MALAWI LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE (LGAP)
The Malawi Local Government Accountability and Performance (LGAP) will improve the performance of local government in Malawi by improving capacity and accountability of local governments in the districts where it will work, strengthening citizen engagement and oversight, and improving the broader national policy and systems environment for decentralization. While doing so, LGAP will directly assist USAID Malawi to operationalize its integration approach,
The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will oversee the finance and administration team and be responsible for ensuring operational quality in areas such as grants; in-kind procurement; construction. project HR, finance and accounting; contract management; cost control; and management systems. S/he will work closely with the Chief of Party (COP) and technical staff to ensure that the project’s operational capacity is effectively leveraged to support achievement of LGAP results.
Responsibilities and Key Tasks
The DCOP will oversee daily administrative operations of the projects, including human resources, procurement, inventory management, and reporting. The DCOP will work with the COPS and administrative staff to ensure that operating policies and procedures comply with USAID and DAI regulations and support LGAP objectives.
Detailed duties include: