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Chief of Party

Company Name
Overseas Strategic Consulting, LTD.
Location Washington, DC, Washington, DC
Date Posted January 25, 2018
Category Chief of Party
Job Type Full Time
Duration 2
Closing date for applications 02/04/18
Experience Required 5+ years

Description

Chief of Party
OSC seeks well-qualified applicants for a Chief of Party (COP) for the anticipated USAID E3/Sharing Environment and Energy Knowledge (SEEK). The goal of SEEK is to enhance development impact through activities under four key tasks: training, communications, knowledge management and facilitation/organizational development. The contract objective is to provide services and support to enable four E3 Offices—Forestry and Biodiversity (FAB), Global Climate Change (GCC), Engineering and Infrastructure (E&I) and Water—to improve staff knowledge, skills and abilities; support knowledge creation, capture and use, and share knowledge internally and among a wide range of stakeholders; enhance communication and outreach to inform and engage key audiences using multiple approaches and channels; and strengthen organizational capacity for greater efficiency and learning for improved development impact.
Position Description
The COP will oversee management of staff and consultants and develop project work plans. S/he should have demonstrated broad management and team building experience; experience in developing countries; and skills to ensure coherence and consistency under tight deadlines. The COP will serve as the principle liaison with USAID staff and project partners to exchange information and make verbal or written presentations to various audiences. This long-term position will be based in Washington, DC. . Some training activities will occur internationally.
Requirements
• Master’s degree in areas such as communications, organizational development, training, international relations, political science, international development, education, or another related sector
• Experience working in international development on environmental and energy issues, especially having expertise in one or more of the technical areas supported by this contract.
• Experience managing training, communications, and knowledge management projects preferred
• Of the required work experience, at least three years’ of progressively responsible supervisory work experience, including direct supervision of professional and support staff
• Technical knowledge of monitoring, evaluation, and learning
• Excellent oral and written English language communication skills
Established in 1992, OSC (www.oscltd.com) provides strategic communications and information communications technology support for development missions in challenging environments around the world. For consideration, please email resume/CV and cover letter via email (osc@oscltd.com) using the subject line: SEEK Chief of Party. OSC is committed to recruiting, employing, promoting, and retaining the best-qualified individuals without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.
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