Chemonics seeks a chief of party for an anticipated four-year, USAID-funded project to improve the reading skills of early grade children. The project will support improving reading instruction, reading delivery systems, and access to quality reading materials with the aim of improving literacy in Filipino, English, and selected mother tongue languages. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. Responsibilities include:
- Provide overall project leadership and vision
- Serve as project's primary liaison with USAID, government counterparts, and local partners
- Ensure project assistance is technically sound and appropriate
- Advanced degree in education or relevant field
- Minimum 10 years of experience managing complex basic education projects
- Familiarity with or experience working in Southeast Asia, especially the Philippines, highly desirable
- Experience managing USAID or other international donor-funded projects required
- Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
- Fluency in English required
Send electronic submissions to email@example.com by July 22, 2012. Please include the name of the position in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
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