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Chief of Party for the Market Systems Transformed Activity

Tetra Tech International Development is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified senior-level candidates for a Chief of Party (COP) position on an anticipated five-year USAID-funded the Market Systems Transformed activity in Uzbekistan. The purpose of this activity is to achieve sustainable and inclusive economic growth by strengthening businesses and the business-enabling environment in targeted sectors, while addressing the barriers faced by women, youth, and underrepresented groups.

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



*Serve as the primary point of contact with USAID/Uzbekistan with regard to day-to-day implementation and management matters relating to the award.

*The COP will have overall responsibility for the contract ensuring quality control, the appropriateness and overall responsiveness of all activities performed under the contract, whether by long- or short-term advisors or others.

*Provide strategic leadership, vision and direction for the activity; strategic planning, including timely preparation of the reports and work plans.

*Mentor activity staff, sub-awardees, and consultants to achieve expected results.

*Ensure high quality standards of technical assistance and support to Market Systems Transformed’s partners.

*Oversee an effective and accountable grant under contracts and private sector engagement partners.

*Manage program communications with USAID, key stakeholders, and the general public.

*Ensure compliance with USAID, USG and Government of Uzbekistan laws, regulations, policies and procedures.

*Other tasks as required to achieve the Activity Objectives and Key Results.




*A master’s degree or equivalent is preferred, in a relevant field such as economics, international relations, public administration, law, or environmental studies.

*At least 7 years of progressively responsible professional experience in the implementation and management of economic growth and business enabling environment activities in complex contexts.

*At least 5 years of senior management experience on donor-funded programs and a strong track record of building and maintaining strong teams.

*Prior experience in the development of green economy sub sectors and mobilizing private finance and access to credit highly preferred.

*Experience working with international donors in Uzbekistan or Eurasia.

*Proven experience effectively working and building strong relationships with a broad range of counterparts and stakeholders, including high government officials, private sectors, and other donors is required.

*Strong communication skills, including interpersonal and written and oral English and Russian required.

*Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity.