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Chief of Party - Sudan TPM

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Last update: Dec 8, 2023 Last update: Dec 8, 2023


Deadline: Jan 7, 2024 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Sudan Sudan
Job type:Contract, 12 months +
Work experience: Min 10 years
Date posted:Dec 7, 2023


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International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over 100 countries and implemented over 300 projects. IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies, and several donor agencies. IBTCI specializes in monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning (MERL) and institutional support across many areas and sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, agriculture, economic growth, food security, education, environment, and global health.

Job Title:                         Chief of Party, Sudan Monitoring Project

Department/Location:   Crisis, Conflict & Governance (CCG)/ Sudan or Nearby Country   

Reports To:                     IBTCI Project Director     

Type:                              Exempt

Classification:                 Full Time Employee

Category:                        Proposal 

Clearance required:        N/A              

Overview: IBTCI is preparing to submit a proposal for the upcoming USAID Sudan Monitoring Project (SMP) solicitation. We are seeking a Chief of Party for this project in Sudan that will include third party monitoring (TPM),verification, analysis, and evaluation for the Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance’s portfolio in Sudan, particularly in the South Kordofan and Blue Nile regions.


Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

  • Provide overall technical guidance, operations oversight, and management to M&E staff.
  • Report project status to USAID. Act as the main point of contact for USAID, home office and other IPs.
  • Regulate and maintain overall project compliance with the contract.
  • Oversee the completion of all deliverables under the SOW.
  • May be required to be in-country to perform the essential duties of this position.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with the client, implementing partners and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Responsible for overseeing sub-contractor’s work and performance as applicable.
  • Manage all fiduciary duties in a responsible and professional manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements:

  • At least ten (10) years of monitoring and evaluation experience, with at least five (5) years of experience managing teams, and at least two (2) years of experience working in conflict zones.
  • Previous experience managing large scale third party monitoring projects, or large scale M&E support projects.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, analytic skills, interpersonal skills, and team management skills.
  • Oral and written fluency in English required.

Education:  Master’s degree in International Affairs, Social Science, International Development or a related field.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Previous experience in managing or implementing large scale third party monitoring projects, USAID-funded programs, or large scale M&E support projects, ideally in humanitarian themes such as WASH (water sanitation and hygiene), health, logistics and relief commodities, shelter, protection, and food assistance programs.
  • Previous project management experience, the ability to prepare concise written materials, and adhere to deadlines.
  • Previous experience conducting quantitative and qualitative field research in non-permissive environments.
  • Previous work experience in Sudan (Blue Nile and South Kurdofan) or the region is desirable but not essential.
  • Previous experience managing subcontractors is desirable.
  • Previous experience implementing a USAID-funded program is desirable.

Working Environment: Work is typically performed in an office environment.

Physical Requirements:  This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.

Supervisory Responsibility:  This position does have supervisory responsibilities.

Travel:  Travel is essential and may include travel to fragile and conflict-affected areas.  An average of 25%-35% travel for project implementation and/or project management duties.  Percentages may vary depending on IBTCI business needs.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

About the Organization:

IBTCI has been in business since 1987. We specialize in Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning (MERL), Institutional Support (IS), Financial & Risk Management (FRM), Supply Chain Management & Procurement (SCMP); Social & Behavior Change (SBC) and Capacity Building.   We provide these services across many sectors including, but not limited to, agriculture, resilience & food security, conflict & crisis, democracy & governance, economic growth & trade, education & human capacity development, energy & infrastructure, environment & climate change, global health & WASH and humanitarian and disaster assistance. At IBTCI, our colleagues are encouraged to collaborate and be part of the solution while getting the tools and guidance needed to grow and support our clients' missions.

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identification, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws.  We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.  VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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