Deputy Chief of Party for the anticipated U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Kosovo Critical Infrastructure Resilience Activity


Chemonics International, a leading international development organization based in Washington, D.C., seeks a deputy chief of party for the anticipated U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Kosovo Critical Infrastructure Resilience Activity. The purpose of this Activity is to protect Kosovo’s critical infrastructure by building capacity in responsible institutions to become more resilient against cyber attacks and mitigate the effects of climate change on the country’s infrastructure to extreme weather seasonality and unpredictability. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.


  • Assist the chief of party in all aspects of project implementation, including technical leadership, direction, and oversight for project activities and results  
  • Manage of day-to-day technical activities, ensuring that results are achieved on schedule and in line with USAID expectations 
  • Maintain frequent communication with and serve as point of contact for government officials and counterparts 
  • Assist in the preparation of all required contract deliverables; ensure that monitoring and evaluation, reporting, and work planning activities accurately and professionally reflect program activities and achievements   
  • Identify issues and risks related to project implementation in a timely manner, suggesting appropriate program adjustments as needed
  • Serve as acting chief of party when chief of party is on leave or away from post  


  • Advanced degree in security studies, management information, critical infrastructure, or relevant field preferred
  • Minimum of six (6) years of experience in leading international donor-funded programs, preferably in a deputy chief of party or similar capacity
  • Experience implementing cyber security, critical infrastructure, and/or climate change resilience programs
  • Strong knowledge of USAID rules and regulations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and problem-solving skills; proven ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with U.S. Government agencies, host country government officials, and international donor agencies
  • Experience working in the Balkans, specifically Kosovo, preferred; rich understanding of the public and private sectors in Kosovo
  • Fluency in English preferred; strong written and oral communication skills

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit your CV through this form. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Chemonics is an employer that does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

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