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Deputy Chief of Party/Power Africa Coordinator East Africa Energy Program (EAEP)

Project Management
International Development Group
180XS Requisition #
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  • Minimum of Master’s degree in public administration, financing, economics, accounting or a related field preferred. Bachelor's required;
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in operations management, with 5 years direct international work experience in developing countries with a Masters' degree; (Bachelor's degree with 14 years' experience in operations management , with 5 years' direct international work experience in developing countries will be considered);
  • Strong representational skills;
  • Prior experience managing administration / operations for large-scale USAID programs;
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and/or experiences in financial planning and management, and procurement, among other management support areas/functions, as required;
  • Possess excellent organizational and analytical skills;
  • Demonstrated skills, abilities, and experiences to manage sub-contracts and sub-grants;
  • Excellent verbal and written English communications skills;
  • Willingness and ability to live and work in Nairobi, Kenya with travel within the African continent. 

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. 

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

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