AECOM Chief of Party in Gaza City, Palestine

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144211BR

Position Title Chief of Party

Job Category International Development

Business Line Government

Country Palestinian Territory

State/Province/Region PS - Palestinian Territory

City Gaza City

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

The Chief of Party (COP) on Palestine Renewable Energy Program (PREP) will be responsible for the overall management and administration of all components under the PREP TO. Major responsibilities include:

(i) Primary project point of contact for all stakeholders, Donors, USG, private sector entities, IFC representatives, and other key stakeholders as further elaborated under section C of the RFTOP;

(ii) Technical leadership and supervision of staff and consultants;

(iii) Quality control and timely delivery of outputs;

(iv) Supervision of the preparation of work plans, progress reports, financial reports, logistics, and other documents; (v) and primary liaison with USAID through USAID’s Contracting Officer Representative (COR).

Minimum Requirements

The COP must have the following minimum required qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree or a higher degree in law, environmental management, economics, energy-related engineering, energy policy, finance and/or other related fields.

  • Significant years of professional experience in the implementation of clean energy or energy sector reform development projects.

  • Proven leadership in the management of similar size of international donor support programs with skills in strategic planning, management, supervision and budgeting.

  • Demonstrated experience in working with senior government officials, private sector leaders, and other stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated skills in building, mobilizing, and leading multi-disciplinary team tasks in complex environments.

  • Business proficiency, written and spoken, in English.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous USAID experience

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.