Chief of Party, USAID Indonesia Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Platform

Chief of Party, USAID Indonesia Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Platform

Resonance

Jakarta, Indonesia

Position Mandate

Resonance is seeking candidates to serve as Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated USAID-funded project based in Jakarta, Indonesia, focused on Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL). The contract will holistically assist USAID Indonesia in its overall MEL needs to support the Indonesia Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS).

The COP will be responsible for overall leadership, management, and technical direction of the project. As the project’s leader, the COP will be the principal project planner, designer, and implementer and will ensure that all deliverables are high-quality and delivered to USAID on time. He/she will be the primary POC with the Mission and will ensure all stages of project implementation work to meet Mission goals and priorities. As primary POC, he/she will work directly with the COR to drive internal project and Mission learning and will ensure that approaches are adjusted to respond appropriately and effectively to task resourcing and implementation requirements. The COP will be the key liaison between USAID/Indonesia and all other IPs and counterparts involved with the project.

Outcomes/Essential Functions

  • Serve as principal liaison with USAID/Indonesia, Resonance Home Office, the Indonesian government, civil society organizations, and other donors to coordinate activities and achieve the goals and objectives of the activity.
  • Support the planning, design, and implementation of technical activities in Indonesia, including the drafting of work plans, leading organizational activities, and participating in technical working group meetings
  • Manage project team; oversee, mentor, and provide guidance to short- and long-term staff
  • Lead financial oversight and procedures and ensure compliance with USG regulations and Resonance policy
  • Report regularly to the Resonance headquarters and USAID/Indonesia on project activities, deliverables, and events
  • Travel to field sites regularly for monitoring and oversight
  • Ensure timely completion and submission of quarterly and annual project reports and other project deliverables

Required Education & Experience

  • A Master's degree in international development, evaluation, economics, human and organizational systems, or other relevant areas.
  • Proven technical experience in monitoring, evaluation, and CLA, preferably related to health, education, democracy and governance, or relevant technical area.
  • At least fifteen (15) years of management and supervisory experience with a U.S. Government foreign affairs agency, international assistance organization, or nongovernmental organization.
  • Experience in human capacity development, social sector development, or civil society development.
  • Demonstrated experience liaising with high-level private and public sector representatives.
  • Proven ability to respond quickly to newly emergent tasks.
  • Demonstrated experience with adaptive management.
  • Demonstrated experience managing multicultural and diverse teams, with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong understanding of ADS requirements, the Program Cycle, USAID’s Evaluation Policy, the J2SR, Clear Choice, and other significant Agency initiatives required.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Professional experience in Indonesia or the Asia Pacific region.

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Ph.D. in international development, evaluation, economics, human and organizational systems, or other relevant areas. COP or Deputy COP experience of similar MEL platforms.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required.
  • Familiarity with complexity-aware monitoring and change management.
  • Experience engaging with local organizations and stakeholders.

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