Name of Technical Manager____________________________________________________
Name of Supervisor: __________________________________________________________
Countries if Responsibility _____________________________________________________
Period Covered ______________________________ Today’s Date: ____________________
For use by the technical manager and/or supervisor to monitor job performance and review accomplishments every three months.
Determine technical strategies, priorities, and approaches for the task order’s in-country activities in collaboration with the Regional
Manager and Country Director.
Deliverables/ Criteria Comments
Review and approve Country Strategic
Plans and annual work plan activities for technical soundness and consistency with project priorities and strategic approaches, working closely with Regional Managers and Country
Directors as well as other assigned resources.
Communicate project, Indefinite
Quantity Contract, and task order technical priorities to the country teams (e.g., interpreting priorities in the context of each team’s work and
This template accompanies
Performance Management for Health Logistics Workers: An Online Tool for Managers
, created by the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT, Task Order 4, for the U.S. Agency for International Development
identifying resources for implementation).
Identify and advocate for opportunities for the application core-funded technical activities in country and share country experiences with corefunded activity managers.
Quality Assurance of Technical Work
Provide ongoing quality assurance for in-country technical activities through development, identification, and recommendation for use of appropriate tools, methodologies, and approaches to all technical work. Review and certify quality of deliverables for acceptance and approval.
Collaborate with the Regional
Manager to provide technical oversight and quality assurance of incountry activities and deliverables.
Review short-term technical assistance scopes of work for appropriate technical design and approach. Where necessary, lead the development of a prototype scope of work as a guide to country teams, defining key resource requirements and technical approaches to ensure optimal results.
Work with country teams to ensure that task order monitoring and evaluation requirements are met, and monitor the development, implementation, and operation of systems or processes to meet those requirements.
Deliverables/ Criteria Comments
Provide technical review of routine country reports including quarterly reports and Procurement Planning and
Develop and support internal communications related to country work, in close collaboration with the
Regional Managers and country teams, to assure that country technical products are made widely and appropriately available and that lessons learned are shared within and outside the project.
Respond to USAID | Washington requests for information about country technical activities.
Participate in the project’s countryfocused or other topical working groups.
Liaise with the project’s central staff and regional bureaus, USAID
Missions, other donor organizations
(e.g., UNFPA, WHO, World Bank),
USAID Cooperating Agencies and projects, and other concerned organizations and individuals as needed on country technical issues.
According to the performance expectations, develop your own learning objectives.
Rate your own skill level. Discuss with your supervisor how you would achieve them.
Skill Areas / Learning Objectives
Lower-level Mid-level High-level
Meeting schedule: Monthly meeting with supervisor during the first three months.
The schedule will be developed when needed.
Expected outputs Tentative dates Technical skills area of development
Outstanding issues for follow-up: