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Chief of Party, MELA Project for East Africa

I am accepting applications on behalf of The Mitchell Group (TMG). TMG is seeking applicants    for the Chief of Party, below.

Position: Chief of Party (COP)

Location: based in Ethiopia, East Africa

Project Size: This is a $5-10 million USAID MELA Project

Start Date and Duration of Assignment: As Soon As Possible. This is a funded project, with duration from June, 2017 through March, 2022.


Responsibilities/Minimum Requirements: This position requires an experienced individual with:


  • Graduate degree or higher in management, public health, international development, social science, M&E, or a related field;  
  • At least twelve (12) years of international development experience is required;
  • At least twelve (12) years of work experience in either of the following fields/areas: public health, research design and implementation, M&E, and/or project design.  Note: a mix of the above experience areas highly preferred;  


  • Demonstrated statistical expertise in the design and implementation of multivariable studies;
  • At least ten (10) years of supervisory and organizational management experience in a multi-cultural setting, including local capacity strengthening approaches;
  • Demonstrated experience successfully managing multi-faceted activities of similar size and scope (greater than USD $5 million);
  • Excellent demonstrated written and communication skills and experience;
  • Excellent demonstrated ability to effectively interact with local professionals, international donors, host government counterparts, and other implementing partners,
  • Experience working in Africa highly desirable.

HOW TO APPLY: Please send requested documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and add “Chief of Party (COP), East Africa in the subject line.  Documents needed:  1) CV in chronological format, that clearly show you match Responsibilities/Requirements: and Experience; 2) a list of at least three professional referees including name, contact information, and statement of relationship to the referee.

Deadline for Application: May 8, 2017