FHI 360 is recruiting for fulltime Project Director- RANA.
The Project Director will be responsible for overall coordination of technical, programmatic and financial management responsibilities on the project.
S / He will be the primary liaison with UNICEF and / or any future funder, government and other high-level partners, providing frequent updates on project performance.
S / He will manage the day to day activities of the project country office, as well as overall management, coordination, and oversight of the project across states.
S / He will also work closely with the project team to set the technical vision for the entire project, with specific attention to meeting set goals based on project design and work plan and will also directly oversee the state team leads, technical leads, and program / finance staff.
The Project Director will have final responsibility for ensuring that project implementation activities are carried out on time and on budget.
Min Required Experience :
Min Qualification : Bachelor's Degree / HND
Desired Courses : Not Specified
Other Requirements :
Qualifications and Requirements
Master's or Ph.D. in at least one of the following fields : Education with a specialty in Reading and Literacy Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Elementary Teacher Education, Education Policy, Linguistics, Gender or other relevant International Development field with bias towards education, gender and development is required
At least 10 years of experience in relevant management, supervisory, technical experience working with education programs / projects in a resource-limited setting
At least 5 of these years must be in a management / leadership position
At least 5 years of experience in the education sector in Sub-Saharan Africa, either in Nigeria or West Africa
Experience in education in conflict-affected, alternative, and rural settings
Fluency in Hausa language is an added advantage.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
Required professional proficiency and fluency in written and spoken English
Preferred proficiency in Hausa is preferred, but not required
Technical understanding of education issues in conflict-affected, alternative, and rural settings
Budgeting, financial management, and policies and procedures oversight experience
Demonstrated public relations and diplomacy skills required
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to build positive local working relationships with local communities, district government officials, UN and where appropriate, donor representatives
The following is a summary of fringe benefits provided by FHI 360 to eligible employees :
Core benefits :
Comprehensive medical plans (PPOs)
Group life and AD&D insurance
Health savings account
Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
Dependent life insurance
Business travel insurance
Supplemental personal accident insurance
Paid vacation, sick and parental leave
403(b) retirement plan
Other benefits (will vary depending on work location) :
Public transportation program
On-site fitness center
Local credit union membership
Health and wellness program
Employee assistance program
Qualified tuition programs (529 plans)
Legal assistance plan
The above job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.
This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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