• Current Job Vacancy at FHI 360

  • Posted on: 5 March, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of:

    Project Director

     

    Project Description:

     

    FHI 360 seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Project Director for an upcoming education project in Nigeria. S/he will provide overall technical and administrative leadership and expertise of the project and will serve as the primary liaison with USAID/Nigeria on management and technical matters. This position will be based in Abuja, Nigeria. Availability of position is contingent upon funding.

     

    The Project Director will supervise project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. S/he will take a leadership role in coordination among USAID and key stakeholders. S/he will be expected to work in complex, politically charged and unstable environments, work across different cultures, and manage diverse teams to deliver impact within agreed timelines.

     
     
    Qualifications:
    • Master’s (Ph.D. preferred) in at least one of the following fields: education with a specialty in reading and literacy education, curriculum and instruction, elementary teacher education, education policy, linguistics, gender or other relevant international development field with bias towards education, gender and development is required;
    • At least 10 years of experience in relevant management, supervisory, technical experience working with education programs/projects in a resource-limited setting;
    • At least 5 of these years must be in a management/leadership position;
    • At least 5 years of experience in the education sector in Sub-Saharan Africa, either in Nigeria or West Africa;
    • Experience in education in conflict-affected, alternative, and rural settings;
    • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language as appropriate; 
    • Experience operating in insecure environments;
    • Experience working in a non-governmental organization (NGO).

    Method of Application

    FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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