Deputy Director for Surveys

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Rockville, Maryland
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ICF is seeking a Deputy of Surveys for an upcoming project for USAID’s  Bureau for Resilience and Food Security. This 5-year project will support population-based surveys for monitoring in resilience and food security.  The Deputy Director will lead all survey activities and will be responsible for ensuring that all aspects of survey operations are implemented according to protocol.

The ICF’s wider portfolio of food security and resilience activities include population-based household surveys and evaluations in Global Food Security Strategy target countries, resilience focus countries and BHA Development Food Security Activity countries. This is a full-time position based in Rockville, Maryland.


  • Ensure quality control for all survey deliverables
  • Coordinate closely with a team of Senior staff responsible for sampling, research and analysis, capacity strengthening, communications, and data processing
  • Oversee the work of a team of data analysts
  • Assist in the development of country reports
  • Manage a survey tracker dashboard and actively monitor timelines for survey implementation
  • PhD in public health, demography, sociology, economics or related field
  • 15+ years’ experience designing, planning, and supporting population-based household surveys
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating complex multi-task projects.
  • Prior experience in leadership roles on USAID projects
  • Strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills in English required; fluency and/or familiarity in a project-relevant language (including French/Spanish) greatly valued.


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