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  • Posted on: 6 February, 2017 Deadline: 1 April, 2017
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  • Chemonics International, an international development firm based in Washington, DC., seeks professionals for USAIDs anticipated multi-year health program in Nigeria; the Strategic HIV and AIDS Response Program (SHARP).

    Chief of Party

     

    Job Description

    • Chemonics seeks a chief of party for an anticipated USAID five year local governance strengthening project in Nigeria.
    • The project aims to increase effectiveness, accountability, and transparency of selected state and local governments.
    • It will focus on strengthening systems to improve the delivery of services in key sectors including basic education, primary health care, and water, sanitation, and hygiene; efficiency of key governance operations; government's responsiveness to citizen needs and priorities; and government's and civil society's capacity to manage conflict.
    • We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide overall project leadership, management, and technical direction
    • Serve as the project's primary liaison with the client and all partners and stakeholders
    • Oversee work planning, performance management, and strategic communications
    • Guide implementation of the project's strategic long-term vision

    Qualifications

    • Master's degree in public administration or policy, public financial management, law, social sciences, or other relevant field
    • Minimum 10 years of demonstrated experience in the successful implementation of international development programs, preferably on governance, public financial management, or service delivery activities
    • Minimum five years of experience as chief of party, managing complex donor-funded contracts that involve coordination with multiple project stakeholders
    • Strong capabilities in human and institutional capacity development; high-level strategic planning and leadership; and collaborating with state-level governors, other government actors, civil society organizations, and other development partners
    • Knowledge of local governance and decentralization concepts and principles and an understanding of the Nigerian governance system at the federal, state, and local government level preferred
    • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
    • Demonstrated leadership in designing, managing, monitoring, and evaluating donor-funded projects, including strategic planning, supervision, and budgeting

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    Deputy Chief of Party-Operations

     

    Job ID: #1889604

    Responsibilities

    • Manage project operations teams
    • Ensure that project implementation complies with client rules, regulations, and requirements

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, finance, law, international relations, or other relevant field; master's degree preferred
    • Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible work experience
    • Minimum five years of experience managing complex activities of a similar size, preferably in West Africa
    • Minimum five years of accounting and financial management experience, with additional grants management experience preferred
    • Ability to oversee complex activities and manage a large project staff across multiple offices
    • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
    • Ability to effectively manage a team while balancing work assignments with competing priorities

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    Public Financial Management Service Delivery Team Leader

     

    Job Descriptions

    • Chemonics seeks a public financial management service delivery team leader for an anticipated USAID five year local governance strengthening project in Nigeria.
    • The project aims to increase effectiveness, accountability, and transparency of selected state and local governments.
    • It will focus on strengthening systems to improve the delivery of services in key sectors including basic education, primary health care, and water, sanitation, and hygiene; efficiency of key governance operations; government's responsiveness to citizen needs and priorities; and government's and civil society's capacity to manage conflict.
    • We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

    Responsibilities

    • Lead a team of experts to implement project activities related to public financial management for improved service delivery, in collaboration with government counterparts
    • Determine areas of focus for improvements that may include budget planning, implementation, and execution; budget transparency; domestic resource mobilization; procurement reform; internal controls, audit, and monitoring and evaluation

    Qualifications

    • Advanced degree in economics, public policy, business, finance, or a related field
    • Minimum 10 years of successfully implementing projects related to service delivery and public financial management at the national and sub-national levels
    • Experience in a leadership role on a donor-funded project; team leader experience preferred
    • Experience working with Nigerian government counterparts at the state and/or local level preferred
    • Experience with tax reform in developing countries, including experience working with revenue authorities or similar institutions to improve revenue generation for service delivery
    • Expertise in the modernization of budget processes including planning, execution, and monitoring and evaluation
    • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
    • Experience with expenditure and procurement management reforms in developing countries, including knowledge of systems such as the Treasury Single Account, IPSAS, and e-Procurement

    Method of Application

    Use the email(s) below to apply.

    • Chief of Party - COP_NigeriaLG@chemonics.com
    • Deputy Chief of Party-Operations - DCOP_Ops_NigeriaLG@chemonics.com
    • Public Financial Management Service Delivery Team Leader - PFM_Team_Leader@chemonics.com

    Applicants should send their CV's and cover letter using the job title as the subject line.

    Note: No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

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