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Chief of Party – Middle East

Tetra Tech DPK
Location: Middle East
Last Date: May 26, 2011
Email: (Reference:

Tetra Tech DPK seeks qualified senior project and program managers to serve as Chief of Party (COP) on anticipated USAID-funded assistance projects in the fields of rule of law and anticorruption/good governance in the Middle East.


• Extensive international development senior management experience and proven ability to supervise the design, management, and implementation of technical assistance for complex rule of law and/or anticorruption/good governance projects.
• Familiarity with USAID procurement requirements, including project financial/expenditure tracking, and documentation related to grant and sub-grant management.
• Significant management experience with superb leadership and communications skills including:
• Proven capacity to provide daily direction to an international staff in dynamic and frequently hectic environments;
• Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, and communicate with multi-disciplinary teams and sub-contractors under complex organizational arrangements;
• Track record of highly successful cooperation with host country governments and USAID missions, with superior diplomatic and relationship management skills;
• Proven networking abilities and contacts that can be leveraged on behalf of the project’s goals; ability to guide participatory reform and transition processes in a highly politically sensitive environment, particularly with public sector institutions;
• Proven ability to develop and work within approved work plans and meet goals within agreed timeframes;
• Strong performance monitoring and evaluation skills (USAID framework preferred);
• Experience hiring, supervising, and training personnel and setting up office systems; and
• Demonstrated reporting, writing, presentation, communications, and inter-personal skills.
• Significant technical expertise in related subject matter preferred.
• Minimum of 10 years professional experience and at least 5 years of overseas experience at a senior level on development projects.
• Advanced degree in relevant field.
• Willingness to travel and live overseas for a minimum of at least one year.
• Prior COP experience required.
• Fluency in Arabic preferred

Please submit a cover letter with salary requirements, resume to  referencing the job code in the subject line.

Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

Tetra Tech DPK is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations - in the U.S and overseas. We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workplace. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial and cultural groups. Tetra Tech DPK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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