Call for Chiefs of Party- Various USAID Workforce Development and Higher Education Programs - Africa, Asia, and Middle East
RTI International is one of the world's leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 5,000 provides research and technical services to governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.
RTI International’s Governance & Economic Development (GED) Division has supported comprehensive workforce development interventions and research throughout the world for 15 years. RTI builds local capacity to design and implement tools and systems that align education and training systems with employer needs, and create employment opportunities for women, youth, and disadvantaged target groups. Our innovative approaches are based upon proven international best practices in community-based programs, youth engagement, education and training, and economic and social development. RTI’s approach is informed by continuous assessment, evidence, and learning.
RTI International is seeking qualified Chief of Party (COP) candidates for various upcoming USAID-funded workforce development, youth development, and higher education programs in Asia, Africa and the Middle East regions. Programs are expected to focus on strengthening workforce developmentat a systemic level, creating employment opporutnities for youth, developing strong partnerships between educational institutes and the private sector, bulding positive youth development practices, ensuring curriculum enables student’s to gain work-ready and technical skills that address current and future maket needs, and improving pedagogy and administration of educational institutes (secondary and tertiary).
The COP will be responsible for leading all aspects of project performance, providing technical guidance to all tasks under the project, and representing the project’s activities as a whole to external audiences. He/She will ensure close collaboration and teamwork across project components to make sure they complement each other; and will be responsible for the day-to-day operational oversight and administration of the program.
Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.
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