Position Overview: IBI is an international economic development consulting firm based in the United States that specializes in economic growth, public financial management, governance, and human and institutional performance improvement. Established in 1996, IBI has successfully implemented some 40 projects in over 70 countries.
IBI is currently looking for qualified Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP) candidates for upcoming USAID-funded programs in the separate areas of policy development, public communications, training and capacity building in Pakistan. The project seeks to provide consulting and technical assistance, exact scopes of work are currently being developed by USAID.
Employment Location: Islamabad, Pakistan, with travel throughout Pakistan
Period of Performance: The period of performance is five years.
Functional Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Chief of Party, the Deputy Chief of Party is responsible for:
- Programmatic aspects of the S/he or his or her designee will supervise the activity development staff and other staff involved in activity development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting.
- Work with and assist COP in the development of the Mission PTP, staff management, coordination with USAID and all partner organizations, TNA, planning, implementing and evaluating the results of training programs;
- Serving as the COP and USAID COR primary point of contact for current information about the status of grants implementation;
- S/he will also ensure that the relevant staff use and maintain the PakInfo Database, TraiNet, and that data is consistent and complete;
- Under the guidance of the USAID COR and Chief of Party, contributing to the design and implementation of the Assessment system at the activity level and for ensuring that all activities are monitored and assessed in accordance with the MEL Plan;
- Serve as Acting COP in the absence of the COP.
- Master’s degree in human resource management/ international or economic development/ public or business administration/ public policy/ social science or a related technical field is highly desirable;
- At least 8 years of experience in international development;
- At least 3 years’ experience in a leadership role in development projects of a size and scope similar to TFP-III.
- Previous work in Pakistan;
- Background in working with USAID or on USAID projects including having knowledge of USAID rules and regulations;
- Significant experience related to community engagement, communications and outreach, and capacity building;
- Familiarity with micro-enterprise, the informal labor market, rural economies;
- Fluent in English;
- USAID may provide additional qualifications not listed here.