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Chief of Party, Kyrgyzstan Green Economy Activity

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  • Kyrgyzstan
  • TBD USD / Year
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DAI Global

Job Title: Chief of Party

Activity: Kyrgyzstan Green Economy Activity

Duration: Anticipated five-year award length beginning in 2025

Job Posting Date: February 2024

Note: This is an anticipated bid opportunity and contingent on successful award to DAI.


DAI is seeking qualified Chief of Party (COP) candidates for the anticipated USAID-funded Green Economy Activity in Kyrgyzstan. The goal of Green Economy Activity is to build the capacity of the Kyrgyz Republic to adapt to and mitigate the effects of climate change in its economy in order to create and develop a “green economy,” or one that is low carbon, resource-efficient, and socially inclusive. The Activity will promote practices that contribute to a robust and resilient economy, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the private and public sectors, increase climate financing, and develop a policy framework to catalyze sustainable and green climate solutions. It will promote initiatives that use fewer resources to produce the same amount of output that do not negatively impact land, water, and air quality.

The objectives for this activity are:

  1. Improving governance and institutional capacity for a green economy
  2. Adoption of innovative technology by the public and private sectors
  3. Green economy financing

Position Overview:

The Chief of Party will be responsible for providing overall technical leadership and administrative oversight of the activity, managing interventions and staff to ensure that the project proceeds effectively and meets or exceeds its targets. This position will be based in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

This full-time position is contingent upon project award and approval.


  • Serve as the primary point of contact with USAID/Kyrgyzstan regarding day-to-day implementation and management matters; assume overall responsibility for the contract, ensuring quality control and the appropriateness and responsiveness of all contract activities
  • Provide strategic leadership, vision, and direction for the activity; lead strategic planning, including the timely preparation and submission of reports, work plans, and other activity deliverables
  • Mentor and empower activity staff, sub-awardees, and consultants to achieve expected results
  • Ensure high quality standards of technical assistance and support to Activity partners
  • Manage program communications with USAID, key stakeholders, and the general public
  • Ensure compliance with USAID, USG, and Government of Kyrgyzstan laws, regulations, policies and procedures, as well as full compliance with DAI policies
  • Other tasks as required to achieve Activity objectives and key results

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent preferred in economics, international relations, public administration, business, finance, environmental studies, or a relevant field
  • Minimum 7 years of progressively responsible experience in the implementation and management of economic growth and business enabling environment activities
  • Demonstrated track record of building and maintaining strong teams
  • Prior experience in the development of green economy sub sectors, preferred
  • Experience working with international donors in Kyrgyzstan or Eurasia, preferred
  • Proven experience required fostering collaborative partnerships, effectively working and building strong relationships with a broad range of counterparts and stakeholders, including government officials, local communities, the private sectors, and other donors
  • Exceptional communication skills, including interpersonal and written and oral English is required

How to apply

Follow the link to our career site to apply: https://phf.tbe.taleo.net/phf04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=DAINC&cws=48&rid=8624

Deadline: 30-Apr-24

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