Chemonics International Inc. Job in Nigeria for a Technical Expert

Chemonics International Inc., a leading international development firm based in Washington. We are currently working on a project (Nigeria State2State), an anticipated five-year project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

State2State is presently accepting expressions of interest from qualified Nigerian nationals for this upcoming project. Chemonics seeks candidates with experience working on USAID or other international donor funded projects in Northeast and Northwest Nigeria to fill the position below:

Job Title: Technical Expert
Location:
Northeast and Northwest, Nigeria
Objectives
The objective of the project will be to increase the effectiveness, accountability and transparency of selected state and local governments (LGAs) in Nigeria. This will be achieved by strengthening systems to improve the delivery of services in key sectors (basic education, primary health care, and water, sanitation and hygiene); increasing the efficiency of key governance operations; increasing government’s responsiveness to citizen needs and priorities; and improving government’s and civil society’s capacity to manage conflict.

Project Summary
The project is expected to have four components:

  • Improved delivery of selected services – basic education, primary health care, and water, sanitation, and hygiene – through more effective and transparent budget processes
  • Improved responsiveness to citizen needs
  • Improved capacity to manage conflict.
  • Increased efficiency of government operations in areas of audit, procurement, and internal revenue generation

Area of Expertise

  • Public Sector Capacity Building
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Political Economy Analysis
  • Gender Integration
  • Civil Society Capacity Building
  • Civil Society Organisation/Community Oversight
  • Knowledge Management
  • Communications
  • Budget Planning, Administration and Execution
  • Budget Transparency
  • Procurement Reform
  • Audit
  • Internal Financial Controls
  • Internally Generated Revenue
  • Conflict Mediation & Analysis

Qualifications

  • Minimum 8 years professional experience in a relevant field
  • Experience and ability to work in a complex environment
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and develop partnerships with state and local governments and/or with local organizations
  • Experience working with USAID- or other donor-funded projects
  • University Degree required; advanced education degree preferred for technical experts
  • Experience working in Northeast and/or Northwest Nigeria

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply 

Application Deadline  15th January, 2017.

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