Deputy Chief of Party

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Published on 11.10.2019


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Position : Deputy Chief of Party

URC is currently seeking a qualified Deputy Chief of Party to provide managerial and operational guidance for the Activity. The Deputy Chief of Party will work directly with the COP to ensure full compliance in accordance with USAID rules and regulations in Ethiopia.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide managerial and operational guidance for the Activity
  • Ensure project functions are aligned with the technical priorities of the Government of Ethiopia and USG regulations
  • Work closely with Technical Advisors, the Finance Officer, and the COP to ensure full compliance with URC standard operating procedures, USAID policies and regulations, and national policies and laws
  • Support COP in compiling, editing and formatting all project deliverables
  • Establish and maintain highly collaborative working relationships with USAID, government counterparts, and all other stakeholders
  • Assume overall leadership in the absence of the COP
Required profile for job ad : Deputy Chief of Party
  • A minimum of a masters Degree in Public Health, Information Sciences, Data Science, Nutrition or related areas
  • At least 8 years of demonstrated experience managing operational, project management, and administrative duties for USG-funded projects or other internationally funded programs
  • Fluency in English required
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience and organizational and relationship building skills
  • Experience and skills in financial management and performance monitoring
  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, with excellent MS Word and Excel skills
Job criteria for job ad : Deputy Chief of Party
Job category:
Production, maintenance, quality
R&D, project management
Health, pharmacy, hospitals, medical equipment
Services other
Employment type:
Permanent contract
Region :
Addis Ababa
Experience level:
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Number of Position(s):1

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