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  • Posted: Jun 7, 2023
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    At Chemonics, we believe our mission of helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives is driven by our commitment to service-service to our mission, to our beneficiaries, to our clients, and to our staff. From our founding in 1975, we have worked in more than 150 countries to help our clients, partners, and beneficiaries face ...
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    Chief of Party, Kenya Tusome Follow-On Activity

    Key Responsibilities

    • Provide overall direction, oversight, and implementation of activities in compliance with USAID regulations and Chemonics policies and procedures
    • Serve as the primary liaison with USAID on strategic, managerial, and technical matters
    • Identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner, suggest appropriate program adjustments, and offer solutions in a complex development environment
    • Ensure quality control and overall responsiveness of technical assistance provided under the contract, including targeted results and deliverables
    • Represent Chemonics to USAID, host government counterparts, private sector associations, civil society organizations, and other key stakeholders
    • Lead efforts to collaborate and coordinate with other USAID projects in county, local organizations, national and local government entities, and other key stakeholders
    • Ensure that relevant, productive, and complementary activities are coordinated and leveraged effectively
    • Supervise and provide guidance to senior technical staff
    • Oversee work planning, performance management, and strategic communications


    • PhD or equivalent experience in education, public policy, management and administration, social science or related and relevant field; a focus on education policy, program/project management, curriculum and bilingual education
    • Proven experience as a chief of party or equivalent leadership position administering large-scale USAID programs valued at $25 million with skills in strategic planning, management, supervision, and budgeting is required
    • Demonstrated ability to interact professionally with a wide range of stakeholders (i.e., host government counterparts, local governments, private sector, NGOs, and other donors) to promote and leverage technical assistance efforts
    • Minimum ten years of progressively responsible experience in senior program management implementing and leading donor-funded international development activities
    • Minimum five years of experience in the education sector in East or Southern Africa regions
    • Evidence of strong communication skills, both oral and written, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements
    • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
    • Proficiency in written and spoken English required

    Method of Application

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