Social Solutions

  • Chief of Party- Civil Society Strengthening

    Job Locations TL-Dili
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Social Solutions International, Inc. (Social Solutions) is a Hispanic and woman-owned business emphasizing quality research and evaluation, training and technical assistance, and institutional support services. We are a mission-driven organization that believes that superior science can improve the world. Social Solutions is dedicated to the creation of social and health solutions to improve the welfare of underserved populations worldwide.

    Overview of the Position

    Social Solutions International, Inc. (Social Solutions) is pursuing a USAID-funded civil society strengthening program in Timor-Leste. The goal of this program is to build the capacity of select NGOs in Timor-Leste in terms of organizational development, evidence-based decision-making, financial capacity, networking capabilities, and advocacy with both constituents and governmental stakeholders. This position is contingent upon funding. 


    Social Solutions is recruiting for a Chief of Party for this anticipated activity. The COP will play a lead role in interacting with senior GOTL officials, other donors, and leaders of all beneficiary NGOs. The COP is responsible for making major implementation decisions and reporting to USAID/Timor-Leste.


    • A Master's degree in a related field of study

    • A minimum of 10 years’ work experience, preferably in managing NGO strengthening, governance, and/or international development activities

    • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in advocacy and capacity building with NGOs

    • Demonstrated ability to establish productive relationships with senior government officials, the private sector, civil society, and donor community

    • Proven leadership, management, communication and interpersonal skills

    • Experience working in Timor-Leste or in the region is highly preferred

    • Knowledge about political, socio-economic aspects of Timor-Leste is preferred

    • English fluency required; Tetun, Portuguese, or Bahasa competency a plus

    Equal Employer

    Social Solutions offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at

    Social Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.


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