• Operations Manager at AECOM

  • Posted on: 12 July, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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    Operations Manager


    Primary Responsibilities

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following


    • Maintain reliable relationship with GRG on staff travel, incident reporting and security management for expatriate staff, ensuring all appropriate documentation is in place in a timely manner;
    • Oversee security management procedures, staff training and performance of all security service providers for Nairobi office and field offices;
    • Oversee production and regular updating of security management plans;
    • Oversee daily security management of all TIS+ staff movements;
    • Oversee security vetting of potential TIS+ staff, STTA and subcontractors;
    • Regularly review and as needed, work to improve physical security standards at TIS+ offices;
    • Supervise staff and consultants working on security issues;


    • Oversee all TIS+ vehicle use and maintenance, in accordance with USAID and AECOM rules and policies;
    • Oversee transport of goods to field locations, ensuring reliable tracking and reporting systems are in place;


    • Oversee the application and renewal of the country registrations
    • Oversee all office leases, renewals, relationships with landlords and ensure timely payments
    • Oversee office maintenance and cleaning service providers for all TIS+ offices;

    Asset Management

    • Maintain TIS+ inventory of procured equipment, in accordance with USAID and AECOM rules and policies, and assist in tracking and updating all non-expendable equipment in OneSource;
    • Oversee TIS+ PIKA NXP tracking and reporting;
    • Oversee annual asset reporting and disposition of assets procedures and documentation;

    Human Resources

    • Oversee all work permit and visa issues for international staff;
    • Oversee all national staff recruitment, documentation, orientation, performance appraisals, revision of SOW or Job Descriptions, as needed.
    • Ensure all HR documentation as needed is filed in One Source and complies with annual documentation audits.

    Information Technology

    • Oversee IT service providers for all TIS+ offices;
    • Oversee information security management systems, procedures and staff orientation and training as needed;


    The Operations Manager reports to the Chief of Party

    Minimum Requirements

    • Must have five (5) years of experience working in an operations management capacity on projects of a similar scale and scope, including experience in US Government policies and procedures, with regards to procurement processes, logistics, systems, HR management, and administration.
    • Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in international development, international relations/affairs, business, management, finance, or a related field.
    • Demonstrated security management experience, M/S office expertise, previous experience working in a fragile‐state context and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing required.
    • Somalia language skills desirable


    Preferred Qualifications


    • Prior experience working on OTI or OTI-like programs also desirable.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to AECOM career website on jobs.aecom.com to apply

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