Hiring Organization: Panagora Group

Job Opening ID: 450

Project / Activity: USAID / Nigeria Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
Industry: USAID

Job Description

We seek an experienced chief of party for an anticipated USAID / Nigeria Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Activity. The COP will also define and manage overall contract requirements to achieve this contract’s objectives.
This is a long-term position based in Abuja, Nigeria expected to start in Spring 2021.

Responsibilities

Ensure the effective and efficient performance of all aspects of the contract, including provision of contract oversight, maintaining acceptable standards of quality for all assigned tasks and expected deliverables, including overall responsibility for leading and coordinating all activities; all required reports; and for staff management and development
Serve as the main point of contact between USAID and Panagora, frequently serving as a facilitator or co-facilitator of high-level discussions and fora among USAID staff and stakeholders
Ensure timely information on the progress and status of all activities under the contract
Ensure compliance and integrity of contract operations.

Requirements

An advanced degree in Business Administration, International Development, Monitoring and Evaluation, Knowledge Management, or related field
Seven years of experience in managing USAID projects; previous chief of party experience and work experience in conflict-affected communities strongly preferred
Five years of experience working in monitoring, evaluation, and learning; previous CLA experience, including a working knowledge of USAID’s learning agenda a plus
Previous experience overseeing assessments and other research, MEL plan and PMP development, remote, field-based and third party monitoring, performance and/or impact evaluations, and knowledge management initiatives
Experience in facilitating strategic collaboration, ideally among multiple stakeholders
Deep knowledge of USAID regulations and compliance
Meaningful professional experience in Africa, with knowledge of West Africa and Nigeria a strong advantage
Fluency in written and spoken English.

How to Apply

Note

No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
Panagora Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices.
Interested and qualified? Go to Panagora Group on panagoragroup.zohorecruit.com to apply