Chief of Party/Director (Washington DC)

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NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Chief of Party/Director to join our team in Washington, District of Columbia (US-DC), United States (US).

NTT Data Services is seeking a Chief of Party/Director to lead the USAID NextGen GHSC Control Tower Platform team with the design, implementation, and management of the GHSC Control Tower. The Chief of Party/Director will work with other NTT Data technical experts to develop solutions to address supply chain performance challenges and improve operational efficiency, using both proven and innovative approaches adapted to the developing country context. The Chief of Party/Director will be responsible for the overall administrative and operational aspects of the program. They will manage the technical and financial performance of the activity and provide technical direction, leadership, and oversight of all administrative matters. The Chief of Party/Director will ensure technical, financial, and administrative activities are carried out according to NTT Data policies and procedures and consistent with USAID regulations. They will regularly coordinate with the NTT Data Management Team and maintain routine communication around the program's progress and potential issues.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Lead the technical team to design, implement, and ensure smooth operation of the NextGen GHSC Control Tower.
  • Oversee the integration of the Control Tower with operational systems of procurement service agents, freight forwarders, warehouse providers, and manufacturers as needed.
  • Oversee coordination with other GHSC partners that will share data with the Control Tower.
  • Guide the development of Control Tower standard operating procedures.
  • Ensure data quality standards to meet expectations of Control Tower reliability.
  • Lead development of Control Tower analytics, visualizations, and dashboards.
  • Manage the development of innovative supply chain optimization tools, including the use of machine learning and predictive analytics.
  • Guide coordination with in-country partners depending on coverage requirements for the Control Tower.
  • Report to USAID on project progress and performance.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 15 years of managerial and technical experience in supply chain management and systems strengthening in developing countries, with expertise in data management, forecasting and quantification, organizational systems, or governance;
  • An MBA, master's degree, or higher in business, engineering or economics or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Must be a US Citizen


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior in-country experience working on donor-funded programs in developing countries, including Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Strong understanding of supply chain management challenges in developing countries, as well as procurement process and delivery cycle;
  • Familiarity and experience with Agile Methodologies;
  • Demonstrated progressively responsible supervisory experience, including assembling teams and providing oversight;
  • Proven ability to serve as primary point of contact and liaison between USAID contractor and CO/COR; and
  • Strong communications skills and fluency in English.


Candidates for this position will be required to adhere to NTT DATA's and its clients' COVID-19 health and safety protocols. NTT DATA is committed to complying with the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors to the extent it is enforced by the federal government or any of its clients. If this position becomes subject to a COVID-19 vaccination mandate based on applicable law or client requirement, candidates will be required to become fully vaccinated as defined by NTT DATA or be approved for an exemption in accordance with applicable law.

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

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NTT DATA Services operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in Plano, TX. NTT DATA Services was founded in 2022. It has 24200 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 131 open jobs at NTT DATA Services, click here.
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