• Career Opportunities at The Mitchell Group, Inc. (TMG)

  • Posted on: 30 June, 2016 Deadline: 9 July, 2016
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  • The Mitchell Group, Inc. (TMG) an International development firm in Washington DC, seeks qualified candidates and consultants for a potential USAID funded contract.

    Project Coordinator

     

    Job Description

    • This individual will be based in Maiduguri, ideally, if feasible and will receive guidance and supervision from the Project Director on how best to coordinate the work of the Subject Matter Experts and Reporting Specialists.
    • This individual will receive administrative support from the Project Administrative Staff person.

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    Chief of Party

     

    Job Description

    • This individual will provide overall management, guidance, and direction to the Contractor’s team.
    • He or she will be responsible for overseeing the completion of all deliverables required under this contract as well as overall compliance with the contract.
    • This work will involve team management, technical direction, administrative coordination, operations oversight, and client relations.
    • This individual will likely divide their time between Abuja and Maiduguri, ideally, if feasible.

    Requirements
    The incumbent must have:

    • At least 10 years of progressively responsible experience in the humanitarian, development, or transition
    • Field including a minimum of five years’ experience in managing monitoring project in conflict zones;
    • Demonstrated experience in all aspects of project management and reporting;
    • Experience in managing expatriate and local staff in humanitarian or transition programs in conflict zones;
    • Working experience in northeastern Nigeria is highly desirable;
    • Experience in managing subcontractors is desirable;
    • Experience in managing a USAID-funded program will be a plus;
    • Excellent oral and written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and management skills; and
    • Master's degree in international affairs, social science, or a related field.
    • Nigerians encouraged to apply

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    Senior Monitoring Specialist

     

    Job Description

    • This individual will be responsible for leading the technical design, data analysis, and report writing aspects of this project.
    • The Senior Monitoring Specialist will also be responsible for managing the technical implementation of this project to ensure that the deliverables represent the outcomes of sound, ethical, and verifiable data collection and analysis.
    • He or she will be responsible for ensuring the quality of the data collected in the field is valid and in line with the technical design of the project.
    • This individual will likely divide their time between Abuja and Maiduguri, ideally, if feasible.

    Requirements
    The incumbent must have:

    • At least five years of progressively responsible experience in the humanitarian, transition, or development field, with at least two years of experience in conflict zones;
    • Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing monitoring and verification systems, methods, and tools;
    • Demonstrated skills in both qualitative study and quantitative survey design and implementation;
    • Experience in leading and implementing monitoring methods and tools in third-party monitoring projects;
    • Demonstrated experience in data analysis and report writing;
    • Excellent oral and written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and management skills; and
    • Master’s Degree in international affairs, social science, or a related field.
    • Nigerians encourage to apply

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    Project Director

     

    Job Responsibilities

    • This individual will be responsible for directing the work of local staff including administrative processes by providing guidance and supervision to the local Project Coordinator, Project Administrative Staff person and local Reporting Specialists.
    • This individual would likely spend the majority of their time in Maiduguri, ideally if this is feasible and about a fourth of their time in Abuja.
    • This individual will also coordinate on a regular basis with the Senior Monitoring

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    Agriculture and Food Security Specialist

     

    Job Responsibilities

    • This individual will be a technical specialist in agriculture and food security and will monitor and report on FFP Awardees activities in this sector.
    • This individual will report to the local Project Director.

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    Project Administrator

     

    Job Responsibilities

    • Responsibilities will include helping with all administrative staff needs.
    • This individual will report to the Project Director and will work closely with the local Project Coordinator in terms of prioritizing tasks.

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    Health and Nutrition Specialist

     

    Job Responsibilities

    • This individual will be a technical specialist in health and nutrition and will monitor and report on FFP Awardees activities in this sector.
    • This individual will report to the local Project Director.

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    Food Assistance Specialist

     

    Job Responsibilities

    • This individual will be a food assistance specialist including cash transfers and food vouchers and will monitor and report on FFP Awardees activities in this sector.
    • The vast majority of FFP-funded activities in northeastern Nigeria are implementing cash transfers and food vouchers.
    • This individual will report to the local Project Director.

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    Information Management Specialist

     

    Job Responsibilities

    • This individual will be responsible for ensuring data collection software and hardware for third-party monitoring of FFP Awardees are provided to Contractor staff and adequately maintained.
    • This individual will report to the local Project Director.

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    Survey Design Specialist

     

    Job Responsibilities

    • These individuals will be technical specialists in survey design and carrying out survey designs.
    • They will monitor and report on FFP Awardees activities.
    • This individual will report to the Senior Monitoring Specialist.

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    Security Advisor

     

    Job Responsibilities

    • This individual will regularly report to the Chief of Party and will further coordinate with the Senior Monitoring Specialist and Project Director on the security situation in the northeast.
    • Responsibilities will include monitoring and reporting on the security situation and considerations in northeastern Nigeria where FFP activities are being implemented by FFP Awardees and their subcontractors and taking the necessary safeguards to ensure the safety and security of Contractor staff, FFP partner staff and beneficiaries, respondents and other stakeholders.
    • This individual will help to submit a comprehensive Safety and Security Plan.
    • Activities should be complementary to implementing partner activities and in consultation with the Chief of Mission Regional Security Office.

    Method of Application

    Applicants should submit the following documents below as MS Word files via e-mail to: rosaa@the-mitchellgroup.com  In the subject line, please indicate "Project Coordinator - Nigeria".

    • Complete and sign USAID form No. AID 1420-17 (Completed form should be sent to the email address above)
    • Brief cover letter that includes a one paragraph summary of your key qualifications
    • Current CV/résumé with references.

    Click Here to Download Form AID 1420-17 (MS Word)

    Note: CV's/resumes will be reviewed as they are received. Early application is encouraged. No phone calls please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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