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  • Posted on: 1 December, 2016 Deadline: 31 December, 2016
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    We are recruiting to fill the following vacant positions below:

    Chief of Party (COP)

     

    Reference Number: 130-PEO00706
    Job type: Permanent
    Department: People & Change Nigeria

    Position Description

    • PwC seeks qualified candidates for a Chief of Party (COP) position for the potential USAID State Accountability, Transparency and Effectiveness (State2State) project in Nigeria to lead the program.
    • The overall objective of the project will be to increase the effectiveness, accountability and transparency of selected state and local governments in Nigeria, contributing to the achievement of strengthened good governance, and improved responsiveness of targeted government institutions
    • The COP will be located in-country and will have responsibility for overall management, operations and coordination of team support.
    • The COP will have technical and management responsibility for all personnel and be the implementer’s representative to USAID and all other partners and stakeholders.
    • The COP will have general responsibility for addressing contract-related issues, the smooth implementation of the contract, providing general program and technical direction, and the completion of required reports and overall deliverables.

    Position / Program Requirements

    • Acted as COP or DCOP supporting USAID projects, preferably in Nigeria;
    • A Master’s Degree (or higher) in International Affairs, Public Administration, Public Policy, or a related field;
    • Over eight years of program management experience with a USG foreign affairs agency, international assistance organization, or non-governmental organization;
    • Over four years of overseas field experience based in Africa, preferably in Nigeria;
    • Over five years of supervisory experience;
    • Excellent English language written and oral communications skills.

    Knowledge, Skills and Experience Preferred

    • Experience in government sector engagement (local, state, and federal);
    • Experience in developing, or supporting the development of, innovative approaches to effectiveness, governance, and transparency challenges;
    • Familiarity with USG financial reporting and compliance requirements;
    • Experience interacting with foreign government officials at the federal, state, and local levels;
    • Experience with stakeholder management;
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;
    • Ability to work well under pressure;
    • Strong team player.

    Director of Operations and Finance

     

    Reference Number: 130-PEO00706
    Job type: Permanent
    Department: People & Change Nigeria

    Position Description

    • PwC seeks qualified candidates for a Director of Operations and Finance position for the potential USAID State Accountability, Transparency and Effectiveness (State2State) project in Nigeria to support the program.
    • The overall objective of the project will be to increase the effectiveness, accountability and transparency of selected state and local governments in Nigeria, contributing to the achievement of strengthened good governance, and improved responsiveness of targeted government institutions.
    • The Director of Operations and Finance (DOF) will be located in-country and will serve as the main point of contact for financial management, operations management and reporting.
    • DOF will develop project budgets, forecasts and analyses.
    • The DOF will work with the Ministry of Finance and other stakeholders.
    • The DCOP will report to USAID on the progress of the program using a planning and monitoring system that focuses on annual performance work plans and accompanying budgets.
    • The DOF will report to the COP and will work with all other team leads to ensure that financial and operation matters are in order.

    Position/ Program Requirements

    • Over ten years of work experience in accounting, operations, and financial management;
    • A degree in Financial Management, Business Administration, Accounting or Finance;
    • Demonstrated experience in developing and managing large budgets;
    • Demonstrated experience in cost control, timely reporting of accruals, vouchers, quarterly financial reports, expenditure analysis, audit findings, and/or other required documentation;
    • Demonstrated understanding of prevailing USAID policies, rules and regulations concerning financial management of projects;
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain financial records and systems in compliance with USAID policies, rules and regulations;
    • Excellent English language written and oral communications skills.

    Knowledge, Skills and Experience Preferred

    • Experience with USG financial reporting and compliance requirements;
    • Experience developing forecasting and quantification processes;
    • Experience implementing and communicating operating process changes for improved efficiencies;
    • Experience recruiting, forming, and managing teams;
    • Experience interacting with foreign government officials at the federal, state, and local levels;
    • Experience with stakeholder management.

    Method of Application

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