FHI 360 Chief of Party, AENN Jobs in Nigeria
FHI 360 Chief of Party, AENN Jobs in NigeriaBasic FunctionThe Chief of Party (CoP) will serve as the project’s technical and administrative director, overseeing all aspects of award compliance, project finance and operations, coordinated implementation of activities, and timely submission of high quality reports and deliverables.
Specifically, the COP will provide technical direction and quality oversight for the design and implementation of activities that increase the capacity of education authorities to plan, manage, and oversee education services in areas impacted by violence and displaced populations.
This individual will guide the development and implementation of strategies to ensure the availability of appropriate instructional materials and trained teachers needed to provide conflict-sensitive, flexible, and high quality basic education that addresses the academic and emotional needs of students.
The COP will oversee a core project team that includes senior technical, finance, and operations personnel, as well as teams of project implementation personnel to ensure successful implementation of project activities in each of the target states.
The COP will promote effective management of project teams, building the capacity of team leaders to manage and oversee their teams.
The COP will serve as primary liaison with USAID, government counterparts, and key stakeholder representatives.
Duties and Responsibilities
Providing technical direction and oversight of project activities
Maintaining positive relations with the client, government counterparts, and program partners
Promoting clear and constructive communications with the client to ensure a shared vision for project activities and outcomes, address implementation challenges, and encourage the sharing of best practices and project successes
Overseeing that project activities are compliant with the approved work plan and that project results are aligned with the project monitoring plan
Ensuring the accuracy and technical quality of all project deliverables, including periodic performance reports, financial and technical reports, training materials, and instructional materials
Supervising in-country project personnel, including senior technical, finance, and operations personnel
Engaging corporate support units (in country and at corporate headquarters) for technical and administrative support, as needed
Performed other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Requirements
Master’s degree in Education, International Development, or related field required
10 years of relevant project management experience providing technical leadership to major donor funded education and development projects, preferably with activities or components relating to education in conflict and crisis environments
5 years of senior project leadership of USAID or US government funded projects
Demonstrated understanding of USAID rules and regulations, as well as project compliance
Demonstrated ability to work effectively work with USAID and international donors, government counterparts, and project stakeholders in complex contexts
Proven ability to work effectively in challenging and potentially unsafe environments
Experience coordinating with other non-government actors in the field, advocate for FHI360’s interventions, and leverage existing resources.
Excellent team building and supervisory skills
Technical and / or project management experience in the education sector in Sub-Saharan Africa, preferably in Nigeria or West Africa
Proven ability to work and manage activities in challenging environments, specifically locations with shifting security and uncertain political contexts
Willingness to travel throughout Nigeria, including rural areas and locations with limited security infrastructure
Proficiency in Hausa and / or other Nigerian local languages
Fluency in written and spoken English
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 Chief of Party, AENN Jobs in Nigeria
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