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Deputy Chief of Party, Programs
USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) program in Libya
at Dexis Consulting

Type of position: Proposal

Location: Lybia

About Dexis Consulting

Dexis is a professional services firm that solves the most pressing social challenges in complex environments, paving the way for a more secure and prosperous world.  


Dexis embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion and strives to build and maintain a safe environment where we celebrate diverse backgrounds, treat everyone with respect, and value the unique lived experiences each person brings based on their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, military or veteran status, national origin, age, marital status or family status and related conditions.  


At Dexis, you will experience a corporate culture of inclusiveness, fairness, and trust. You will be given the means and mentorship needed to succeed, and your creativity will be rewarded. 


About the Position

Dexis is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party – Programs (DCOP-P) for an anticipated USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) program in Libya.


The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP- P) plays a key role in supporting the Chief of Party to effectively manage and implement the Task Order. The DCOP- P’s responsibilities may include oversight of Transition Activities Pool (TAP) programming; financial, procurement, and budgeting management; human resources, personnel recruitment, and management; subcontractor management; and Task Order start-up and close-out. The DCOP- P is responsible for ensuring compliance with USAID rules and regulations and coordinating with the Contractor Home Office on all compliance issues, seeking legal and policy guidance on any applicable restrictions. The DCOP- P will be expected to have a strong grasp of the local political, legal, security, and economic situation and to integrate analytic products and processes to inform and continuously adapt the program.


This is a full-time position based overseas and contingent upon contract award.



  • All programmatic aspects of the program. S/he/they or designee will supervise the programmatic staff and other staff involved in activity development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting.

  • Ensuring appropriate implementation of program strategy.

  • Ensuring that procedures are established and complied with for activity development, activity implementation, management, monitoring, evaluation, and closing.

  • Ensuring that program implementation is in accordance with USAID regulations and procedures and the specifications determined in the Task Order SOW. This will include monitoring grantee worthiness, ensuring that all procurement processes are perceived as transparent by beneficiary communities, ensuring fair and transparent processes, review of financial management, and monitoring activity implementation.

  • Working with the COP, DCOP-Ops, the Monitoring and Evaluation team, and regional offices to improve implementation processes throughout the program.

  • Serving as the COP and OTI CR’s (and/or the CR’s designee(s)) primary point of contract for current information about the status of activity implementation.

  • In collaboration with local staff in-country, identifying program opportunities and potential local partners.

  • Ensuring the relevant staff use, maintain, and upload weekly to the Web-Based Database and that data is consistent and complete.

  • Working with the COP, DCOP-Ops, and other relevant parties to support security of persons, information, and goods directly related to implementation of individual activities.

  • Under the guidance of the USAID/OTI CR, CR’s designee(s) and Chief of Party, contribute to the design and implementation of the M&E system at the activity level and for ensuring that all activities are monitored and evaluated.

  • Acting as Chief of Party when the COP is absent from the Program.

  • Undertaking other duties as assigned by the COP.





Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum of six (6) years of relevant work experience and a bachelor’s degree or ten (10) years of experience working on donor-funded projects in a related role.

  • Experience working in developing countries.

  • A minimum of one (1) year supervisory experience.

  • Experience with financial management, including budgeting, financial tracking, reporting, and accounting, and procurement.

  • Experience with activity design, development, and implementation.

  • Experience developing and administering grants or small grants programs.

  • Experience with management of projects that included community-level and national-level activities.

  • Proficiency in written and oral English.


Highly Desired Requirements:

  • Experience working in a complex, high-speed and challenging field operations environment.

  • Experience working in Libya.

  • Experience working in other Middle East or North African countries undergoing transition.

  • Experience with remote management in transition or insecure environments.

  • Experience with cash grants to local organizations

  • Supervisory experience working with culturally and geographically diverse staff

  • Experience with political transition, peace-building or post-conflict programs.

  • Demonstrated working fluency or proficiency in Arabic.


Dexis is on a mission to help solve today’s most pressing global political, social, and economic challenges and create a world where all people are safe and prosperous. As a Dexis employee, you will be challenged, empowered, and mentored. Our motto is “find a way or make a way” — that’s how Dexis goes “all in.” How will you?  


If you are passionate about this opportunity, apply now!  


Only those applicants who meet the above criteria will be contacted for interview. 


Dexis is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, pregnancy, disability, age, genetic information, military service, veteran status, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and related medical conditions, including lactation, or any other protected class under applicable law.   

How to Apply: Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter highlighting fit for the position and resume to Christina Hartman at with the subject line "Dexis DCOP, Programs”

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