Deputy Chief of Party

CAMRIS is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 100 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field. CAMRIS clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture, food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, monitoring, evaluation and learning, and medical research. CAMRIS seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for the upcoming USAID/Nepal Learning for Development contract. *The position is contingent on contract award. The DCOP will lead/oversee the review of project level M&E plans, and support such technical work as reviewing reporting methods, carrying out training, designing reporting tools and advising DO and project teams on their M&E work. The individual will oversee, recruit for, and participate in evaluations and assessments throughout the life of the contract. S/he will ensure the short-term technical experts and evaluation team members recruited under this contract are of a high caliber and possess the required technical expertise. Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide day-to-day project management.

  • Serve as the scondary liaison yo the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR).

  • Support quality control and the overall responsiveness of technical assistance provided under the contract, including necessary adjustments to operations to fit the requirements of USAID.

  • Contribute substantively to the design and field testing of the evaluation methodology, participatory data collection methods and protocols, data verification techniques, and other technical evaluation and analytical tasks conducted under this contract.

  • Support the design, quality, development and completion of assessments, analytical reports and evaluations.

  • Communicate closely with CAMRIS headquarters and field teams.

  • An advanced degree (master’s degree required; PhD preferred) in a sector relevant to monitoring and evaluation of USAID/Nepal activities (e.g., economics, public policy, international relations, statistics, political science, health, education, agriculture, etc.).

  • At least 10 years of experience working in monitoring and evaluation in developing countries, including experience in Nepal.

  • A proven record of excellent management, leadership, decision‐making, communication and interpersonal skills, including being an articulate speaker and sympathetic listener.

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly and effectively assemble and manage a highly‐skilled, interdisciplinary team; interact with and lead a broad range of governmental and non-governmental actors and institutions across sectors; and implement detailed, organized, timely, accurate M&E programs.

  • Demonstrated experience managing evaluation or assessment teams in the field from a central project office.

  • Experience conducting performance and impact evaluations of development interventions.

  • Significant experience in indicator development, data collection and quantitative/statistical analysis, data quality assessments, and/or performance monitoring and reporting.

  • Experience creating and managing performance monitoring plans and building knowledge management systems.

  • Strong written and oral communication in English and Nepali, and excellent interpersonal skills.

CAMRIS International, LLC offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at CAMRIS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by any applicable federal, state, or local law.

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