Oct 262017

Organization: Chemonics
Country: Viet Nam
Closing date: 17 Nov 2017

Chemonics seeks a chief of party for the anticipated $25 to $50 million Responsible Trade and Growth project in Vietnam. The project aims to integrate small and medium enterprises into global value chains. The project team will work within a dynamic environment including thought leaders with expertise in trade and investment facilitation, economic growth, and micro-, small, and medium enterprise development best practices. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • ​Provide overall project leadership through strategic planning, management, and technical implementation, ensuring all project activities meet target economic objectives
  • Serve as the primary liaison with USAID, the Vietnamese government, local partners, stakeholders, and counterparts in the public and private sector
  • Provide technical expertise in economic growth, sustainability, and inclusivity in programming
  • Oversee project compliance, work planning, performance management, financial management, budgeting, and strategic communications


  • ​Master’s degree or higher in economics, international development, public financial management, business management, or a related field required
  • Minimum 10 years of international development experience in designing, managing, and implementing large projects in trade and growth, investment, and private sector engagement
  • Minimum five years of experience as chief of party of donor-funded technical assistance team for projects of similar magnitude and complexity
  • Experience working in Southeast Asia required; experience working in Vietnam and with USAID preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English speaking, reading, and writing required

How to apply:

Please send electronic submissions of your CV and cover letter to by November 17, 2017. Please include “Chief of Party – Vietnam RTG SMEs” in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

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