Chief of Party - Tanzania

Job Title: Chief of Party
Job Number: COPTZ-2
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
*Location:” Tanzania
*Clearance:” N/A

Chief of Party
IT Shows, Inc. is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) for a potential USAID-funded Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning, and Adaptation (T-MELA) Activity in Tanzania. The COP acts as the primary point of contact with USAID/Tanzania with regard to day- to-day implementation and management matters relating to the contract. The COP will work closely with USAID/Tanzania’s leadership team, the Program Office, technical office directors and team leads, and other Chiefs of Party managing USAID projects/activities. The COP must have overall responsibility for assuring that all services provided under the contract are technically sound and appropriate for the needs to be addressed. The COP is responsible for facilitating communication and close coordination with all stakeholders of the activity. In order to allow for proper implementation and quick adaptive management, the COP must have the ability to speak for and bind the Contractor.

This full time COP position is for the term of the contract and will manage the entire contract and ensure that quality standards and schedules are met. The COP will define and manage overall contract requirements, including staffing and cost and quality control of all tasks and assignments undertaken to achieve this contract’s objectives. Her/his primary responsibilities are to provide overall leadership management and general technical direction of the project ensuring an integrated understanding among different components and actors, and a focus on achieving the results defined in the project SOW.

Minimum Qualifications:

• At least 10 years of experience in international development, including experience and technical knowledge in designing, managing, and evaluating multi-million- dollar development projects.
● At least 7 years of experience as a senior field manager, demonstrating professional interaction with senior U.S. and foreign government officials.
● At least 7-year experience working with third party monitoring platforms and/or support mechanisms;
● Demonstrated leadership, strategic thinking/planning, management, and presentation skills;
● Proven experience overseeing the provision of MEL products and services to international clients;
● Experience conducting evaluations or assessments of youth-focused development issues and activities;
● Experience working in Tanzania or similar locales (based on economic and social development indicators); and
● Demonstrated ability to establish relationships of trust with clients, including those at the level of a USAID Mission Director.

IT Shows, Inc.
EEO Employer.

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