Counterpart International is currently seeking a Chief of Party (COP) for the Participación Cívica Project in Guatemala. This is a full time position based in Guatemala City. This position will report to Counterpart’s Regional Director for Latin America and Caribbean based in Washington, DC. As COP, this position will represent Counterpart to USAID, local and national partners, and other relevant donor organizations in Guatemala. The COP will provide strategic vision and technical leadership on issues of government accountability and transparency, civil society engagement. S/he will also provide financial and administrative oversight and day-to-day management of the program. The COP will also oversee staff performance and development to ensure the highest quality of project monitoring, evaluation, reporting and communications. Local and regional candidates are encouraged to apply.
The Participación Cívica Project is a five-year initiative funded by USAID and implemented by Counterpart International in partnership with local and international organizations. Its overall goal is to strengthen and develop the capacity of civil society organizations to play a more effective role in addressing accountable governance, transparency and citizen security issues.