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Chemonics International, an international development firm based in Washington, DC., seeks professionals for USAID’s anticipated multi-year health program in Nigeria; the Strategic HIV and AIDS Response Program (SHARP).

TECHNICAL & OPERATIONAL EXPERT

PROJECT OVERVIEW

Nigeria Agribusiness Investment activity is an anticipated five-year project funded by the U.S. Agency for international Development (USAID). Its objective will he to strengthen the business enabling environment to promote private sector investment in agriculture in four broad but interrelated areas.

The project is expected to have four objectives:
Promote smart and efficient regulation iii agriculture.
Expand access to finance by mitigating credit risks of agribusinesses and supporting the growth of innovative financing schemes,
Provide firm level assistance to agribusinesses to strengthen their readiness to expand and scale.
Integrate various cross-cutting themes into all Agribusiness activities.
Chemonics is presently accepting expressions of interest for this anticipated project. Experience working with private sector market driven, and results oriented activities in and around either Abuja, Kano, or Lagos is preferred.

Areas of Expertise
Technical Expertise:
Agribusiness Trade and Policy Spe...ts
Agribusiness Value Chain Spe...ts
Agriculture Finance Spe...ts
Agriculture Technology Spe...ts
Financial and Economic Modelling Spe...ts
Public-private Partnerships and Corporate Finance Spe...ts
Business Analysts
Gender and Social Inclusion Spe...ts
Monitoring and Evaluation Spe...ts
Communications Spe...ts

Project Operations Expertise:
Subcontracts
Finance
Logistics
Procurement
Human Resources
Administration

QUALIFICATIONS FOR TECHNICAL AND OPERATIONAL EXPERT
Technical spe...ts: minimum 5 years professional experience in a relevant field
Technical team leaders: minimum 10 years professional experience in a relevant field
Operational spe...ts: minimum 5 years professional experience in a relevant field
Bachelors Degree required; advanced education degree preferred for technical experts
Experience working in entrepreneurship, agribusiness, agriculture, finance, or policy reform preferred.
Experience and ability to work in a complex environment
Demonstrated ability to collaborate and develop partnerships with private and public sector -
Experience working with USAID or other donor funded projects preferred for some positions

MONITORING AND EVALUATION ADVISOR

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Support the monitoring of the quality and completeness of data for documenting project performance, ensure data use within the project for evidence-based decision making and solve data problems if and when they arise.
Compile and analyze data from each of the project’s technical areas and support the project’s technical team in presenting recommendations to the Global Fund PMU for improvements in implementation on a quarterly basis. Support the plan and draft project baseline, midline and final evaluation reports.
Oversee development and maintenance of Global Fund’s database(s) and ensure timely data entry.
Provide guidance to the M&E team to design, test and implement data collection instruments for quantitative and qualitative indicators.
Represent the project’s M&E interests at meetings with stakeholders, including government partners, Global Fund, and other agencies.
Support the dissemination and assist PSM staff to disseminate da on project progress and results.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND COMPETENCES
Bachelor's Degree (Master's Degree preferred) in Public Health, Development, Statistics or related field and 3-5 years’ relevant work experience.
Familiarity with the principles and current approaches to M&E in public health or development programs.
Demonstrated understanding of supply chain concepts preferred.
Prior management and supervision experience.
Ability to contribute to capacity building efforts and work with colleagues in diverse cultures.
Ability to work independently and to manage various projects on a daily basis with minimal supervision.
Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with other staff, Global Fund, consultants, MOH and international organizations.
Computer literacy with demonstrated use of word processing, database and presentation software (Word, Excel, Power Point). Experience with database development and management in Access a plus. Experience using mapping (e.g Arc-GlS, Health Mapper, etc.), and statistical analysis software (SPSS, EPI-INFO, STATA, SAS or similar) also a plus.
Excellent organization and time management skills and strong attention to detail.
Excellent writing and communications skills in English required.
Supervision:

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor will report to the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, in coordination with the Global Fund Liaison.
Working Conditions/Duration of Assignment

This is a long-term position for the lIfe of the project based in Abuja, Nigeria.

TO APPLY

Use the email(s) below to apply.

Technical & Operational Expert - nigeriaAGR@gmail.com
Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor
Applicants should send their CV's and Cover Letter to: nigeriaAGR@gmail.com with reference to Agribusiness Investment in the subject line of the email.

Note
Please upload your CV/ Resumes (Should detail the contact information for at least three professional references) to fill the application form.
Uploaded CV/Resume must clearly indicate your name and position title.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

DUE DATE: 17 March, 2017

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