SI Chief of Party, USAID/Somalia Evaluation, Learning, and Monitoring Initiative Jobs in Kenya

SI Chief of Party, USAID/Somalia Evaluation, Learning, and Monitoring Initiative Jobs in Kenya

Proposal Objective

  • SI is pursuing a bid for an upcoming USAID/KEA single holder award under an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for the provision of Monitoring, Verification, and Reporting (MV&R) activities through the five-year USAID/Somalia Evaluation, Learning, and Monitoring Initiative Task Order.

  • The activity aims to verify and report on activities carried out by Implementing Partners (IPs) across Somalia, through the delivery of timely, analytical, qualitative, and quantitative information.

  • Through visits to USAID/Somalia supported activity sites.

  • The findings derived from monitoring and verification information must be backed with evidence and reported to USAID in a manner that allows activity managers to quickly understand the successes and challenges on the ground, and to take prompt action, if needed.

    Position Summary

  • SI seeks a full-time Nairobi-based Chief of Party (COP) to provide oversight and management of this contract.


  • Serve as the main point of contact between USAID and the Contractor and reporting to both.

  • Manage the entire IDIQ and ensure that quality standards and schedules are met.

  • Define and manage overall TO 1 and IDIQ requirements: including staffing, and cost and quality control of all tasks and assignments undertaken to achieve the objectives of the IDIQ and associated TOs.

  • Oversee and supervise IDIQ technical and administrative/financial staff and consultants.

  • Ensure effective and efficient performance
    for all aspects of this contract and overseeing all quality control and reporting.

  • Interact professionally with senior Mission, Embassy, and government officials.

  • Travel to Somalia as necessary to ensure management of the IDIQ.

    Required Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in the field of management, international development or a related technical field, or a bachelor’s degree and five years’ experience.

  • At least 10 years of experience in international development, including experience managing multi-million-dollar development projects.

  • Prior experience in a high threat environment.

  • At least three years of experience as a COP, demonstrating professional interaction with senior U.S. and foreign government officials.

  • Prior experience in supervising long-term field staff and short-term experts of diverse backgrounds.

  • Excellent English writing, speaking, and presentation skills.

  • Willingness and ability to travel throughout Somalia as necessary.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; SI Chief of Party, USAID/Somalia Evaluation, Learning, and Monitoring Initiative Jobs in Kenya

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