Pact seeks a Chief of Party (COP) for a USAID-funded New Youth in Liberia activity. The five-year program will increase the economic self-reliance and resilience of Liberian youth in targeted areas through strengthened basic education and foundational skills, employment skills for improved livelihoods, and an enabling environment for improved youth productivity. The activity anticipates targeting Liberian youth ages 15-29 in the counties of Montserrado, Grand Bassa and Lofa, and working with government entities and stakeholders at the national level. This position is contingent upon award.
Reporting to the Sr. Regional Director, Africa, the COP will be responsible for technical leadership and the overall management and operations of the activity. She/he will supervise high-quality project implementation, with a focus on achieving the USAID/Liberia goals and Development Objectives, and ensure the project meets stated goals, expected results, and reporting requirements. The COP will take a leadership role in coordination of all activities across all relevant parties, including: USAID, the Government of Liberia, key stakeholders, and implementing partners. She/he will also oversee all project staff and sub-partners to results-oriented planning, leadership, and coordination of project activities and products.