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About the Position:
GPTech is seeking a Program Manager / Chief of Party (COP) to support the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bangladesh’s Feed the Future Bangladesh Quality Assurance Support Activity. The Program Manager’s role in this activity is to ensure that infrastructure implemented through the Feed the Future Bangladesh Agricultural Infrastructure Development Activity is cost effective, sustainable, and complies with applicable Bangladeshi national or international standards and codes, engineering best practices, and agreed-upon quality standards. This position will be located in the given task order location within Bangladesh.

The Program Manager / COP is responsible for ensuring effective and efficient performance of all aspects of the task order. This includes procurement, financial, personnel, reporting, and other management-related functions. The successful candidate will ensure that all tasks are implemented, deliverables are submitted, and project goals are met on time, within budget, and in compliance with applicable U.S. Government regulations. Specific Program Manager / COP tasks include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Provide overall coordination for the project and ensure operational harmony with other Bangladesh activities. 
  • Serve as the main point of contact between USAID and GPTech.
  • Promote strong relationships among all stakeholders, ensuring continued buy-in through diplomatic engagement. 
  • Work with the USAID mission to coordinate required assessments, analyses, studies, designs, and procurement of construction services. 
  • Manage quality control and reporting of project deliverables. 
  • Oversee budgets and financial accounting, coordinating with GPTech home office staff on contract compliance and development of budgets and pipeline analyses. 
  • Lead FTF Bangladesh Quality Assurance Support Activity program operations and community relationships. 
  • Prepare, review, and deliver all financial, logistical, and other documents as scheduled. 
  • Supervise team of personnel, subcontractors, and consultants providing short- and long-term technical assistance.
  • Lead all quality assurance (QA) aspects of the project, including all phases of construction: planning and pre-design services, engineering design services, procurement, construction, and commissioning, as well as environmental compliance, safety, and cost. 
  • Integrate capacity development of local government officials into the QA program. 
  • Assign work to technical experts, approve deliverables, ensure on-time delivery, and assemble individual technical assistance teams.

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, construction engineering, or in a related field
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience on architecture and engineering programs, agriculture projects, or infrastructure development programs
  • Proven experience establishing and implementing quality management programs for infrastructure projects
  • Construction management/oversight of infrastructure projects experience (i.e., roads, market/collection centers or similar structures, drainage system) in developing countries. 
  • Experience and/or technical knowledge in designing, managing, and evaluating development projects and activities, including experience in portfolio management and implementation, particularly related to infrastructure
  • Fluency in English language communication; reading, writing, and speaking
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate across projects, be flexible and creative, and successfully lead an intercultural team in a development context
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, including the ability to build and manage cooperative, high-level relationships and motivate subordinates
  • Ability to relocate to Bangladesh on short notice 
  • Local Bangladeshi Nationality is strongly preferred

Thank you for applying and for your interest in Green Powered Technology. Only qualified candidates selected for further screening will be contacted. Candidates will be evaluated continuously. All are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as employment may be contingent upon a successful background check, security clearance, and/or customer approval.

The physical demands and work environment that are described in this position description are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

This position description is a summary of the essential functions and requirements of this position. This document is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties and requirements of the position; at any time, the employee’s manager may assign other duties as related, or as otherwise deemed appropriate and necessary, within the general scope of the role, without the need for additional compensation.

Green Powered Technology is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and encourages diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons, in all facets of the employment process. Green Powered Technology prohibits the discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, parental status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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