Chief of Party – Ghana WASH Activity
Accra, Ghana
4d ago


SNV USA is a US registered 501(c)3 entity and is an integral part of the SNV global network with its international headquarters in the Netherlands.

SNV USA connects the SNV global network of 1,000+ expert technical advisors with North American partners seeking to implement innovative approaches in Agriculture, Renewable Energy and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.

SNV’s goal is to catalyze sustainable development by working with local actors to develop capacity, strengthen governance systems, and make markets work for the poor.

SNV helps to empower local people to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own sustainable development. Leveraging the organization’s presence in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, and its own growing team of experts, SNV USA provides assistance and support to U.

S. government agencies and international organizations such as the U.S. Agency for International Development

Job Description

SNV seeks a Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated USAID-funded Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene in Schools project in Ghana.

The Chief of Party (COP) will provide overall leadership, management, and general technical direction for the entire program, ensuring an integrated vision among diverse components and actors, and focusing on achieving the desired results.

The COP will be responsible for overall activities of sub-recipients and leading program-focused strategic planning and decision-

making. The COP will work closely with USAID and will be a key liaison with implementing partners and other stakeholders.

He or she will be based in one of our project offices in Accra or elsewhere in Ghana, and will be expected to travel within the country.

SNV offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, per international standards.


  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in designing and implementing donor-funded water delivery and sanitation projects.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of work experience in developing countries, preferably in Ghana or West Africa.
  • Minimum (5) years of successful experience as Project Director or Chief of Party of donor-funded technical assistance teams for projects greater than $10 million in developing countries.
  • Previous experience in a senior technical or management position on a USAID-funded project.
  • Master’s degree or higher in Business, Development Management, Economics, Public Administration, or other related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in progressively responsible supervisory positions, including direct supervision of professional and support staff;
  • quality evaluation of staff performance and deliverables; and contracts / grants management.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to hold staff accountable for doing their jobs.
  • Fluency in English required, knowledge of local languages highly desired.
  • Job Type : Full Time

    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

    References will be required for this position. Interested candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. SNV USA will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position.

    The successful candidate will also be required to pass a background check.

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