QED Group Chief of Party Job in Kenya

Chief of Party – Evaluation Services & Program Support for USAID / Kenya & USAID / East Africa

Description:       

The QED Group, LLC is a full-service international development firm that provides practical solutions to social problems through sound analysis, proven management techniques, and creative implementation.  
We focus our efforts on two core practice areas: Monitoring & Evaluation and Knowledge Management. 
We work with U.S. agencies and overseas governments, international donors, private-sector clients, and PVOs/NGOs in more than 80 countries around the world. 
Key clients include USAID, the U.S. Department of State, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency.

The QED Group is seeking a Chief of Party for anticipated work on the five–year Evaluation Services & Program Support for USAID/Kenya & USAID/East Africa.  
The goal of this five-year contract is to support USAID/East Africa Regional Health and HIV/AIDS (RHH) Office and USAID/Kenya’s Office of Population and Health (OPH) in making informed program management decisions, as well as to provide substantive support with qualitative, quantitative, and analytical information to assist in continually assessing and evaluating project portfolios. 
Evaluations performed under this project will contribute to the re-design of new, evidence-based follow-on activities and programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Chief of Party will define and manage overall contract requirements: including staffing, and cost and quality control of all tasks and assignments undertaken to achieve this project’s objectives, and will ensure that decisions are made in a timely and efficient manner.  
Responsibilities shall also include:
  • Serving as the main point of contact between OPH and RHH and the Contractor and reporting to both;
  • Ensuring effective and efficient performance for all aspects of this contract, overseeing all quality control and reporting;
  • Interacting professionally with senior Mission, Embassy, and government officials.
Key Qualifications:
  • At least fifteen (15) years of experience in international development, including experience and/or technical knowledge in designing, managing and evaluating multi-million dollar development projects;
  • At least five (5) years of experience in a senior field management position (Chief of Party, Regional Director, or Country Director) demonstrating professional interaction with senior U.S. and foreign government officials;
  • Demonstrated experience in in the supervision of long-term field staff and short-term U.S., third country, and local experts;
  • A graduate degree in the field of management, business administration, or a related field, or a bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience in addition to the required minimums;
  • Fluency in English required.
 Application Process:

To apply to this position please navigate to the following link http://qed.devhire.devex.com/jobs/327776 and follow the application instructions below.

1. Submit your current resume and cover letter.
 
2. Complete and submit the attached 1420 biodata sheet.
 
3. Complete and submit the attached Voluntary Self-ID Form.

Applications submitted by other means will not be considered. Please note only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Accessibility Notice:  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: Recruitment@QEDGroupLLC.com. 

Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
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