Chief of Party

Panagora Group

Panagora Group has a proven track record of responding to development challenges with fresh ideas and innovative approaches based on decades of knowledge on what works to improve the well-being of women, men, and children globally. As a woman-owned small business (WOSB) with seasoned professionals, Panagora offers the best of all worlds — the efficacy and results orientation needed to…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Nepal
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 7-10 Years
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    Job Category Development & Project
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Sep 26, 2021

Job Description

Panagora Group, a small business specializing in monitoring, evaluation, and learning, global health, and international development, seeks an experienced Chief of Party for an anticipated RFP to provide monitoring, evaluating and learning program support services to USAID/Nepal. The COP will also define and manage overall contract requirements: including staffing, timeliness, and cost and quality control of all tasks and assignments undertaken to achieve this contract’s objectives.

This is a long-term position based in Kathmandu, Nepal expected to start in 2022.


  • Ensure the effective and efficient performance of all aspects of the contract, including provision of contract oversight, maintaining acceptable standards of quality for all assigned tasks and expected deliverables, including overall responsibility for leading and coordinating all activities; all required reports; and for staff management and development;
  • Serve as the main point of contact between USAID and Panagora, frequently serving as a facilitator or co-facilitator of high-level discussions and among USAID staff and stakeholders;
  • Maintain acceptable standards of quality for all assigned tasks and expected deliverables;
  • Ensure timely information on the progress and status of all activities under the contract;
  • Ensure compliance and integrity of contract operations.

Required Qualification & Experience

  • An advanced degree in business administration, international development, monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management, or related field
  • Seven years of experience in management positions for USAID project, previous Chief of Party experience strongly preferred
  • Five years of experience working in monitoring, evaluation, and learning
  • Previous experience overseeing performance and/or impact evaluations, external assessments, baseline data collection and analysis, and other research
  • Experience in facilitating strategic collaboration, ideally among multiple stakeholders
  • Previous CLA experience, including a working knowledge of USAID’s learning agenda
  • Deep knowledge of USAID regulations and compliance
  • Prior experience in Nepal is strongly preferred
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, fluency in Nepali preferred

How to Apply

Reports to: Technical Supervisor

No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Only applicants who include the required application components will be considered.

Panagora Group is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

*Note: Panagora does not offer visa sponsorship at this time.