The Chief of Party provides overall management, coordination, oversight and ensures that activities and sub-partners are coordinating and working to achieve results. This individual will be the key liaison with coordination among USAID and key stakeholders, and other implementing partners. Her/his primary responsibilities are aimed at providing overall leadership management and general 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. This individual will be expected to identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner and suggest appropriate program adjustments. S/he will supervise activity implementation and ensure the activity meets stated goals and reporting requirements. The Chief of Party will have demonstrated ability to work in complex, politically charged, unstable environments, conflict areas, work across different cultures, and manage diverse teams to deliver impact within agreed timelines.
The anticipated Nepal Early Grade Learning (EGL) Program will support the government of Nepal to strengthen the capacity of national, provincial, and municipal government entities to improve learning outcomes for early grade students.