Chief of Party - “Everyone Reads Together”

Chief of Party - “Everyone Reads Together”

World Learning

Bangladesh

Requisition ID: 1758

The Chief of Party will be responsible for technical leadership and provide administrative oversight of the implementation of all components under this program. S/he will serve as World Learning’s principal liaison to the donor. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic individual and seasoned director who is experienced in managing project implementation partnerships, coordinating with government entities, partner organizations, and program stakeholders, and able to work effectively and respectfully with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall leadership, management, and strategic direction for the program;
  • In conjunction with USAID and World Learning HQ, determine annual priorities, develop work plans, and ensure program responds to changing conditions and operating environments;
  • Oversee program administration, implementation, and fiscal management to ensure financial activity aligns with budget allocations, internal policies, and USAID regulations;
  • Oversee and monitor quality of all program activities, and ensure reports, work plans, and other program deliverables are timely and of high quality;
  • Serve as overall communications/liaison with the donor, implementing partners, and key stakeholders including government representatives of Bangladesh;
  • Report regularly to World Learning HQ, providing timely updates of all situational, security, and program developments;
  • Manage and supervise team of local staff and consultants;
  • Represent World Learning at conferences, working groups, and meetings;
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field required, with a PhD strongly preferred;
  • A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in the successful implementation of donor-funded basic education or systems strengthening programming; with a minimum of 5 years of experience as a Chief of Party, Country Director, or Deputy for a donor-funded development project of similar size and scope, preferably in Bangladesh or the region;
  • Demonstrated technical expertise in primary education, formal and informal education, disability inclusive education, policies and systems strengthening, instructional quality and/or education achievement;
  • Previous resident work experience in Bangladesh or the region strongly preferred;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of USAID rules, regulations, and reporting requirements;
  • Excellent communication and diplomatic skills, with a professional level of verbal and written fluency in English required and Bengali preferred;
  • Commitment to inclusive programming that encourages full participation of individuals regardless of gender, disability status, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or other marginalized status.

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