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Houston, TX
Chief of Party
Houston, TX
DuBuque-Pfannerstill
Houston, TX
Chief of Party
  • Providing strategic leadership and vision to the RTI project team
  • Providing administrative, programmatic, and managerial oversight of all aspects of the project
  • Identifying and consolidate data sources for the warehouse
  • Contributing significantly to periodic reports to the CDC
  • Working with the MoH to establish and charter a steering committee to guide the design of the data warehouse
  • Develop work plans for project activities
  • Serve as the primary point of contact and collaboration for the team and in-country stakeholders, including USAID, implementation partners, Government of Rwanda partners, and other key stakeholders
Boston, MA
Project Director / Chief of Party
Boston, MA
Zboncak, Hand and Schaefer
Boston, MA
Project Director / Chief of Party
  • Provide leadership to the project team, ensuring clarity over plans and priorities, encouraging effective team-work
  • Leads and directs the development and implementation process for company projects involving departmental or cross -functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing projects. Plans and directs project schedules and monitors budget/spending. Monitors the project/program from init iation through delivery. Organizes project(s) activities ensuring completion of the project on schedule and within budget constraints. Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function
  • Ensure that all activities are undertaken in full compliance with FHI 360 standard operating procedures, donor policies and regulations, and national policies and laws
  • Develop and maintain highly collaborative working relationships with representatives from the Government of Kenya, academic institutions, donors, supporters and other implementing and collaborating partners
  • Provides guidance and training to managers and staff to achieve project goals
  • Ensure mechanisms are in place to monitor the implementation of projects, including progress toward achieving objectives and targets with high-quality and on-time performance
  • Establishes work plans, project teams, and SOPs to meet project goals and ensure compliance with policies
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Los Angeles, CA
Chief of Party / Project Director
Los Angeles, CA
Collier, Dicki and D'Amore
present
Los Angeles, CA
Chief of Party / Project Director
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  • Plan, direct and coordinate technical and operational activities to ensure that project goals and objectives are accomplished with prescribed timeframes and funding parameters and in compliance with USAID regulations and FHI 360 policies
  • The COP will have technical leadership and management responsibility for the program's strategic direction, inputs and outputs and all program personnel, including managing short-term term personnel and consultants providing technical assistance to the project
  • Provide technical leadership in nutrition, agriculture, WASH, behavior change, gender and livelihoods components of the project, with expertise including (but not limited to): food security programming; household food access; household and community resilience; poverty reduction; rural economic development, agricultural development, agribusiness, market systems or value chain development
  • Collaborate with technical specialists, other team staff, and stakeholders beyond the project to ensure coordination of materials and communication message strategies and avoid gaps and overlaps
  • Oversee monitoring and evaluation of project indicators and knowledge management activities
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with internal and external stakeholders on project matters
  • Managing a project team of six to eight staff in Zambia, including reviewing and providing input to periodic performance reviews
Education Education
Master’s Degree in International Development
Master’s Degree in International Development
University of Florida
Master’s Degree in International Development
Skills Skills
  • Professional proficiency in written and oral communications in English and Spanish
  • Ability to produce thorough, high-quality work within a tight timeframe
  • Previous experience with efforts to improve local government services is highly desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Reputation for professional excellence including outstanding strategic planning and management skills (as evidenced by references and achievements)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical capacity
  • International expertise and academic standing in the knowledge sector area with a focus on science, technology and innovation
  • Excellent writing, editing, research, and presentation skills
  • Experience in East Africa strongly desired, along with experience in working with RIGOs
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Master’s degree or equivalent technical experience in climate change, water resource management, environment, planning, engineering, science, policy, finance, or a related field
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible work experience in managing and implementing climate change, water resources, municipal planning, infrastructure, or related programs, in a development context
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multi-disciplinary teams of professionals in international environments
  • Experience working with a range of program partners, including government agencies (donor and host governments), regulatory bodies, the private sector, NGOs, and civil society
  • Demonstrated success managing international development assistance projects of similar scope and scale
  • Knowledge of donor-funded contracting and program management requirements
  • Experience with an international contractor or NGO managing a program or office
  • Familiarity with the political, economic, social, and cultural context of working in Peru
  • Professional proficiency in written and oral communications in English and Spanish
  • Leads the execution of business priorities; aligns communication, accountabilities, and resources to ensure that business priorities yield measurable and sustainable results
  • Demonstrates trustworthiness and upholds the highest ethical standards
  • Builds commitment, optimizes diversity, inspires others to act, and generates enthusiasm for reaching shared goals
  • Builds a logical approach to solving problems based on information from multiple perspectives
  • Prioritizes and balances the need for client satisfaction, successful execution, cost control and profitability
  • Organizes written work in a manner that is clear, easy to follow, and tailored for the intended audience
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Master’s degree or equivalent technical experience in climate change, water resources management, clean energy, environment, planning, engineering, science, policy, finance, or a related field
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible work experience in managing and implementing climate adaptation, climate mitigation, water resources, municipal planning, infrastructure, or related programs, in a development context
  • Familiarity with the political, economic, social, and cultural context of working in Latin America
  • Knowledge of donor-funded contracting and program management requirements, particularly those of USAID
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Public Sector Africa Energy Program Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Leading USAID programs as Chief of Party or serving as project lead for a similar bilateral or multilateral institution
  • Understanding technical aspects of the program including energy strategy and planning, energy policy and regulation, transmission, renewable energy project development, energy finance and transactions, off-take and power purchase agreements, power pools, tariffs, investment promotion, communication and stakeholder engagement
  • Facilitating the close of private sector energy transactions
  • Providing institutional, policy, legal, and regulatory support
  • Organizing and coordinating with stakeholder institutions in the power sector across the developing country
  • Creating partnerships and working relationships with civil society, utilities, financial institutions, and businesses
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Chief Third Party Management Office Resume Examples & Samples

  • Identify stakeholder audiences, their level of influence and impact relative to the enhancements to Citi’s TPM organization, policy, processes, and tools
  • For each stakeholder audience, develop instructional materials covering new TPM Policy, organizational structure, risk assessment process and tools, process procedures, QA/QC processes, etc., in coordination of the owners of the projects delivering the changes. This includes development of online courses with audio recording and coordination with appropriate parties on language translations for international audiences
  • Coordinate with project owners and, as needed, with Citi’s professional development, to deliver the training to the required audiences. Monitor completion records and analyze results to identify any required improvements
  • Develop various communications to broad stakeholder audiences using multiple media channels. Communications will include emails, newsletters, blog posts, interviews with Senior Management, etc
  • As needed, assist with development of other communication/reporting materials for the Senior audiences
  • Design and produce performance scorecards that measure success of the training and engagement efforts
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in third party management, risk management and/or governance
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in instructional design and change management
  • Strong writing experience and ability to connect with the reader
  • Proficiency in Adobe Captivate/Flash/Illustrator/Photoshop/Dreamweaver/Acrobat/Audition is a strong plus
  • Experience in the Financial Services industry is a strong plus
  • Minimum BS/BA degree, or equivalent work experience
  • Strong desire for professional growth
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to articulate complex and sensitive issues to senior management
  • Ability to synthesize ideas/data into a visual, easy-to-understand message for different audiences
  • Strong Proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel and Word – including experience with formatting and visual features as well as management of large documents. Strong proficiency in Visio is a plus
  • Ability to influence at all levels of an organization and influence desired outcomes
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple deliverables in a large, global corporate environment
  • Ability to work and think independently
  • Intellectual curiosity – ability to master new subject matter and ask good questions
  • Attention to detail and strong emphasis on quality
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Public Sector Operations Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Working in developing countries and government organizations on energy issues
  • Leading USAID programs as Chief of Party or serving as project lead for a similar bilateral or multilateral institution
  • Understanding technical aspects of the program including energy strategy and planning, energy policy and regulation, transmission, renewable energy project development, energy finance and transactions, off-take and power purchase agreements, power pools, tariffs, investment promotion, communication and stakeholder engagement
  • Facilitating the close of private sector energy transactions
  • Providing institutional, policy, legal, and regulatory support
  • Organizing and coordinating with stakeholder institutions in the power sector across the developing country
  • Creating partnerships and working relationships with civil society, utilities, financial institutions, and businesses
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Chief of Party / Project Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Plan, direct and coordinate technical and operational activities to ensure that project goals and objectives are accomplished with prescribed timeframes and funding parameters and in compliance with USAID regulations and FHI 360 policies
  • Provide technical leadership in nutrition, agriculture, WASH, behavior change, gender and livelihoods components of the project, with expertise including (but not limited to): food security programming; household food access; household and community resilience; poverty reduction; rural economic development, agricultural development, agribusiness, market systems or value chain development
  • Maintain an integrated vision and approach for the project in achieving the results as defined in the award, while maintaining excellence and accountability to client households and USAID
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with internal and external stakeholders on project matters
  • Collaborate with technical specialists, other team staff, and stakeholders beyond the project to ensure coordination of materials and communication message strategies and avoid gaps and overlaps
  • Oversee monitoring and evaluation of project indicators and knowledge management activities
  • Oversee the project’s financial and technical reporting requirements
  • A Master’s Degree in Agriculture Economics, Nutrition, International Development or related field
  • Proven success managing complex development programs that include multi-disciplinary programming, preferably in the Eastern and Southern Africa context, and on USAID funded projects of similar size. Proven abilities to set priorities, to multi-task, and to work collaboratively across technical disciplines
  • At least 10 years of experience in projects of similar or related nature, size and complexity, with national or local governments, NGOs, or donors. Preference given to a candidate who has demonstrated experience working in devolved health settings
  • A strong track record of managing market development projects, especially in the area of agriculture (highly preferred)
  • Possess outstanding professional reputation and have strong demonstrated interpersonal, written, and oral presentation skills
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills in English required, Nyanja preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of experience managing USAID funded projects and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Zambia preferred
  • Knowledge of and experience with the design, management and implementation of integrated nutrition, agriculture, WASH, behavior change and livelihood programs
  • Experience and demonstrated knowledge of nutrition sensitive and nutrition specific development programs
  • Experience collaborating with government ministries and officials, NGOs and donors, evaluators, and community-based institutions, preferably in Zambia
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a diverse technical team promoting innovation, adaptive management, and evaluation. Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance
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Idiq Manager / Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for daily oversight and direction of project activities
  • Develop and maintain positive relations with USAID, government and private sector counterparts, local organizations and program partners
  • Build capacity of public and private sector institutions to ensure local ownership and sustainability of project activities
  • Communicate regularly with USAID to provide updates and progress reports
  • Oversee planning and implementation of project activities, including reporting, tracking of Performance Monitoring Plan, implementation of work plans
  • Supervise the recruitment, hiring, and supervision of all local staff and consultants
  • Bachelors required and Masters in International Development, Business, Economics/Social Sciences, or a related discipline preferred
  • 15 years progressively responsible experience in international development project administration, in USAID or similar environment, including at least 5 years as a Chief-of-Party or Deputy Chief of Party
  • 5 years of professional experience in Asia-Pacific in a managerial or technical capacity, preferably gained managing international development projects
  • Demonstrated experience managing regional projects in Southeast Asia (ASEAN), including experience overseeing complex grant-making and compliance
  • Working knowledge of with multiple sectors of USAID practice in the Asia-Pacific region including economic growth, environment and natural resources, democracy and governance, higher education, health
  • Familiarity with ASEAN integration processes and collaboration mechanisms, including implementation of ASEAN Plans of Actions and inter-ministerial dialog
  • Representation of international development projects/programs to USAID and Department of State and to stakeholders including national governments, business associations, and universities
  • Evidence of well-developed relationships in USAID missions in the ASEAN region, and with the Regional Development Mission for Asia
  • Proficiency in USAID’s Collaborating, Learning, and Acting approach
  • Experience conducting or administering innovation challenges, open innovation processes, supporting incubation and/or scaling of innovations related to the development sector
  • A track record of success in the private sector in the technology, finance, consulting, or related industries and/or in the entrepreneurial/start-up sector
  • Demonstrated experience working with the higher education institutions of one or more ASEAN member states
  • Familiarity with online learning methods and modalities, and approaches
  • Working proficiency in at least one language in the region (Bahasa Indonesian, Vietnamese, Thai, Khmer, Burmese, etc.)
  • Experience managing jointly funded USAID-US State Department programs
  • Familiarity with Asia Impact Investment landscape including key investors, their interests and requirements
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop and execute overall project strategy and work plan and achievement of project results
  • Direct and monitor implementation of activities within the work plan, ensuring that activities are performed to a high professional standard, effectively implemented and fulfill donor and the organization’s requirements
  • Provide direction on senior-level policy and technical dialogue with the Ministry of Health and other government ministries and units, working in staff as appropriate
  • Oversee all technical assistance and administrative support activities under the program
  • Ensure the timely and complete submission of all performance reports and responses to donor requests for performance, success stories, and financial information for the program
  • Ensure that all program deliverables are met in a high quality and timely fashion
  • Ensure compliance with all donorrelated, organization’s, and program-specific policies
  • Supervise and mentor all senior management staff
  • Provide managerial oversight to all project activities and partnerships, and ensure compliance with the organization’s and USG regulations
  • Oversee the sub-contract and subgrant cycle from pre-award to closeout including
  • Solicitation processes, pre-award, award, monitoring and close-out of sub-awards based on donor regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Respond to issues that arise during sub-award/contract, and award program implementation including but not limited to financial reporting, issuing modifications, oversight of compliance with terms and conditions and resolution of disputes, and resolving audit (financial and/or general performance) findings
  • Provide oversight for the project’s financial management systems and ensure that they are in line with the organization’s policies and procedures and donor rules and regulations
  • Ensure preparation and submission of complete and accurate financial reports and cash requests to organization’s HQ and USAID
  • Oversees project budget development and undertake regular analysis of project expenditure, subawards and lead the preparation of budget amendments/modification for negotiation with donor
  • Review and monitor program budgets vs. actual expenditures including Life of Project (LOP) and Field office Financial Reports and Monthly Expense Reports received from the organization’s headquarters
  • Recruit, supervise, mentor, and motivate project team which includes staff from the organization and international and national partners
  • Actively work on teambuilding to ensure productive staff
  • Oversee execution of the organization’s personnel policies and ensure that policies and procedures are clearly communicated to staff, and are respected
  • Liaise with donor personnel, including the COTR and Contracts on funded activities
  • Develop and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with government federal and regional entities to support project implementation
  • Maintain effective linkages between technical components, grants and finance and administrative functions within the project
  • Liaise with headquarters Technical Team, Contracts & Grants, Finance, and Compliance staff to monitor donor regulations and policies for changes affecting the program
  • Ensure effective communication across the entire project with team and relevant stakeholders
  • This includes (1) providing regular briefings and updates to relevant parties (e.g., supervisors) (2) facilitating regular team meetings to share information across project components and (3) contribute to positive and smoothly functioning relationships with external partners, including international partners and national implementing partners
  • Coordinate with other donor implementing partners on common objectives and activities, as needed
  • Maintain a strong and wide network with key partners and stakeholders in assigned area, and ensure that the project is represented on appropriate steering and advisory groups
  • Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent - Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field
  • Typically requires a minimum of 15+ years with project management experience
  • Typically requires a minimum of 5+ years of Chief of Party experience on government funded sector and/or value chain development projects
  • Demonstrated experience in multi-sector project management and implementation
  • Demonstrated strategic planning, staff development and capacity building experience
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing complex projects that are strategic in nature and national/international in scope
  • Excellent management, communication, and organization skills are required
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language
  • Experience operating in insecure environments
  • Experience working in a non-governmental organization (NGO)
  • Experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa, with an emphasis on West Africa preferred
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Serve as principal liaisons on program communications and technical implementation activities with USAID and other USG partners, including NASA, NOAA, USDA, and USGS, multiple governments, international organizations, including WFP and FAO, and country-level stakeholders
  • Ensure successful collaboration and integration of technical implementation activities across all IDIQ partners
  • Provide technical and intellectual direction, leadership, and support
  • Develop and oversee early warning and food security information products
  • Develop work plans for project activities
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting and written and oral presentations to USAID on all program areas
  • Coordinate program activities with other donors, international organizations and NGOs
  • Represent the FEWS NET IQC activities with other USAID and partner organizations
  • Oversee all financial and administrative processes; and
  • Manage, lead, and oversee all staff in achieving project results; oversee the planning process and produce a strategic plan for project deliverables
  • Minimum of a graduate degree in agriculture, economics, public policy, business administration, or a related field
  • At least 10 years of professional experience in agriculture, agricultural economics, rural development; early warning, food security assessment and scenario modeling methodologies; climate sciences; emergency humanitarian response planning; analysis of remote-sensing imagery; economics; nutrition; or field(s) closely related to food security required with at least 5 of those years abroad
  • Minimum of 8 years of senior-level experience in managing complex multi-country programs required, including prior Chief of Party, Team Leader, or Technical Director experience with outstanding project management, leadership, change/ transformation management, and strong technical skills
  • Demonstrated experience working with senior host-country counterparts and international organizations (WFP, FAO); knowledge of regional food security networks in the Sahel and East Africa regions preferred
  • Successful experience leading data, information technology, and technology-driven innovation activities preferred
  • Prior experience leading capacity-building initiatives on technical areas related to food security, behavior change communications, or information management
  • Experience developing or leading communications and outreach programs desirable
  • Excellent collaboration and coordination skills required
  • Outstanding intercultural communications skills
  • Fluency in English is required, and proficiency in French and/or Spanish preferred; and
  • U.S. citizenship or a valid U.S. work permit is an absolute requirement
  • A letter of application explaining individual qualifications for this opportunity
  • A current CV in reverse chronological format
  • A list of at least 3 professional references including contact information
  • A writing sample of no more than 10 pages of which the applicant is the sole author, or authored sections highlighted
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Be responsible for overall project management, quality and timeliness of deliverables, external representation, and coordination with USAID COR
  • Be responsible for establishing an office in Jakarta, recruiting Core Staff, and managing a network of qualified professionals to serve as short term technical advisors
  • Provide strategic vision for managing the Activities and will ensure the quality of work and compliance with contractual obligations and results
  • Be responsible for the quality and performance of work that is sub-contracted to other partners
  • Master’s degree in international development, education, or a related field, required
  • Minimum 10 years of experience required in workforce training, private sector engagement or labor
  • Minimum 10 years of experience required in the design, management, and implementation of international development projects
  • Demonstrated experience required in leading teams and/or managing an office with a diverse staff
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English required
  • Has an established relationship or previous collaboration experience with Government of Indonesia and private sector, preferred
  • Experience on USAID-funded contracts preferred
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manages client relations and serves as primary liaison and IDG Representative with the client and stakeholders regarding overall policy, resource mobilization and allocation, joint initiatives and coordination of project management and planning
  • Hold primary responsibility for project performance and budget management
  • Leads planning, oversight and coordination of all project activities and personnel, operational and technical
  • Ensures all project deliverables exceed expectations and managed within budget
  • Ensure internal integration of project activities through: 1) the annual work plan and budgeting process; 2) creating/maintaining an effective project management team; 3) overseeing an effective monitoring and evaluation system
  • Provide leadership and oversight for areas such as Finance, Operations, Reporting, Public Affairs, Fund Management and Human Resources; liaise with Regional Office and business partners per policy and practice
  • Responsible to ensure all staff receives adequate security and operational support and that Standard Operating Procedures are implemented
  • Manage all aspects of staffing and creating/maintaining a clear organizational structure with specific roles, responsibilities and reporting lines
  • Ensure management systems are operational to track expenditures (including labor) and monitor same against the Program work plan and budget, according to both company policy and client standards/regulations
  • Responsible for developing and implementing practices to ensure a high level of staff morale and retention
  • Master’s Degree in agriculture, agribusiness, business management, natural resource development, international development or related field and 15 years of related work experience
  • Senior level management experience (preferably COP or equivalent) on USAID projects of similar size and complexity
  • Demonstrated experience working on end-market value chain development activities, experience in groundnut, soybean and coffee value chains preferred
  • Experience managing large grants under contracts preferred
  • Prior experience managing donor-funded programs in Africa, experience in DRC preferred
  • Written and verbal fluency in French and English
  • Proven knowledge and experience managing an international project with international and local staff
  • Knowledgeable and experienced with USAID policies and procedures
  • Familiarity with international development systems, policies, finances and management in developing countries
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability
  • Culturally sensitive and respectful
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General Call-chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Master’s-level degree (PhD preferred) in relevant field and at least 12 years of experience in agriculture, food security, value chain development, workforce development, nutrition and economic growth programs
  • 3-5 years of experience managing USG-funded programs (particularly USAID) in either a Chief of Party or Deputy Chief of Party capacity
  • Demonstrated technical expertise in one or more of the following areas
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage technical and administrative personnel and subcontractors in the implementation of a large, complex education development project
  • Ensure that all activities meet or exceed project requirements, including cost, schedule and quality parameters
  • Serve as primary liaison with the donor on management, technical and strategic issues to maximize impact and scale, minimize costs, and maximize efficiency and sustainability in achieving project requirements
  • Lead the coordination of project activities among a diverse group of stakeholders and beneficiaries, including ministries of education, regional and/or local education offices, school administrators and managers, teachers, civil society, and other program partners
  • Ensure internal integration of project activities through 1) an annual work plan and budgeting process, 2) creating/maintaining an effective project management team, 3) overseeing an effective monitoring and evaluation system
  • Provide leadership and oversight for areas such as finance, operations, human resources, reporting, and communications
  • Develop and implement practices to ensure a high level of staff morale and retention
  • Ph.D. or Master’s degree in education or a related field from an accredited university
  • 10-15 years of experience in relevant management, supervisory, technical experience working on large donor-funded education projects
  • Prior experience leading large, complex, donor-funded education development programs (USAID, DFID, or DFAT)
  • Demonstrated experience in relevant technical fields such as early grade reading, education policy, planning, curriculum development, and teacher professional development
  • Demonstrated experience in project design, policy dialogue, strategic planning and implementation, education reform and institutional capacity development
  • Prior experience working in developing countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia or the Middle East
  • Must be diplomatic and politically savvy, as s/he will interact with host country government institutions and senior-level officials
  • Demonstrated ability to work in complex environments, work across different cultures, and manage diverse teams to deliver project outcomes within agreed timelines
  • Excellent communication skills and ability (verbal and written)
  • Fluency in English is required
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for leading the strategic planning for the program, including annual work plans; ensure close coordination with USAID and program partners and stakeholders
  • Lead the design and implementation of activities in expanding citizen participation, strengthening government responsiveness and adopting social accountability
  • Responsible for ensuring quality control and overall responsiveness of technical assistance provided under the award, including harmonization and effective coordination across components
  • Foster and maintain effective, professional relations with a broad range of government counterparts and the sector stakeholders
  • Serve as primary liaison with USAID/Ethiopia, government counterparts, and RTI home office. Confer with USAID on administrative and technical matters; adjust programs and operations to ensure responsiveness with technical direction
  • Oversee project management, technical work, scheduling, and deadlines associated with the project. Ability to assign specific tasks and duties as necessary to fulfill deliverables
  • Ensure all activities conform to the terms and conditions of project requirements, including cost, schedule and quality parameters. Identify issues and risks to implementation in a timely manner; recommend appropriate course corrections and solutions
  • Ensure the timely and quality completion of all program deliverables and reports in accordance with USAID guidelines
  • Responsible for the day-to-day operational oversight and administration of the project
  • Directly supervise and mentor project staff
  • Master’s or higher degree in one of the following relevant fields is strongly desired: public administration, public policy, international development, law, political science, or related social sciences
  • At least 12 years of experience in the implementation and management of international donor-funded democracy and governance improvement, public administration, decentralization, or related governance programming areas, including previous experience with efforts to strengthen citizen engagement
  • At least 5 years of resident work experience in Eastern Africa (experience in Ethiopia preferred). Experience working with USAID-funded programs is preferred
  • At least 5 years of experience in development at a senior management level (e.g. COP/Project Director, Deputy COP, Team Lead) including direct supervision of professional and support staff
  • Demonstrated experience in working effectively with central, sub-national and /or local governments in developing country contexts, and capabilities in citizen engagement and accountability
  • Technical expertise in local governance strengthening and/or decentralization policy implementation
  • Reputation for exceptional leadership in the design, management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of similar-sized donor-supported programs; skills in high-level strategic visioning and leadership with experience managing complex activities involving coordination with multiple partner institutions
  • Verbal and written fluency in the English languages along with strong communications, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated team player with effective cross-cultural interpersonal skills; able to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners and lead multidisciplinary teams
  • Ability to resolve sensitive and complicated work issues with senior high-level country counterparts, donor representative and senior-level staff
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Country Manager / Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Master in Public Health or related field and 10 to 15 years’ experience in managing HIV and AIDS and reproductive health programs, with relevant experience managing development projects. Experience in the region working with mobile populations. Fluent in English and French
  • Experience in multi-sector management and implementation
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation as well as strategic planning, capacity building and team management
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language as appropriate
  • Related experience with operating in insecure environments
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Providing strategic leadership and vision to the RTI project team
  • Providing administrative, programmatic, and managerial oversight of all aspects of the project
  • Managing a project team of six to eight staff in Zambia, including reviewing and providing input to periodic performance reviews
  • Mobilizing short-term technical assistance from the RTI project team, local consultants, and regional consultants as required to meet project objectives and in coordination with the RTI Principle Investigator (PI)
  • Working with the MoH to establish and charter a steering committee to guide the design of the data warehouse
  • Identifying and consolidate data sources for the warehouse
  • In cooperation with the CDC, MoH, and the PI, produce and disseminate results information and other project materials as appropriate
  • Contributing significantly to periodic reports to the CDC
  • University degree (Masters preferred) in social sciences, information systems, systems/business analysis or business and management with 16 years of relative experience or a Master’s degree with 12 years
  • At least 5 years demonstrated experience managing operational, project management and administrative duties for U.S. Government-funded projects or other internationally funded programs
  • 10 or more years demonstrated experience in health information systems project management, capacity building, organizational development, systems analysis and stakeholder engagement
  • At least 3 years demonstrated experience working with public health institutions in Zambia to strengthen HIV program capacity in monitoring and evaluation (M&E)
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines with quality products
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
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Chief of Party / Program Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • 5 years, full-time
  • Hours are based on a 40-hour work week
  • Providing overall technical, administrative, financial management and leadership
  • Having ultimate responsible for the preparation, review, and monitoring of contract commitments and deliverables
  • Serving as the main conduit between the program client (USAID), Amec Foster Wheeler and other relevant program stakeholders
  • Advanced degree in environmental sciences / engineering, policy and / or planning, or a related field, with at least 10 years of program management experience
  • Prior USAID experience is preferred
  • Experience managing donor-funded projects in Central and South America is required; Colombia-specific expertise is preferred
  • Technical experience with climate change adaptation and mitigation (esp. in Latin America and Colombia), the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s new Paris Agreement, renewable and clean energy, policy and governance, investment financing, and community outreach and training are advantages
  • Exceptional leadership, interpersonal, and collaborative skills (including managing relationships and motivating the team) applied within multi-cultural contexts
  • Experience working effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders (including national and sub-national governments, civil society groups, research institutions, private sector partners and local communities)
  • Bilingual fluency in both English and Spanish is required
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Project Director / Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Leads and directs the development and implementation process for company projects involving departmental or cross -functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing projects. Plans and directs project schedules and monitors budget/spending. Monitors the project/program from init iation through delivery. Organizes project(s) activities ensuring completion of the project on schedule and within budget constraints. Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates activities for designated projects to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters
  • Reviews project proposals and plans to determine scheduling, budget, procedures, staffing, and allotment of resources needed for projects
  • Provides guidance and training to managers and staff to achieve project goals
  • Provide leadership to the project team, ensuring clarity over plans and priorities, encouraging effective team-work
  • Certification in project management preferred
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language as appropriate
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Chief of Party / Project Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • A Master’s degree with five (5) years of experience (in addition to the 10 years requirement noted below), in Business Management, Public Health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Development Studies, Economics, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Health Statistics, Applied Research or related field
  • Ten (10) years of working in M&E of HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs, five of which must be at senior management level
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in working collaboratively with other donors, host country institutions, and international organizations
  • Excellent past performance references
  • Expertise in one of the following areas
  • Working knowledge of and/or experience with USG-funded program management, policies, regulations, and procedures is desirable
  • Demonstrated knowledge of PEPFAR, GOU and other stakeholder data requirements and a good understanding of the political economy around HIV/AIDS programming at USG and GOU is desired
  • Experience in decentralized health service delivery and good knowledge of health care system in the sub-Saharan African is desired
  • Demonstrated ability: to assemble, quickly and effectively, and to manage a highly-skilled, interdisciplinary team; to interact with and lead a broad range of governmental and non-governmental actors and institutions across sectors; and to design, implement detailed, organized, timely, accurate monitoring and evaluation programs
  • Demonstrated excellent writing and presentation ability, as well as experience successfully leading an intercultural team in a development context
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Project Director / Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Oversee all aspects of program implementation and management; stakeholder coordination with USAID and Government of Kenya counterparts and implementing partners; and ensure overall project quality, results, and compliance
  • Provide strategic leadership to the design and implementation of HIV Service Delivery activities and oversees program planning, monitoring, reporting and evaluation
  • Ensure optimal use of human, financial, and physical resources to successfully meet project milestones, objectives, deliverables and targets
  • Provide leadership and management to ensure that all projects activities are executed in line with and meet the technical standards and expectations of FHI 360 and its donors and supporters. Ensure timely, high-quality and complete submission of work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by USAID
  • Oversee and coordinate the successful completion of planning and budgeting requirements of the project
  • Ensure mechanisms are in place to monitor the implementation of projects, including progress toward achieving objectives and targets with high-quality and on-time performance
  • Provide effective oversight to all financial and administrative functions undertaken by the program to ensure efficient and effective administrative support
  • Ensure that all activities are undertaken in full compliance with FHI 360 standard operating procedures, donor policies and regulations, and national policies and laws
  • Develop and maintain highly collaborative working relationships with representatives from the Government of Kenya, academic institutions, donors, supporters and other implementing and collaborating partners
  • Ensure documentation and dissemination of findings, impact, innovations, and lessons learned
  • Oversee strategies and interventions to ensure excellence and accountability to beneficiaries and USAID
  • Represent project both internally and externally to other donors, stakeholders, implementing partners and government counterparts
  • Bachelor’s degree or its international equivalent in international development, public health or related field with minimum 10 years of manging complex public health programs in Kenya or East Africa
  • At least 10 years of demonstrated technical experience as a senior staff in at least two of these areas: HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment, health systems strengthening, quality improvement/quality assurance, M&E and operations research
  • Experience managing US government funded projects with sub awards to local partners highly preferred
  • Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, lead teams, make high-level decisions, and navigate politically-sensitive terrain
  • Experience in child welfare and protection, systems strengthening, capacity building, economic strengthening, service delivery, and quality improvement is highly desirable
  • Management experience with a USG cooperative agreement preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with host country government personnel, stakeholders, NGO partners, and international donor agencies
  • Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English
  • Ability to work independently and manage a high volume work flow
  • Relevant computer software skills (including, at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office)
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Chief of Party, Jordan Workforce Development Resume Examples & Samples

  • Master’s degree in education administration, international development, finance, economics, business administration, or related field
  • At least 12 years of experience in international development, including at least 7 years of proven experience designing, implementing and/or evaluating workforce development, employability, including youth or women-focused programs
  • 5+ years Chief of Party or equivalent management experience on large-scale, multi-year donor-funded projects, USAID preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of program design, management, and project monitoring tools
  • Proven experience in capacity building of secondary and/or higher education institutions and brokering public-private partnerships, particularly those fostering economic growth activities
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required; Arabic highly desired
  • Experience developing long-term relationships with key stakeholders including client representatives, private sector firms, educational institutions, and government counterparts
  • Ability to lead teams in capacity building and institutional strengthening
  • Ability and willingness to reside, work and travel within Jordan
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Project Director / Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide strategic leadership to the design and implementation of the MNCH program and activities and oversees program planning, monitoring, reporting and evaluation
  • Master’s Degree in Obstetrics and Gynecology (MMED) and/or experience with Maternal Child health service delivery as an added advantage
  • At least 10 years’ experience in managing complex public health programs or programs of similar scope and size
  • At least 10 years of demonstrated technical experience as senior staff in at least two of the following areas: maternal, newborn and child health; family planning/reproductive health; nutrition; quality improvement/quality assurance; health systems strengthening; M&E; and operations research
  • At least 7 years’ experience in development, managing, overseeing, or evaluating public health programs in Africa of similar size and complexity and equivalent in experience in program management and administration, financial management, award contractual compliance, sub award management, and tracking project performance and costs via specific funding streams
  • Professional-level proficiency/fluency in both oral and written English language
  • Demonstrated ability to create synergies and work effectively with government representatives, for-profit private sector entities, local community organizations, donors and other stakeholders, particularly at the sub-national level
  • Strong management skills, strategic vision, leadership qualities, interpersonal skills, as well as written and oral presentation skills to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project description
  • Demonstrated political and diplomatic acumen, ability to interact with numerous GOK institutions and senior-level county and sub county-level government officials
  • Experience living and working in Kenya preferred; Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for overall administration and management of the project
  • Serve as the institutional liaison and responsible for chief administrative oversight for the project
  • Lead a multidisciplinary team of international and national specialists in the implementation of large and complex clean energy development programs. Major activities may include
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Chief of Party Usaid Funded Integrated Health Activity Resume Examples & Samples

  • Advanced degree in public health, medicine, social development, business administration or relevant field
  • Experience in Uganda and/or East Africa region leading implementation of large donor-funded health programs
  • 10+ years of mid to senior level project management experience – prior Chief of Party or similar level position experience is necessary
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; professional Fluency in English
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • A minimum of two years of experience with either electricity sector privatizations as well as programs aimed at large-scale deployment of renewable energy
  • Internationally recognized certification in program management will be an added plus
  • Experience working in the Pakistan Energy Sector is a plus
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Chief of Party / Project Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • The COP will have technical leadership and management responsibility for the program's strategic direction, inputs and outputs and all program personnel, including managing short-term term personnel and consultants providing technical assistance to the project
  • Advanced degree in public health, health systems management, or other related field
  • Minimum fifteen (15) years of relevant professional experience managing and implementing HIV/AIDS or Health Systems Strengthening related projects—minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in Kenya preferred
  • Kenyan preferred
  • USAID contract and/or policies understanding a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, lead and make effective decisions
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate and partner with government representatives, for-profit private sector entities, civil society, donors and other stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing; ability to interact professionally in Kiswahili
  • Demonstrated capacity to build and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders
  • Strong strategic planning, staff management, supervision, and budgeting expertise
  • Reading and writing in Kiswahili
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide vision and strategic technical leadership for the project
  • Serve as RTI’s representative to USAID, Government of Haiti, and MOH, NGOs, FBOs, CBOs and local government and community stakeholders
  • Responsible for ensuring the timely communication with, and reporting to USAID|Haiti
  • Ensure that the project activities are meeting client and stakeholder expectations and that project results are proactively disseminated
  • Responsible for addressing contract-related issues, including ensuring that RTI financial controls and systems comply with generally accepted accounting practices that meet USAID standards, and that all activity-procured materials and equipment are safeguarded and prudently and responsibly used. Ultimately responsible for the provision of oversight, management, and support to grantees under contract
  • Responsible for the overall planning, implementation and management of the project and for establishing the administrative framework to monitor and assure progress toward the achievement of the goals and objectives of the project. Ensure the timely and quality completion of required reports
  • Develop and implement annual program work and performance milestone plans and negotiate an agreement of those plans with USAID, subcontractors and other stakeholders
  • Responsible for oversight and direction to all long- and short-term personnel under the contract
  • Represent the project on behalf of RTI in regional or key global meetings, consultative sessions and conferences
  • Masters Degree in Public Health, Health Policy or a related field
  • At least 12 years’ experience managing and leading technical and administrative teams for complex integrated health projects in Africa. Experience in Haiti will be preferred
  • Expertise in any of the following technical areas: primary health care, RH/FP; MCH; Nutrition; Health Finance; WASH; Systems Strengthening
  • Excellent knowledge of district/community-level issues impacting health service delivery and demonstrated success strengthening local strengthening local government institutions
  • Experience working as a COP for USG-funded project is highly desirable with proven capacity to effectively manage staff and project funds
  • Demonstrated professional excellence in health program management including experience in the following: client relationship management, developing program work plans, developing program budgets, managing program implementation, and managing technical assistance teams
  • Demonstrated capacity to build and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders
  • Strong knowledge of USAID administrative, management and reporting procedures and systems along with strategic program planning, management, supervision, and budgeting expertise
  • Fluency in French required
  • Must have strong oral and written communication and presentation skills in English (tested FSI R4/S4)
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Willingness and ability to travel frequently within Haiti
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Call for Resumes Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Stakeholder Engagement, Capacity Building, and Community Outreach
  • Initiates, plans, executes, monitors, controls and closes medium to large sized projects or specified components of a larger project
  • Develops overall project direction, including technical, financial, and client satisfaction
  • Prepares and establishes Project Work Plans (PWPs), budgets, and schedules for the completion of assigned project
  • Monitors projects to assure compliance with approved budgets, schedules, design standards, and contract requirements
  • Plans and conducts work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provides technical direction and oversight of project value chain and dairy production activities
  • Master’s Degree in international development, agronomy, economics, business, or rural development and 12 years of demonstrated senior management experience in managing value chain or agri-business projects
  • Demonstrated success using the market facilitation approach in agricultural development projects
  • Demonstrated experience designing and leading value chain development activities; experience in horticulture and dairy value chains preferred
  • Experience managing large subcontracts or grants under contracts preferred
  • Prior experience managing donor-funded programs in East Africa, experience in Kenya preferred
  • Written and verbal fluency in English
  • Demonstrated ability to be collaborative across projects, flexible and creative
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, including the ability to build and manage cooperative high-level relationships and motivate subordinates
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide overall strategic direction and management oversight of the project in order to ensure that staff and project partners are well-coordinated and that activities are executed at the highest levels of quality, on time, and within the project budget
  • Prepare major deliverables required by USAID, including the project work plan, monitoring and evaluation plan, quarterly and annual progress reports, and other required reports or products
  • Provide substantial technical input into the design and delivery of capacity strengthening interventions which may cover the areas of strategic planning, internal and external collaboration, communication, M&E, leadership, institutional governance, and project management, to name a few areas
  • Develop creative approaches to strengthening the institutional capacity of key RIGOs that align with the HICD approach so that solutions are customized to the unique needs of the respective institutions. This will involve approaches that consult and engage relevant RIGO staff so that they have ownership and buy-in to selected interventions. Approaches should be learner-focused and include those that are peer-to-peer, coaching/mentoring, and adaptive
  • Supervise and mentor staff to ensure that they are empowered to perform their duties, collaborate as a team, and are accountable for results. Some staff will be managed remotely and will be embedded within the RIGOs
  • Oversee the creation and functioning of RIGO Working Groups that will streamline support and help to instil local ownership
  • Serve as the project point of contact / liaison to USAID and develop an effective and collaborative relationship so that USAID is regularly updated and consulted at appropriate levels
  • Liaise regularly with RTI’s home office in order to share updates, collaborate on deliverables, and consult on approaches. The COP must ensure that all activities are performed according to both USAID and RTI policies and procedures
  • Oversee and assume overall responsibility for managing the project budget to ensure that resources are utilized efficiently and judiciously
  • Continuously monitor the results of project activities, evaluating progress against project targets and identifying course-corrections that may be needed in order to improve impact
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders, including high level government officials, civil society organizations, international and local law enforcement agencies, local government units, private sector representatives, local communities, and universities and institutions
  • Build innovate partnerships and promote sustainable initiatives
  • Build coalitions and networks that can provide synergies and sustainable solutions
  • Administer the project’s financial oversight and procedures, ensuring compliance with accounting principles and USAID regulations
  • Diplomatically supervise staff and coordinate programs with partners from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences
  • Managing any subcontracts and grants with local partners, ensuring the quality and timeliness of deliverables
  • Oversee performance monitoring and evaluation to ensure all project targets are met or exceeded – making recommendations for improvement in program implementation
  • Master’s degree in natural resources management/conservation or related field or, in lieu thereof, five additional years of experience in a related technical area including conservation, tourism, law enforcement, wildlife trafficking and crime
  • Ten years of experience in the implementation of large and complex projects relating to natural resources management and/or biodiversity conservation, preferably with some focus on counter wildlife crime
  • Five years proven leadership in the management of similar sized international donor support programs with strong, demonstrated skills in strategic planning, management, supervision, and budgeting
  • Five years’ experience working with senior government officials, private sector leaders, and other stakeholders in natural resources management, biodiversity conservation, and/or enforcement of conservation regulations
  • Demonstrated skills in building, mobilizing, and leading multidisciplinary teams
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in English is required
  • East Africa experience – especially with EAC
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • In collaboration with the USAID Regional Mission and the leaders of the cooperative agreements, develop knowledge sharing & learning platforms which create mutual exchange of best practices among projects and improved tools and methodologies shared under the project
  • Build partnerships and collaborate with USAID’s regional counter wildlife crime and trade programs, as well as local and regional organizations working in the sector, including civil society organizations, local government units, private sector representatives, local communities, and universities and institutions
  • Manage any subcontracts and grants with local partners, ensuring the quality and timeliness of deliverables
  • Oversee and manage capacity building and training activities led by the project
  • Master’s degree in business, economics, statistics, biodiversity conservation, international development, public policy, or a related field
  • 10 years’ technical experience in international development, with 5 years serving as Chief of Party
  • Work experience in Southern Africa and understanding of wildlife networks
  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills
  • Experience or familiarity with coordination and institutional capacity building approaches
  • Excellent oral and written English language skills
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide leadership and strategic vision in all aspects of program implementation, development, and management. Ensure that program implementation is responsive to communities and partners, and aligned with RTI International’s principles, values, and strategic plan
  • Coordinate with program and finance and administration staff to ensure operational systems are in place to support field activities, including logistics (transport, warehousing, and asset management), procurement, security, administration, and human resources
  • Ensure internal integration of project activities through: 1) the annual work plan and budgeting process; 2) creating and maintaining an effective project management team; and 3) an effective monitoring and evaluation system
  • Provide leadership and oversight for all project activities, including management of the technical and operations teams
  • Work closely with RTI’s security focal point to develop and maintain systems that ensure the safety and security of the team in all aspects of program implementation
  • Conduct frequent field visits to all project sites
  • Ensure project activities are working to support and help achieve relevant county government objectives, while strengthening their capacities
  • Coordinate activities with consortium partners, sub-grantees, and other implementers, as well as with other RTI programs
  • Ensure management systems are operational to track expenditures (including labor) per both RTI policy and USAID rules and regulations; and
  • Bachelor’s degree in food security or resilience required; Master’s degree preferred
  • 12 years of overseas experience, including five years in a senior management position
  • Prior experience as a Chief of Party or Deputy Chief of Party for a USAID-funded program
  • At least 8 years of experience in international agriculture, with proven technical experience in pastoralist livelihoods, livestock development, conflict mitigation, and natural resource management required
  • Experience in organizational development, institutional capacity building, and/or agribusiness management and market development preferred
  • High level of leadership and technical skills including a demonstrated ability to interact effectively and collaboratively with a broad range of public and private sector counterparts and other key stakeholders
  • Strong understanding of USAID rules and regulations
  • Proven experience managing a large, complex program with teams based across multiple regional field offices
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English, including report writing and editing
  • Strong management skills, with an excellent understanding of relevant cross-cultural issues
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and problem solve with a strong attention to detail and ability to communicate a strategic vision are essential; and
  • Previous experience in Kenya or the Horn of Africa is highly preferable
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead all aspects of project performance, providing technical guidance to both result areas under the contract
  • Lead the strategic planning for the program, including annual work plans; ensuring close coordination with USAID Agreement Officer Representative and program partners in the Ministry of Education of Sports
  • Provide direct managerial oversight to all staff, consultants, and NGO partners
  • Foster professional development of technical, financial, operational, and administrative staff, and effectively delegating and monitoring tasks
  • Provide financial and risk management and accountability for all project activities
  • Oversee all technical development and implementation activities, ensuring timely submission of high-quality deliverables
  • Ensure the timely and quality completion of all quarterly and annual technical and financial deliverables and reports
  • Develop and implement annual program work and performance milestone plans and negotiate an agreement of those plans with USAID
  • Ensure full staff adherence to USAID and RTI professional standards and codes of conduct
  • Oversee procurement of selected services per USAID and RTI procedures
  • Serve as RTI’s representative to USAID, Ministry of Education and other host government counterparts, donors, multinational organizations, and other program partners
  • Interface regularly with USAID on management and decision-making. Ensure that project activities are meeting client and stakeholder expectations and that project results are proactively disseminated
  • Collaborate closely with the USAID-funded Literacy Achievement and Retention Activity (LARA) project, also in Uganda, which has in common with SHRP core program components
  • Collaborate closely with RTI home office management and technical staff on SHRP strategy and implementation, reporting, and knowledge management
  • A Master’s degree in education, business or related field plus 14 years of relevant work experience in international education and/or international development or Bachelor’s Degree and 20 years of relevant work experience in international education and/or international development
  • Outstanding strategic planning and management skills
  • Exceptional communications and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated experience in managing activity teams that have diverse backgrounds and skills
  • Strong teamwork and effective cross-cultural interpersonal skills
  • Sound understanding of development and education issues in Uganda
  • Demonstrated professional excellence, excellent writing ability, and ability to resolve sensitive and complicated work issues with senior high-level country counterparts, donor representatives, and senior-level staff
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
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Party Chief Resume Examples & Samples

  • Represent Jacobs in the field and embody a professional image at all times
  • Preserve and enhance the Jacobs brand through job knowledge and strategic field management
  • Collaborate with a multi-discipline team and communicate with clients, subconsultants, site supervisors and contractors
  • Ensure the crew adheres to company policies and service line procedures
  • Ensure all site personnel follow safety protocols
  • Perform field survey tasks in accordance with local, state and national regulations
  • Plan daily activities to meet productivity goals
  • Perform equipment inventory and adjustments and keep current with vehicle maintenance
  • Communicate with the crew and office staff about all aspects of the project
  • Work without direct supervision and make technical and procedural decisions for projects assigned within specified limits of authority
  • Prepare daily time sheets, data logs, expense reports and field change orders
  • Participate in department and field crew training
  • Produce clear and concise field notes and quality field data for office processing
  • Work primarily in the field on control, boundary, topography and other tasks on a one or two person crew
  • Perform some office duties, including data download and reduction, field note reduction, calculations, processing and quality control checks
  • Accurately run and adjust survey instruments including total stations, levels, and GNSS receivers
  • Work outdoors in variable weather conditions and challenging terrain
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in surveying with at least 2 years as a Party Chief required
  • Trimble equipment and software experience required
  • High School diploma is required
  • A valid driver's license is required
  • Some travel is required
  • Bachelor’s or Associates degree in applicable field preferred
  • PLS or LSI preferred
  • Experience with the following disciplines preferred: laser scanning, photogrammetry, remote sensing, LiDAR, CAD, GIS, subsurface utilities, or ROW acquisition
  • Proven ability to complete all technical aspects of a field surveying task
  • Good social and communication skills
  • Ability to work long hours and carry heavy loads if needed
  • Ability to pass drug screen and background check
  • Reputation as a trusted and respected member of the surveying community
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Map and Describe the Knowledge System in Each Country (Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda) to include the types of institutions/actors within the knowledge system, conduct an analysis of the policy environment of the knowledge systems, identify the financial resources within the systems, identify how these intuitions/actors interact, and identify and map existing interventions to develop knowledge systems, identify knowledge system gaps and related activities
  • Undertake Political Economy Analysisto analyse the strengths and weaknesses of the knowledge system in each country, identify barriers and enablers in each context, interests and incentives, identify the roles of formal institutions and informal social, political and cultural norms, identify whether existing interventions are working or not, and the underlying reasons why, identify how and where Government and their partners could focus efforts, and revise the knowledge systems framework and theory of change for each country, and related activities
  • Develop the Economic Investment Case(if approved) for investing in science technology and innovation in each country to include synthesise and collect data to set out the investment case for science, technology and innovation for each country, compare the investment case for specific areas of science, technology and innovation, set out clearly with evidence how this case may differ due to the macro-economic context for each country and identify the barriers and enablers within the knowledge system, and related information
  • Identify Practical Actions to Strengthen the Knowledge Economyto include consultation with key stakeholders and constituencies on priorities for science technology and innovation, and development of practical action points to support the further development of the knowledge system in each country, and related information
  • PhD in Political Science, Public Administration, Research Methodology, or related field
  • Candidates must have at least 15 years of progressive experience in the design and oversight of complex, multi-country research studies related to knowledge management, political economy analysis and related fields
  • Supervisory experience particularly of researchers and consultants
  • Demonstrated success managing against programmatic and financial targets and deliverables
  • International expertise and academic standing in the knowledge sector area with a focus on science, technology and innovation
  • Experience working in East Africa (EA) and established relationships with EA academic institutions and STI entities
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative research skills are required
  • Excellent writing, editing, research, and presentation skills
  • Proven track record in building successful relationships with government counterparts, research institutions, donors, partners, and other stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Ability to produce thorough, high-quality work within a tight timeframe
  • Must be fluent (writing and speaking) in English. Swahili and/or Kinyarwanda language skills a plus
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide technical direction and leadership to a team of subject-matter experts in energy, climate change, and urban development, and using scientific data for decision-making
  • Serve as primary USAID counterpart for project; ensure compliance with all applicable USAID and host-country regulations
  • Liaise with high-level government officials about implementation of policy reforms that help secure investment BiH’s clean and renewable energy. Serve as a high-level convener for government officials, project developers, ---and other stakeholders in setting the stage for a competitive electricity market and clean and renewable energy trade with neighboring countries and Europe
  • Master's degree with expertise in urban development, engineering, energy (management, policy and regulation, development, financing), and /or related fields
  • Minimum 12 years of progressively responsible program management experience with USAID or other donors
  • Minimum 5 years of experience on project development of competitive electricity markets and harmonization of energy regulations with the European Union (EU)
  • 5 years of experience with donor (preferably USAID) in implementing renewable energy policy/policy reforms in emerging markets
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for overall management of the project including technical, administrative, operational and logistical management
  • Foster and maintain effective, professional relations with a broad range of government counterparts
  • Confer with USAID management on strategic issues to maximize impact and scale, minimize costs, and maximize efficiency and sustainability in achieving project requirements. Serve as primary liaison with USAID, the GoG and RTI home office
  • Ensure all activities conform to the terms and conditions of project requirements, including cost, schedule and quality parameters
  • Direct and supervise the performance and delivery of services by both international and national subcontractors
  • At least a Master’s degree in Social Science, Business; International Relations or Development or related area
  • At least 15 years of experience in the implementation and management of related international donor- (including USAID-) funded programs, including in Latin America
  • At least 5 five years of progressively responsible experience in projects involving violence prevention, community development, youth development, conflict mitigation, or related fields
  • Demonstrated experience effectively working with senior and local government officials, and building consensus among government, communities and other stakeholders in support of initiatives
  • Demonstrated track record of progressively responsible managerial experience implementing complex donor-funded projects with multiple activities
  • Previous experience with efforts to improve local government services is highly desirable
  • Technical expertise/experience in one or more of the following: crime and violence prevention, community development, youth development, conflict mitigation, or related fields
  • Reputation for professional excellence including outstanding strategic planning and management skills (as evidenced by references and achievements)
  • Exceptional communications and presentation skills (oral and written)
  • Demonstrated team player with effective cross-cultural interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English and Spanish is required
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Serve as principal liaison with U.S. Government representatives, Somalian government counterparts and community stakeholders on program communications and technical implementation activities
  • Provide technical direction and leadership and oversight of all administrative matters
  • Provide technical support to the team in all program areas
  • Develop and implement work plans for project activities
  • Oversee implementation of project monitoring and evaluation activities and ensure that project results are met
  • Supervise development and submission of project deliverables and provide timely and accurate reporting and briefings to U.S. Government/Stakeholders on all program areas
  • Ensure compliance with all terms of the project contract and all relevant USAID and U.S. Government rules and regulations
  • Oversee implementation of Creative’s security protocols and provide leadership in handling security-related issues; and
  • Manage the program team in a manner that is open and respectful and encourages professional development, and solicits constructive staff input
  • At least ten (10) years of experience working on democracy and governance programming in developing countries, with experience in elections and political processes, governance, civic engagement/civil society, institutional development or directly related technical areas
  • At least seven (7) years of progressively responsible management experience, with significant experience as a development professional administering donor-funded programs, preferably in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Demonstrated capacity to develop solid working relationships with senior government officials, local governments, non-governmental institutions, and coordination with other donors
  • Demonstrated record of success in politically sensitive environments
  • Strong analytical capacity
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in a relevant field; and
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Experience working with citizen engagement and oversight of political processes, especially as they relate to youth and gender
  • Experience in gender equality and women’s empowerment strongly preferred
  • Experience working with partnership organizations, especially civil society organizations and/or government agencies
  • Experience in producing civic/voter education materials
  • Experience in developing survey tools and working with focus groups
  • Master’s degree from an accredited university in a relevant field; and
  • Somali language skills strongly preferred
  • Please be sure to indicate that you saw this position on Globaljobs.org*
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide overall technical leadership and expertise in the development and implementation of health service delivery and demand generation strategies to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) and strengthen malaria prevention and control
  • Responsible for the overall planning implementation and management of the project as well as the achievement of the goals and objectives of the project in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Oversee team of senior technical and program management project staff and ensure clear roles and responsibilities and lines of communication are maintained amongst the team members
  • Serve as the primary point of contact and collaboration for the team and in-country stakeholders, including USAID, implementation partners, Government of Rwanda partners, and other key stakeholders
  • Oversee/manage partnerships and ensure strong lines of communication and collaboration are established and maintained
  • Lead the planning of all project activities and set high quality performance targets ensuring adherence to technical standards, best practices, and donor guidelines
  • Oversee strategies and interventions to ensure excellence and accountability to beneficiaries and USAID
  • Produce and present papers at local, regional and international fora to share experiences and emerging best practices
  • Ensure financial and grants management compliance with FHI 360 and USAID rules and regulations
  • Ensure timely, high-quality, and complete submission of work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by USAID
  • Bachelor's degree or its international equivalent - knowledge/information services, communications, education, environment, health, behavioral, life/social sciences international development, human development or related field
  • Typically requires a minimum of 10 years with project management experience
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Chief of Party Resume Examples & Samples

  • Leads and directs the development and implementation process for company projects involving departmental or cross -functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing projects. Plans and directs project schedules and monitors budget/spending. Monitors the project/program from init iation through delivery. Organizes project(s) activities ensuring completion of the project on schedule and within budget constraints. Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates activities for designated projects to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters
  • Reviews project proposals and plans to determine scheduling, budget, procedures, staffing, and allotment of resources needed for projects
  • Establishes work plans, project teams, and SOPs to meet project goals and ensure compliance with policies
  • Develops proposals and researches sources for funding projects
  • Provides guidance and training to managers and staff to achieve project goals
  • Participates in the strategic development of methods and techniques with executive management
  • Establishes, serves and maintains partnerships with internal and external stakeholders on project matters
  • Provide leadership to the project team, ensuring clarity over plans and priorities, encouraging effective team-work
  • Responsible for induction of project staff, ensuring their familiarity with mandate values, quality standards, policies and program objectives and their individual responsibilities in upholding these standards and policies
  • Determination of job level is based on combination of primary and secondary criteria (i.e. Revenue, Headcount, and number of Contracts/Sub- Awards and other factors)
  • Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent - Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field