Deputy Chief of Party, USAID/Bangladesh Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Activity (MELA), Bangladesh

Social Impact, Bangladesh

Skill Required:, Monitoring and Evaluation
Preferred Experience: 
Above 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
12th May, 2018

Job Description

Deputy Chief of Party, USAID/Bangladesh Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Activity (MELA), Bangladesh

Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

Proposal Objective:

The primary objective of the Bangladesh MELA is to provide monitoring, evaluation and learning support services/assistance, and build the capacity of USAID/Bangladesh staff, implementing partners and the Government od Bangladesh (GOB). By pursuing this, USAID/Bangladesh will gradually become a learning, adaptive organization that is responsive to effective development. This five-year activity will provide comprehensive monitoring and evaluation (M&E) support services, further strengthening the implementation of USAID/Bangladesh’s development strategy.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a full-time Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) to propose to our team and to ensure smooth office operation as well as financial management of the project. The DCOP will report to and work closely with the COP to ensure the effective overall management of the administrative, financial and personnel aspects of the project.


  • Responsible for day to day project implementation, including management of all financial and administrative aspects of the project, including procurement, grants, subcontracts, accounting, information technology, logistics, human resources, transportation and administration.
  • Supervise a team of expatriate and local finance, grants, procurement and administrative professionals; provide capacity building and mentoring when necessary.
  • Assist with quarterly and annual reporting for the entire team.
  • Support the COP in budget planning and monitoring.
  • Maintain timely and accurate financial information.
  • Work closely with subcontracting organizations.
  • Oversee all administrative, procurement, logistics, travel, and protocol systems.
  • Develop and monitor internal systems and procedures ensuring efficient and proper use of resources.
  • Serve in an acting capacity in the absence of the COP.


  • Graduate degree in management, organizational development, financial management, or a related field required.
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in public or private sector management, administration, and planning; international development, preferably in developing countries; and development program management required.
  • Must have at least eight years of supervisory experience.
  • Must have a strong background in human resources, recruiting, staff management, and other human resource responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated the capacity to manage complex programs in a multi-cultural environment and in providing consulting services in helping clients analyze problems, devise and adopt solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience in organizational development, management of development programs and/or contracts, and complex financial management systems.
  • Experience working in Bangladesh is highly desired.
  • Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.
  • To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website:

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.


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