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 Deputy 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 Deputy Program Director will support the Program Director in the overall management of the contract and play an active role in planning, coordinating, and organizing consultancy assignments, identifying and nominating consultants, negotiating terms of employment, scheduling and conducting briefings, overseeing the report process, developing and reviewing scopes of work, liaising with USAID’s PPL Bureau and other OUs, including overseas Missions, and respond to client needs as directed by the COR or ACOR. Additionally, this person will function as a Program Cycle advisor, ensuring the contractor provides high quality, cost effective, and collaborative Program Cycle services to USAID clients.
The project provides USAID’s PPL Bureau with ready access to high-quality, external technical expertise to: