Chief of Party

AECOM Nigeria

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AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees - including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals - serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company.

 

The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion.

 

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.

 

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

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Summary

Company

AECOM Nigeria

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)

Location

Abuja

Specialization

NGO/Community Services & Dev

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

MBA / MSc

Preferred Years of Experience

10 - 15 years