• USAID Vietnam Innovative Ecosystems Chief of Party Ho Chi Minh City
  • Deloitte Consulting in Ho Chi Minh City, , Vietnam
  • jobs
  • 6 days ago

jobs description

Deloitte Consulting LLP is currently accepting applications from qualified candidates for the Chief of Party (COP) position for the forthcoming USAID Vietnam Innovative Ecosystems Activity. This Activity will support the Government of Vietnam (GVN) in its effort to enhance Vietnam's innovation ecosystems by promoting the commercialization of innovations developed by innovators, entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs. To do this the Activity aims to link Innovation Ecosystem Actors (IEAs) like national, regional and higher education institution innovation centers, Vietnamese owned/operated enterprises, chambers of commerce, business associations, and think tanks to improve the innovation ecosystem business enabling environment. The Activity will also work with and through key IEAs to develop the business acumen and startup skills of innovators, entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs.

The COP will be responsible for leading technical, financial, and administrative aspects of the Activity and will... coordinate with USAID in developing and implementing project strategy. The COP will be the principal link between USAID, Deloitte, and other parties involved in the Activity. The COP will provide comprehensive expert technical oversight and guidance in all aspects of the program, including monitoring and evaluation, and reporting to USAID. This would be a full-time position and be based in Vietnam for the full life of the Activity.

Position Summary:

The Chief of Party will be responsible for:
• leadership and insights on innovation ecosystem development, project planning, systems thinking, business enabling environment, and entrepreneurship development.
• USAID Vietnam on how to achieve its innovation ecosystem goals through public and private sector engagement.
• overall program leadership, management oversight, and technical direction.
• and supervising the work of project personnel, consultants, and subcontractors, including technical implementation, finance, administration, and training.
• implementation of the strategic, long-term programmatic vision of the Activity.
• project work planning, performance management, and strategic communications, including with USAID, relevant Government of Vietnam agencies, and other stakeholders.
• and leading technical activities and deliverables related to achieving Activity goals and targets.
• risks of project implementation and implement risk mitigation techniques.

• 10 years of progressively responsible professional work experience related to private sector engagement, innovation ecosystems development, entrepreneurship, and business enabling environment strengthening.
• experience leading and managing donor-funded projects or large private sector-driven initiatives requiring significant coordination with government stakeholders.
• to manage large teams across multiple technical areas, deliver results, and maintain compliance with client norms, rules, and regulations.
• building consensus among host country government counterparts, private sector, and other stakeholders.
• familiarity with the policy, social, economic, environmental, and cultural context in Vietnam is preferred.
• in business, finance, economics, public policy, or related field. Advanced degree preferred.
• experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced degree.
• oral and written communication skills in English.

Level of Effort:

This is a full-time position.


This position will be based in Vietnam.

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