Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Chief of Party at the International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI)


International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and has implemented over two hundred projects. IBTCI has served governments, private sector companies and several donor agencies in the practice area of Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including health, education, environment & economic development and crisis, conflict & governance.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Chief of Party

Location:
 Nigeria

Position Description
  • IBTCI is currently seeking a Chief of Party to lead the implementation of a 48 month contract to provide Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning services to USAID/Nigeria.
  • This Contract will provide continuous, on- the-ground, on-demand and systematic support to USAID and its partners on performance monitoring, data verification, impact and performance evaluations, organizational learning, capacity building and knowledge management.
  • This contract will create the conditions to enable USAID/Nigeria to become a more adaptive, modern and effective development organization, by creating a learning and adaptation strategy, and ensuring continued alignment among all Mission activities within the objectives outlined in the CDCS.
  • This contract will result in strengthened Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) systems at USAID/Nigeria and enhanced M&E capacity of local entities to improve accountability and the increased use of empirical evidence for programming, learning and adapting. This position is contingent upon award.
Responsibilities
  • The Chief of Party will be responsible for leading and managing the overall Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning program.
  • The Chief of Party will work closely with USAID/Nigeria's leadership team, the Program Office and with technical office team leads, and other Chief of Parties managing USAID projects.
  • Additionally, s/he will work with national level stakeholders from the GON to develop important professional relations with some of Nigeria's most reputable social scientists and development professionals.
Qualifications
  • Education: A minimum of a Master's Degree in an inter-disciplinary area such as applied International Development, Strategic Planning, Project Design and Implementation, or a related field,
Desired Experience
  • At least 10 years of progressive experience managing high-performing teams in international development settings
  • Demonstrated leadership, strategic thinking/planning, management, and presentation skills
  • Strong multi-cultural, inter-personal and supervision skills
  • Especially charismatic, collaborative, professional credentials to be able to establish close, trustful relations for pursuing earnest organizational learning with, particularly USAID/Nigeria’s American and Nigerian senior professional staff and leadership, including the Mission Director’s Office.
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken.
Application Closing Date
7th April, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications to:ktafti@ibtci.com

Note: No phone calls please. Applications will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted. IBTCI is an equal opportunity employer.