Chief of Party (Haiti)

Arlington, Virginia, United States
Apply by 30 August 2018
Executive-level , Long-term consulting assignment
Posted on 31 July 2018

Job Description

  • Be responsible for the overall planning, implementation, and management of the award;
  • Ensuring an integrated vision among different components and actors;
  • Achieving the results defined in the agreement;
  • Liaise with USAID/Haiti, the Government of Haiti, and all other counterparts and implementing organizations involved with health, finance, governance, and human resources for health;
  • Identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner;
  • Suggest appropriate program adjustments;
  • Offer solutions in a complex development environment


  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree, ideally in Public Administration, Public Health, or a related area (exceptional relevant experience, which includes a minimum of 15 years managing the implementation of development assistance programs may be considered in lieu of an advanced degree);
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years of experience working in the health sector;
  • Of the twelve (12) years, minimum of three (3) years of experience in managing donor/client-funded programs in Haiti;
  • Demonstrated experience in successful collaboration with senior government officials, development partners, and civil society organizations;
  • Demonstrated experience successfully managing a high-paced, multi-disciplinary team to achieve development results; and
  • Required oral and written fluency in French and English; fluency in Haitian Creole is highly desired.

About the Organization

The QED Group, LLC, is a full-service international consulting firm committed to solving complex global challenges through innovative solutions. QED has a 20 years history of evidence based development, which includes more than $3.5 billion in programs evaluated and work in 96 countries around the globe. We are determined to provide all our clients with best-value services so they increase their efficiency, learning capacity, and accountability to the public in an ever more complex and interconnected world.

The Director of Project Management is responsible for leading QED’s Project Management (PM) team and ensuring the successful implementation of all QED projects, including contractual, financial, and operational activities. The Director ensures that QED projects follow all applicable Company and client requirements, and continuously focuses on opportunities to improve internal operations and implement best practices. The Director of Project Management, reporting to the Executive Vice President, is a member of QED’s Management Committee and will work closely with other teams across the Company, including Finance & Accounting, Contracts & Compliance, Talent Acquisition, Human Resources, Communications, and Information Technology. The Director will also coordinate closely with the Technical Services team to ensure that all operational and technical elements of our programs are effectively managed. The Director will also coordinate with QED’s Business Development (BD) team to oversee the PM team’s support of BD activities.

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