The anticipated 5-year USAID-funded activity will be designed to work with the Government of the Philippines to support improved basic education and life skills for vulnerable youth. The activity outcomes will include improved literacy, life and employability skills; strengthened local capacity to deliver education and training service delivery; and strengthened youth leadership and engagement.
The DCOP will support the Chief of Party in overseeing project implementation and will provide technical and management leadership to the overall project. S/he will represent the project to external stakeholders including government officials and donors and will supervise project staff to ensure that project activities are completed in a timely manner and are of high technical quality. The position will report to the Chief of Party. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.
Requires a master’s degree in a directly relevant field from an accredited university;
Minimum 7 years of experience required in the design, management and implementation of international development projects with a minimum of 15 years working on development activities with donors, education institutions, and/or private sector foundations;
Demonstrated knowledge of USAID rules, regulations, policies, and procedures as they relate to project and program compliance and reporting;
Demonstrated expertise in education, workforce development, and youth development;
Demonstrated experience required in performance monitoring, tracking data quality, data management, and/or training in performance management topics;
Demonstrated ability to manage projects, consultants, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of programs required;
Demonstrated ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance required.
Fluency in English required, Tagalog preferred.