Chief of party – Chemonics

Chemonics seeks a chief of party for an anticipated USAID project to address the impacts of climate change in the Dominican Republic. Areas of focus will include investment in climate change adaptation in urban and rural settings, municipal planning, disaster and risk mitigation, and water resource management. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. 
Responsibilities include:
  • Provide technical direction and overall management of project activities
  • Oversee delivery of technical assistance
  • Coordinate with counterparts and partners
  • Liaise with USAID and Chemonics’ home office
  • Supervise a diverse and highly trained professional staff
  • Advanced degree in environmental and natural resource management, urban planning, public policy, or other relevant field
  • Minimum 10 years of experience managing and implementing natural resource management, conservation finance,​ and/or municipal planning that includes aspects of climate change adaptation
  • Experience in effectively engaging a broad range of stakeholders and counterparts including government officials, international donors, NGOs, and the private sector
  • Experience in the Dominican Republic or other Latin American countries  
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to cultivate close client relations and oversee project and contract management 
  • Excellent written, verbal, and cross-cultural communication skills 
  • USAID chief of party experience preferred
  • Local candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluent Spanish and English required

​​​​Application Instructions:

​Send electronic submissions to by June 30, 2014. Please include the name of the position in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

In addition, please download and complete Chemonics’ equal employment opportunity self-identification form and submit it separately to with only “DR Climate Change – Chief of Party” in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check “I do not wish to complete the information requested.” Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.

More information here.