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DevWorks’ mission is to support people around the world to pursue opportunities for equitable social and economic growth to create stronger, more resilient communities. DevWorks builds on 10 years of experience implementing high-quality donor-funded projects in 19 countries across Central and South America, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Asia.

DevWorks hiring and recruitment practices are based on commitment, flexibility, and integrity. We support our staff’s growth professionally and personally.

Chief of Party

DevWorks International (DevWorks) is recruiting for a Chief of Party (COP) in anticipation of an upcoming United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food for Progress (FFPr) program. The program will focus on improving the implementation and development of food safety regulations and capacity building in sanitary and phytosanitary measures (SPS) in Cambodia with the goal of further enabling international and domestic trade.

DevWorks International was founded in 2011 and brings together a core team of solutions-oriented development professionals with expertise across technical areas and geographies. We deliver market-based solutions across five areas: agriculture, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), youth, governance, and natural resource management. Our approach is grounded in private sector engagement and improved service delivery, while building local capacity through ongoing partnerships and relationships.

Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia


The COP will provide overall leadership, management, and technical direction for the program – ensuring an integrated vision among diverse components and actors – to achieve the desired results. This position will lead program strategic planning and decision making and will be responsible for overall activities of sub-recipients. The COP will work directly with USDA and will be a key liaison to implementing partners and other stakeholders. This position will ensure full compliance with all USDA, DevWorks, and other fiduciary regulations and will oversee the project reporting process in line with donor requirements. The COP will supervise project staff including professional performance management and coaching.


  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in designing and implementing agriculture/SPS/food safety/trade enabling projects.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of work experience in developing countries, preferably in Cambodia or Southeast Asia.
  • Minimum five (5) years of successful experience as Chief of Party, Team Leader, Project Director, or equivalent position for donor-funded projects of similar magnitude and complexity in developing countries. Preferably a USDA funded project.
  • Strong understanding of and background in technical areas such as climate-smart agriculture, market systems development, trade enabling environments, food safety, government and private sector capacity building, international sanitary and phytosanitary standards and processes, and agriculture.
  • Master’s degree or higher in Agricultural Development, Agricultural Economics, Business, International Development, Food Safety, Public Policy, or another related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in progressively responsible supervisory positions, including direct supervision of professional and support staff; quality evaluation of staff performance and deliverables; and contracts/grants management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in English required. Fluency in Khmer desired.

How to Apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to with “Chief of Party – USDA FFPr” in the subject line.

Request for Proposals: WASH in Healthcare Facilities Endline Assessment

Request for Proposals: WASH in Healthcare Facilities Endline Assessment

The USAID Health and Hygiene Activity (HHA) aims to contribute to Nepal’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy goal of a more self-reliant, prosperous, and inclusive Nepal that delivers improved democratic governance,  health and education outcomes. The Project focuses on improving quality of health service delivery and hygiene in seven districts in Lumbini and Karnali provinces. The Project is releasing this Request for Proposals (RFP) for Nepali-registered consulting companies/firms to conduct an endline assessment of HHA’s interventions in healthcare facilities across the seven districts.

Job Description: The overall purpose of the endline assessment is to determine the impact and effectiveness of HHA’s interventions in terms of the functionality of WASH and other on-site infrastructures and service readiness of 25% of 181 targeted healthcare facilities (HCFs) utilizing a mixed methodology approach of collecting both qualitative and quantitative data. HHA’s baseline data will be compared against its endline data for the selected HCFs. The successful applicant will work in close coordination with the HHA team. The period of performance of this activity is from April 1, 2024 to the beginning of May 2024.

A full description of this endline assessment ToR can be found by clicking here with specific details of the proposal requirements. Interested firms/companies should submit their technical and financial proposals by 17:00 hrs, Wednesday, March 27, 2024 with the subject marked “REF: WASH in HCF Assessment 2024” via email at or hardcopy documents to the DevWorks international field Office in Surkhet as indicated below:

Attn: Finance Manager

DevWorks International, Field Office,

Simtali Chowk, Birendranagar-8, Surkhet

Senior Program Manager

DevWorks International is seeking a Senior Program Manager to work in close cooperation with DevWorks country teams to support a portfolio of projects and to ensure high quality project management while supporting the internal project management practices and improvement.

DevWorks International was founded in 2011 and brings together a core team of solutions-oriented development professionals with expertise across technical areas and geographies. We deliver market-based solutions across five areas: agriculture, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), youth, governance, and natural resource management. Our approach is grounded in private sector engagement and improved service delivery, while building local capacity through ongoing partnerships and relationships.

Location: Washington, DC/Bethesda, MD, partially remote (1-2 days in office); remote position negotiable


The Senior Program Manager will be responsible for overseeing and managing USAID-funded projects from the organization’s home office. This role requires a seasoned professional with a strong background in international development, project management, and USAID regulations and procedures. The Senior Program Manager will work closely with project teams, partners, and stakeholders to ensure project success, compliance, and impact.


  • Project Oversight: Provide leadership and strategic direction for USAID-funded projects from the organization’s home office.
  • Compliance and Reporting: Ensure strict compliance with USAID regulations, guidelines, and reporting requirements. Prepare and submit all necessary reports accurately and on time.
  • Budget Management: Manage project budgets, monitor financial performance, and work closely with finance and accounting teams to ensure proper financial management and reporting.
  • Risk Assessment and Mitigation: Identify potential project risks and develop mitigation strategies to minimize negative impacts on project outcomes.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate with project partners, government agencies, and other stakeholders to foster strong relationships and ensure project alignment with local priorities.
  • Quality Assurance: Monitor project activities and outputs to maintain high-quality standards and achieve project objectives.
  • Capacity Building: Identify capacity-building needs within project teams and work with project and organizational leadership to develop training plans to enhance staff skills and knowledge.
  • Proposal Development: Contribute to the development of proposals for new USAID-funded projects, including technical and budgetary components.
  • Knowledge Sharing: Stay updated on best practices, trends, and innovations in international development and USAID project management and share this knowledge with the organization. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in international development, public administration, or a related field required; advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of seven years of experience in managing USAID-funded projects.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Exceptional leadership and team management abilities.
  • Strong understanding of USAID regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Proven experience in budget management and financial oversight.
  • Excellent project management skills, including risk assessment and mitigation.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment and with diverse stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical capability and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks.
  • Professional-level oral and written fluency in English required, fluency in French preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; experience using project management software preferred.
  • Willingness to travel internationally, as needed. 

Expected Salary: $100,000-$125,000

How to Apply: please send your resume and cover letter to with “Senior Program Manager” in the subject line.

Call for Part-time Local Capacity Building Specialists

Location: Global

Job Description

DevWorks International (DevWorks) seeks international development professionals to join our growing local capacity building practice area. This practice area supports a variety of local organizations in business development, project implementation and donor compliance, and overall organizational development. Local Capacity Building Specialists will support DevWorks’ Programs and Business Development teams to strengthen the organizational capacity of our local partners during project implementation and/or proposal development. Local Capacity Building Specialists may also provide technical expertise to support DevWorks’ Business Development team in pursuing donor-funded projects that are focused on capacity building of local actors to receive and manage donor funds and on capacity building for donor staff to improve their localization programming. Given the wide variety of tasks and assignments, experts of all levels (junior, mid, and senior) and with varying geographic experience are encouraged to apply.


  • Experience working on donor-funded projects, especially with USAID, USDA, and other relevant US government agencies
  • Demonstrated experience with organizational development processes; experience with business and proposal development is desired
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitation and formal training and strong interpersonal skills for coaching and mentoring in informal settings
  • Ability to work closely with and support organizations based in the developing world in a respectful and inclusive manner
  • Technical expertise in one or more of DevWorks’ sectors (agriculture, WASH, natural resources management, youth, and local governance) is desired
  • Strong organizational skills, execution of tasks, and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage diverse activities and to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team, coordinate effectively, and meet program goals
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in political/social science, international relations, or related field
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

How to Apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to with “Local Capacity Building Specialist” in the subject line.

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