DAI Deputy Chief of Party Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs

DAI Deputy Chief of Party Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs. DAI Zambia looking for “Deputy Chief of Party”. Applicants with A University Degree may apply on or before 26 September 2022.

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DAI Deputy Chief of Party Jobs 2022

The DAI has published a job vacancy announcement on 14 September 2022 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Deputy Chief of Party to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

Recruiter Development Alternatives, Inc. (DAI)
Position Deputy Chief of Party/ Senior Technical Advisor
Location Lusaka, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required At least 10 years
Application Deadline 26 September 2022

DAI Job Vacancy 2022

Role’s Purpose: The DCOP provides technical leadership for Objectives 1 and 2. He plays a key role in supporting GRZ national-level counterparts and provides technical expertise in decentralization policy implementation. S/he ensures coordination across objectives and supports the COP in overall management of the project.


  • Fosters productive working relationships with key GRZ agencies, private sector actors, partners, and traditional and local authorities to aid in achievement of Local Impact’s results.
  • Liaises with GRZ counterparts to advance the decentralization agenda and provides technical assistance to improve the enabling environment for decentralization
  • Supports efforts to identify and apply critical trends and regional/international best practices in  decentralization and local governance.
  • Develops technical capacities of local staff and district-level local government  counterparts in decentralization and local governance topics.
  • Provides technical assistance to key ministries and other stakeholders on decentralization.
  • Provides technical guidance to Objective Lead (OLs) on all aspects of citizen engagement, service delivery, and local government administration.
  • In concert with OLs, ensures that MEL/CLA processes are incorporated into activity design.
  • Supervises Objective 1 and 2 Leads and Provincial Managers (x3). Coordinates closely with the COP and CLA Director on national-level interventions supported by Local Impact.
  • Serves as acting COP in the COP’s absence.

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 10 years of related experience working on international development governance programs funded by USAID.
  • Experience in local governance including supporting participatory planning, budgeting, management, implementation, and monitoring of local development and strengthening service delivery functions of local governments in contexts similar to Zambia.
  • Record of successfully applying local government performance assessment findings to identify, design, and facilitate activities that lead to improved local government performance
  • Experience successfully collaborating with national, provincial, and local governments and civil society to support devolution of functions and processes in contexts similar to Zambia
  • Experience improving local government capacity to deliver devolved services (e.g. health, education, natural resource management, and other sectors).
  • Excellent relationship-building skills, understanding how and when to capitalize on relationships to facilitate achievement of results.
  • Managerial prowess to guide activity design and collaboration among technical teams.
  • Strong written and oral English skills; fluency in one or more local languages preferred.

Other Details

  • Job Code: 7328
  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply DAI Deputy Chief of Party Jobs 2022

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The Closing Date: 26 September 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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