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Chief of Party

American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Location: Middle East, North Africa, Asia
Last Date: September 17, 2011


Chief of Party (Middle East, North Africa, Asia) - Job 6638

The American Institutes for Research (AIR)’s International Development Program seeks to enhance the capacity of developing countries to improve their quality of life through education and social development and has worked in collaboration with partners in more than 80 countries. Our International Development Program distinguishes itself with exceptional home office support, a collaborative work environment and long term employment relationships. Headquartered in Washington, DC, our recent focus of building and investing in the important work of our International Development Program (IDP) has created new opportunities for Chief of Party candidates.

The Chief of Party (COP) will be the technical and administrative supervisor of all project activities and will be the senior in-country project representative. The COP manages a cross-functional team, with overall responsibility for supervising project staff, partnering organizations, and sub-contractors (both international and local), as well as facilitating consensus and coordination on key design and implementation issues among a diverse group of stakeholders and beneficiaries, government ministries and officials, and USAID personnel. The COP helps ensure timely project implementation, monitoring of activities and has ultimate responsibility for project financial accountability and reporting to USAID and the AIR home office.

•PhD or Master's required in education or a related field;
•Demonstrated track record with 10+ years experience managing international and donor-funded development projects;
•Previous COP experience is required;
•Familiarity with USAID, World Bank or other international donors (at least 8 years of USAID and other experience preferred);
•Extensive experience in some of the following areas: youth employability, vocational education, education planning and management teacher professional development, capacity building, community mobilization, assessment, gender and sustainability in developing countries;
•Experience in the Middle East, North Africa, Asia
•Demonstrated exemplary diplomatic, communication, and interpersonal skills;
•Should be an independent self-starter with exceptional strategic thinking skills
•Organizational acumen and cultural sensitivity;
•Must be fluent in English. Local language (i.e., Arabic, Hindi, Nepali, Urdu, Bengali) a plus.

To Apply:
AIR offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including a fully funded retirement plan, generous paid time off, subsidized garage parking, tuition assistance, and more. For more information, please visit our website at . To apply, please go to and conduct a job title search. EOE.


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