Chief of Party, USAID/ Evidence-Driven Collaborating, Learning and Adapting, Manila, Philippines
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Chief of Party, USAID / Philippines Evidence-Driven Collaborating, Learning and Adapting, Manila, Philippines

Proposal Summary :

USAID / Philippines intends to issue a five-year project that will help the mission effectively practice and lead collaborating, learning and adapting (CLA).

The project will generate evidence from monitoring, evaluation and research related to the implementation of the mission’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy (2019-

2024). The activity will integrate learning into mission staff culture, systems and processes. Rigorous meta-analysis and dissemination of lessons learned will be required to shed light on the U.

S.-Philippines’ partnership and adaptive management requirements in the journey to self-reliance. This is an anticipated $25 million project scheduled to start in October 2019.

Position Summary :

The chief of party (COP) will lead and manage MSI’s efforts to achieve project’s results. S / he will provide vision and overall leadership to MSI’s operations and drive the achievement of results by ensuring the provision of timely, relevant and high-quality services.

Responsibilities :

  • Serve as the primary point of contact with USAID on the day-to-day implementation and management issues of the project.
  • Manage the work of all personnel assigned to tasks under the contract.
  • Provide technical leadership on monitoring and evaluation (M&E), CLA and integration of learning.
  • Ensure timely, accurate and user-friendly reporting on the progress and status of all services provided under the contract.
  • Ensure USAID compliance and integrity of all project operations.
  • Qualifications :

  • Master’s degree in a social science, development studies or a related field.
  • At least ten (10) years of work experience in designing, implementing and managing complex monitoring, performance and impact evaluations, and implementation research activities in / for developing countries.
  • At least five (5) years in a supervisory or management capacity that includes providing technical and administrative oversight of subcontractors in a multicultural setting.
  • Demonstrated experience with collaborative learning contexts.
  • Experience with USAID, Millennium Challenge Corporation or The Asian Development Bank preferred.
  • Experience working on development programs in the Philippines or in the region is desirable.
  • Fluency in English with excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

    MSI is an EEO / AA / ADA Veterans Employer.

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