Cultural Heritage Resources (CHR) Field Manager

Job Description
The primary role of the Cultural Heritage Resources (CHR) Field Manager is to lead USAID SCHEP (Sustainable Cultural Heritage Through Engagement of Local Communities Project) field activities and coordinate all project logistical requirements. The Field Manager will be responsible for maintaining all field rules and policies, overseeing and evaluating the performance of site stewards, responding to on-call tasks and responsibilities, handling the needs and concerns of every field staff member, and giving support to the employees under their supervision. This project will work closely with project leads on operational levels related to capacity building programs, tourism development, and awareness-raising. The CHR Field Manager reports to the Deputy Chief of Party/ CHR Projects Lead and will work closely with the Capacity Building Manager.

  • Overall management of field activities at Cultural Heritage Resources (CHR) Sites including supervision of site stewards at USAID SCHEP sites
  • Ensure ground implementation of field training and awareness programs
  • Oversee CHR logistical requirements
  • Coordinate with the local stakeholders
  • Facilitate and organize meetings under CHR activities
  • Facilitate capacity building in the field

Qualifications and Experience
  • University degree in tourism, archaeology, cultural heritage management, public archaeology, or related field. A Master’s degree is desirable.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in developing and implementing strategic initiatives, or equivalent activities or projects
  • Knowledge of consulting and technical principles and practices applicable to the CHR, tourism industry and economic development is beneficial
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in development, implementation, and facilitation of community-based projects
  • Driving license and ability to travel long distances, including overnight if necessary
  • Experience in working with communities, preferably in heritage contexts
  • Effective organizational, interpersonal, conflict resolution, analytical, diplomatic, and leadership skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as presentation and public speaking skills
  • Demonstrated experience working in a collaborative and dynamic environment
  • Good written and verbal communication skills (English and Arabic)