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Mbarara, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

October 20, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Education Development Center is a global nonprofit organization to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity across the United States and in more than 80 other countries. EDC headquarters are in Waltham, Massachusetts, and main offices in Washington, D.C., New York City, and Chicago

Job Title

Deputy Chief of Party – Call for Expert job at Education Development Center (EDC)

Job Description

The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will have Is responsible for partnering successfully with the Chief of Party, home office project director, Division, Administration & Finance, expatriate and local staff.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides direct supervisory support to field office Administration, HR, Finance, Procurement and Operations through the Operations Director, Finance Director, including providing on-going planning support, monitoring and performance evaluations of each of these units.

  • Ensure that project systems are in place and working across the project. Oversees the management of the Grants Program and Subcontracts through the Operations Director.

  • Ensures the effective implementation of project and company internal policies on security, human resources, financial & grants management, procurement, confidentiality of documents and information, ensuring the project is logistically efficient, fiscally sound and compliant with the legal and regulatory requirements of USAID, the GoU, and EDC policies.

Qualifications and Competencies

Education:

  • Master’s degree in business, accounting, finance, international development or other related field.


Skills and Experience:

  • Possesses at least twelve (12) years of experience in financial, administration, and or international program management; international development, preferably in developing countries; and development program management.

  • Possesses at least eight (8) years of supervisory experience.


Specialized Knowledge /Skill:

  • Possesses a strong background in financial, human resources in recruiting, staff management, and other HR responsibilities.

  • Strong compliance knowledge with international donors and stakeholder management.

  • In addition, possesses the capacity to manage complex programs in a multi-cultural environment and providing consulting services in helping clients analyze problems, devise solutions and adopt solutions thereto is essential.

  • Experience in organizational development; management of development programs; and complex contracts or financial management systems or both is required.

  • Language:

    Fluency in English is required.

How to Apply

APPLICATION FOR THIS POSITION MUST BE DONE ONLINE:

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