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About the Project:
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)/Ukraine Reconstruction Support (URS) Program is a comprehensive project to provide architecture and engineering (A&E) support in the areas of agriculture, education, economic growth, export, passive protection, governance, and health. As the prime contractor, GPTech provides A&E services in support of critical infrastructure restoration projects in Ukraine with a focus on aiding Ukraine to recover and rebuild from Russia’s unprovoked war. Critical infrastructure includes, but is not limited to, energy generation plants, electricity and natural gas transmission, distribution networks, substations, energy storage systems, heating systems and networks, water and sanitation systems, buildings, housing, telecommunication networks, transportation systems and networks, border crossing facilities, and railways and ports.

About the Position:
GPTech is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)/A&E Deputy Program Manager (DPM) to provide A&E technical support to the USAID/URS Program in Ukraine. The position will support the Chief of Party (COP)/Program Manager (PM) and be responsible for all technical aspects of contract performance as well as management-related requirements of the contract. The DCOP/DPM will manage the GPTech Kyiv office technical staff and local and international consultants. The position will manage construction supervision and quality assurance (QA) compliance activities. The DCOP/DPM will represent the COP/PM in the PM’s absence. 

Please Note: This is a full-time position located in GPTech’s secure facility in Podil, Kyiv. Our URS project follows a hybrid work schedule and requires the position to be in the office at least two days per week.

  • Provide the USAID Mission with independent design, engineering support, construction supervision, and QA for ongoing and planned construction, design, operations, procurement, government-to-government/host country contracting, and maintenance projects. 
  • Ensure that the infrastructure projects across the Mission portfolio are designed and built to proper standards. 
  • Work in each specific area of expertise to support the following key areas:
    • feasibility and pre-feasibility studies,
    • A&E design,
    • tender documents,
    • construction implementation plans (CIP) and construction supervision,
    • QA/quality control (QC) plans and QA services,
    • environmental monitoring and mitigation plans (EMMP), and
    • construction life-cycle training. 
  • Lead coordination efforts with the local government on construction and QA capacity-building and construction oversight.
  • Support the COP/PM in engaging with USAID personnel for program planning and delivering USAID reports on time and to a high standard of quality. 
  • Coordinate office personnel on logistics and procurement for field personnel and local engineering subcontractors. 
  • Help prepare contracts, subcontracts, agreements, and purchase orders, and provide subject matter expertise for all phases of contract management.
  • Lead subject matter experts on cross-cutting program requirements, such as environmental compliance, climate risk, gender equity and social inclusion, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Coordinate translation of project documents as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.  

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or another related engineering degree from an accredited university in Ukraine, United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand
  • 10 years’ experience in design, construction, and QA of infrastructure projects
  • 5 years’ experience working in developing countries
  • Must be a valid licensed engineer, in good standing in Ukraine, United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand
  • Demonstrated experience supporting professional A&E services for projects, including QA services and other logistical and technical support across all areas of critical infrastructure
  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering principles of construction management and QC
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic principles of physics, chemistry, and mathematics as applied to civil engineering, transportation facility planning, and design principles. 
  • Knowledge of engineering surveying, methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the construction and maintenance of transportation facilities
  • Proficient knowledge of civil engineering principles, practices, processes, and design-build and design-bid-build project principles
  • Experience with architecture and infrastructure planning, design, and construction management, including active involvement in a variety of rehabilitation and newly designed projects
  • Working knowledge of processes and concepts for reducing and eliminating the use or generation of hazardous substances/greenhouse gas emissions
  • Working knowledge of relevant local and international civil construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and recordkeeping requirements
  • Ability to make technical computations and calculations involving the application of engineering principles, understand plans and specifications, and make factual comparisons to the appropriate regulations
  • Ability to plan and conduct inspections and investigations on various aspects of the construction and design of facilities or structures, applying applicable regulations and policies
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken
  • Experience working on a USAID project 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.

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