Prishtinë
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