USAID Nigeria State Accountability, Transparency and Effectiveness (State2State) Activity
Scope of Work
Title : Technical Director Public Financial Management (PFM)
Location : Abuja, Nigeria with frequent travel, up to 75% of work time, to core states (Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Ebonyi, Gombe, Sokoto), and other locations as needed.
The purpose of the five-year (2020-2025) State Accountability, Transparency and Effectiveness ( State2State ) Activity is to increase the accountability, transparency, and effectiveness of governance in selected state and local governments (LGAs) in Nigeria.
From the project main office in Bauchi, State2State is currently working in the following six core states, along with a small project component at the national / federal level : Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Ebonyi, Gombe and Sokoto.
There may be expansion to additional states, pending programmatic considerations. State2State’s overall purpose will be achieved by supporting three mutually supportive development objectives :
State2State will strengthen subnational governance systems in a sustainable manner, supporting the efforts of local reformers and building on locally derived solutions including, to the extent possible, good practices and reforms that are already working well in other parts of Nigeria.
Position Objectives :
The Technical Director PFM will have both a technical leadership and activity management role, leading and ensuring high-quality and timely implementation of PFM technical activities across the project states.
S / he will provide technical leadership to PFM specialists based in the core states as well as intermittent consultants in specialist areas of PFM, and travel to state offices to engage with stakeholders and State2State teams, working closely with state government structures through which technical assistance is closely coordinated.
Working together with the state-based teams and technical advisors, the Technical Director will provide technical leadership to PFM technical assistance to beneficiary states, and this support will include new perspectives and approaches that are aligned with good practices and cross-cutting lenses such as gender, equity, and social inclusion (GESI), and conflict management.
Ongoing and prospective areas of technical assistance that will be led, managed, or overseen by the Technical Director PFM include, but are not limited to, the following :
Reporting : The Technical Director Public Financial Management will report to the Chief of Party.
Minimum Requirements :
PhD / doctorate is ideal.
Previous experience designing and using Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) framework preferred.
conflict resolution and ethical management skills.
Note : This is a local hire position only for Nigerian Cooperating Country Nationals (CCNs).
Applications from women, people with disability and young people who meet the above qualifications are encouraged to apply.
Please click on the link to apply. This recruitment is open until the position is filled