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Egypt: Chief of Party, Egypt

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Organization: Crown Agents USA
Country: Egypt
Closing date: 14 Jul 2017

Crown Agents-USA (CA-USA) is seeking a Chief of Party for the anticipated Macroeconomic Technical Assistance Project in Egypt to be based in Cairo, Egypt.

Crown Agents USA

We are change agents for greater global prosperity, delivering practical innovations in economic governance and trade; humanitarian solutions and food security, health systems, monitoring, evaluation, and learning; and, supply chain as a partner of the US Government.

As a subsidiary of Crown Agents Limited, we leverage the expertise, resources, and network amassed from over 180 years of international development experience. Crown Agents works in 100+ countries, with on-the-ground presence in more than 35 and 13 permanent corporate offices in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. We are wholly owned by a nonprofit foundation, allowing us to combine corporate agility with a commitment to reinvesting our profits in transforming lives.

Located in Washington, DC and incorporated in 1998, Crown Agents USA provides technical assistance and support to clients such as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), the U.S. Department of State (DoS), and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).

Project Description and Role

The Chief of Party (COP) will lead technical directions and operations for the anticipated five-year USAID-funded Macroeconomic Technical Assistance Project in Egypt. The project will assist the Government of Egypt undertake fiscal and budgetary reforms based on international standards and best practices at the Ministry of Finance and potentially other Ministries involved in budget and cash management issues. The activity would provide technical assistance to improve cash management, budgeting, and expenditure control to promote greater efficiency, transparency, and accountability. The project and position is contingent on project award.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Provide overall project leadership and management oversight
  • Manage local and international staff
  • Provide technical direction and ensure strategic long-term vision of the project
  • Serve as the primary liaison with the Egyptian government, USAID, and other international and regional partners


  • Advanced degree in business, economics, finance, public administration, or relevant technical field
  • Minimum 10 years of international development experience. including leading teams; leadership experience on USAID or other international donor projects preferred
  • Significant experience in fiscal and budgetary reform or other relevant field
  • Excellent management, communication, intercultural, and diplomatic skills
  • Experience working and collaborating with a broad range of government officials, international donors, and private sector stakeholders
  • Knowledge of the Egyptian context; experience working in Egypt or the Middle East region preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Excellent English skills required; Arabic language ability desirable but not required

Crown Agents USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and affords equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

Crown Agents USA will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with qualified disabilities in accordance with the ADA. If you require a reasonable accommodation for our application process, please contact our Recruiting department directly. Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to-know basis only.

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