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Job Title: Senior Services Delivery Specialist
The SSDS is responsible for the design, direction, and implementation of the Service Improvement component and program activities.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Work with other units to ensure compatibility and consistency across the technical components.
Coordinate with other USG assisted programs to find areas of complementarity
Contribute to and assist with LG and CSOs assessment activities
Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to design and deliver training to local government officials and members of civil society organizations
Provide final written and verbal reports on program activities as at when due
Coordinate data collection, information dissemination, training and other program activities with Local Government Coordinators, Communications Manager
Anticipate program needs, making and following recommendations
Collaborate with M&E to ensure monitoring is consistent with required results and provide written and verbal feedback to program management staff as needed
Attend meetings and represent the project on technical issues with, to implementing partners, development partners, and stakeholders
Assist LEAD financial managers to ensure that timelines and budgets, financial disbursements for project implementation activities align
Ensure quality supervision and mentoring for Junior Specialists and Local Government Coordinators on service delivery activities
Ensure timely preparation of cost-share information on activities with Government partners of the Project
Other duties as assigned by the leadership of the Project.
Required Experience, Skills and Qualifications
Bachelors' degree and 10 years or MA degree plus 6 years’ experience
Degree in political science, public administration, international relations, development studies or related fields
Experience in northern Nigeria preferred
Fluency in Hausa language an added advantage
Excellent technical and managerial skills
Excellent communication verbal and written and interpersonal skills
Excellent team player who works well independently
Interested Candidates should send CV to firstname.lastname@example.org