Deputy Team Lead at Creative Associates International

Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic development and post-crisis stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike. We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Deputy Team LeadRequisition Number: 17-0271Location: AbujaPosition SummaryWorking in Abuja, Nigeria, the Deputy Team Lead will be responsible for overseeing strategic and day-to-day implementation of Creative’s anti-corruption program.S/he will provide supervision and guidance to the technical advisors and support services personnel.S/he will work closely with the Team Lead to ensure program implementation is closely aligned with the overall program.The Deputy Team Lead will also provide senior management support on all administrative, financial, and operational functions related to the implementation of this project and the running of the project office in Abuja.Reporting & Supervision:This position reports to the Chief of Party in the CIT Division or his designee.Primary ResponsibilitiesThe Deputy Team Lead will serve as an anti-corruption Subject Matter Expert and will be responsible for interfacing with partner and other agencies to drive completion of project goals.S/he will provide strategic guidance on anti-corruption planning and will oversee the expatriate and local staff assigned to his/her component.Other responsibilities include:Under the supervision of the Team Lead, the Deputy Team Lead is responsible for:Programmatic aspects of the program. S/he or his or her designee will supervise the activity development staff and other staff involved in activity development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting;Ensure appropriate implementation of program strategy;Ensure that procedures are established and complied with for activity development, activity worthiness, activity implementation, management, monitoring, evaluation, and closing;Work with the Team Lead, Monitoring and Evaluation and Research Manager, and local staff to improve implementation processes throughout the program;Serve as the Team Lead’s primary point of contact for current information about the status of activity design and implementation;Identifyprogram opportunities and potential local partners;Act as the Chief of Party when s/he is absent from the program; andPerform additional tasks as assigned. 

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