Tetra Tech Deputy Chief of Party/Technical - Strengthening Accountable Governance and Civic Engagement in Ethiopia (SAGCE) Jobs in Ethiopia

Tetra Tech Deputy Chief of Party/Technical - Strengthening Accountable Governance and Civic Engagement in Ethiopia (SAGCE) Jobs in Ethiopia


Position Description:

  • Working under the overall direction of the Chief of Party (COP) and in coordination and collaboration with project technical staff, the Deputy Chief of Party-Technical (DCOP-Tech) will be responsible for overseeing effective coordination and technical integration and delivery of activities during SAGCE project implementation.

  • This is anticipated to be a full-time position based in Addis Ababa.

    Responsibilities:

  • Oversee planning, coordination, and day to day implementation of technical activities in partnership with technical team members;

  • Provide technical expertise and support annual activity work planning and adaptive management of SAGCE as needed in accordance with the SAGCE’s objectives and targets;

  • Assist in coordinating SAGCE implementation, providing support to personnel and subcontractor management, and efficient budgeting and financial management, as needed;

  • Oversee technical activities and ensure interventions align with targets as set in the monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) plan;

  • Ensure compliance with USAID rules and regulations;

  • Evaluate and document SAGCE progress and lessons learned; and

  • Assume responsibility for overall USAID contract management, ensuring quality control and timeliness of deliverables.

    Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate will demonstrate effective management experience and proven experience managing complex programs in Ethiopia. Additionally, she/he should possess:

  • Advanced degree in political science, law, public policy, public administration, or relevant field;

  • 8+ years of progressively responsible supervisory experience and work experience providing technical oversight to USAID-funded projects of similar size and complexity; Direct experience working and managing programs in Ethiopia strongly preferred;

  • Working knowledge of the devolution issues, challenges, and developments in Ethiopia as well as an in depth understanding of the political history and regional politics;

  • Demonstrated capability to build capacity through a donor-funded program related to local governance, decentralization, and civil society;

  • Ability to establish strong relationships with a range of organizations, beneficiaries and related parties (e.g., national and sub-national government, NGOs, private sector);

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English is required; Amharic fluency desired;

  • Ethiopian nationals and especially women are strongly encouraged to apply.

    How to apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Tetra Tech Deputy Chief of Party/Technical - Strengthening Accountable Governance and Civic Engagement in Ethiopia (SAGCE) Jobs in Ethiopia



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