Mercy Corps Chief of Party Jobs 2023 – Nigeria NGO Jobs

Mercy Corps Chief of Party Jobs 2023 – Nigeria NGO Jobs. Mercy Corps Nigeria looking for “Chief of Party”. Applicants with a MA/MSc in water resource management may apply on or before 25 January 2023.

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Mercy Corps Chief of Party Jobs 2023

The Mercy Corps has published a job vacancy announcement on 11 January 2023 for qualified Nigeria’s to fill in the vacant post of Chief of Party to be based in Adamawa, Nigeria.

Recruiter Mercy Corps
Position Chief of Party – Small Town Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (STWASH)
Location Adamawa, Nigeria
Country Nigeria
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification MA/MSc in water resource management
Experience Required 7 years
Application Deadline 25 January 2023

Mercy Corps Job Vacancy 2023

Job Purpose: The Chief of Party (COP) provides overall leadership, technical oversight, management and strategic vision for the program, while managing staff and resources to ensure that the program meets its targets and deliverables on-time, on scope, and within budget. The COP will supervise key program staff and ensure high program quality. The COP will be responsible for ensuring strict adherence to internal Mercy Corps policies and procedures as well as donor rules and regulations. The COP will have the ultimate accountability for all aspects of the program, including but not limited to infrastructure, governance, and measurement of impact. The COP will be responsible for the successful integration of Activity objectives, ensuring infrastructure components (led by Mercy Corps) are integrated with complementary governance works (led by partner WaterAid). The COP will also have representation duties to donors, relevant government entities, partners, and other implementers and external stakeholders

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Drive a culture of collaboration, learning and adaptation throughout the consortium and prosecute continuous improvement
  • Drive quality and accountability across all facets of the program, ensuring teams meet and exceed program minimum standards in infrastructure, MEL, Gender and Inclusion, among other areas
  • Maintain focus and promote attention throughout the team of the overarching program goal, consistently ensuring alignment throughout all activities.
  • Lead overall cross-team coordination efforts, bringing together different stakeholders to proactively find a collective and innovative solution for challenges.
  • Contribute to country-wide team building efforts through collaboration with the Mercy Corps Nigeria team and influencing the development and strengthening of the organization.

Qualification & Experience:

  • MA/MSc in water resource management, engineering, public administration, or other relevant fields.
  • 10+ years of management experience in increasingly responsible positions – preferably as the lead for a comparable water and sanitation project or senior leadership position on a larger project.
  • 7 years+ of experience with successful water and sanitation projects, with utilities experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with host governments, private sector entities, donors, other donor-funded projects and stakeholders, local organizations, and partners.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with USAID policies, procedures and approaches with regards to design, implementation, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation for projects of a similar size.
  • Exceptional relationship-building skills, with demonstrated experience in management of large and cross cultural teams. Must be committed to promoting equality and inclusion throughout their management style.
  • Strong preference will be given to applicants with private sector experience, business acumen and interest in public-private partnerships and contractual agreements (involving interlinked infrastructure and service delivery).
  • Certified in program management or commitment to achieve certification within first 3 months of position.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
  • Fluency in oral/written English is required.
  • Previous experience leading programs in a similar context to Nigeria is strongly desired.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply Mercy Corps Chief of Party Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: 25 January 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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