Deputy Chief of Party at Creative Associates International

Creative Associates International (Creative) is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Creative has been in Nigeria since 2004, and is currently accepting applications from senior and mid-level candidates for long-term positions for an anticipated agriculture value chain and competitiveness development program in Nigeria.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Deputy Chief of PartyRequisition Number: 16-0420Location: Northern NigeriaPosition Duration: 5 yearsPosition SummaryCreative Associates seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for an anticipated Good Governance USAID-funded project in Nigeria.The DCOP will support the Chief of Party (COP) and provide overall day-to-day management and coordination of project technical and administrative personnel and functions, including ensuring that appropriate technical and financial reporting requirements are met.S/he should have appropriate levels of complementary expertise, professional and work experience to support the COP and coherent and effective program coordination and operations, and possess the relevant management, communication, and interpersonal skills to fulfill this role.Primary ResponsibilitiesManage program operations, including administration, logistics, procurement, budgeting, finance and compliance, property, and oversight of grants under contract;Support a broad range of activities related to good governance, public financial management, citizen engagement, government service delivery, and conflict mitigation;Serve as USAID liaison in coordination with COP and during his/her absence;Support the development of the project strategic framework and work plans for the program implementation to ensure the achievement of the program goals;Support the COP in management of the program team in an open and respectful manner; andSupport the COP in implementation of project monitoring and evaluation activities. 

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