USAID current jobs in Nigeria october 2012

UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CO, LLC VACANCY
POSITION TITLE; CHIEF OF PARTY, USAID HEALTH CARE IMPROVEMENT (HCI) PROJECT, NIGERIA
LOCATION: ABUJA

POSITION DESCRIPTION
URC is seeking applications for a chief of party for an orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) program in Nigeria. the program aim  is to improve the well being of vulnerable children and caregivers through a sustainable, comprehensive and coorinated response

RESPONBILITIES:
– technical leadership and managerial oversight th the design and implementation of project strategy
– achievement and documentation of project results and ensure timely completion of all project deliverables for USAID and other stakeholders
– provide financial management and accountability of all project tasks in compliance with USAID regulations and URC policies
– ensure technical support for quality improvement activities is provided to the government of Nigeria nad partnersg
– serve as liaison to USAID, FMWASD partners and other stakeholders
– manage and supervise staff
– coordinate all technical assistant and develop work plans and processes for result reporting
– synthesize, document and disseminate the process of quality care
– represent the projects at meeting with funders, ministry officials, roundtables, working groups, conferences

REQUIREMENTS:
– Past experience managing USAID funded projects at chief of party level or equivalent and in OVC and social services
– minimum of 5 years experience in a management level, capable of supporting complex, multi year, multi player projects
– technical expertise in health or social services in the form of professional deree or graduate level degree
– knowledge of Nigeria’s social and health service systems
– ability to systematically package and document processes, achievements and lessons learned
– excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal, time management and oranisational skills an ability to work independently
– ability to travel throuhout Nigeria
– fluency in english and local languages will be a plus

To apply:
Forwand resume and CV latest 16th February, 2012 to: hrnigeria@urc-chs.com