Friday, September 12, 2008

JOB- Chief of Party, Vocational Education Project in Georgia (USAID)

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JOB- Chief of Party, Vocational Education Project in Georgia (USAID)

Posted by: Ludmila Ceban <>

Job Description - Chief of Party - Georgia


AIR's International Development Program seeks to enhance the capacity
of developing countries to improve their quality of life through
education and social development. We have worked in collaboration with
local partners in more than 80 countries over the past three decades.
In partnership with others, we seek to: ensure children's equitable
access to all levels of education; improve the quality and relevance
of education; and empower individuals, communities, and institutions
as agents of social and behavioral change. Headquartered in
Washington, DC, AIR is recruiting candidates for the position of Chief
of Party in Georgia.


The Chief of Party (COP) will provide the vision, technical leadership
and management oversight for the project in addition to the
supervision, administration, and implementation of the contract in the
field. This individual will establish and maintain systems for project
operations, ensure that all contractual deadlines are met and targets
are achieved, maintain working relationships with project stakeholders
and partners, and oversee the preparation and submission of periodic
progress and financial reports. The COP will deal with partner
organizations and coordinate with USAID and other donors in all
aspects of project planning, monitoring, and execution.


Interested candidates should possess the following qualifications:
Masters level degree in international education or related field;
Knowledge of USAID regulations; 10 years of experience working in
education in developing countries, with special emphasis on teacher
development, and development and production of teaching/learning
materials in developing countries, vocational education experience
(construction or tourism preferred) or other experience directly
related to tasks in the SOW; 8-10 years previous successful experience
managing and providing technical, administrative and financial
guidance as either a chief of party or similar senior level position
on international education projects; experience in strategic planning,
managing and directing a large staff and multiple sub-contractors on
complex projects; experience managing a national intervention with a
large budget; USAID project management experience; excellent oral and
written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills are
required. Russian or Georgian language skills desired.

To Apply

(1) Send us an updated CV, a telephone number and an indication of
your expected remuneration?
(2) Send us a motivation (only a couple of lines is sufficient) why
this particular project interests you?

Ms. Ludmila Ceban
European Management Solutions

Tel: +373-7-9310721
Fax: +31-20-8509237
Skype: europeanmanagementsolutions3

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