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Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
JOB #R2002670

Chief of Party – Caribbean Energy Initiative (CEI)

Energy Services (ES) – Line of Business

Transportation, Resilience, Energy, Climate, and Sustainability (TRECS)

USAID/Dominican Republic

Chief of Party – Caribbean Energy Initiative (CEI)

Job Description:

ICF is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) for an upcoming USAID funded Caribbean Energy Initiative with operations throughout the Eastern and Southern Caribbean, Haiti, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. The project will focus on building energy sector resilience across the region, in recognition of the critical role that a steady, reliable energy supply plays in the daily economy of the region and in post-disaster recovery. The COP will be based in Santo Domingo with frequent travel throughout the region and will be responsible for the overall management of project activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Be the primary liaison with the USAID project contracting officer and representatives, responding to client needs and direction.
  • Lead and manage the project team – providing the vision, coordination, resource management, and supervision required to accomplish project objectives and to deliver superior quality products and services.
  • Ensure quality control and responsiveness of technical assistance provided under the contract, including necessary adjustments to operations to fit the requirements of USAID.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in relevant field (e.g., electrical engineering, energy systems, energy economics, international development, public/business administration).
  • At least ten years’ relevant technical experience working in developing countries, with a strong preference in the Caribbean region. (e.g., reducing electricity prices, increasing service quality, and enhancing the ability of electricity systems to withstand shocks)
  • Management experience should include multi-country project management and successful oversight of project teams with complex delivery objectives.

Professional Skills:

  • A proven record of excellent management, leadership, decision-making, and interpersonal skills, including being an articulate speaker and sympathetic listener.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a highly skilled, interdisciplinary team; to interact with and lead a broad range of governmental and non-governmental actors and institutions across sectors; and to design and implement detailed strategic work plans.
  • Demonstrated excellence in writing and presentation ability, as well as experience successfully leading an intercultural team in a development context.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Professional proficiency in both English and Spanish

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

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