Deputy Chief of Party

  • Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 7 August 2020

Job Description

Panagora Group is seeking an experienced Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) to provide support to the USAID/Philippines Evidence-Driven Collaborating, Learning and Adapting activity based in Manila.

The purpose of The Evidence-Driven Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (ED-CLA) activity is to bolster the capacity of USAID/Philippines to effectively lead and practice collaborating, learning and adapting (CLA), which has the broader goal of enhancing USAID’s development effectiveness. The ED-CLA activity will strengthen the evidence base of USAID/Philippines by implementing select monitoring, evaluation, research, and other analytical tasks to inform key strategic decisions. Additionally, on an as-needed, demand-driven basis the activity will conduct monitoring services for activities operating in non-permissive environments (NPE) in the Philippines, in order to provide strategic information to help guide the management and adaptation of USAID’s programs in conflict-affected sites.

The DCOP will report to the Chief of Party.


  • Manage operations including finance, administration, procurement, and security
  • Effectively manage subcontractors and consultants
  • Facilitate various meeting and planning sessions between USAID and partners
  • Support capacity and knowledge building of USAID counterparts and MEL consultants through on- the job training, knowledge sharing, and mentoring
  • Develop work plans, budgets, quarterly and annual reports, and other deliverables
  • Update, collect data for, and draft quarterly reports on Activity MEL Plan
  • Understand USAID standards, indicators, evaluations, and data collection tools and reporting timelines and systems
  • Other duties as assigned by the COP


  • Master’s or higher degree in management, organizational development, financial management, business administration or related field, or experience equivalent
  • Minimum of twelve years of experience in public or private sector management, administration, and planning; international development, and development project management
  • Minimum of eight years of supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated experience in human resources, recruiting, staff management, and other human resource responsibilities
  • Demonstrated experience managing complex projects in a multi-cultural environment and in providing consulting services in helping clients analyze problems, devise and adopt solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience in organizational development, management of development programs and/or contracts, and complex financial management systems
  • USAID experience preferred  
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, fluency in Tagalog preferred
  • Must be a legal resident of Philippines
  • References (3)

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:

Please visit our website at to apply. 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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