4 New Employment Opportunities at CAMRIS International

CAMRIS International is a growing international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services.

With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.

Building on the experience of our founding companies CAMRIS has nearly 60 years of experience implementing international development programs. CAMRIS’ practice areas include global health, agriculture and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance and medical research.  CAMRIS’ proven performance in monitoring and evaluation, project design and implementation, capacity building, research and other capabilities on more than 2,000 contracts testifies to our ability to meet the highest standards of public and private sector clients worldwide.

CAMRIS International, a member of The Partners for Global Research and Development Group, seeks a qualified Financial and Administrative Manager for an upcoming multi-year USAID-funded contract for conducting Mission wide monitoring and evaluation services in Nigeria. The purpose of the contract is to provide monitoring, evaluation and learning support services to improve development effectiveness. The intention is to enhance the Mission’s monitoring, evaluation, and learning capability and to ensure empirical evidence for programming, learning and adapting.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor

Location: Nigeria
Category: Global Health
Type: Regular Full-Time

Responsibilities
The M&E Advisor is responsible for: guiding performance and impact evaluations, research and assessments, as well as performance monitoring activities; related capacity strengthening for Mission and stakeholder staff in monitoring and evaluation, data analysis and use; and supporting Collaborating Learning, and Adapting among all involved parties. The M&E Advisor will:

  • Oversee monitoring, evaluation, assessments, and other research activities throughout the life of the project, including design, methodology, data collection, and analysis.
  • Ensure methodological integrity of population based surveys and other complex research (such as impact evaluations).
  • Oversee data quality assessments, and other data verification activities.
  • Ensure the production of quality reports.
  • Support Mission monitoring activities related to the Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP), and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) plans.

Qualifications

  • A Masters degree in international development, statistics, economics, research methods, political science, public policy, social science or related field.
  • At least seven years of demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation, data analysis, and assessments, including evaluation methodologies, population based surveys, performance management plan development participatory data collection methods and protocols, and data quality verification techniques for large development projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in quantitative methods and statistical analysis.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.
  • Ability to fully and effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, in English is required. Ability to communicate in Hausa preferred.

Job Title: Financial and Administrative Manager

Location: Nigeria
Category: Global Health
Type: Regular Full-Time

Responsibilities

  • The Financial and Administrative Manager is responsible for the oversight of all operational and administrative functions for the project.
  • The incumbent is directly accountable for ensuring that all finance, administration, procurement, grants and contracts management, logistics, IT, security and other support functions and systems are compliant with policies and procedures as well as all donor requirements and standards.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensures the sound development, implementation, maintenance and coordination of all systems, structures, policies, procedures, rules and regulations within the finance, administrative, human resources, logistic, grants and contracts management, IT, security, and other support functions.
  • Finance: Primarily responsible for the oversight of general accounting functions including accounts payables and payroll, banking, accounts receivables and tax liabilities; advising staff on financial policies and procedures; analysis and oversight of ongoing project financial transactions; preparation and analysis of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements; developing donor and management reports.
  • Procurement and Subgrants: Oversees all activities related to subgrants and sub recipient contracts and agreements monitoring under donor projects, purchasing of commodities and contracting for services. Ensures that all procurement is in full compliance with policies and procedures and donor requirements.
  • Operations: Oversees and directs the management of all facilities owned or rented pertaining to this project, including rent, utilities, space, communications, security, information technology, motor pool, domestic and international travel, and all other functions needed.
  • Human Resources: Supervises all human resources functions, including recruitment and personnel systems, annual evaluation, benefits, payroll, etc. necessary for efficient project operation. Ensures smooth and efficient personnel management, gender equality and non-discrimination practices are adhered to, consistent with policies and core values, and in full compliance with local labor laws and general practices.
  • Security: Responsible for the regular and continuous update of security procedures, ensures their compliance, develops map security incidents, analyses risks and security development, and in close collaboration with other relevant management staff, takes appropriate measures for the safe and secure operation and management of the project, and the safety of its personnel.

Qualifications

  • The Manager must be a local professional in the area of business administration, finance, accounting or economics.

They have:

  • At least seven years of previous experience providing financial, administrative, and grants management oversight for international development organizations with similar complexity is preferable.
  • An appropriate advanced university degree, preferably at the master level in business administration, financial administration, economics or accounting.
  • Ability to fully and effectively communicate in English, both orally and in writing, is required.

Job Title: Chief of Party

Location: Nigeria
Category: Global Health
Type: Regular Full-Time

Responsibilities
The Chief of Party (COP) will serve as lead person responsible for coordinating and overseeing work under this contract, while ensuring quality control and compliance. The COP will:

  • Lead all planning and implementation of activities. Provide management, strategic direction and oversight to the project/program’s technical, administrative and financial performance.
  • Guide a team that includes a range of technical experts, administrative staff, and consultants to fulfill the project’s strategic goals and objectives.
  • Manage all contract reporting and document production.
  • Ensure compliance with USAID rules, regulations and policies while meeting project/program targets.
  • Lead all coordination and liaise frequently and regularly with a variety of public and private stakeholders, including USAID staff, project participants, implementing partners, local, regional and national governments, international organizations and donors as well as staff in similar projects.
  • Lead the design and ensure the responsiveness and quality of capacity building and technical assistance services delivered to USAID.
  • Identify and anticipate issues related to strategy and implementation and ensure appropriate adjustments.
  • Integrate gender and local context into strategy and activities.
  • Attend local, regional and international meetings, as required.
  • Act as the point of contact between the project, USAID, and PGRDG headquarters.
  • Travel throughout Nigeria as needed.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of international development programming. Familiarity with USAID’s objectives, approaches and operations, particularly as they relate to monitoring, evaluation, and learning is a plus.
  • Deep experience leading complex research activities.
  • Advanced degree in Development or a related development field, such as Economics. A PhD is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in the health and education sectors.
  • Prior work experience in Nigeria is preferred.
  • Experience supporting Mission senior management in a broad-gauged and big picture planning.
  • Strong communication, supervision, and management skills and experience.
  • Professional fluency in English.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.

Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party

Location: Nigeria
Category: Global Health
Type: Regular Full-Time

Responsibilities
The Deputy Chief of Party will directly support the Chief of Party in providing technical leadership, and effective implementation of all activities. Duties will include:

  • Oversee and guide performance and impact evaluations, assessments, and performance monitoring activities.
  • Support all monitoring and evaluation capacity building activities.
  • Assist in quality control and the overall responsiveness of technical assistance provided under the contract, including necessary adjustments to operations to fit the requirements of USAID.
  • In the absence of the COP, the DCOP will assume full responsibility for the project.
  • Coordinate and manage all field operations including technical and operational aspects of the project.
  • Manage relationship with consultants, contractors, donors and government agencies.

Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Economics, International Development, Statistics, Research Methods, Political Science, Public Policy, Social Science or a related degree.
  • Minimum of seven years of appropriate demonstrated experience in evaluation, assessment and research technical and methodological subjects and approaches.
  • Demonstrated experience in the health and education sectors preferred.
  • Professional fluency in English.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.

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

Note: Nigerian nationals are encouraged to apply.

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