Author Topic: Pact Nigeria NGO Job & Career Opportunities: Technical Team Leader  (Read 3182 times)

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Pact seeks Technical Team Leader for an anticipated USAID HIV/AIDS Prevention program and an OVC program in Nigeria.

Title: Sr. Technical Advisor
Requisition Number: 11-0031
Location: Abuja

Position Summary:
•   As a senior manager in Nigeria, the Technical Team Leader (TTL) will work with his/her team to improve the technical and knowledge management of the HIV/AIDS Prevention or OVC program.
•   The main objective of this role is provide overall leadership, coordination and mentoring for Pact technical team as they support the programs and liaise with the administrative team.
•   S/he will work with staff and partners in Nigeria, Pact Africa and Pact headquarters in Pact’s Health sector.
•   The TTL will report to the Chief of Party of the HIV/AIDS Prevention or OVC program.
 
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
 
Leadership and Management:
•         To provide mentoring and coaching for Pact Nigeria staff on the technical team.
•         Coordinate the development, implementation and reporting on all work plans and reports of the technical team.
•         Review of performance reports.
 
Program and new business development:
•         Ensure Pact’s HIV/AIDS Prevention program meets the established goal and objectives and planned outputs and outcomes, and that these results are documented.
•         Build on existing body of analysis to inform programs as well as Pact contributions to sector consultative and coordination mechanisms.
•         Ensure that Pact continues to build programs based on strategic analysis of the Nigerian context.
•         Establish and maintain working relationships with the other technical departments in Nigeria as a base for building/maintaining/expanding a sustainable country and regional program.
•         Participate in Pact platform meetings as appropriate.
 
Knowledge Management:
•         Continue Pact’s practice of sound analysis.
•         Ensure that the most updated information regarding the programs is shared via the designated mechanisms: any databases, the web page and the monthly highlights report.
•         Facilitate and/or participate in learning communities and task forces.
•         Document methodologies and results that can inform the wider Pact community (such as evaluation documents, consultant reports, workshop reports, etc.). Share and promote these resources through a variety of means (including e-mail, brownbags, etc.).
•         Review relevant reports, evaluations, and other internal and external resources (including the tacit knowledge of individuals) as necessary to utilize Pact expertise and experience for improving program implementation.
•         Ensure a response to information requests from colleagues and HQ in a timely manner.
 
Other
•         Perform other duties as assigned.
•         Perform all work safely and maintain a safe working environment.

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Pact Nigeria NGO Job & Career Opportunities: Technical Team Leader

Qualifications:
•         Strong demonstrated program management and oversight experience.
•         Strong understanding of HIV/AIDS or OVC programming and implementation.
•         Solid understanding of MERL and Knowledge Management.
•         A good team player, leader and mentor.
•         Vision for Pact’s organizational mandate.
•         Ability and sensitivity to interact effectively cross-culturally.
•         Fluency in English and good writing skills.
•         Knowledge of local languages a plus.
•         Ability and availability to periodically travel in country to visit projects and programs, and occasionally travel out of country.
•         Excellent oral and written communications skills.
•         Ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks.
•         Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and database skills.
•         Nigerian candidates encouraged.
 
Education and Experience Requirements:
•         Masters degree in relevant field – international development, public health.
•         Minimum eight years of work experience in international development, of which at least three years field experience in development and health or OVC work.
•         Senior and sustained experience in HIV/AIDS or OVC projects.

For more information and application: Pact Nigeria NGO Job Vacancies and Career Opportunies.

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