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Work Location : Bangladesh - Dhaka Type of Post : Accompanied - Family
Other Possible Location : Funding : THIS POSITION IS PENDING DONOR APPROVAL
Expected Travel : up to 40% Type of Contract :
Language Requirement : ENGLISH Application Deadline :
Employee Duration : Active Full-Time
CARE seeks a Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID-funded Bangladesh Community Nutrition Activity. The anticipated goal of this activity is to improve the nutrition outcomes of pregnant and lactating women and children less than five years old in Bangladesh. As part of supporting Bangladesh to achieve its Journey to Self-Reliance, the Community Nutrition Activity will address the inequitable nutrition outcomes of the most vulnerable segments of the population through a targeted community-health system strengthening approach.
This activity is expected to be a five-year program in the $25-50M range. The solicitation is expected to be released in Mid-June 2021 and awarded in November 2021. This position is subject to project award and funding. International relocation and allowances are available.
The Chief of Party is accountable for the overall vision and leadership of the project and is accountable for delivering results. The successful candidate should possess significant experience managing program, financial, and operations of USAID- or other international donor-funded projects.
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