Deputy Chief of Party of Grants and Operations Non-profit Careers – Abt Associates

Organization: Abt
Associates
Project Name: South
Sudan Promoting Civic Engagement and Peace (PCEP)
Duty Station: Juba,
South Sudan
About US:
Abt Associates, a major
American research, technical assistance, and international development company,
seeks highly qualified technical specialists in the fields below for the
anticipated USAID-funded South Sudan Promoting Civic Engagement and Peace
(PCEP) project. The project will promote stability, local solutions, and
citizen participation to mitigate conflict, advance reconciliation efforts,
increase access to information, and empower civil society. This five-year, US
$75 million project is anticipated to start in October 2018 and run through
September 2023.
About PCEP Project:
The project will 1) identify
critical conflict drivers at the local, regional, and national levels and to
provide targeted, strategic support to relevant stakeholders or initiatives
with an interest in and capacity to address and resolve conflicts
non-violently; 2) bolster in an integrated fashion the ability of
constituent-responsive local authorities, civil society and others to shore up
and sustain localized or higher-level peace processes; and 3) empower civil
society and others to more broadly and inclusively engage on issues related to
good governance, reform, accountability, dialogue and local, regional or
national-level peace.
Job Summary: The Deputy
Chief of Party of Grants and Operations will ensure that the project is
financially and administratively well-managed and is focused on achieving
results. S/he must possess superior project management skills and is expected
to manage the day-to-day operations of a large regional project
.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the USAID PCEP Project placement must hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in management, international development, public administration,
    business management, accounting, or financial management;
  • At
    least eight (8) years’ experience managing operations (including
    supervision of procurement and grants) of USAID-funded contracts;
  • Previous
    experience in South Sudan;
  • Excellent
    oral and written communication skills in English.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates meeting the minimum qualifications specified below may send a CV and
cover letter to AbtSouthSudan@abtassoc.com. Please include the title of the
position and “PCEP” in the subject line of the email. All positions are
contingent upon program award and funding. South Sudanese nationals are
encouraged to apply. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
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