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Chief of Party

Aecom


Location:
Kabul
Date:
07/26/2017
2017-07-262017-08-24
Job Code:
23339-1158301
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Chief of Party

JobID: 23339-1158301

Location: Kabul, AFG

Description: **Business Line** Government

**Position Title** Chief of Party

Afghanistan - Kabul

Kabul

**Job Summary**

AECOM seeks a chief of party for the anticipated five-year, $50 million, USAID Afghanistan Trade and Revenue Initiative (ATARI) project. ATARI aims to build the capacity of the Afghanistan government to adequately implement a liberal policy framework for trade and investment in accordance with international standards, enhance its integration in the regional and world economy through the promotion of trade and transit agreements, improve economic corridor governance, and strengthen the private sector.

Responsibilities include:



+ Provide overall project leadership through strategic planning, management, and technical implementation

+ In collaboration with the project team, design and make operational an annual work plan formulating annual project activities, deliverables, and budget needs in accordance with the USAID annual planning cycle; assure timely disbursement of funds

+ Provide overall technical oversight and supervision of employees and consultants; review and edit reports and deliverables compiled by project staff and short-term consultants before submission to the USAID contracting officer’s representative

+ Ensure quality control and the overall responsiveness of technical assistance provided, including necessary adjustments to operations to fit the requirements of USAID and the Afghanistan government

+ Coordinate efforts on data collection, monitoring, report generation, and evaluation



**Minimum Requirements**



+ Master’s degree in business administration, export development, trade facilitation, or related field

+ Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible experience in international trade/economic development, preferably in export promotion or trade facilitation, with at least five years of supervisory experience

+ Demonstrated leadership as a COP or Team leader on donor funded trade program

+ Experience with USAID highly desired or other similar donor programs, preferably interacting directly with the donor on programmatic, strategic communications, and contractual issues

+ Experience in post conflict/transitional countries preferred



**Preferred Qualifications**



+ Experience in Afghanistan



**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES:_

_Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _International Development_

**_Country_** _Afghanistan_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _159857BR_



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