Country Director at FHI 360

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human growth group devoted to bettering lives in lasting methods by advancing built-in, regionally pushed options. Our employees consists of consultants in well being, training, vitamin, surroundings, financial growth, civil society, gender, youth, analysis and know-how – creating a singular mixture of capabilities to handle immediately’s interrelated growth challenges. FHI 360 serves greater than 70 international locations and all U.S. states and territories.

We’re recruiting to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: Nation Director, Nigeria

Requisition: 2020201844
Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Job Description

  • The Nation Director would be the Consultant for FHI 360 exercise on the nation stage. S/he will likely be answerable for direct supervision of COPs and Undertaking Administrators, as assigned and up to date yearly, and the first level of contact for Enterprise growth. In coordination with the Safety workforce, ensures obligation of care and security for employees all through Nigeria, together with humanitarian operations within the North East of the nation. Coordinates carefully with FHI 360 Group, FHI Options and Allied Group, AHNi.
  • Manages Nation Workplace (CO) growth and implementation technique of the corporate’s companies involving departmental or cross-functional groups targeted on the supply of latest or present tasks. Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to make sure the environment friendly operation of the Nation Workplace. Oversees the CO shared companies platform. The shared companies platform in Nigeria embody: human assets, procurement, contracts administration companies (CMS), finance, enterprise companies (services, travels/logistics, storage/warehousing, communication, utilities, and so on.), administration, info know-how (IT), safety and compliance.
  • Coordination with all tasks current in Nigeria; oversight of all FHI 360 actions. Planning for workplace measurement and staffing modifications and making certain finest shared companies worth to purchasers and donors. Leads the CO’s drives for excellence in technical efficiency, innovation, studying and development.
  • Robust candidates may have expertise in management and administration of worldwide NGOs. Expertise will embody managing various employees, together with expatriates, a number of in-country places, and demonstrated capacity to encourage and lead a big employees. Good understanding of the native contexts related to numerous elements of Nigeria in addition to good relationships with high-level officers within the Nigerian authorities, the personal sector, and worldwide donor group in Nigeria. Nationwide locals solely.

Accountabilities

  • Offers management, ensures high quality and oversees all firm operations within the Nation
  • Manages undertaking portfolio as detailed above
  • Accountable for total imaginative and prescient of Nigeria Portfolio together with tasks managed by different COPs/undertaking administrators.
  • Oversees operation features of Nation Workplace/sub places of work, together with inside the areas of administration, finance, contracts and grants, safety, authorized and human assets to make sure the workplace and tasks managed inside the workplace are compliant with firm insurance policies and procedures.
  • Ensures technical oversight and high quality assurance for tasks through which the Nation Director can be designated undertaking Director and/or COP or coordinates with main technical supervisor inside the acceptable sector(s) to make sure this technical oversight and help
  • Coordinates a matrixed administration method to capability constructing, help and oversight of shared companies employees, and program/technical employees in particularly designated tasks.
  • Offers operational help to international or regional tasks with programs, expertise and assets to make sure the standard of the nation portfolio
  • Develops and screens panorama evaluation, strategic plans, proposals, protocols, papers, reviews, and price range to attain undertaking and firm objectives
  • Manages employees with coaching and operational procedures to attain strategic objectives of the undertaking and the corporate.
  • Ensures expertise growth and teambuilding
  • Establishes, serves and maintains partnerships with inside and exterior stakeholders on undertaking issues
  • Ensures a harmonized enterprise companies platform on the nation stage
  • As chief of security and safety for FHI360 operations within the nation, ensures safety and security of all FHI360 operations, employees, consultants and associated property within the nation.
  • Offers route to the general management and administration workforce in Nigeria, particularly as regards strategic program route, managed development and compliance with group insurance policies and procedures and donor rules.
  • Manages, implements, and screens programs, companies, and employees for shared companies, inside undertaking budgets to attain monetary, administrative and programmatic objectives.
  • Offers well timed and correct monetary and programmatic reviews to firm administration and donors as required.
  • Prepares and screens authorized budgets for shared companies and Nation managed tasks.
  • Approves and manages all expenditures referring to G&A budgets.
  • Offers technical help by evaluation or writing of proposals, protocols, papers, reviews to make sure accuracy and appropriateness.
  • Recruits, orients and supervises (Division/unit Administrators) to help nation applications and make sure the completion of technical, programmatic, monetary, and useful resource growth wants are met and achieved.
  • Offers supportive steerage and supervision to Technical and Program employees, and Managers who’re charged to implement applications inside the assigned space of experience.
  • Collaborates with Operations and cross-functional teams on issues regarding employees growth that leverages worldwide employees to mentor native employees, in order to keep up undertaking accountability and scale within the quick time period and quick monitor capability constructing for the long run.

Schooling

  • Grasp’s Diploma or its Worldwide Equal – Information/Data Providers, Communications, Schooling, Setting, Well being, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences Worldwide Improvement, Human Improvement or Associated Area.

Expertise:

  • Sometimes requires a minimal of 12 years with undertaking administration expertise.
  • Demonstrated expertise in sector-specific multi-sector undertaking administration and implementation.
  • Demonstrated strategic planning, employees growth and capability constructing expertise.
  • Demonstrated expertise in main and managing complicated tasks which can be strategic in nature and nationwide/worldwide in scope.
  • Should be capable of learn, write, and converse fluent English; fluent in host nation language(s).
  • Expertise working in difficult environments.
  • Expertise working in a non-governmental group (NGO).

Utilized Information & Expertise:

  • Complete data of theories, ideas, and practices in undertaking administration, course of growth and execution.
  • Wonderful and demonstrated public relations, coverage, illustration, and diplomacy expertise required.
  • Wonderful oral and written communication expertise.
  • Robust consultative and negotiation expertise
  • Robust essential considering and problem-solving expertise to strategize, plan and handle assets for profitable completion of tasks
  • Capability to encourage, affect and collaborate with others
  • Capability to construct optimistic native working relationships with native communities, native/state/federal authorities officers, the personal sector, UN and different multilateral our bodies and donor representatives.
  • Deep data of budgeting, monetary administration, human assets and compliance insurance policies and finest practices
  • Capability to investigate and set up efficient and supportive cross- program coordination, organizational procedures, and administration programs.
  • Discretion on authorized and HR points; level of contact for authorized counsel in nation
  • Visionary management expertise, with revolutionary and mission-driven methods at coronary heart
  • Proactive communication with HQ

Downside Fixing & Impression:

  • Choices and actions have a big influence on administration and operations.
  • Issues encountered are reasonable to complicated and extremely diversified.
  • Workouts judgment to fulfill enterprise methods and develops aims that align with organizational aim and company administration priorities.

Software Closing Date

Not Specified.

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