ICF International: Chief Of Party/Operations

Posted on :

17 May, 2016

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NGO Jobs in Ghana

ICF International seeks local or international candidates for the position of Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)/Operations for a newly awarded U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) power sector improvement program based in Accra, Ghana.  Areas of expertise will include finance and accounting compliance, procurement compliance, subcontractor and consultant management. He/She will develop and/or implement internal policies, procedures, systems and tools to ensure that the project is implemented in compliance with all terms and conditions of the cooperative agreement, with relevant USAID and ICF regulations and policies, as well as with relevant local and US standards, laws, and regulations.

Job Summary

Company: ICF International

Category: Banking / Finance

Location: Accra

Job status: Full-Time

Salary: GH

Education: Bachelors Degree

Experience: 5 years

Job expires: 10 Jun-2016

Job Description:

•   This will include staff management, project performance management, local procurement systems, record maintenance, and financial management and program schedules. He/She will work closely with the Chief of Party, field and home office staff, subcontractors, consultants and vendors as needed.
•   Hiring for this position is contingent on approval from USAID.


Key Responsibilities:

•   Work closely with the Chief of Party and USAID to be responsible for program management, administration, and operations
•   Responsible for managing finance and accounting, compliance, and reporting functions
•   Staff management and project performance management
•   Oversee local procurement systems, record systems, and program implementation schedules
Qualification Required & Experience

•   Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
•   Experience managing international development assistance projects of similar scope and scale
•   Demonstrated experience in USAID procedures and compliance or experience working with international donor programs
•   5+ years of experience in a similar capacity on a project of a similar nature in Ghana or West Africa
•   Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing English

Preferred Skills/Experience:

•   Relevant degree in business or financial administration, monitoring and evaluation, public policy, international development or related field at master’s level or above
•   Experience on USAID projects highly desired
•   Demonstrated ability to manage multi-disciplinary teams of professionals in multi-national/regional environments
•   Familiarity with the political, economic, social, and cultural context of working in Ghana and West Africa
•   Experience with an international contractor or NGO managing a program or office
•   Strong understanding of USAID policies and procedures: financial management and reporting, procurement processes (including ADS, AIDAR, CFR)

Professional Skills:

•   Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
•   Excellent interpersonal skills
•   Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities
•   Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
•   Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified candidates should click the link below:

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 10 June, 2016

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