Jobs at Chemonics International

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Chemonics seeks a regional program manager for an anticipated program in Nigeria funded by USAID's Office of Transition Initiatives. The program will focus on preventing and mitigating conflict and engaging youth and communities. The regional program manager will be based in Abuja, Nigeria, with travel to other parts of the country, including northern and northeastern Nigeria as conditions allow.

Candidates with relevant technical background and successful supervisory management experience in conflict or post-conflict settings are encouraged to apply. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.



Responsibilities include:
•    Provide overall management for a field office in northern or northeastern Nigeria
•    Reports to the chief of party, who will be based in Abuja
•    Based on guidance from the chief of party on overall strategy and program priorities, manage design and implementation of regional level strategy including developing activities development, identifying appropriate local partners, and developing and implementing grants
•    Supervise field-office staff, including program development, activity management and administrative staff
•    Provide ongoing situation analysis and input on local economic, political, and legal context.
•    Oversee communication and reporting functions and monitor and implement activities
•    Provide hands-on management and oversight of grants and technical assistance activities developed through the field office, including supervising program staff and ensuring appropriate activity design, development and implementation procedures are in place and adhered to
•    Ensure compliance with all applicable USAID and Chemonics policies and contractual requirements
•    Ensure compliance with physical, operational, and data security requirements
•    Make key decisions and solve problems in short timeframes that respond to program priorities and needs on the ground

Qualifications:
•    Bachelor's degree in a relevant  field such as international relations, regional studies, of conflict mitigation; master's degree preferred
•    Minimum five years of experience managing complex, fast-paced, and challenging programs in Africa, preferably Nigeria or West Africa, including at least two years of supervisory management experience in a field office
•    Experience developing and managing programs that include a grants under contract component, including in-kind and small grants
•    Experience managing rapid transition programs experience working in security-challenged state environments
•    Strong multicultural, interpersonal, and supervision skills
•    Financial management experience, including budgeting, financial tracking, reporting and accounting, and procurement
•    Proven ability to multi-task, meet short deadlines and perform successfully in high-pressure, insecure, and stressful environments
•    Experience on projects funded by USAID or other donors is required
•    Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
•    Strong proficiency in basic computer applications, including MS Word, Excel, and Access
•    Fluent written and spoken English required


Method of Application


Send electronic submissions to  swiftnigeria@chemonics.com  by July 25, 2014. Please include the name of the position in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

In addition, please download and complete Chemonics’ equal employment opportunity self-identification form and submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com  with only "Regional Program Manager - Nigeria OTI" in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check “I do not wish to complete the information requested.” Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.

Location: Abuja
Experience: 5 year(s)
Course of Study: International Relations
Required Grade: Not Specified
Chemonics seeks a qualified chief of party for an anticipated program in Nigeria funded by USAID's Office of Transition Initiatives. The program will focus on preventing and mitigating conflict and engaging youth and communities. The chief of party will be based in Abuja, Nigeria, with travel to other parts of the country, including northern and northeastern Nigeria as conditions allow.

Candidates with relevant technical background and successful supervisory management experience in conflict or post-conflict settings are encouraged to apply. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.


Responsibilities include:
◦    Provide overall program management in the field
◦    Collaborate closely with senior USAID staff in Nigeria and Chemonics local and expatriate field- and home-office staff
◦    Manage and oversee reporting and communications from the field
◦    Lead and guide project staff managing technical activities
◦    Provide hands-on management and oversight for grants and technical assistance activities, including supervising program staff and ensuring appropriate activity design, development and implementation procedures are in place and adhered to
◦    Under guidance from USAID, contribute to the design and implementation of the program monitoring and evaluation system
◦    Ensure compliance with all applicable USAID and Chemonics policies and contractual requirements
◦    Ensure compliance with physical, operational and data security requirements
◦    Make key decisions and solve problems in short time frames that respond to overall program direction from USAID

Qualifications:
◦    Bachelor's degree in a relevant  field such as international relations, regional studies, or conflict mitigation; master's degree preferred
◦    Minimum six years experience managing complex, fast-paced, and challenging programs in Africa, preferably in Nigeria or West Africa, including at least three years of supervisory management experience
◦    Demonstrated experience developing and managing programs that include a significant grants under contract component, including in-kind and small grants
◦    Experience in activity design, development, and implementation
◦    Demonstrated experience with programs that deliver assistance quickly in response to emerging windows of opportunity
◦    Experience managing rapid transition programs and working in fragile or transitional state environments
◦    Strong multicultural, interpersonal, and supervisory skills
◦    Experience in financial management, including budgeting, financial tracking, reporting and accounting, and procurement
◦    Proven ability to multi-task, meet short deadlines, and perform successfully in high-pressure, insecure, and stressful environments
◦    Experience on USAID or other donor-funded project experience programs required.
◦    Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
◦    Strong proficiency in basic computer applications, including MS Word, Excel, and MS Access and others.
◦    Fluent written and spoken English.


Method of Application


Send electronic submissions to  swiftnigeria@chemonics.com  by July 25, 2014. Please include the name of the position in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

In addition, please download and complete Chemonics’ equal employment opportunity self-identification form and submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com  with only "Chief of Party - Nigeria OTI" in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check “I do not wish to complete the information requested.” Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.

Location: Abuja
Experience: 6 year(s)
Course of Study: International Relations
Required Grade: Not Specified
Operations ManagerChemonics seeks an operations manager for an anticipated program in Nigeria funded by USAID's Office of Transition Initiatives. The program will focus on preventing and mitigating conflict and engaging youth and communities. The operations manager will be based in Abuja, Nigeria, with travel to other parts of the country, including northern and northeastern Nigeria as conditions allow.

Candidates with relevant technical background and successful supervisory management experience in conflict or post-conflict settings are encouraged to apply. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.



Responsibilities include:
•    Manage and oversee all aspects of field operations, including administration, logistics, procurement, budgeting, financial management, facilities management and inventory control
•    Ensure compliance with all USAID and other government requirements for operations and grant making activities, including monitoring grantee performance and grant worthiness, ensuring transparency and integrity in all procurement processes, and financial management
•    Serve as acting chief of party during the chief of party's absence
•    Supervise day-to-day financial operations, including cash flow management, time sheet recording, financial reporting to USAID, and ongoing financial tracking and monitoring
•    Serve as primary point of contact for human resource issues
•    Under the direction of the chief of party, ensure a collaborative relationship with senior USAID staff in Nigeria and Chemonics' local and expatriate field- and home-office staff
•    Provide hands-on management and oversight of grants and other activity implementation
•    Ensure compliance with USAID and Chemonics policies and contractual requirements
•    Ensure compliance with physical, operational and data security requirements

Qualifications:
•    Bachelor's degree in a relevant  field such as international relations, regional studies, or conflict mitigation; master's degree preferred
•    Minimum five years of experience managing complex, fast-paced, and challenging programs in Africa, preferably Nigeria or West Africa, including at least two years of supervisory management experience
•    Experience implementing programs that include significant grants under contract components, including in-kind and small grants
•    Experience with programs that deliver assistance quickly in response to emerging windows of opportunity
•    Experience managing rapid transition programs, and working in fragile or transitional state or security-challenged environments
•    Strong multicultural, interpersonal, and supervision skills
•    Financial management experience, including budgeting, financial tracking, reporting and accounting, and procurement
•    Proven ability to multi-task, meet short deadlines and perform successfully in high- pressure, insecure, and stressful environments
•    Experience on projects funded b USAID or other donors is required
•    Strong proficiency in basic computer applications, including MS Word, Excel, and Access
•    Fluent written and spoken English


Method of Application


Send electronic submissions to  swiftnigeria@chemonics.com  by July 25, 2014. Please include the name of the position in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

In addition, please download and complete Chemonics’ equal employment opportunity self-identification form and submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com  with only "Operations Manager - Nigeria OTI" in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check “I do not wish to complete the information requested.” Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.

Location: Abuja
Experience: 5 year(s)
Course of Study: International Relations
Required Grade: Not Specified