Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) at United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) - SACE is a five-year project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through a contract with Chemonics International. It aims to strengthen civil society to influence the development and implementation of key democratic reforms at the national, state, and local levels in Nigeria. SACE supports both CSOs’ increased capacity to engage and influence public institutions on key issues using the innovative STAR methodology as well as their ability to strengthen public awareness and support for reform. SACE explicitly aims to engage marginalized populations, such as women, youth, and people with disabilities.The project works with sixteen core partners and over 200 cluster members and collaborators. In its third year, the project now seeks to hire dedicated and high performing individual for the position below:Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)Location: NigeriaJob DescriptionThe Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) is responsible for day-to-day programming management and oversight in regular collaboration with the Chief of Party (COP) and in coordination with the Finance and Administration Manager.This responsibility includes technical oversight of local grantees, subcontractors, and short-term consultants, and ensuring that technical operations are in compliance with USAID regulationsAs the technical lead for SACE, the OCOP directly supervises the project’s programming team and works closely with the operations team and cross-cutting support groups to ensure that project activities are of high quality and respond to the needs of USAID and civil society partners.He/she serves as the principal point of contact in Nigeria for procedural and substantive matters in the absence of the COP. 

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