USAID’s Strengthening Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development (SEED) in Egypt project is part of the United States – Government of Egypt Trade and Investment Promotion in Egypt (TIPE) Bilateral Agreement. This Agreement focuses on strengthening the development of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and entrepreneurship. More specifically, the purpose of the SEED contract is to increase employment and income of MSMEs and entrepreneurs, especially those owned by women and youth in disadvantaged areas, by: (1) stimulating entrepreneurship and innovation; (2) enhancing formalization of private enterprises; (3) improving financial and non-financial services to MSMEs; (4) integrating MSMEs and entrepreneurs in progressive value chains; and (5) addressing enabling environment policy reform initiatives to facilitate MSME development that is aligned to the Government of Egypt’s (GOE) socio-economic development strategy.
AECOM is preparing for a potential upcoming USAID/OTI project in the country of Chad. The Chief of Party (COP) serves as the chief operating officer of this type of initiative, solving problems in short time frames while ensuring operational and programmatic integrity. Working as one team with the USG Country Representative and team, the COP facilitates overall in-country relations with relevant USG institutions; provides oversight of grant and non-grant activities; supervises project staff; and ensures proper subcontracting and grant making
AECOM is preparing for a potential upcoming USAID/OTI project in the country of Chad. The Regional Program Manager (RPM) will report to the Chief of Party and manage the development of the overall regional program strategy and review of activity ideas generated by AECOM staff, local partners, and international organizations. The RPM will oversee the implementation and monitoring of each activity idea and clusters of activities from conception through closure, and ensure that activities, activity documentation, and monitoring and evaluation reports are accurately captured and shared with the central office.