At Itad, we work to make international development as effective as possible to improve more lives. We have done so since 1984. This means giving organisations the information and insight they need to make development work smarter and produce better results. It is complex, meticulous monitoring and evaluation work involving many different stakeholders across many different scenarios – exactly the kind of challenge on which we thrive. We work with governments, non-profits, universities, foundations and the private sector to support organisational learning and programme adaptation across a wide variety of international development contexts. To learn more about Itad, please visit our website: www.itad.com
We are now seeking a Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated five year monitoring, evaluation and learning contract. The position will be based in Katmandu, Nepal. The ideal candidate is a solution oriented, resourceful, engaged, monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) professional with USAID experience who wants opportunities to grow, advance, and shape the field going forward. They are a leader who wants to help improve how development is delivered and are passionate about data and learning.
The COP will provide guidance, leadership and oversight for a team of Nepali and international monitoring, evaluation and learning professionals. The COP will be the primary liaison with the USAID Mission in Nepal and will be the authority on the implementation of the contract. The COP will liaise with the head office for support on technical issues as needed. A senior leader – they can provide technical oversight on all types of MEL deliverables and also manage personnel, a budget and the safety and security of staff. They are equally comfortable with qualitative and quantitative data and have an interest in or talent for technology. They will lead the development of the company strategy and suggest new and innovative ways of working that are cost-effective. The period of performance is anticipated to be five years.
Duties and responsibilities
Technical oversight (80%)
Budget and personnel management (20%)
identification or development of internal learning opportunities.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
Education and experience
Itad is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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