CAMRIS International is a development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and 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 the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.
CAMRIS is seeking a Program Director (PD) who can work independently to provide leadership and oversight to lead a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau of Policy, Planning and Learning (PPL) project to provide services to strengthen USAID Operating Unit’s (OUs) implementation of Program Cycle mechanisms. S/he will manage a portfolio of assignments and a cadre of short-term experts in strategic planning, project and activity design, performance monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management and collaborative learning and adapting (CLA). S/he will be responsible for all aspects of an assignment including assignment planning, design, recruitment, budget management, implementation, and close-out.
The project provides USAID’s PPL Bureau with ready access to high-quality, external technical expertise to:
The Program Director will be responsible for the overall management of the contract. In addition, s/he will be responsible for the technical supervision of all aspects of contract work, including consultant identification and management, dissemination of information, and submission of reports and other contract deliverables. The Project Director is expected to take an active role in organizing consultancies to ensure that the interests of USAID are best served at the lowest possible price. S/he will collaborate with the COR and Contracting Officer in carrying out the project activities.
Duties and composition of portfolio for the Program Director will vary based on project needs, but may include the following types of activities:
Assignment Planning and Logistics Preparation