Deputy Chief of Party at Management Systems International (MSI)

Management Systems International, A Tetra Tech Company, is an international development consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. and founded in 1981 by Marina Fanning and Larry Cooley. In 2016, MSI became a Tetra Tech company.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party, USAID Nigeria Monitoring Project (NMP)Locations: Abuja or Maiduguri-BornoProposal SummaryThe purpose of the Nigeria Monitoring Project (NMP) is to establish a third-party monitoring system to monitor, verify and analyze trends on humanitarian programs in Nigeria funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) and the Office of Food for Peace (FFP) within the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA).The program will create an independent and verifiable monitoring mechanism of OFDA and FFP programs in Nigeria that will increase understanding of the outputs, outcomes, processes, progress, quality, challenges, achievements, and lessons learned of their projects.  This is a five-year program.Position SummaryThe Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will provide the overall technical direction to MSI’s team on monitoring mythology and data analysis. S/he will be responsible for the design of the monitoring plan, data collection tools, leading engagement with implementing partners (IPs), and ensuring integrity of data and the overall monitoring system.The DCOP will have excellent oral and written English communication skills, analytic skills, interpersonal skills, and team management skills.  Frequent travel to and within the Northeast will be required. 

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