Deputy Chief of Party Job at IRC

Website International Rescue Committee (IRC)

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 2nd May 2022 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Deputy Chief of Party to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Recruiter International Rescue Committee
Position Deputy Chief of Party
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Bachelor Degree
Experience Required Minimum Seven years
Application Deadline 12th May 2022

IRC Job Vacancy 2022

Position Description: IRC is seeking a qualified Deputy Chief of Party (COP) for the upcoming five-year USAID-funded Early Childhood Education (ECE) Activity in Ethiopia to strengthen Ethiopia’s ECE systems by administering systems strengthening interventions which promote high-quality and responsive Early Childhood Development (ECD) at the federal, regional, woreda, kebele, and household levels. Based out of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the DCOP will be responsible for supporting the Chief of Party (COP) in management of staff, capacity building and stakeholder engagement, and overseeing the project’s operations. They will coordinate the development, implementation, and reporting of operational management activities (e.g. procurement, grants management, and finance). This full-time position will report to the Chief of Party and is contingent on USAID Approval and successful award of the project.

Position in Organization:

  • Requisition ID: req19082
  • Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)
  • Sector: Program Administration
  • Employment Category: Proposal
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Open to Expatriates: No
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Education, International development, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred.


  • Minimum seven years of relevant experience in managerial roles on similar programs in developing countries, including substantial supervisory experience.
  • Significant previous experience managing operations for similar programming in conflict or crisis-affected situations; in-country experience in Ethiopia is strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience as DCOP or manager for other large-scale donor funded projects preferred.
  • Substantial experience with USAID compliance related to procurement, grants, and audit requirements.
  • Experience with projects designed to increase equitable access, build Ministry of Education capacity, and recovery of education systems preferred.

How to Apply IRC Deputy Chief of Party Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to

The Closing Date: 12th May 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.