Chief of Party, Civil Society and Governance (Central Asia)


  • Location: Central Asia
  • Date Posted: November 9, 2018
  • Application Deadline: Rolling
  • Job Type: Full-time (contingent on funding)


Eurasia Foundation (EF), a US non-profit organization promoting civil society, governance, and local government development, is accepting applications for Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID-funded civil society program to promote civic engagement in local communities and government responsiveness in Central Asia. This position is contingent upon award of the program. 


The Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for overall programmatic, financial and operational management of the program. The COP will provide technical leadership and management of program implementation, including monitoring and evaluation activities.  The COP will serve as EF’s primary liaison with USAID and will be responsible for program performance, reporting, and compliance with cooperative agreement regulations.  The COP will build and maintain relationships, and coordinate with relevant program stakeholders, including government and non-governmental partners.  


  • Demonstrated technical expertise in civil society development (capacity building, organizational development, advocacy, coalition-building, public policy); 
  • 5 - 10 years of experience managing international development programs in a similar management position; 
  • Strong understanding of USAID policies and procedures; 
  • Demonstrated track record working collaboratively with local program stakeholders including government officials, civil society organizations, media, and political parties; 
  • Prior experience working in any of the Central Asian countries is strongly preferred; 
  • Master’s degree in International Development, Organizational Development, Public Policy or other relevant areas of study; 
  • Fluency in English and Russian.


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to with "COPCA" in the subject line.  

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