AECOM Operations Manager in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Business Line IDEV

Position Title Operations Manager

Burkina Faso - Balé


Job Summary

AECOM is preparing for a potential upcoming USAID/OTI project in the country of Burkina Faso. The Operations Manager (OM) should possess strong interpersonal and customer service skills, the ability to multi-task as well as manage multiple teams and have experience working with and leading multicultural and multi-ethnic teams. Responsibilities include:

  • Facilitate program implementation, administration, and operations, including management of grant administration and compliance, office space, human resources, information technology, information security, physical security, finance, logistics, procurement, property, vehicles, equipment, and database functions

  • Investigate, identify and advise regarding new ways of achieving project operational efficiencies, including developing critical relationships and building networks with public and private sector organizations, vendors, suppliers, and individuals.

Minimum Requirements

  • At least 5 years of experience managing operations and administration on a USAID program in a fragile or transitional state environment.

  • Experience with small grants under contract programs, preferably in-kind and small cash grants.

  • Fluency in USAID’s and a USAID contractor's policies and procedures in regards to human resources, financial management, financial reporting, procurement processes, systems, and grants management.

  • Fluency in French and English.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Burkina Faso or other Sahelian countries.

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.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category International Development

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country Burkina Faso

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 184055BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.