Chemonics International Job in Nigeria : Delta Program Manager

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Chemonics International, an international development firm based in Washington, DC., seeks professionals for USAID's anticipated multi-year health program in Nigeria; the Strategic HIV and AIDS Response Program (SHARP).

Job Title: Delta Program Manager

Job Description
  • The Delta Program Manager supports the Delta Advisor in day-to-day technical management and oversight in regular collaboration with the Chief of Party (COP) and Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) of activity delivery in the Niger Delta, especially-activities focused-on building the capacity arid engagement of CSOs with key government stakeholders and promoting public awareness and support for reforms that contribute to improving equitable economic growth.
  • The manager assists the Delta Advisor In leading programming towards the goal of strengthening the capacity of CSOs and BMOs in the Niger Delta, supporting their engagement with relevant key government stakeholders in the Niger Delta and beyond, and building a groundswell of public support to push for reforms that improve transparency, accountability and good governance and promote the achievement of inclusive and equitable economic growth in the Niger Delta

The ideal candidate possesses the following qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in a relevant field such as Social Sciences Law, Development Studies, etc Master's degree preferred.
  • 5 years demonstrated experience successfully implementing international development activities focusing on governance, CSOs, an with a sound understanding of participatory processes, gender and social inclusion, and M&E Preference giver o democracy and governance activities under a U.S. government contract instrument.
  • Experience in awarding and managing grants to local organizations to promote democracy and governance goals. Experience with USAID grants programs preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, including interpersonal and in written and oral English.

Job location
Port Harcourt

Application Closing Date
10th February, 2017.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications to: [email protected]

  • Applications should compromise a cover letter, a CV and a two-page capacity statement, addressing the key skills listed in your CV. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The project strongly encourages applications from women, people with disability and young people.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contact; no follow up e-mails

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