Director of Operations, Nigeria Livestock at ACDI / VOCA

Job Title: Director of Operations, Nigeria Livestock | ACDI/VOCA | Location: Abuja | Employment Type: Long-term

Overview

  • ACDI/VOCA is seeking a Director of Operations for an anticipated livestock program in Nigeria funded by USAID.
  • The Activity will explore practical, cost effective, and multi-stakeholder adaptation solutions to improve livelihoods of poor and vulnerable communities in target states.
  • The Director of Operations will be expected to provide administrative management, including ensuring that interventions comply with USAID and Nigerian laws.
  • The program is anticipated to start in late December 2022, and this position will be based in Nigeria.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and refine operational systems and processes
  • Maintain communications with the Chief of Party and Deputy Chief of Party to understand the program’s operational needs and status, so as to serve as a point of contact for operations information
  • Provide direction and guidance to staff on program compliance agreement as well as related ACDI/VOCA policies and USAID regulations
  • Manage and track the program’s requests to ACDI/VOCA’s contracts office to ensure an efficient and productive process
  • Oversee and manage Finance, HR, Accounting, Procurement, Grants and Security components of project operations
  • Ensure a smooth functioning of program activities including support for field office/program set-up and close-out, ongoing operations, and staff and consultant travel
  • Oversee the establishment and closing of field office operations and the training of field office operations staff to monitor field-based vendor performance

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, or relevant field is required; Master’s Degree is desired
  • 7 years of experience in a senior management position, providing oversight and management systems development
  • Knowledge of and experience with USAID and/or other international donor programs’ rules and regulations is required
  • Strong written communication skills required, with a demonstrated ability to write reports in a clear, concise, and well-organized manner
  • Fluency in English (written and oral) is required; knowledge of regional languages is a plus.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Nigerian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • The applications will be reviewed promptly upon receipt, only finalists will be contacted.
  • ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.
  • ACDI/VOCA will never request payment or charge a fee to apply for any position.

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