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Position: Deputy Chief Of Party (DCOP) – Operations

Country: MyanmarCity: Yangon
Employment Type: LTTA (long term)

Nathan is a private international economic and analytics consulting firm that works with government and commercial clients around the globe to deliver practical solutions and achieve lasting results. Whether building frameworks for economic growth or navigating regulatory hurdles, securing infrastructure financing or evaluating and assessing disputes, Nathan’s experts serve as trusted partners, offering clients the analysis, technical advice, and strategies they need for sound decision-making. Known for both technical and service excellence, Nathan has corporate offices in the US, UK, and India and more than 25 program offices around the world.

The USAID Transparency and Inclusive Growth Activity (TIGA) aims to support Myanmar champions of reform to enhance transparency and generate inclusive growth that can reduce inequality and mitigate economic drivers of conflict throughout the country. TIGA, with all staff working as a team, will focus on three programming areas:

  • Economic Reforms -- Advancing economic reforms and building capacities for government and non-government to implement those reforms effectively;
  • Resource Management -- Improving the management of natural resources and the sharing of resources between the Union and subnational areas; and,
  • Infrastructure -- Developing processes for more transparent and productive infrastructure decision making.

Function Note:
  • Manage all finance, operations, administrative, grants, and human resource tasks;
  • Provide support the technical team to implement program activities, including drafting and/or reviewing operations-related Scopes of Work, preparing procurement documents, and preparing approval requests;
  • Provide oversight and management of select consultants, including Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) and Collaboration, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) consultants;
  • Oversee and manage Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning activities, including liaising with the USAID Mission on MEL plans;
  • Ensure compliance with USAID regulations and Nathan policies, including performing due diligence as required by the Gross Violation of Human Rights requirements while maintaining fast-paced and responsive operations;
  • Compile reports, consolidating inputs from team members, for USAID submission;
  • Prepare local employment agreements in accordance with local labor law;
  • Maintain operations guidance and procedures for the field office;
  • Provide training to staff on USAID field office operations;
  • Manage grants processes; and
  • Oversee Finance, Administration, Human Resource and Grants and Monitoring and Evaluation staff.

Requirement Note:
  • Master’s degree in finance, management, international affairs; law degree
  • At least ten (10) years of experience through roles in the administration and financial management of donor-funded development projects, preferably in Asia and with USAID;
  • Five (5) years of experience in management positions with a demonstrated track record of building and effectively managing high performing teams;
  • Demonstrated understanding of USAID administrative, financial management, and contractual rules and regulations;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage project operations in a highly demanding, complex, and fast-paced environment;
  • Strong writing and presentation skills in English, including word processing and PowerPoint development; and
  • Strong interpersonal skills.