chief of party

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chief of party (plural chiefs of party)

  1. One who provides leadership in the overall management of large projects or initiatives.
    • Mari Kondo, Hitting Four Birds with One Stone: The Rural Electrification Project for Peace in the Island of the al-Qaeda Front in East Asia in 2008, James Arthur Finch Stoner, Charles Wankel, Global Sustainability Initiatives: New Models and New Approaches, Information Age Publishing, page 46:
      However, according to the Mirant Foundation, USAID cannot deal, with such intricacies as perception of an unfair Chief of Party, a corrupt employee, or internal disputes.
    • 2010, Phil Clark, The Gacaca Courts, Post-Genocide Justice and Reconciliation in Rwanda: Justice without Lawyers, Cambridge University Press, page 181:
      As Francesco Giotta, former Chief of Party of the Johns Hopkins University Rwanda Communications Project, told the Gacaca Symposium in 2000, []
    • 2011, Michael J. Pallamary, The Curt Brown Chronicles: The Writings and Lectures of Curtis M. Brown, AuthorHouse, page 115:
      The Chief of Party is like the driver with tunnel vision. He can see in the direction he is going, but is oblivious to what lies on each side of him.

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