Program Quality Director at PACT Nigeria
Abuja, Capital Federal, ng
6d ago
source : Ecadoo

Position Summary Reporting to the Country Director the Program Quality Director will have a significant role in monitoring and guiding deliverables across projects nbsp The successful candidate will be responsible for the timely and effective implementation of selected projects in Nigeria through mentoring and oversight of individual Project Directors ensuring that program activities reflect the best available evidence based on measurable outcomes nbsp The Program Quality Director will foster integration synergy and cross learning among multiple programs and provide technical guidance and quality assurance in the development adaptation and implementation of project activities Specific responsibilities include programmatic management technical and team management and oversight of programmatic financial and M amp E management and reporting The Program Quality Director will be heavily involved in new business efforts including writing and reviewing proposals and support the Country Director with interacting and representing the Pact West Africa office to the international development community government and other stakeholders in the region nbsp Duration 9 months with possibility of extension Key Responsibilities Technical and Management oversight of health projects 50 Provide technical and management support to all Pact Nigeria projects including through direct supervision Projects Directors Introduce quality assurance standards and guidelines for the design and implementation of interventions Conduct regular technical supervision and monitoring visits to project implantation sites ascertain progress identify delays and problems if any and recommend solutions Support the Project Directors in coordinating the timely deployment of financial and human resources across all support departments for program success and attainment of desired results indicators Regularly report on project status to the Country Director and Pact DC portfolio team Develop synergies among all Pact programs and ensure linkages between the Programs MERL Capacity Development Grants Operations and Finance teams Monitoring and Evaluation 25 Ensure that the monitoring systems meet the requirements of the donor and that performance results can be used for continuous improvement Strengthen staff capacity in qualitative and quantitative monitoring and evaluation tools through comprehensive staff training and coaching Provide support to all projects with its data management and development of tools and processes Establish and manage a database to track progress towards meeting project goals and objectives Adapt existing Pact Nigeria monitoring tools as well as propose new ways of measuring change through the use of both quantitative and qualitative data collection tools analysis of secondary data and where appropriate remote monitoring techniques Thought leadership Coordination and New Business Development 25 Actively participate within the Senior Management Team Actively provide in depth solutions to programmatic and technical issues Support the Country Director as requested with country level and organization wide initiatives Ensure strong cooperation and collaboration with partners donors government and other key stakeholders as a base for building maintaining expanding a sustainable and technically sound country program Participate actively in technical meeting and national working groups task force Coordination with appropriate external stakeholders in all aspects of project planning monitoring and implementation Contribute to proposal development efforts through drafting or reviewing proposal sections in cooperation with the Country Director and Opportunity Development Team Perform other duties assigned Basic Requirements Master rsquo s degree in public health international development or related field Minimum of eight 8 years of relevant experience in providing technical leadership managing and implementing development programs Excellent written and oral communication skills Experience developing and monitoring budgets Extensive knowledge of civil society NGO sector and development challenges in Nigeria Excellent computer skills experience with Excel PowerPoint and Word Ability to summarize generalize and make predictions from large data sets Proven experience in supervising and mentoring managerial staff Strong interpersonal negotiating conflict resolution and team building skills Demonstrated experienced in strategic planning and design of development projects Preferred Qualifications Technical knowledge and expertise in one or more of the following areas Governance Livelihoods Artisanal Mining MNCH HIV AIDS prevention HSS Capacity development or nbsp quality improvement of clinical services Experience with statistical packages including Epi Info Epi Data SPSS Access DHIS SQL and any other statistical packages Experience managing large projects funded by USAID DFID the World Bank or European Union Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race color religion sex national origin political affiliation sexual orientation gender identity marital status disability genetic information age membership in an employee organization or other non merit factors Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

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