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Chief Of Party, USAID's Ukraine Monitoring And Learning Support

Job Order ID:217
Web Publication Date:3/7/2019
Job Location:Kiev Ukraine

Company Information:

Resonance is an award-winning frontier market solutions firm based in Burlington, Vermont, that helps a variety of donor, commercial and investor clients around the world to catalyze lasting impact. We envision a prosperous and just world of thriving markets, healthy ecosystems, and vibrant communities where business, governments and citizens work together creating a better world for all. Resonance seeks to catalyze large-scale social, environmental, and economic change by fostering new and dynamic forms of collaboration. We do this by fostering public-private partnerships, facilitating sustainable investment, and providing deep analytical insights in frontier markets. We strive to merge strategic insight with practical on-the-ground knowledge into an integrated approach that emphasizes results. We seek candidates who are ready to apply their analytical and problem-solving skills to some of our planet’s greatest challenges in an entrepreneurial, fun, and fast-paced environment. We are looking for passionate and committed people who can work in a highly collaborative environment to deliver results for our clients and stakeholders around the world.


Brief Description:

Resonance is seeking candidates to serve as Chief of Party based in Kiev, Ukraine for an anticipated USAID-funded project focused on Ukraine Monitoring and Learning. The contract will holistically assist the USAID Regional Mission for Ukraine in its overall monitoring, and its collaborating, learning and adapting (CLA) needs over the implementation of its five-year 2018-2023 Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS). This contract has two major objectives, USAID/Ukraine CDCS implementation support, and holistic support for ongoing Mission monitoring and learning needs.


Responsibilities:

The Chief of Party will bear primary responsibility for overall leadership, project planning and implementation, and ensuring timely and high-quality expertise and deliverables for USAID. S/he will serve as the primary point of contact to USAID and contribute to successful, positive relationship with the client and other key stakeholders. The Chief of Party will be accountable for both the quality of the project, as well as for its effective financial and operational management. S/he will manage a team of technical staff, organizational partners and short-term consultants. The Chief of Party is responsible for achieving the expected results of the project and solving problems that may arise.


Qualifications:

• Master’s Degree (or higher) in evaluation, international development, public policy, statistics, or relevant field.
• Proven technical experience in monitoring, evaluation and CLA, preferably related to economic growth, health, democracy and governance, or relevant technical area.
• Minimum of ten (10) years in the management and supervisory experience of complex M&E assignments in Ukraine or similar environments with a US Government foreign affairs agency, international assistance organization, or non-governmental organization.

• Strong working knowledge of CLA
• Demonstrated experience in liaising with high level representatives from both the public and private sectors.
• Demonstrable experience managing teams, with strong interpersonal skills .
Demonstrated experience managing teams in security challenged environments
• Familiarity with USAID regulations and compliance requirements preferred.
• Fluency in Ukrainian and/or Russian a plus.


How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to jobs@resonanceglobal.com. Please include “COP, Ukraine Monitoring and Learning Support” in the email subject line, and save documents (cover letter, resume, and references) in one PDF as ‘Last Name_First Name.pdf’. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please. Resonance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.