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  • Posted on: 9 July, 2016 Deadline: 31 July, 2016
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    Senior Technical Specialists


    About the Business Line     Government

    AECOM’s Global Support Services (GSS) organization resides within AECOM’s Government business line and is comprised of three divisions — International Development, Operations and Mission Support, and Global Programs. GSS has the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. GSS supports the U.S. Government, non-U.S. Governments and industry clients with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.

    Job Summary    

    AECOM is currently seeking technical and operational specialists 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.  Experts are sought for the following areas:

    • Water utility reform
    • Policy and regulatory reform
    • Water/wastewater tariffs
    • Institutional strengthening and capacity building
    • Private sector engagement
    • Water sector financing
    • Project operations and finance
    • Gender mainstreaming
    • Monitoring and evaluation

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Master’s degree or higher in engineering, business, international development or related field.
    • 10 years professional experience in WASH, institutional strengthening, water sector financing, financing in WASH/other infrastructure, and/or private sector financing, with at least 2 years of experience working in Africa.
    • Strong management skills and excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.

    Preferred Qualifications    

    • USAID project experience preferred
    • Experience working in Nigeria preferred

    What We Offer    

    AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    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

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