AECOM Deputy Chief of Party-Programs (DCOP) in Baghdad, Iraq

Iraq - Baghdad, Baghdad

Job Summary

AECOM is preparing for a potential upcoming USAID/OTI project in Iraq and is recruiting for a Deputy Chief of Party- Programs (DCOP). 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:

  • Supervise the activity development staff and other staff involved in activity development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting.

  • Ensure that procedures are established and complied with for activity development, activity worthiness, activity implementation, management, monitoring, evaluation, and closing.

Minimum Requirements

  • At least five (5) years of experience managing operations and administration on a USAID program in a fragile or transitional state environment.

  • At least one (1) year of experience in a supervisory role.

  • Experience with small grants under contract programs, preferably in-kind and small cash grants.

  • Financial management experience, including budgeting, financial management, reporting and accounting, and procurement.

  • Experience in activity design and administration including the areas of stabilization, governance, conflict resolution, social cohesion, and civil society support.

  • Fluency in English.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Iraq or Middle Eastern countries.

  • Experience in remote management in transition and security challenged environments.

  • Fluency in Arabic.

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.

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Job Category International Development

Business Line IDEV

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country Iraq

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191456BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.