• Chief of Party

    Job Locations US
    Business Development
    Regular Full-Time
    Close Date
  • Overview

    The QED Group, LLC, is a full-service international consulting firm committed to solving complex global challenges through innovative solutions. We are determined to provide all our clients with best-value services so they increase their efficiency, learning capacity, and accountability to the public in an ever more complex and interconnected world. Through Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning and Knowledge Management practice areas, QED is working to maximize our clients' return on investment through accountability, continuous learning, and sound management.


    The QED Group is preparing a proposal to provide the USAID, Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment, Office of Education (E3/ED) with support in tracking progress towards meeting its strategic objectives, as outlined in USAID’s Education Strategy; and with analytic support to refine strategic objectives and inform future programming. This opportunity, Data and Evidence for Education Programs (DEEP), will also include tasks such as collecting data from Missions around the globe to prepare for dissemination and use, carrying out analyses of the data to inform office level decisions regarding programming priorities and Mission and Office level target setting, and promoting continued use of evidence for decision making and priority setting. We are currently seeking a Chief of Party.


    The Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for overall project leadership, management, and quality control. The COP shall serve as the primary point of contact with USAID with regard to management and technical matters relating to the contract. S/he shall have overall responsibility for management of contract team members, consultants, and subcontractors as well as for the effective, efficient, and timely implementation of all contract activities.


    The required qualifications include:

    • Master’s Degree required
    • A demonstrated track record of progressively responsible managerial experience implementing complex projects;
    • A minimum of 10 years of experience managing projects in developing countries that may be in related areas including: education, urban development, and resource management.
    • Previous experience as a project manager with a strong reputation for developing excellent collaborative working relationships with counterparts, other contractors, and international organizations and donors;
    • A demonstrated track record of success in managing many people toward the achievement of shared goals.

    How to Apply

    To apply for this position please follow the following steps:

    1. Complete the online application.
    2. Attach your resume.
    3. Click on the link: Biodata AID1420-17, fill out the form, sign it, and attach/upload it to your application. You may also include other documents such as cover letter and/or a work sample.
    4. Submit your application, resume, completed biodata, and any additional documents.

    Please note that applications submitted by other means; or without resume and/or biodata will not be considered.

    Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.


    Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D.


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