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Chief of Party, Philippines

Project Management
IDG International Education
1801B Requisition #
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Required Skills and Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in education, business, program/project management, or a related field from an accredited university. A focus on curriculum, early childhood development, or early grade reading is preferred.
  • At least 12 years of experience in relevant management, supervisory, technical experience working large donor-funded education projects (with at least 10 years in a management/leadership position).
  • At least 5 years of experience in development in Southeast Asia is required, preferably in the Philippines.
  • Prior experience working on USAID-funded projects and strong knowledge of USAID rules and regulations.
  • Demonstrated experience in project designs, policy dialogue, strategic planning and implementation, education reform and national-level quality improvement.
  • Must be political savvy, as s/he will interact with numerous GOP institutions and senior-level officials.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in complex, politically charged environments, work across different cultures, and manage diverse teams to deliver impact within agreed timelines.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of capacity development and professional development is preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability (verbal and written).
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability.
  • Successful candidates must possess excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Native fluency or proficiency in Filipino and other languages of the Philippines are a plus.

To Apply: Qualified candidates are invited to apply via the "apply" button on our career page.  Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only short listed applicants will be contacted. RTI is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.


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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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