Deputy Chief of Party – USAID Egypt Climate Resilient Agricultural Market Systems Activity

  • Contractor
  • Egypt
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Creative Associates International profile

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Creative Associates International


Creative Associates seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for the anticipated USAID-funded Egypt Climate Resilient Agricultural Market Systems Activity in Cairo, Egypt, which will strengthen the competitiveness of climate smart food and agriculture systems, promote export diversification, enhance local agricultural market systems in Egypt, and attract new private investment into the sector. The DCOP will be based in Cairo and will support the Chief of Party (COP) by contributing to the coordination and implementation of the program. In addition to programmatic duties, s/he will provide senior-level oversight of program support functions including, but not limited to, finance; operations; grants management; and regulatory compliance.


Directly support the Chief of Party (COP) in the design, rollout, and daily management and implementation of program activities.

Collaborate with the COP and senior leadership to contribute to the design and implementation of overarching program goals and strategies, and implementation of tools or processes necessary in reaching determined goals and strategies.

In coordination with the COP, oversee the development and monitoring of the project budget to ensure the activity meets it spending projections and that expenditures are compliant with Creative and USAID policies and regulations as well as the scope of the program’s budget.

Develop and implement innovative operational strategies for improving program impact.

Supervise and provide program management support to operational and administrative staff to ensure effective and timely management of all activities and initiatives.

Mentor, guide and supervise implementation staff; support and develop efforts for staff professional growth.

Liaise with governments officials, maintaining professional relationships and forming new ones that support program implementation and a contextual understanding of the operational environment.

Ensure the timeliness, cost, and quality implementation of activities performed.

  • Contribute to the development of the annual work plans, work plan budget and other program management tools that identify key objectives, responsible staff, deliverables, and potential challenges, etc.
  • * Oversee staff capacity building across the program and provide evaluation and workforce management to ensure their continued growth.
  • * Serve as Acting Chief of Party as required.
  • Qualifications
  • Advanced degree in education, or related field.
  • * At least 7 years of experience of progressively increasing responsibilities in complex management roles on USAID projects.
  • * Experience working in Egypt required;
  • * Significant demonstratable experience in establishing systems and overseeing project start-up and close-out.
  • * Strong management and leadership skills.
  • * Proven ability to effectively work with, build capacity of, and mentor staff and local partners in multicultural and multilingual societies.
  • * Professional fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic required.
  • PI235658181

How to apply

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deadline: 22-Feb-24

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