Deputy Chief - Program Performance Management (Field Programs Division)

USAID/Office of Transition Initiatives

About the organization

In support of U.S. foreign policy, USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives seizes emerging windows of opportunity in the political landscape to promote stability, peace and democracy by catalyzing local initiatives through adaptive and agile programming. We work in critical crises at critical times to make critical differences that help countries transition from conflict and turmoil toward peace and democracy. Our programs put comparatively small amounts of money on small targets, stressing speed, calculated risk-taking and innovation, to strengthen the resilience of our partners and beneficiaries, keeping transitional countries on a positive trajectory.

Duties

Under the direct supervision of the DCHA/OTI Chief, FPD or his/her designee, the DC–PPM will perform the following duties:

● As a member of FPD-Management, support day to day management of PPM and contribute to overall strategy for FPD;

● Supervise individual staff and teams that support Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL), data analysis, program performance management, media, graphic design, and other program support elements; if delegated by the FPD Chief, supervise other FPD staff;

● Support regional teams in Washington, D.C. and the field as needed in identifying and providing resources for start-up, program performance management, and MEL; ensure these processes draw on best practices and lessons learned from other programs working in collaboration with the PLI Division, and that they are adequately and appropriately documented; provide technical support, facilitation, and training to field programs as appropriate.

● In consultation with the Deputy FPD Chief - Programs and relevant PLI staff, ensure FPD equities are represented and reflected in staff development; systems development; program management tools, such as the activity database; and, knowledge management tools, including OTI-Anywhere;

For a full list of duties, please see the solicitation at www.OTIjobs.net.

Qualifications

At a minimum, the applicant must have:

(1) A Master’s Degree seven (7) years of work experience;

OR

A Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of nine (9) years of work experience;

AND

(2) Seven (7) years of project management experience with a USG foreign affairs agency, international assistance organization, or non-governmental organization in community development, economic development, mediation/arbitration, conflict resolution, democracy and governance, international law, human rights activities, and/or political analysis;

(3) Three (3) years of overseas field experience working in a developing country;

(4) Four (4) years of demonstrated supervisory experience

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please see the solicitation at www.OTIjobs.net.

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