Deputy Chief of Party

Management Systems International, Bangladesh

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
7th June, 2018


Job Description

Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)—Project Development, Finance, Administration,

USAID/Bangladesh Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Activity, Bangladesh

Company Profile: MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.
Proposal Summary

The Bangladesh Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Activity will be a central platform for ensuring that all development programs funded by USAID/Bangladesh achieve their intended results through strong performance management of services in an efficient and cost-effective manner, with a focus on monitoring technical support services; evaluation of technical support services; and learning and adaptive management services.

Position Summary:

The deputy chief of party (DCOP) will report to and work closely with the chief of party (COP) to ensure the effective overall management of the administrative, financial and personnel aspects of the project. The DCOP must ensure smooth office operation as well as financial management of the project.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day-to-day project implementation, including management of all financial and administrative aspects of the project, including procurement, grants, subcontracts, accounting, information technology, logistics, human resources, transportation and administration.
  • Supervise a team of expatriate and local finance, grants, procurement and administrative professionals; provide capacity building and mentoring when necessary.
  • Assist with quarterly and annual reporting for the entire team.
  • Support the COP in budget planning and monitoring.
  • Maintain timely and accurate financial information.
  • Work closely with subcontracting organizations.
  • Oversee all administrative, procurement, logistics, travel, and protocol systems.
  • Develop and monitor internal systems and procedures ensuring efficient and proper use of resources.
  • Serve in an acting capacity in the absence of the COP.

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree or higher in management, organizational development, international development, financial management, or a related field (or career/experience equivalent).
  • At least 12 years of experience in public or private sector management, administration, and planning; international development, monitoring and evaluation; and development program management; at least eight (8) years of supervisory experience.
  • Strong background in human resources and recruiting, staff management, and other human resource responsibilities.
  • Capacity to manage complex programs in a multi-cultural environment and in providing consulting services in helping clients analyze problems, devise and adopt solutions.
  • Demonstrated leadership, strategic thinking/planning, management, and presentation skills.
  • Experience working in Bangladesh is desired.

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