Social Impact Chief of Party Jobs in Nairobi

USAID is a looking to procure the services of a specialized firm to implement a population-based survey to collect data to quantify key indicators and to establish an endline for the first phase and baseline for the second phase of Feed the Future in Kenya.

SI is seeking a Chief of Party/Project Director. The project director will serve as COP and will have overall responsibility for the survey quality and timeliness, including design, such as the protocol and questionnaire finalization; preparation, including various procedural, managerial, and training elements; direction; and oversight of the survey implementation, analysis, and report writing.

The project director will serve as the primary point of contact with the USAID Mission, host country government, and the subcontractor, as applicable. The period of performance is 20 months.


  • Serve as the main point of contact on survey progress, quality, and adherence to budget, and will be the point of contact for the field manager on case completion issues.
  • Oversee the preparation of the Country Report, including writing many sections of the report.
  • Work with the survey director to track survey progress and resource requirements.
  • Ensure effective communication within the entire project team


  • Advanced graduate degree in a related field of study, e.g. agriculture, agricultural economics, economics, statistics, monitoring and evaluation, survey and research methodology required.
  • Minimum of ten years of professional experience in undertaking and managing large household surveys.
  • Experience collecting anthropometric and poverty indicator data.
  • Proven leadership in the administration of similar size surveys
    with skills in strategic planning, management, supervision and budgeting.
  • Ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners and the ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Evidence of strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the contract.
  • Familiar with IT based data collection tools such as ODK and CSPro.
  • English fluency required.
  • Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

    SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

    Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 30th July, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; Social Impact Chief of Party Jobs in Nairobi

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