Chief of Party

  • Location
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Posted
    May 10

Position description

IBI is currently looking for a Chief of Party (CoP) for the upcoming USAID Government of Mexico Activity for Transition Support. This Activity falls under the Central American Regional Support Services (CARSS) IDIQ and seeks to provide expert technical assistance to the incoming Mexican administration. The Chief of Party will provide overall vision, leadership, and management of the Contractor’s team to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and relevant regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

Tasks and Responsibilities: Includes, but are not limited to, the following:

The COP will be responsible for providing the vision and overall leadership to the team; managing the Contractor’s technical assistance, training, and operations, and overall support; preparing and submitting reports as requested by USAID; and coordinating USAID assistance with key counterparts. This function includes, but is not limited to:

• Assuming principal responsibility for overall project management and technical
operations, ensuring tasks are completed and project objectives are successfully met;
• Providing oversight and quality assurance to project activities, including technical assistance to the GoM;
• Leading the IBI’s team and serving as the primary point of contact with USAID with regard to day-to-day activity implementation and management matters relating to the contract;
• Overseeing relationship with subcontract partners and ensuring the quality and timely delivery of technical support.
• Managing the preparation and presentation of proposed work plans and all reports;
• Supporting knowledge management, and other learning activities, including encouraging the integration of learning throughout the project’s activities.
• Leading the efforts with the GoM to identify and solve problems and strengthen institutional and human capacity.
• Other duties as assigned.



• A master’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in a relevant discipline; (relevant experience may substitute for master’s degree)
• At least 10 years of progressively responsible experience leading or managing teams on a donor-funded project.
• Previous experience as a Chief of Party, Deputy Chief of Party, or Team Leader for a USAID funded project.
• Previous experience working in Mexico, knowledge of Mexican Government operations.
• Knowledge of USAID policies, guidance and regulations
• Strong communication, writing and interpersonal skills are required; and
• Fluency in spoken and written English and Spanish is required (Level 4/4).


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