Job at Engility for a Chief of Party – Nigeria Water and Sanitation

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief of Party – Nigeria Water and Sanitation

Requisition ID: 2016-21067
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Category: Engineering and Sciences

Job Summary

  • International Resources Group, an Engility company, is currently seeking a Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated USAID-funded water and sanitation activity in Nigeria.


  • The COP will be responsible for overall activity management, implementation, and oversight of the project.
  • S/he will have strong experience managing complex activities in Africa, preferably Nigeria.
  • S/he will review and monitor contract reporting and deliverables, oversee the recruitment and engagement of technical staff, and coordinate with home office staff.
  • S/he will serve as the primary liaison to USAID.
  • S/he will be a skilled project manager with proven ability to provide technical, financial, and administrative management of the project.

Minimum Tangible Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Water Resources Management, Environmental Sanitation, Water Supply Management, Business Administration, Organizational Development or other relevant field
  • Prior Chief of party or equivalent experience on projects of similar scope and size
  • Firm understanding of the water and sanitation sector, its institutions, and strategies for sector strengthening and improvement
  • Experience managing complex activities in Africa
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible international work experience required with significant management or supervisory roles

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Direct experience in the water and sanitation sector in Africa preferred
  • Experience on USAID projects preferred
  • Nigeria experience preferred

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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