Deputy Chief of Party, Training for Pakistan

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Islamabad, Pakistan | Pakistan
Apply by 9 June 2018
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 10 May 2018

Job Description

Scope and Objectives

The Kaizen Company is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) to present on our Training for Pakistan (TFP) proposal. The TFP Project will provide participant training for capacity development to USAID/Pakistan’s implementing partners, grantees, government partners, and mission staff. The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will lead programmatic aspects of the program and supervise staff responsible for development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of project activities.

Responsibilities

  • Work with and assist Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) in the development of the Mission PTP, staff management, coordination with USAID and all partner organizations, TNA, planning, implementing and evaluating the results of training.
  • Serve as the COP and USAID COR primary point of contact for current information about the status of grants implementation.
  • Ensure that the relevant staff use and maintain the PakInfo Database, TraiNet, and that data is consistent and complete.
  • Under the guidance of the USAID COR and Chief of Party, contributing to the design and implementation of the Assessment system at the activity level and for ensuring that all activities are monitored and assessed in accordance with the MEL.
  • Serve as Acting COP in the absence of the COP.

Qualifications

  • At least 8 years of experience in international development.
  • A Master’s degree in human resource management/ international or economic development/ public or business administration/ public policy/ social science or a related technical field is highly desirable.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a leadership role in development projects of a size and scope similar to TFP.

About the Organization

The Kaizen Company (Kaizen) is a development consulting firm that cultivates innovative, scalable solutions that address emerging market challenges and opportunities. For more than a decade, Kaizen has brought innovation into the world of donor-funded international development in Africa, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America/Caribbean, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia.

In parallel, Kaizen has been incubating innovations to scale through market forces to achieve development objectives without the need for donor funding. Our proven solutions catalyze locally driven organizational and institutional performance improvements and establish communities of practice that facilitate peer-to-peer learning and the achievement of shared goals.

We leverage existing knowledge, technology, and new media, and local peer networks to support local reforms. Since our inception, we have provided support to more than 100 government, private-sector, and non-profit organizations in markets worldwide.

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