Creative Associates International (Creative) is a dynamic and fast-growing professional services firm that specializes in international development in the areas of education, democratic transitions and stabilization in post-conflict environments. Based in Washington, D.C., the firm has field presence in 20 countries worldwide with a strong and diverse portfolio that includes global contracts with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and other clients including the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Defense. The firm has earned a solid reputation among its clients and missions worldwide and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.
Minimum of an advanced degree in related field, and 7 years' implementing int'l development activities under a USG contract (including USAID), and 3 years in senior program management, directly supervising professional and support staff
Experience in contlict mitigation and management programs, as well as facilitating multi-sectorial collaboration among different technical fields & various stakeholders;
Experience awarding & managing grants to local organizations; and
Experience with Early Wanung Systems highly preferred.
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or higher in business administration or a relevant field, and 7 years' experience in lJSAID grants design and administration, management and oversight;
Demonstrable experience managing grants under contracts or sub-grants for USAID or other international donor-funded projects;
Experience with the administrative, financial, and programmatic aspects of issuing grants;
Ability to work: with diverse teams;
Knowledge of US AID regulations as they pertain to grants and procurement; and
Demonstrable experience building capacity oflocal organizations or grantees.
Minimum of advanced degree in international relations, development, or a related field, and 10 years' work: experience in the international development and conflict management;
Experience and demonstrated expertise in the areas of conflict management and mitigation, post-conflict reconstruction, and democracy and governance within the Nigerian context;
Knowledge of fragility frameworks, early warning systems, support to peace processes, reconciliation, and/or security sector reform,
Excellent skill in writing, editing, formatting.research and oral communications, and writing technical proposals for USAID;
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related field;
Minimum 5 years' experience designing, managing & implementing results-based M&E activities (including for M&E role on USAID conflict program), & analyzing quantitative & qualitative data;
Intemational development organization experience &k:llowledge of reporting procedures, best practices, guidelines & tools for monitoring & evaluation, especially impact evaluation, as well as OSG & other donor contract; cooperative agreements, and grant regulations;
Excellent computer software skills in 'Excel & other data management systems; and
Experience in sub-Saharan Africa, early warning systems and mobile data collection tools highly preferred.
Applicants for all positions must have excellent written & verbal communication skills in English, familiarity with USAID policies & procedures, & experience working in Nigeria.
To apply, please email yourCv,no later than ten days from this post, to: Recruitment@CrcativeDC.com, and list ''Nigeria,'' and the appropriate Job Code in the subject line.
Creative Associates International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.