Chief of Party: USAID/Jordan Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Activity

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CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve development outcomes. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients.


CAMRIS seeks a Chief of Party to lead and manage the upcoming USAID/Jordan Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Activity. The USAID/Jordan MEL activity is a five-year Mission-wide flagship MEL mechanism with an expected start date of December 2018. Under this award, CAMRIS will provide fast, flexible, demand-driven MEL support, guidance, and capacity development for USAID/Jordan, its IPs, Government of Jordan entities, and local research organizations.


  • Provide vision and overall leadership to operations
  • Ensure provision of timely, relevant, high quality services
  • Provide leadership on the project by proactively engaging USAID, partners, and MEL activity team members to provide effective MEL support. This involves deep collaboration with the Mission and partners to identify, design, and deliver high quality MEL services.
  • Identify adjustments in scope and operations to ensure that the project adapts to changes in need and context.
  • Provide quality assurance and responsiveness on all aspects of the MEL lifecycle including design, data collection, analysis, reporting, and learning.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact to USAID Contracting Officer’s Representative and Contracting Officer.
  • Supervise and empower all technical and administrative staff on the project.
  • Collaborate closely with CAMRIS headquarters technical and operations staff.
  • Champion the use of CAMRIS’ systems and processes, and identify adjustments as needed.
  • Represent the Jordan MEL team at local, regional and international meetings, as required.


  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or above), in management, international development, statistics, economics, or other related field
  • 10 years of demonstrated experience participating in or overseeing performance monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities to generate and apply evidence based data for decision-making
  • Prior experience serving as COP on a USAID-funded project of similar size and scope
  • Prior experience in Jordan and/or the region desired
  • Excellent communication, supervision, and management skills
  • Fluency in English required, Arabic language skills desired


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