• Job Opportunity at Crown Agents USA, Inc.

  • Posted on: 8 November, 2016 Deadline: 31 December, 2016
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  • Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) - We are change agents for greater global prosperity, delivering practical innovations in economic governance and trade; humanitarian solutions and food security, health systems, monitoring, evaluation, and learning; and, supply chain as a partner of the US Government.

    As a subsidiary of Crown Agents Limited, we leverage the expertise, resources, and network amassed from over 180 years of international development experience. Crown Agents works in 100+ countries, with on-the-ground presence in more than 35 and 13 permanent corporate offices in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. We are wholly owned by a nonprofit foundation, allowing us to combine corporate agility with a commitment to reinvesting our profits in transforming lives.

    We are recruiting to fill the below position for the anticipated USAID/Nigeria State 2 State Project:

    Chief of Party

     

    Project Description

    • The purpose of the State-to-State project is to increase the effectiveness, accountability and transparency of selected state and local governments in Nigeria.

    Specific Responsibilities

    • Provide technical leadership, overall project management, and quality assurance oversight of the project
    • Serve as the main point of contact for USAID/Nigeria, the Government of Nigeria, and other project stakeholders
    • Supervise expatriate and local short-term experts, with an eye to ensuring completion of tasks and successful achievement of objectives
    • Liaise with and advise senior-level partner-country officials and stakeholders

    Qualifications

    • Master's degree or higher in Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Policy, Law, or related field required
    • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience leading complex projects with budgets greater than $30 million
    • Experience in public financial management, economic growth initiatives, local governance, policy reform, decentralization, and/or public private dialogue in Nigeria or a similar economic/political environment preferred
    • USAID Chief of Party experience highly preferred
    • Work experience in Nigeria or similar country context required
    • Fluency in English required

    Method of Application

    Applicants should submit their CV's to: careers@crownagents.com including their name, along with “#16-75A Chief of Party, Nigeria”, in the subject line.

    Crown Agents USA provides reasonable accommodation to applicants who are veterans or who have disabilities and are unable to fully use our company application system. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify our Recruiting Department at: careers@crownagents.com

    Note

    • No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins please.
    • Crown Agents USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and affords equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability gender identity, sexual orientation or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

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