Job Profile: This position will provide leadership and managerial oversight for the administrative, programmatic, technical, research and operational aspects of the grant in Taraba state. S/he will oversee the day-to-day implementation of the grant and will be accountable for the effective financial and operational management including planning project activities, estimate time and financial commitments.
The Project Team Lead is accountable for delivering State-level activities in Taraba to the agreed project implementation plan. S/he will be responsible for monitoring and reporting on the project’s progress with timely delivery, outputs actual spend, quality, and results as compared to the original plans and the project proposal. S/he will manage issues and make recommendations on how to adjust or reallocate resources to accommodate changes and respond to challenges. S/he will also be responsible for effective stakeholder relationship management, including developing and maintaining strong working relationships with the donor, government and partner agencies, operating in the State and federal level.
Skills and competencies:The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, organizational, and cross-cultural skills. Demonstrated ability to manage consortium team performance, a high level of creativity and innovation, ability to perform and prioritize a variety of tasks on short notice within designated deadlines and able to maintain efficiency in a fast-paced work environment.