CDM Smith Chief of Party - Egypt in Cairo, Egypt

Job Description:

The Chief of Party (COP) must bear primary responsibility for all technical aspects of performance, as must as management related requirements of the TO such as procurement, personnel, reporting, and financial administration. Specifically, the COP must:

1.Be responsible for ensuring effective and efficient performance for all aspects of the TO and ensuring systems are established and maintained, and adequate resources are applied and managed so that all TO requirements for cost control, quality standards, and schedules are met;

2.Select and provide technical and administrative direction and guidance as must as provide and support all technical experts carrying out technical requirements;

3.Report to USAID’s technical and TO personnel in accordance with USAID TO reporting requirements;

4.Serve as the Chief Resident Engineer; and

5.Ensure quality and control methods in a consistent and transparent manner for all TO tasks and functions.

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Chief of Party - Egypt



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Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or other relevant degrees with commensurate professional experience is required

20 years of professional experience with at least 10 years of experience as a senior project manager for an organization, and at least 2 years as a senior project manager for the current organization

Five years of professional experience managing A-E design projects and/or providing construction management services in Egypt or in a similar developing country context

Professional expertise and familiarity with water and wastewater projects as well as workplace safety and construction quality assurance

Demonstrated high level organizational, communication, leadership, problem-solving, and time management skills;

Fluency in written and spoken English

Ability to frequently travel to remote areas.

Why CDM Smith?:

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location:

Egypt - Cairo

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All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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