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Deputy Chief of Party, Operations - Mozambique

Project Management
International Development Group
190L3 Requisition #
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  • At least five (5) years of experience working on donor-funded projects in a related role,

  • preferably with some demonstrated supervisory experience;

  • Experience with a donor, Contractor, or INGO managing an office or program is required;

  • Relevant experience working in developing countries is required, preferably in a fragile or transitional state environment;

  • The candidate should be fluent in the Contractor’s and USAID’s policies and procedures with regard to human resources, financial management, financial reporting, and procurement processes, systems, and grants management;

  • It is highly desired, but not required that the candidate have experience with grants or small grants under contract programs;

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in establishing systems and overseeing program start-up under limited time constraints as well as program close-out is highly desired, but not required;

  • Relevant experience working in Mozambique or other Southern and/or East African countries undergoing transition is highly desired, but not required;

  • Experience with remote management in insecure and/or transition environments highly desired, but not required;

  • Experience working in security challenged environments is highly desired, but not required;

  • Fluency in written and spoken English; and demonstrated working proficiency in Portuguese (preferred) and/or Spanish is required.

Position is contingent upon award and funding.

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Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 

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