Position Location: Mozambique
Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.
Creative Associates seeks a Director of Operations for an anticipated USAID-funded education project that seeks to improve learning outcomes in primary education for children across the country of Mozambique through innovative program models and sustainability driven designs. The program is an exciting opportunity to improve on existing activity models and introduce new innovative ways to partner with Government and local level bodies for change in education.
The Director of Operations provides leadership in the management of project operations, human resources, and administration, and reports directly to the COP. S/he will supervise all staff in operations, procurement, administration, and human relations based in the Zambezia/Nampula provinces, adhering to the internal organizational structure. S/he will additionally serve as primary liaison with local legal counsel and with local vendors, as appropriate. This position will collaborate closely with other senior staff and all team members to ensure high standards of service delivery and accountability and full compliance with USAID and Creatives Associate International regulations and policies.
Reporting & Supervision:
The Director of Operations will report to the Chief of Party. S/he will directly supervise project managers in operations, office management, administration, HR, and procurement.
Required Skills & Qualifications: