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Call for Chiefs of Party- Various USAID Workforce Development and Higher Education Programs - Africa, Asia, and Middle East

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Project Management
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International Development Group
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1714H Requisition #
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Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in education, business, economics, or related field.
  • At least 12 years of experience in the implementation and management of international donor- (including USAID-) funded youth development, workforce and/or private sector development projects with at least 5 years in a senior-level management position.
  • Extensive technical expertise in youth development or workforce development, as well as private sector development sectors.
  • Prior experience in working with technical vocational education and training institutes, higher education institutions, or skills development service providers, and brokering partnerships with the private sector.
  • Experience developing long-term relationships with key stakeholders including client representatives, private sector firms, educational institutions (secondary or tertiary), and government counterparts.
  • Strong communication skills and demonstrated track record in engaging both the public and the private sector.
  • Ability to resolve sensitive and complicated work issues with senior high-level country counterparts, donor representative and senior-level staff.
  • Professional fluency in English is required. Second relevant foreign language a plus.
  • Relevant geographic experience, both working and living preferred.

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Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 


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We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

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