ACDI/VOCA

  • Deputy Chief of Party, Bangladesh

    Job Location
    BD-Dhaka
    Type
    Long-term
  • Overview

    Since 1963 and in 147 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that designs and delivers technical and management solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion. 

     

    Deputy Chief of Party, Bangladesh 

     

    ACDI/VOCA is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for an anticipated 5-year USAID-funded activity focused on using a market systems approach in agriculture. The envisioned activity will utilize a market systems approach to address vulnerabilities across the agricultural sector and work with market actors to facilitate change, drive investment, and foster inclusive growth.  

    Responsibilities

    • Support the COP in achieving project goals by providing technical and operational support.  
    • Provide support to programmatic teams, including identifying and promoting clear communications on issues of budget management and programmatic activities, compliance, monitoring and evaluation, and documentation.  
    • Ensure that cross-cutting issues, such as nutrition, agricultural technology adoption, off-farm labor, climate change, and gender issues are effectively integrated into the project. implementation in alignment with the results framework. 
    • Ensure compliance among key staff with USAID, local policies, and ACDI/VOCA policies and procedures.  
    • Contribute to the development of reports for the donor, the host country, and ACDI/VOCA policies and procedures.  
    • In coordination with the COP, oversee budgets to ensure all expenditures follow ACDI/VOCA and donor policies and regulations as well as within the scope of the program budget.  
    • In the absence of COP, serve as Acting COP, represent ACDI/VOCA with partners and key stakeholders, maintain positive relationships with USAID, local authorities, and the country office team. 

    Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree in Business, Economics, International Relations, Development Studies, or a related field required.  
    • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in managing and implementing development programs; significant experience managing U.S. Government funded programs required. 
    • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of and experience managing agricultural value chains and market systems programs.  
    • Proven ability to understand client needs, develop appropriate solutions, lead large teams, oversee subcontractors, and manage complex programs. 
    • Experience with USAID regulations required. 
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team situations. 
    • Commitment to inclusive programming that encourages full participation of individuals regardless of gender, disability status, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or other marginalized status. 
    • Experience working in Bangladesh required.  
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English required 

    Please apply directly online at www.acdivoca.org/international-jobs. The applications will be reviewed promptly upon receipt, only finalists will be contacted. ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. 

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