Job Opportunities in Abuja at AECOM, July 2016

AECOM is a global network of experts working with clients, communities and colleagues to develop and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most complex challenges.

Delivering clean water and energy. Building iconic skyscrapers. Planning new cities. Restoring damaged environments. Connecting people and economies with roads, bridges, tunnels and transit systems. Designing parks where children play. Helping governments maintain stability and security.
We connect expertise across services, markets, and geographies to deliver transformative outcomes. Worldwide, we design, build, finance, operate and manage projects and programs that unlock opportunities, protect our environment and improve people’s lives.

We are AECOM. Built to deliver a better world.

Job Title:  Chief of Party
Job Summary  
AECOM is currently seeking a Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated USAID-funded water and sanitation activity in Nigeria that will strengthen the financial and productive ability of water providers in select Nigerian states to operate more sustainability.


  • Responsible for overall program management and implementation ensuring application of international best practices consistent with client expectations and abilities
  • Ensures program results and outcomes including client satisfaction, timely deliverable submission, assignment completion, and quality assurance and control
  • Supervises all field-based program technical staff, consultants, locally-hired support staff, and partners

Minimum Requirements 

  • Advanced degree in fields related to water resources management, water sanitation and supply management, or other relevant field
  • Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible work experience on USAID funded projects; with significant management or oversight roles
  • Prior Chief of party or equivalent experience on projects of similar scope and size
  • Deep understanding of, and experience working in, the water and sanitation sector, and activities focused on water and sanitation sector strengthening and improvement
  • Experience managing complex programs in Africa

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Direct experience in the water and sanitation sector in an African context preferred
  • Experience managing USAID-funded projects preferred
  • Prior experience working in Nigeria preferred
  • Fluency in a second language

Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply for this Position

Prev1 of 2Next
Go to next page for more

in your inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list and get vacancies and employment updates to your email inbox.

Speak Your Mind


Get a Job Today with Joblanda

Reports released in early 2016 reveal more than 1.3 million Nigerians suffered job losses during the second quarter of 2015 alone, bringing the country's total unemployment rate to greater than 6 million individuals. In an effort to combat these statistics, staffing and education advancement advocate Joblanda has launched increased efforts to work with those affected by Nigeria's diminishing employment availability.

Joblanda is focused on delivering employment, career, and educational advancement opportunities to Nigerians who are seeking them. Built on the premise of doing more than just collecting and listing vacancies, we also help ensure each vacancy is well-matched to the job seeker by organizing the listings by required academic qualifications, years of experience, and industries of expertise.

In order to drive individual and collective economic growth, we also disseminate information about scholarships and educational opportunities as well as events and initiatives that can help people advance to a better career. We want to assist people In gaining the tools and information they need to live a better life, and we know that finding a great career is vital to accomplishing that goal.

joblanda gif

in your inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list and get vacancies and employment updates to your email inbox.