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Intern, Field Operations, MLE - Evidence Action HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-04-30 03:20   NGO/Non-Profit Jobs   Abuja   21 views
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Position Description

The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will serve as the principal point of contact in Nigeria in the absence of the Chief of Party.
The DCOP must have the requisite experience to effectively manage and/or collaborate with long and short-term specialists; ensure coordination and implementation of project activities; and manage monitoring and reporting systems.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Provide technical direction and leadership, including overall planning and management of activities and higher-level administrative oversight.
Serve as the point of contact to USAID/Nigeria in the absence of the Chief of Party.
Lead, oversee, and manage project staff (direct reports) and select consultants in achieving project results.
Ensure activities are aligned with the project’s theory of change, objectives, and goals, and approved annual work plans.
Coordinate annual work planning and technical direction of activities with the Chief of Party.
Oversee management of staff and consultants for the coordination of technical deliverables.
Provide timely and accurate reporting to USAID on all project areas.
Develop and maintain relationships with key institutions and stakeholders across sectors and stakeholders.
Oversee implementation of project’s monitoring and evaluation activities to ensure results are met.


Graduate degree (master’s or higher) in economics, agriculture, business administration, or related field.
Five (5) or more years of relevant technical experience in agriculture, market systems development, private sector development/engagement, value chain development, or related areas.
Deputy Chief of Party experience, managing agriculture and value chains development projects in Africa; Nigeria a plus.
Experience working in the West Africa region required, preferably in Nigeria.
Demonstrated experience in grants management.
Demonstrated managerial and supervisory experience, including supervising, and managing direct reports.
Strong interpersonal skills to effectively manage a diverse consortium of stakeholders, such as government officials from various levels, private sector entities, other activities, and local NGOs/civil society entities.
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English required.
Ability to work in complex environments and across cultures.

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