Regional Project Manager - WATIH
Tetra Tech Company
Nigeria
16d ago
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  • Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, program management, construction management, and technical services.

    The Company supports government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

    With 16,000 associates worldwide, Tetra Tech's capabilities span the entire project life cycle.

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    Position Description / Summary

    The Communications & Outreach Specialist will be responsible for the development, management, continuous improvement and expansion of the outreach and communications function on the project, and design, implement and adjust a large, regional and / or multi-

    country communications and outreach campaign to a variety of stakeholders.

    Responsibilities

  • Develop a comprehensive communications and outreach plan;Develop materials and other media to disseminate information to the media, project partners and stakeholders, and MCC;
  • Contribute to program reports;Conduct special research on issues deemed important to the projectProvide technical advice and support to the Chief of Party and MEL Director on communications quality and compliance to USAID branding and marking requirements.

    Build capacity among staff, partners and other stakeholders around information product development.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Psychology or related discipline;Experience in training and facilitation; ability to engage with multiple stakeholders;
  • media material developmentsAt least 10 years’ experience related to media development and communications;Experience using social media and creatively adapting technologies to lead successful mass communication campaigns;
  • Ability to travel regionally;Demonstrated ability to develop and lead effective public outreach campaigns; demonstrated ability to work with multi-

  • disciplinary teams; experience developing and adapting multi-media messages for a diverse range of stakeholders; demonstrated ability to train and build capacity for advocacy;
  • Fluency in both French and English;Experience working in West Africa, Nigeria experience preferred.

    Position Description / Summary

    Working under the overall direction of the Chief of Party (COP) and in coordination with activity technical staff, including a grants management unit, the DFA will have the primary responsibility of assisting the COP in Activity implementation through supervision of financial, administrative, compliance, procurement, grants management, monitoring and evaluation, and communications.

    The DFA will also provide coordination and support across activity IRs, as directed by the COP.

    Responsibilities

  • Supervise the multi-country administration and finance team, including human resources and compliance requirements;Serve as primary liaison to the home office on admin, finance, HR, and compliance related needs;
  • Coordinate and support timely administrative close-out actions;Review vouchers for COP final approval;Assist the COP and the HO Project Management Team (PMT) in preparing local operational budget projections;
  • Approve financial requests and / or sign liquidations in the absence of and when authorized by the COP;Lead efforts to produce drafts of major contract written deliverables including work plans, success stories, and weekly, quarterly and annual reports for COP finalization;
  • Coordinate with other USAID and donor projects in support of the COP and technical teams;Supervise and manage grants activities, progress, milestone achievements, and quality control of grantee work;
  • Coordinate with technical team oversight of grants and subcontracts and sign off on the acceptance of deliverables;Facilitate collaboration and planning between the technical teams and the Admin / Finance team to develop and regularly update annual local procurement plans for goods and services.

    Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline such as administration or international development. A Master’s degree is desirable;
  • 8+ years of experience managing USAID projects with increasing responsibility;Report writing skills demonstrated through high quality contributions to work plans and progress reports;
  • Successful track record in a supervisory role and in providing feedback and guidance to technical and administration personnel;
  • Demonstrated capacity to work in a fast-paced context and across cultures;Experience with compliance and administration associated with grants under contract activities and processes;
  • Fluency in both French and English is a plus;Experience working in West Africa, Nigeria experience is preferable. (adsbygoogle ).push( );
  • Position Description / Summary

    The Grants Assistant will support the Lead Grants Manager and wider finance and administration in the design, development, and oversight of grants management policies, procedures, and practices.

    Responsibilities

  • Manage a portfolio of program grants, provide administrative support to grantees, maintain grant records and prepare all modifications to resolve various application issues for grant funds;
  • Prepare and maintain a database of grant records and prepare reports to maintain track of all grants activities.Communicate potential trouble spots to Grants team as necessary and suggest remediation;
  • Prepare appropriate reports for all donors and ensure work within deadline and ensure compliance for all grants.Attend internal meetings with departments and external meetings with donors, as needed;
  • Support Grants Unit in HQ and Field Offices with administrative tasks related to compliance, generating grant documents, and emailing grant agreements and grant checks;
  • Work to enhance and improve grants management processes and increase efficiencies.

    Requirements

    A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or another relevant field;At least 3 years’ experience supporting operations of grant programs.

  • Prior experience with USAID-funded grant management initiatives, or other donor-funded projects preferred;Ability to assess whether grantees provide appropriate leverage, including own resources and capital, outside equity, and lines of credit;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with technical and finance teams in the design, implementation, oversight and closeout of individual grants;
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment. In addition, must be flexible, willing to perform other duties and work irregular hours;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including patience, diplomacy, willingness to listen and respect for colleagues;Experience working in West Africa.

    Nigeria experience preferred.

    Summary

    Tetra Tech International Development Services headquartered in Arlington, VA is currently seeking applications from qualified Environmental Compliance Specialists to provide support to a $86-

    96 million, USAID-funded Trade and Investment Hub Activity in West Africa.The purpose of the Activity is to improve the competitiveness of West African farmers and firms.

    This will be accomplished by increasing productivity, market participation, investment and adoption of improved technologies.

    USAID defines agriculture competitiveness as the ability of a farm, firm, sector, or country to sell and provide goods and services in a given market -

    in relation to the ability and performance of other farms, firms, sectors or countries in the same market.

    Position Description / Summary

    The Environmental Compliance Specialist will support the COP and home office management team within the areas of environmental compliance following USAID regulations.

    Responsibilities

  • Gathers information as a member of environmental impact assessment teams, and assists with report writing;Helps prepare Environmental Screening Forms (ESFs), Environmental Review Reports (ERRs), Environmental Mitigation and Monitoring Plans (EMMPs) and other related reports for project activities;
  • Conducts environmental monitoring in support of EMMP implementation.

    Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree or higher in Natural Resources Management, Environmental Sciences, Geographic Information Systems, or related field;
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in environmental compliance of USAID-funded programs, including experience supporting overseas projects;
  • Experience in conducting health and social impact assessments;Excellent technical and working knowledge of environmental impacts concerning agriculture and economic development;
  • Experience in the use of environmental monitoring technology and tools such as GIS and / or remote environmental tracking devices is preferred;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, including ability to communicate complex issues to a wide range of audiences;
  • Familiarity with USAID requirements, processes, and reporting procedures;Ability to travel frequently (25-50%), conduct environmental monitoring in the field, and work under tight deadlines;
  • Experience working on international development projects with an agriculture, agribusiness or trade focus;Ability to work in a multicultural environment in an international setting;
  • Experience working in West Africa. Nigeria experience preferred;Fluency in both French and English.

    Position Description / Summary

    The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist works under the direction of MEL director and supports the MEL activities of the project.

    The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist ensures the quality, integrity and security of project-generated data.The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist leads formulation, implementation and updates of the project Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan in collaboration with the MEL director and cross-

    cutting team.The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will be responsible for ensuring successful Data Quality Assessment(s), evaluations, other audits and is responsible for the timeliness of all project deliverables.

    Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the MEL Director, communications and technical team members on annual planning, definition of outputs, outcomes and results and coordinate the preparation of quarterly and annual reports;
  • Ensure compliance with the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan (MELP) and rigorous review and update of the MELP each year;
  • Ensure data quality, rigor and relevance for all approved indicators and preparation / validation of detailed indicator reference sheetsSupport formulation and implementation of project-

    level learning and adaptation efforts;Support creative and high-quality project communications;Support staff, partners and grantees in collecting, reporting, and verifying that data and indicators meet Tetra Tech and USAID quality standards.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field, Master’s Degree highly preferred;At least five years of leadership of monitoring and evaluation tasks and teams;
  • Demonstrated ability to make recommendations and provide guidance to senior management through holistic analysis;Experience with organizational development, performance management strongly preferred;
  • Demonstrated ability to generate creative and impactful data displays preferred;French language skills a plus;Experience working in West Africa, Nigeria experience preferred.

    Job Description

    Tetra Tech International Development Services headquartered in Arlington, VA is currently seeking applications from qualified Project Managers to provide leadership to a $86-

    96 million, USAID-funded Trade and Investment Hub Activity in West Africa.The purpose of the Activity is to improve the competitiveness of West African farmers and firms.

    This will be accomplished by increasing productivity, market participation, investment and adoption of improved technologies.

    USAID defines agriculture competitiveness as the ability of a farm, firm, sector, or country to sell and provide goods and services in a given market in relation to the ability and performance of other farms, firms, sectors or countries in the same market.

    Position Description / Summary

    The regional Project Manager will oversee all activities for the Sahel and Abidjan office. S / he will be responsible for supporting all program activities in those offices as well as other regional grant initiatives and trade integration work that occurs in the region.

    Responsibilities

  • Monitoring and maintaining compliance with head / prime contract;Ensuring company policies for financial management are implemented and are compliant with client rules and regulations;
  • Overseeing and identify grants opportunities in collaboration with program staffProviding continuity of operations in field locations, assuring strong programmatic presence, representing the program in those locationsReporting on overall progress against agreed targets, milestones, outputs and activities for your activities;
  • Overseeing all staffing and administration of program offices, including STTA needs;Monitoring project expenditure against budgets and forecasts;
  • Managing any contract amendments as required;Ensuring quality of delivery in each project though monthly management reports, risk assessments, internal project reviews, M&E quality assurance and client deliverables.

    Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Agribusiness or another related field;Seven (7) years of experience managing USAID projects, ideally within the agriculture and trade sectors in West Africa;
  • Strong financial acumen with ability to independently manage invoices, budgets and forecasts;Ability to develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Fluency in French;Strong knowledge of region, experience in West Africa and the Sahel.

    Job Description

    Tetra Tech International Development Services headquartered in Arlington, VA is currently seeking applications from qualified Monitoring, Evaluation and Leaning (MEL) candidates to provide leadership to a $86-

    96 million, USAID-funded Trade and Investment Hub Activity in West Africa.The purpose of the Activity is to improve the competitiveness of West African farmers and firms.

    This will be accomplished by increasing productivity, market participation, investment and adoption of improved technologies.

    USAID defines agriculture competitiveness as the ability of a farm, firm, sector, or country to sell and provide goods and services in a given market in relation to the ability and performance of other farms, firms, sectors or countries in the same market.

    Position Description / Responsibilities

    The MEL Director provides the strategic guidance, vision, and management for successful monitoring and evaluation of the activity.

    This individual works closely with MEL staff and ensures the strategic and functional integration of all MEL activities as well as active collaboration with donors, other implementers, and local counterparts.

    The Director oversees MEL activities, provides technical direction and support, and ensures results for contract activities.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Social Science, International Development, Evaluation Research, Statistics, Economics, or a related field;
  • Progressively responsible experience in designing, managing and implementing results-based MEL activities;Technical skills in analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, with excellent organizational, oral and written communications skills in English;
  • Extensive knowledge of reporting procedures, best practices, guidelines, and tools for monitoring, evaluation and learning, including impact evaluation;
  • Supervisory skills, and ability to work well on a team;Proficient in Microsoft programs, , Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc., and the ability to use various commercially available statistical software programs;
  • familiarity with GIS technologies in monitoring and reporting;Experience managing complex M&E programming across multiple country offices;
  • Fluency in French preferred;Experience working in West Africa, Nigeria experience preferred.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

    Note

    To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the on-line process : Cover LetterCV in reverse chronological format Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and / or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration.

    Please indicate where you saw Tetra Tech’s ad posted.Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered.

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