Chief of Party
WaterSHED-Asia / The University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Application Deadline: 30 MAY 2011
UNC seeks an experienced Chief of Party (CoP) to provide overall leadership and to manage the implementation of core WaterSHED project activities funded under a USAID Cooperative Agreement. She/he will be the principal liaison with USAID. The CoP will lead a team of professional, technical and support staff who comprise the project management and implementation teams. He/She will be responsible for leadership and quality assurance in the implementation of program activities and will ensure clear, on-the-ground performance monitoring and evaluation of the impact, outputs, and environmental compliance in each WaterSHED activity country. The CoP will report to the University’s Principle Investigator.
The CoP is responsible for ensuring that the project produces the deliverables required by USAID in a timely manner and within budget. She/He will serve as the primary source of contact for the project’s key external stakeholders. The position will be based in the project office in Bangkok, Thailand. The CoP is responsible for ensuring that the project is in compliance with all related USAID regulations and contract requirements.