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Chief of Party, Jordan Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Activity, Amman, Jordan

Panagora Group, a woman-owned small business specializing in global health and international development, seeks an experienced Chief of Party for the anticipated 5-year USAID/Jordan Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Activity. MEL will be USAID/Jordan’s flagship monitoring evaluation and learning mechanism, providing fast, flexible, demand‐driven MEL support, guidance, and capacity development for USAID/Jordan, its implementing partners, and local monitoring and evaluation learning service providers.

This is a long-term position based in Amman, Jordan expected to start in January 2019. The position is contingent upon award.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide overall leadership, management and technical direction of MEL.
  • Effectively manage all long and short-term staff in providing timely, relevant, high-quality services
  • Coordinate and be ultimately responsible for all data collection, monitoring, report generation, evaluations and related tasks.
  • Serve as primary liaison with USAID/Jordan
  • Ensure quality control and responsiveness of technical assistance provided under the contract, including necessary adjustments to operations to fit the requirements of USAID.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in international development or a related field preferred.
  • At least ten years of experience working in project management in developing countries, preferably including experience in the Middle East.
  • Familiarity with database development and a thorough understanding of monitoring and evaluation.
  • A proven record of excellent management, leadership, decision-making, and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with USAID’s objectives, approaches and operations, particularly as they relate to MEL.
  • A demonstrated ability to assemble, quickly and effectively, and manage a highly-skilled, interdisciplinary team to implement detailed, organized, timely, accurate M&E programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with local professionals, international donor organizations, civil society and private sector, host country government counterparts, and other implementing partners in developing countries.
  • Fluency in English is required; knowledge of Arabic preferred.

To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter to connect@panagoragroup.net with the full position title in the subject line. No telephone inquiries. Finalists will be contacted.

Panagora is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices.