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Deputy Chief of Party

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party

JobID: 23339-1189863

Location: Bamako, MLI

Description: **Business Line** Government

**Position Title** Deputy Chief of Party

Mali - Bamako


**Job Summary**

AECOM seeks a Deputy Chief of Party for an upcoming USAID program in Mali that will strengthen targeted communities’ to resolve conflict as well as strengthen and establish effective coalitions with local and national level government. An ideal DCOP candidate should additionally have the following qualities:

+ Be willing to have close, daily collaboration with USG in-country staff;

+ Take programmatic and strategic direction from USG staff, but also be able to operate independently of USG or home office direction and supervision;

+ Have strong management and leadership skills, including the ability to mentor staff;

+ Be a “hands on” manager who is actively engaged in all aspects of program management;

+ Understand USG’s need for direct program communication with all program staff;

+ Have demonstrated past representational experience with host governments, other donors, and civil society and demonstrated success with inter-agency coordination and joint programming ideally;

+ Be flexible to potential changes in program objectives, and shifting political contingencies.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Seven (7) years of experience with a minimum of three (3) years of experience managing USAID governance programs in complex, high-speed and challenging field operations in developing countries:

+ Experience working in developing countries is required, preferably in a fragile or transitional state environment;

+ Experience in the hiring and supervising of host country local personnel and ensuring, when need arises, that they secure necessary training required to meet program needs;

+ Financial management experience, including budgeting; financial management (tracking, reporting and accounting); and procurement;

+ Experience with activity design, development, and implementation;

+ Fluency in English and French is required.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Experience in Mali

+ Experience in West Africa region--particularly working on issues around political, ethnic, and religious conflict.

+ Ability to excel in cross-cultural settings

+ Fluency in AECOM and USAID program management systems

**What We Offer**

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.


_Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _International Development_

**_Country_** _Mali_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _169722BR_


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