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Deputy Chief of Party / Operations Full-Time


Creative Associates International


Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic development and post-crisis stabilization. located in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Position Summary:

Creative seeks a Deputy Chief of Party / Operations (DCOP/O) for an upcoming USAID/OTI-funded project focusing on countering violent extremism in northern Mozambique. The DCOP/O will manage the day-to-day operations and administration, to include project procurements, operational systems, and logistics, and will be expected to travel frequently to Maputo and all over northern Mozambique.

Reporting & Supervision:

The DCOP/O will report to the Chief of Party.

Job responsibilities:

   » The DCOP/O will be responsible for all operations including but not limited to administration, logistics, procurement, budgeting, financial, and property;
   » The DCOP/O will ensure that program implementation is in conformity with USAID regulations and procedures and the specifications determined in the SOW. This will include monitoring grantee worthiness, ensuring that all procurement processes are perceived as transparent by beneficiary communities, assuring fair and transparent procurement processes, review of financial management, and monitoring grant implementation;
   » S/he will assure that the most reasonable, fair, expeditious, and appropriate procurement choices were made pursuant to the Contractor Procurement Guide;
   » S/he will supervise the Contractor's day-to-day field presence in the areas of operations (including the project’s facilities such as office space, equipment and project vehicles), administration, logistics, procurement, budgeting and financial accounting;
   » S/he will supervise the everyday financial operations of the contract, which include cash flow management, time sheet recording, reporting to USAID/OTI on the financial aspects of the project, and everyday monitoring of obligations, budgets, and expenditures;
   » S/he will also ensure continuous liquidity for the project; handle all human resource issues; supervise the day-to-day implementation of all grants made under the program; and investigate and identify new ways of achieving project efficiencies; and
   » S/he will coordinate with the Contractor's Home Office on all compliance issues, seeking legal and policy guidance on sanctions and other applicable restrictions.

Appropriate qualifications:

   » At least five (5) years of significant practice including working on donor-funded projects in a related function and with some demonstrated managery practice;
   » practice with a donor, contractor, or international NGO managing an office or program highly desired, but not required;
   » practice working in developing countries is required, preferably in a fragile or transitional state environment;
   » practice with remote management in transition environments highly desired, but not required;
   » practice in Mozambique and/or other Southern and/or East African countries undergoing transitionhighly desired, but not required;
   » Information technology is highly desired, but not required that the candidate have practice with grants or small grants under contract programs, and preferably cash grants to local organizations;
   » The candidate should be fluent in the Contractor's and USAID's policies and procedures in regards to human resources, financial management, financial reporting, and procurement processes, systems, and grants management;
   » Demonstrated practice and expertise in establishing systems and superviseing program start-up under limited time constraints as well as program close-out;
   » capability and availability to travel to areas in Northern Mozambique as required by the project;
   » Fluency in written and spoken English;
   » Demonstrated working proficiency inPortuguese(highly desired) and/or Spanish is required.


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Job Overview

   »Date Published: Posted 1 week ago
   »Expiration date: August 10, 2019
   »Job location: Mozambique
   »listing title: Deputy Chief of Party / Operations
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