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: Team LeadRequisition Number: 17-0270Location: AbujaPosition SummaryCreative is seeking a Team Lead for a U.K. Department for International Development (DFID)-funded project proposal that seeks to address corruption in Nigeria.The Team Lead is to be based in Abuja, Nigeria and will have overall management responsibility for the project.Reporting & Supervision:This position reports to the Program Director in the CIT Division or his designee.Primary ResponsibilitiesThe Team Lead will be responsible for the technical leadership and in-country management of the project.S/he will oversee the long-term expatriate and local staff and short-term experts in achieving project results.S/he will undertake regular assessments of the broader political environment within which the project operates to ensure flexibility and rapid reprioritization of activities when necessary.Other Responsibilities Include:Serve as principal liaison with U.K. Government representatives, Nigerian government counterparts and community stakeholders on program communications and technical implementation activities.Provide technical direction and leadership and oversight of all administrative matters.Provide technical support to the team in all program areas.Develop and implement work plans for project activities.Oversee implementation of project monitoring and evaluation activities and ensure that project results are met.Supervise development and submission of project deliverables and provide timely and accurate reporting and briefings to U.K. Government/Stakeholders on all program areas.Ensure compliance with all terms of the project contract and all relevant DFID and U.K. Government rules and regulations.Oversee implementation of Creative’s security protocols and provide leadership in handling security-related issues.Manage the program team in a manner that is open and respectful and encourages professional development, and solicits constructive staff input. 

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