CAMRIS International, a member of The Partners for Global Research and Development Group, seeks a qualified Chief of Party candidate for an upcoming multi-year USAID-funded contract with an overall goal of The Learning Program is for USAID/Nigeria to become a premier practitioner of program monitoring and evaluation with an embedded learning and adaptive culture which ensure Mission activities strategically align with USAID/Nigeria’s CDCS development objectives. The ultimate expected results are to strengthen USAID’s M&E system, to enhance M&E capacity of local entities, to improve accountability and the use of empirical evidence for programming, learning and adapting, and to maintain strategic alignment with the Development Objectives outlined in the Mission’s CDCS.
The Chief of Party (COP) will:
- Be responsible for leading and managing the overall Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning program.
- The Chief of Party will work closely with USAID/Nigeria’s leadership team, the Program Office and with technical office team leads, and other Chief of Parties managing USAID projects.
- Additionally, s/he will work with national level stakeholders from the GON to develop important professional relations with some of Nigeria’s most reputable social scientists and development professionals.
- A minimum of a Master’s degree in an inter-disciplinary area such as applied international development, strategic planning, project design and implementation, or a related field,
- Progressive experience managing high-performing teams in international development settings,
- Demonstrated leadership, strategic thinking/planning, management, and presentation skills.
- Strong multi-cultural, inter-personal and supervision
- Especially charismatic, collaborative, professional credentials to be able to establish close, trustful relations for pursuing earnest organizational learning with, particularly USAID/Nigeria’s American and Nigerian senior professional staff and leadership, including the Mission Director’s
- Fluency in English, written and spoken.
Nigerian nationals are encouraged to apply.