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Deputy Chief of Party

Published on 24.03.2021

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Position : Deputy Chief of Party

Panagora seeks an experienced Deputy Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID/Liberia Data, Evaluation, Learning, and Technical Assistance (DELTA) activity. The DCOP will provide technical oversight of the overall contract requirements to achieve this contract’s objectives.

This is a long-term position based in Monrovia, Liberia expected to start in early 2022.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervises DELTA operations including finance, administration, procurement, security as well as supervision of the cross-cutting technical team.
  • Develop operational processes for recruitment, subcontracting, procurement, and invoicing tasks.  
  • Effectively manages subcontractors in providing timely, relevant, high-quality services.  
  • Understand USAID standards, indicators, evaluations, and data collection tools and reporting timelines and systems.  
  • Facilitate planning meetings and technical strategy sessions, formulating the appropriate questions to ask at multiple levels.  
  • Under the leadership of the chief of party, facilitate various meeting and planning sessions between DELTA and USAID and leverage that information to take the activity to the next phase- understanding the skills needed to complete the task, developing scopes of work for additional needed resources, and building out the team as needed.  
  • Support capacity and knowledge building of USAID counterparts and DELTA consultants through on- the job training, knowledge sharing workshops and mentoring.  
  • Other duties as assigned by the chief of party.
Required profile for job ad : Deputy Chief of Party
  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in development, evaluation, economics, knowledge management, or a related fields.
  • Previous experience leading multiple international donor funded evaluations and assessments; and familiarity with MEL plan and PMP development; remote qualitative and quantitative data collection; remote, field-based and third party monitoring; and knowledge management initiatives. 
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of progressively responsible professional experience in monitoring and evaluation –– within complex international development contexts in the areas of Health, Democracy, Governance and Conflict, Economic Growth, Education and/or Agricultural Development;
  • Experience working with USAID monitoring and evaluation mechanisms strongly preferred.  
  • Minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience.
  • Excellent teamwork, interpersonal, verbal and written communication, presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and conduct field work in non-permissive environments, areas with hardship conditions, remote areas, and conflict-affected areas for extended periods of time.  
  • Deep experience applying USAID regulations and compliance.
  • Meaningful professional experience in Liberia a strong advantage.
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please visit https://panagoragroup.net/project-opportunities/. Fill out the online application. Please include a cover letter and resume. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Panagora Group is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

*Note: Panagora does not offer visa sponsorship at this time.

Job criteria for job ad : Deputy Chief of Party
Job category :
Management
R&D, project management
Industries :
Government services
Services other
Employment type :
Fixed-term contract
Region :
Montserrado
City : Monrovia
Experience level :
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Master
Spoken language :
englishfluent
Number of Position(s) : 1

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