Chief of Party

  • Senior-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 30 July 2020
  • Kinshasa, Congo, The Democratic Republic of
  • Closing on 31 August 2020
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Job Description

Panagora Group, a small business specializing in monitoring, evaluation, and learning, global health, and international development, seeks an experienced chief of party for an anticipated follow-on activity to provide monitoring, evaluating, and learning program support services to USAID/Democratic Republic of the Congo. The COP will also define and manage overall contract requirements to achieve the Monitoring, Evaluation, Coordination, Contract – Deux (MECC-2) objectives.

This is a long-term position based in Kinshasa, DRC expected to start in Spring 2021.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the effective and efficient performance of all aspects of the contract: provision of contract oversight, maintaining acceptable standards of quality for all assigned tasks and expected deliverables, including overall responsibility for leading and coordinating all activities; all required reports; and for staff management and development
  • Serve as the main point of contact between USAID and Panagora, frequently serving as a facilitator or co-facilitator of high-level discussions and fora among USAID staff and stakeholders
  • Ensure timely information on the progress and status of all activities under the contract
  • Ensure compliance and integrity of contract operations

Requirements:

  • An advanced degree in business administration, international development, monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management, or related field
  • Seven years of experience in management positions for USAID project; previous chief of party experience and experience managing complex projects in Africa strongly preferred
  • Five years of experience working in monitoring, evaluation, and learning, in one or more of the following technical areas: education, peace and security, DRG, health, economic growth, Food for Peace, foreign disaster assistance, gender, and environment
  • Previous experience overseeing performance and/or impact evaluations, strategic monitoring and analytics, external assessments, data collection, management, and dissemination, including geospatial data, third party monitoring, and other types of research modalities
  • Experience in facilitating strategic collaboration, ideally among multiple stakeholders
  • Previous CLA experience, including a working knowledge of USAID’s learning agenda
  • Deep knowledge of USAID regulations and compliance
  • Comfort with visiting remote sites with few amenities
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and French

About the Organization

Panagora Group is a small business providing novel and integrated solutions in global health and international development. Our vision is to provide high-quality, high-impact social and economic development consulting, with a special focus on public-private partnerships, human and institutional capacity-building, knowledge sharing and collaborative learning, NGO/community engagement, and integrated solutions that build country capacity and independence.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please visit https://panagoragroup.net/project-opportunities/. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Panagora Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices.

*Note: Panagora does not offer visa sponsorship at this time.

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