Chief of party | Philippines | 2019

  • Mid-level, Field assignment
  • Posted on 12 November 2019

Job Description

Chemonics seeks a chief of party for the anticipated USAID Natural Resource Security and Management Project in the Philippines. The five-year project seeks to strengthen environmental resilience by improving the governance of natural resources. In addition, the project will target natural-resource insecurity by reducing conservation crimes and developing the natural resources sector to address the supply of and demand for natural resources. We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership, management, and technical direction and serve as the primary contact with USAID on strategic, managerial, and technical matters
  • Oversee all contractual and budgetary aspects of program management
  • Ensure that the work plan, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting efforts align with contract requirements, program objectives, and USAID guidance
  • Represent Chemonics to USAID, the government of the Philippines, local partners, and other stakeholders
  • Monitor and modify program assistance to achieve results, ensuring that relevant, productive, and complementary activities are implemented effectively


  • Advanced degree in natural resource management, forestry, biology, environmental science, business administration, or another relevant technical field
  • Minimum of 10 years of technical experience in some or all of the following areas: natural resource management, forest management, anti–wildlife trafficking, wetlands and aquatic ecosystem management, biodiversity conservation, community-based natural resource management, and sustainable livelihoods
  • Minimum of five years as a chief of party, deputy chief of party, or team leader in the Indo-Pacific required; experience in the Philippines preferred
  • Ability to engage government counterparts and relevant project stakeholders to effectively implement
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English; proficiency in Filipino is preferred

Application instructions:

Please send an email with your CV and cover letter attached and “Chief of Party” in the subject line to by November 22, 2019. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

About the Organization

Owned entirely by employees, Chemonics is an ISO-9001 certified international development company. For more than 40 years, we have partnered with local and international organizations to promote social and economic change around the world.

Chemonics International is a leading international development consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. with more than 40 years of experience implementing programs around the world.

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