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Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)
Indonesia Urban Climate Change Adaptation 


Location: Indonesia

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Position Summary:

DT Global is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)/Technical Lead candidates for the anticipated USAID-funded Indonesia Urban Climate Change Adaptation opportunity, which is expected to be a five-year $19M-$20M activity. The Activity aims to improve the resilience of urban populations through climate change adaptation and disaster preparedness. The DCOP supports the Chief of Party (COP) in overall technical management of the
project. S/he will likely be based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for assisting the COP in activity oversight including technical, administrative, operational, and logistical management of the project.

  • Complemented by a strong team of subject matter experts, the DCOP will provide technical leadership to implementation in one or more of the following areas of expertise: climate change adaptation (CCA), disaster risk reduction (DRR), climate finance, nature-based solutions, data and information
    management for CCA and/or DRR.

  • Day-to-day management of the technical advisory staff to ensure activities are well designed, in accordance with contract objectives, and incorporate climate change adaptation best practices.

  • Leads implementation of the project in the absence of the COP.



  • A bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant field of study, such as environmental management, spatial planning, economics, public policy; natural, earth, or physical sciences; engineering; finance; business administration; governance; climate change adaptation, disaster resilience; urban planning or another
    related field is required. A master's degree is preferred.

  • At least 8 years of professional experience related to the successful implementation of large and complex development projects in climate change adaptation or resilience, disaster risk reduction, environmental management, climate finance, urban planning, nature-based solutions, or natural
    resources management is required.

  • Proven leadership in the management of similar size international donor support programs with skills in strategic planning, management, and staff supervision is required. USAID experience preferred.

  • Current and proven experience working with senior government officials, private sector leaders, and other stakeholders in climate change, disaster management, or other relevant development sectors.

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are required.

  • Proficiency in English, both spoken and written, is required.

  • Relevant work experience in Indonesia is required.  Experience in one or more of the eight priority provinces (North Sumatra, Banten, East Java, DKI Jakarta, East Nusa Tenggara, South Sulawesi, West Kalimantan and Papua) is preferred.

  • Working knowledge of Bahasa Indonesia is preferred. 

  • Indonesian nationals are highly encouraged to apply.

Core Competencies:

  • TEAMWORK:  Works cooperatively and effectively with others to achieve common goals. Participates in building a culture characterized by inclusion, trust and commitment.   

  • COMMUNICATION:  Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts professionally. Demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts. 

  • ADAPTABILITY:  Adjusts planned work by gathering relevant information and applying critical thinking to address multiple demands and competing priorities in a changing environment. 

  • CUSTOMER/CLIENT FOCUSED:  Anticipates, monitors and meets the needs of customers and responds to them in an appropriate and responsive manner. 

  • DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:  Conveys respect for diverse individuals and perspectives; models inclusive behavior and treats everyone fairly. 

  • PROFESSIONALISM:  Displays appropriate and ethical behavior, integrity and personal presentation in the workplace always; demonstrates respectful communication for others, both verbal and non-verbal. 

​We thank all applicants for their interest. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

HOW TO APPLY:  Please send your cover letter and resume to with the subject title “DT Global - DCOP”.

DT Global, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or national origin. DT Global, LLC prohibits discriminating against employees and job applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant.

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