Chief of Party (Philippines)
The QED Group, LLC
Philippines
12d ago
source : Devex

Job Description

  • Provide overall project vision, technical leadership and management; achieve program results efficiently, in a timely fashion and in compliance with USAID / Philippines, US Government, and QED policies and procedures
  • Serve as the main point of contact for the contract with the USAID Mission, implementing partners, other donors, the host country’s government (Government of Philippines)
  • Lead work planning, including contingency planning if necessary, and oversee the operations of the contract to achieve successful implementation of activities
  • Mentor local staff to enhance capacity and actively contribute expertise to the Contract overall and provide strategic and operational direction
  • Oversee project management systems for finance and administration, logistics, human resources and strategic operation
  • Ensure the completion of timely reports, evaluations, analyses, assessments, and deliverables that meet USAID quality control / assurance standards
  • Ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of the Contract
  • Qualifications :

  • The Chief of Party (COP) must have at least ten years of professional experience working with issues related to planning, design, and performance management of USAID programs
  • At least 5 years of experience (out of 10 years) should be as a COP or senior field management experience such as Project Director, Regional Director or Country Director roles, demonstrating professional interaction with senior U.
  • S. and foreign government officials

  • The COP must be able to efficiently manage a complex program, including the recruitment and supervision of long and short-
  • term staff and consultants for work required under this contract, and to interact professionally with senior Mission, Embassy, officials from the Government of the Philippines officials, and other stakeholders and development actors

  • Highly developed interpersonal communication, presentation, and negotiating skills
  • Strong understanding of multi-sectoral development theory; thorough working knowledge of USG operations, regulations, policies, procedures and programs desirable
  • Familiarity with culture, language, society and development context of the Philippines strongly preferred
  • Master’s Degree in social sciences, statistics, or related field is required
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