Deputy Chief of Party (Operations)

Burkina Faso
Apply by 6 May 2018
Posted on 6 April 2018

Job Description

AECOM is preparing for a potential upcoming USAID/OTI project in the country of Burkina Faso. The DCOP should possess strong interpersonal and customer service skills, the ability to multi-task as well as manage multiple teams and have experience working with and leading multicultural and multi-ethnic teams. Responsibilities include:
  • Facilitate program implementation, administration, and operations, including management of grant administration and compliance, office space, human resources, information technology, information security, physical security, finance, logistics, procurement, property, vehicles, equipment, and database functions
  • Investigate, identify and advise regarding new ways of achieving project operational efficiencies, including developing critical relationships and building networks with public and private sector organizations, vendors, suppliers, and individuals.
*Minimum Requirements
  • At least 5 years of experience managing operations and administration on a USAID program in a fragile or transitional state environment.
  • Experience with small grants under contract programs, preferably in-kind and small cash grants.
  • Fluency in USAID’s and a USAID contractor’s policies and procedures in regards to human resources, financial management, financial reporting, procurement processes, systems, and grants management.
  • Fluency in French and English.
*Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in Burkina Faso or other Sahelian countries.

About the Organization

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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