Chief of Party for Liberia Good Governance Activity – Monrovia, Liberia

Tetra Tech

  • Full Time

Tetra Tech International Development is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a potential Chief of Party position on a USAID-funded program in Liberia.

The goal of this activity is to improve the capacities of targeted Government of Liberia ministries and commissions, and local governments to formulate and administer sound tax policies, improve budget transparency, deepen decentralization, and deliver quality services at the sub-national level. This will be achieved by improving the capacity of the Government of Liberia to mobilize domestic revenue; supporting the Government of Liberia to improve budget transparency; capacitating local governments to improve local development and service delivery; and supporting solid waste management initiatives, such as landfill implementation.


The COP will be the principle point of contact in Liberia for procedural and substantive matters. The COP will coordinate and ultimately be responsible for all contract management and implementation. S/he will be the primary liaison with USAID/Liberia on technical matters and must adjust activities and operations in response to USAID/Liberia technical direction. The COP will also be responsible for ensuring quality control and the overall responsiveness of technical assistance provided under the award.

The COP’s primary responsibilities are aimed at providing overall leadership, management and general technical direction of the entire project, ensuring an integrated vision among different components and actors, and a focus on achieving the results defined in the award. This individual will be expected to identify issues and risks related to project implementation in a timely manner and suggest appropriate adjustments. This is anticipated to be a full-time position based in Monrovia.


* Master’s degree or higher in policy, tax law, political science, international relations, or a related field;

* At least ten (10) years of demonstrated, progressively responsible experience in the successful implementation of service delivery, decentralization, public financial management, tax policy reform, transparent budgeting, and/or institutional capacity building programs;

* Exceptional managerial skills and demonstrated experience in managing donor-funded projects of similar size and scope; USAID/USG experience preferred;

* Demonstrated ability to engage in multi-stakeholder dialogue, including sustaining partnerships and strong working relationships with donors, host country government counterparts, academic institutions, civil society, and the private sector;

* Familiarization with decentralization, service delivery, and policy and governance reform in Liberia;

* Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to think strategically and communicate his/her vision to partners and colleagues;

* Proven experience navigating complex and high-pressure operating environments;

* Proficiency in written and spoke English is required.

* Liberian nationals encouraged to apply.

How to apply

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:

* Cover Letter

* CV in reverse chronological format

Please indicate where you saw Tetra Tech’s IDS ad posted.

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Please ensure that your Cover Letter and CV/Resume are uploaded and submit only the requested documentation as part of your application. Incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.

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