Deloitte Chief of Party in Washington, District Of Columbia
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Work you'll do/Responsibilities
Deloitte is seeking a Director/Chief of Party (Specialist Leader) for the USAID Next Gen GHSC Control Tower who is tech savvy, supply chain aware and has a history of working with USAID. The Director will serve as the primary liaison to USAID and be a key member of our project steering committee. Help translate USAID/Development terminology to and from our team of experts who have served Commercial and other US Government Agencies. The individual will be responsible for orchestrating administrative and operational aspects of the program. They will be responsible for ensuring financial performance is effective and efficient and provide technical direction and technical leadership to the team. They will be responsible for:
• Overseeing the design, implementation and operations of the Control Tower
• Coordination with USAID
• Ensure functional and technical capabilities are brought together seamlessly to deliver
• Lead the cohort of technical practitioners delivering the functionality
• Teaming with our other leaders in coordination for all other GHSC participants
• Maintaining an awareness of strategic direction, strategic risks and strategic opportunities
• Ensure quality of delivery
• Guide innovation
• Provide thought leadership
Our Supply Chain Networks team helps clients transform their value chains into competitive weapons. We drive efficiency, improve flexibility, and increase responsiveness through proactive insights and decision-making. We advise, implement, and operate transformational solutions that bring world-class supply network and operational capabilities to our clients. We provide operational know-how, digital technologies, advanced analytics, and industry-specific hybrid solutions to deliver unprecedented client value. Additionally, we improve operations, product, and material flow across the breadth of the value chain and create greater supply network synergy and value through M&A events.
10+ years of experience with Project/ Program management
4+ years of experience in LMIC (Low-middle income country) or Development contexts
4+ years of experience working with USAID or other donor agencies at the global level
10+ years of experience delivering technology-enabled data analytics and/or innovative technology solutions to the LMIC context
10+ years of experience delivery supply chain program or projects with integration of leading practices including SCOR model
Familiarity with Data Analytics/Data Management tools, techniques and applications such as: DataFlow, Pub/Sub, Data Catalog, DataPrep, Spanner, GCP tool suite, DataProc, BigQuery
Able to travel internationally
Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment.
Strong project management and delivery experience, including project planning, budget oversight and staffing of project teams including time management.
Ability to obtain and maintain Secret clearance
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employee sponsorship, now or anytime in the future
Direct experience with applying supply chain principles and leading practices in the LMIC context
Demonstrated record of embracing and/or deploying emerging technologies
Experience with selling to C-level executives (or the government equivalents) and with business development activities.
Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint). Working knowledge and experience of MS Office applications and training development tools.
Able commute to Washington, DC (USAID HQ)
Strong oral and written communication skills
How you'll grow
At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.
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