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CHIEF OF PARTY " Biodiversity and Forestry Conservation, USA

Posted: 30 May 2012 12:06
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CHIEF OF PARTY " Biodiversity and Forestry Conservation, USAID Measuring Impact Project

Duration: Long-term
Location: Washington, DC
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Integra Government Services International LLC (www.integrallc.com) is an international development firm dedicated to improving the lives of the poor by facilitating economic growth and human progress in the developing world. In the area of Environment and Natural Resources Management, Integra employs a knowledge-driven, technologically empowered, participatory, and empirical approach to the challenges of managing the environment and natural resources in an economic development context. The firm places solid analysis backed by evidence ahead of conventional wisdom.

Integra seeks a Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated USAID Measuring Impact (MI) project. The project aims to enhance the impact of biodiversity and forestry programs in USAID. This goal will be achieved by 1) enhancing the capacity of USAID and partners to design and adaptively manage effective biodiversity, forestry and related integrated programs; 2) increasing USAID evaluation capability for biodiversity and integrated program; 3) strengthening the evidence base for the impact of biodiversity and forest conservation on development; and 4) enhancing USAIDs technical leadership in the forestry and biodiversity field. The project/position is pending USAID approval.

Primary Duties:
* Provide overall project leadership, strategic guidance, and technical direction of the entire program, ensuring an integrated vision among different components and actors, and a focus on achieving the results defined in the contract.
* Work with various stakeholders, including high-level government, USAID officials and local partner organizations.
* Act as the key liaison between USAID/Washington, USAID Missions and all other counterparts and implementing partners involved with the program.
* Identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner, and suggest appropriate program adjustments.

Qualifications:

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