Chief of Party, USAID/Philippines Collaboration, Learning, and Adapting, Philippines

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Philippines
Apply by 23 January 2017
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 23 December 2016

Job Description

Chief of Party, USAID/Philippines Collaboration, Learning, and Adapting, Philippines

Social Impact (SI) is a Washington, DC-area international development management consulting firm. SI’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs in improving people’s lives. We provide a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international development programs, organizations, and policies. We provide services globally in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and program design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social analysis. SI services cross-cut all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. SI’s clients include US government agencies such as USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the US Department of State, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and non-profits.

Proposal Objective:

Social Impact is preparing for a proposal for the USAID/Philippines Collaboration, Learning and Adapting (CLA) Project. It is envisioned that the project will provide assistance to the Office of Health for monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management, and learning for USAID health projects in the Philippines. The period of performance is anticipated to be five years, with a budget up to $10 million.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a Chief of Party to lead and manage the USAID/Philippines CLA project administratively and technically, providing oversight on all activities. This position will be based in Manila for the duration of the project.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall project management and technical operations to ensure that project tasks are completed and the objectives of the CLA project are successfully met.
  • Provide the vision and overall leadership to the team.
  • Manage SI’s technical assistance, training, and overall support.
  • Prepare and submit reports requested by USAID.
  • Coordinate USAID assistance with key counterparts.
  • Lead SI’s team and serve as the primary point of contact with USAID regarding day-to-day activity implementation and management matters relating to the contract.
  • Assure that all assistance provided under the contract, whether by international or local experts/personnel, is technically sound and appropriate for the needs to be addressed.
  • Manage and supervise the work of all experts/personnel provided under the contract.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in public health, social sciences, evaluation services, business management or other related disciplines required
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in providing assistance to USAID or other clients in evaluations and/or assessments, of similar size and scope in developing countries and seven years’ experience with learning and adaptive management.
  • At least 10 years of progressively responsible management experience, with at least five leading project management teams.
  • Strong familiarity with USAID policies and procedures required.
  • Strong communication, writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent team management and interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional proficiency in written and spoken English is required, as is a demonstrated ability to exercise overall quality control, meeting high technical and editorial standards in written products.
  • Ability and willingness to travel throughout the Philippines to attend to contract implementation tasks.
  • Fluency in English required.

Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

About the Organization

Social Impact (SI) is a Washington, DC-area international development management consulting firm. SI’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs in improving people’s lives. We provide a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international development programs, organizations, and policies. We provide services globally in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and program design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social analysis. SI services cross-cut all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. SI’s clients include US government agencies such as USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the US Department of State, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and non-profits.