Counterpart International is currently seeking a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for its ongoing 5-1/2-year Fostering Accountability and Transparency in Zambia (FACT Zambia) project. This USAID funded project is scheduled to end on March 31, 2020. The position is only open to Zambian nationals.
The program focuses on improving the ability of Zambian civil society organizations (CSO’s) and citizens to collaborate with selected government entities to enhance and promote transparency and accountability in the delivery of targeted public services. The first objective of the program is to encourage civic participation among Zambians by strengthening the ability of CSOs to engage with grassroots constituencies in the areas of education, health and HIV/AIDS, sustainable rural livelihoods, extractive industries transparency, and environment. The second objective aims to increase and improve the engagement and information sharing between citizens and government service providers in these sectors in order to contribute to improving the effectiveness, accountability, and transparency of public service delivery. The DCOP will support the Chief of Party in overall project management. In particular, the DCOP will be responsible for the technical direction and oversight of the capacity building and advocacy strengthening for civil society groups. S/he will be expected to interact regularly with project and Mission staff, as well as with CSO partners and all stakeholders to the program.