Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP), USAID/Indonesia Harmoni, Jakarta, Indonesia

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Management Systems International
Jakarta, Indonesia
Apply by 27 July 2018
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 27 June 2018

Job Description

Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP), USAID/Indonesia Harmoni, Jakarta, Indonesia

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at

Project Summary:

The four-year USAID-funded Harmoni activity will promote tolerance and inclusion and reduce the risk of violent extremism. Harmoni will focus support on interventions that are narrowly targeted towards communities and individuals most at risk of radicalization, with a mandate to build the resilience of key Indonesian institutions – governmental, civil society, religious, and community-based – that represent the frontline in preventing violent extremism in Indonesia.

**Please note: Only Indonesian nationals are eligible for this position.**

**The deadline for applications is July 10, 2018.**

Position Summary:

The deputy chief of party (DCOP) will support the chief of party (COP) in overall project leadership, management and technical direction of the Harmoni project. S/he will also oversee the effective operation of finance, human resources, security and logistics/travel and procurement functions, ensuring these functions are fully aligned with programmatic priorities and objectives. This is a long-term, full-time position based in Jakarta. MSI expects that the Harmoni project will begin in July 2018.


  • Provide support to the COP and technical team with implementation, management, client engagement and coordination between partners, government counterparts, and other implementing partners.
  • Oversee the effective operation of human resources, finance, grants, procurement and other office administration functions. Work with functional directors to ensure that these units’ activities are working in harmony with the technical objectives and comply with MSI and USAID policies/regulations.
  • Contribute to the overall program planning, monitoring, and reporting to assess Harmoni’s progress. Coordinate communication with project partners.
  • Work with the M&E officer to review and refine M&E plans and data collection tools; contribute to periodic reports.
  • Serve as acting COP in his/her absence.


  • Master’s degree in a relevant subject such as development studies, business administration or a social science.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years professional experience in international development with at least four years of experience in leadership positions managing development project operations in a programmatic and/or operational capacity.
  • At least three years of dedicated experience managing operations and financial administration of USAID-funded projects. Experience overseeing procurements, grants and service contracts in compliance with donor regulations, with knowledge of USAID regulations.
  • Demonstrated experience in programs requiring community-level engagement.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills and ability to manage and be flexible in difficult and challenging circumstances.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Bahasa.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.


About the Organization

Tetra Tech is a global, leading consulting firm providing practical and sustainable international development services. From promoting peace, stability, rule of law, and economic growth, to health and education, to improved natural resource management, Tetra Tech brings an integrated approach that is focused on building the capacity of communities and individuals to create strong, healthy, and resilient societies. With over 16,000 employees in over 400 offices across the globe, Tetra Tech’s capabilities encompass the full life cycle of solutions. Tetra Tech is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations, both in the US and overseas. We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workforce. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial, and cultural groups. Tetra Tech is proud to be an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.

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