Vacancies at Improvement Alternate options Integrated (DAI)

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Improvement Alternate options Integrated (DAI) is a global improvement firm. For greater than 45 years, we have now labored on the frontlines of worldwide improvement, tackling basic social and financial improvement issues attributable to inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. Presently, DAI is delivering outcomes that matter in some 80 nations.

Our improvement options flip concepts into influence by bringing collectively contemporary mixtures of experience and innovation throughout a number of disciplines. Our shoppers embody worldwide improvement businesses, worldwide lending establishments, personal firms and philanthropies, and nationwide governments.

We recruiting to fill the place under:

 

 

 

Job Title: LGA Coordinator

Areas: Adamawa, Bauchi, Ebonyi, Gombe, Sokoto
Begin Date: January 2020 – August 2025

Background
The aim of the five-year (2020-2025) “State Accountability, Transparency and Effectiveness” (“State2State”) Exercise is to extend the accountability, transparency and effectiveness of chosen state and native governments (LGAs) in Nigeria. This will likely be achieved by: strengthening governance programs (with a concentrate on public monetary administration [PFM] and procurement, in addition to monitoring and analysis) associated to the supply of companies in key sectors (primary schooling, main well being care, and water, sanitation and hygiene [WASH]); rising authorities responsiveness to citizen wants and priorities; and enhancing authorities and civil society capability to handle battle (by work on prevention, mitigation and reconciliation with the identical sectoral companions, not stand-alone help to the police or judiciary)

State2State will obtain this function by facilitating the strengthening of subnational governance programs in a sustainable method, supporting the efforts of native reformers and constructing on locally-derived options together with, to the extent doable, reforms already working in different components of Nigeria.

Place Goals:

  • The LGA Coordinators will help the implementation of all points of State2State on the LGA Stage.
  • They are going to individually present help to their respective LGA Managers actions and guarantee related LGA interventions throughout the state.

Duties

  • The LGA Coordinators will work with accomplice LGAs utilizing our State-LGA Interface Evaluation Device to determine formal and casual relationships governing subnational governance – and assist choose LGAs, contemplating these with the strongest IGR efficiency potential and the capability for sustained service enhancements.
  • The LGA Coordinators will apply the Native Authorities Efficiency Index (LGPI) as a baseline for LGA capability and to determine State2State interventions; help in strengthening LGA budgeting and planning procedures and procurement processes whereas adapting present citizen guides to the price range and co-create CSO grants to boost price range literacy; will work with native companions to mitigate battle by utilizing grants to forge partnerships between state, LGA establishments and CSOs to help participatory mechanisms for dialogue on price range priorities.
  • The incumbents will present coaching and mentoring to LGA finance and administration employees on creating programs for extra rigorous controls on LGA expenditures; will help the event of a medium-term income technique and a complete evaluation and replace of state price constructions.
  • S / he’ll help the initiatives service supply by working with the M&E workforce to determine KPIs that movement all the way down to the LGA degree on well being, schooling, and WASH amenities; monitor enhancements on the LGA ranges in all areas of governance together with auditing, budgeting and planning, and procurement processes; whereas the State groups harness reforms throughout the states, the LGA Coordinators will lengthen the push for reforms to the native degree and can spend at the very least a day to every week of their state workplaces, touring to LGAs to work out of LGA workplaces.
  • Reporting: The LGA Coordinators will report back to the LGA Managers.

Minimal Necessities

  • A related diploma or HND in Social Sciences, Improvement Research, and so on.
  • At the least 5 (5) years of demonstrated expertise in native authorities work within the profitable implementation of worldwide improvement actions, with desire given to governance actions underneath a USG instrument, associated to technical space of the place.
  • A capability to handle relationships and a sound understanding of institutional change in complicated environments;
  • Versatile, means to work each as a person and as a workforce member and underneath stress in what is usually a harsh setting
  • Good planning, organizational and negotiation expertise
  • Glorious written and spoken communication expertise
  • A logical strategy to fixing issues
  • Fundamental laptop expertise significantly Microsoft Workplace
  • Fluency in English, Hausa and / or different native languages is required
  • Capacity to speak successfully with a wide range of audiences together with LGA employees, and neighborhood leaders;
  • A superb understanding of economic and technical supply, monitoring and analysis of program influence and reporting in opposition to outcomes;
  • Demonstrates glorious mission administration expertise to agreed timescales (timelines, targets, donor necessities)
  • A broad vary of expertise together with logistics, coaching and capability constructing means
  • An understanding of, and dedication to, equal alternative service supply.

 

 

Job Title: Finance & Administrative Specialist

Areas: Adamawa, Bauchi , Ebonyi, Gombe, Sokoto
Begin date: December 2020 – August 2025

Background

  • The aim of the five-year (2020-2025) “State Accountability, Transparency and Effectiveness” (“State2State”) Exercise is to extend the accountability, transparency and effectiveness of chosen state and native governments (LGAs) in Nigeria. This will likely be achieved by: strengthening governance programs (with a concentrate on public monetary administration [PFM] and procurement, in addition to monitoring and analysis) associated to the supply of companies in key sectors (primary schooling, main well being care, and water, sanitation and hygiene [WASH]); rising authorities responsiveness to citizen wants and priorities; and enhancing authorities and civil society capability to handle battle (by work on prevention, mitigation and reconciliation with the identical sectoral companions, not stand-alone help to the police or judiciary).
  • State2State will obtain this function by facilitating the strengthening of subnational governance programs in a sustainable method, supporting the efforts of native reformers and constructing on locally-derived options together with, to the extent doable, reforms already working in different components of Nigeria.

Place Goals

  • The Finance & Administrative Specialist place will handle the State finance/accounting and administrative actions.

Duties

  • The Finance & Administrative Specialist will put together related studies; ensures that every one states transactions comply with DAI/USAID requirements, laws and insurance policies; Handle the states administration processes; collates monetary and technical studies; ensures well timed and correct monetary reporting, aligned with technical outcomes.
  • S/he will likely be accountable for offering the Senior Accounting Supervisor and the Accountant with the suitable monetary and working  data as vital; allocate mission funds among the many states varied program actions; work carefully with different departments within the state on issues involving accounting programs and monetary planning.
  • The incumbent will assist set up and keep satisfactory system controls to guard in opposition to monetary misstatement, in accordance with relevant authorities accounting and administrative laws; will help the Federal degree in coordinating the state annual and different monetary audits—together with preparation of supporting schedules and data—reply to auditor questions and consolidate report codecs; handle all banking actions together with withdrawals, deposits, and preparation of all financial institution funds and checks.
  • S/he’ll file all monetary transactions in Area Accounting System (FAS) on every day bases; ensures correct and well timed processing of invoices, advances and reimbursements, checks, and wire switch funds; add the bills into Oracle based mostly on DAI’s schedule; Performs month-to-month financial institution reconciliations and routinely displays checking account balances.
  • This position will work with the Accountant to approve and distribute journey advance quantities based mostly on S2S’s journey advance coverage; audits journey requests and expense studies for accuracy and compliance; follows procedures to make sure correct and well timed fee and reconciliation of journey advances, reimbursements for employees and accomplice journey; evaluations and displays excellent advances report by paying shut consideration to advances that haven’t been settled after 30 days of issuance.

Reporting:

  • The Finance & Administrative Specialist will report back to the State Staff Lead.

Line Administration:

  • The Finance & Administrative Specialist will supervise the Administrative Assistant and Drivers

Minimal Necessities

  • Bachelor’s diploma in Finance, Enterprise Administration, Public Administration, Economics, or different related area is required. A complicated diploma is most well-liked.
  • Sturdy coaching, communications, and personnel administration expertise.
  • Earlier supervisory expertise extremely most well-liked.
  • Sturdy oral and written communication expertise.
  • At the least eight years of expertise in finance and accounting. Earlier experiencing engaged on US Authorities funded initiatives extremely most well-liked.

 

Job Title: Gender and Social Inclusion (GESI) Specialist

Areas: Ebonyi, Gombe, Sokoto
Begin date: December 2020 – August 6, 2025

Background
The aim of the five-year (2020-2025) “State Accountability, Transparency and Effectiveness” (“State2State”) Exercise is to extend the accountability, transparency and effectiveness of chosen states and native governments (LGAs) in Nigeria. This will likely be achieved by: strengthening governance programs (with a concentrate on public monetary administration [PFM] and procurement, in addition to monitoring and analysis) associated to the supply of companies in key sectors (primary schooling, main well being care, and water, sanitation and hygiene [WASH]); rising authorities responsiveness to citizen wants and priorities; and enhancing authorities and civil society capability to handle battle (by work on prevention, mitigation and reconciliation with the identical sectoral companions, not stand-alone help to the police or judiciary). State2State will obtain this function by facilitating the strengthening of subnational governance programs in a sustainable method, supporting the efforts of native reformers and constructing on locally-derived options together with, to the extent doable, reforms already working in different components of Nigeria.

Place Goals:

  • The GESI Specialists will help the design and implementation of GESI advocacy, integration, and engagement actions in chosen States.

Duties

  • The GESI Specialists will collaborate with the GESI Advisor and accomplice organizations to make sure integration of GESI interventions into state-level program actions. Utilizing gender institutionalization strategies, GESI Specialists will collaborate on GESI assessments, exercise design, and implementation.
  • S/he will likely be accountable for integrating gender-based indicators into applications throughout key sectors. S/he will likely be concerned in guiding state-level Transformation Committees (TCs) in designing and operationalizing gender plans. GESI Specialists will discover how one can broaden ladies’s participation in TCs and can contribute to gender dimensions for every sector through which the mission works. S/he’ll contribute to measuring gender-related TC reform impacts.
  • They are going to assist states entry and translate Nigeria’s newest reform data to suit native circumstances. S/he will likely be accountable for gathering and sharing capacities and data with the GESI Advisor and with friends in different states.
  • S/he’ll contribute to program actions equivalent to gender budgeting coaching for finance ministries and civil society organizations (CSOs), and strengthening mechanisms for girls’s participation in price range, service supply, and coverage choices on the state and native authorities ranges. GESI Specialists will help accomplice establishments and CSOs to review the influence of governance and repair reforms on ladies.
  • They are going to construct the talents of girls’s teams to contribute to native authorities actions, present suggestions, and monitor follow-up.

Reporting:

  • The GESI Specialists will report back to the State Leads (Ebonyi, Gombe, Sokoto), and coordinate carefully with the GESI Advisor in the primary mission workplace in Bauchi.

Minimal Necessities

  • A related diploma in social sciences, gender research, improvement research, or related area required. Grasp’s diploma preferable.
  • Demonstrable expertise in integrating gender into governance applications
  • Sturdy talent set in reporting, monitoring and analysis
  • Glorious written and oral communication expertise
  • Laptop literacy in phrase processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software program (Microsoft Workplace)
  • Fluency in English, Hausa and/or different native languages is required
  • At the least 5 (5) years of demonstrated expertise in designing applicable interventions to satisfy mission targets in aiding ladies and the deprived
  • Acknowledged expertise in working for or with civil society to drive a reform agenda
  • Demonstrated efficient coaching, capability constructing and training expertise, networking, interpersonal expertise, artistic drawback fixing, battle, and moral administration expertise.

 

Apply
and certified candidates ought to ship their CV to: NigeriaGovernance@dai.com utilizing the “Job Title” as the topic of the e-mail.

Essential

  • Please record the title of the place and site you’re making use of for within the topic line of your electronic mail.
  • Ladies, individuals with disabilities and younger individuals are inspired to use

Essential Notes

  • The above statements are meant to explain the final nature and degree of labor to be carried out by individuals assigned to this job.
    They don’t seem to be to be construed as an exhaustive record of all duties, duties and expertise required of personnel so categorized.
    All personnel could also be required to carry out different duties along with these specified now and again, as wanted
    • We don’t cost any utility, processing, coaching, interviewing, testing or different price in reference to the applying or recruitment course of. Must you obtain a solicitation for the fee of a price, please disregard it. Moreover, please word that emblems, logos, names and addresses are simply copied and reproduced. Due to this fact, you’re suggested to use specific care when submitting private data on the internet
    • We’re an equal alternative employer and worth range inclusion. We don’t discriminate on grounds of color, race, nationality, faith, age, ethnic origin, incapacity, gender, marital standing, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
    • Our individuals are all equally gifted in distinctive methods: we come from various traditions, private experiences and factors of view. And we need to embody yours, Are you able to encourage us together with your concepts?
    • We encourage all candidates to use and doesn’t apply any discrimination in any recruitment course of.
    • Purposes submitted after the deadline is not going to be thought of.
    • Because of the urgency of the place, we have now the appropriate to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile earlier than the above deadline
    • Solely certified candidates will likely be invited for interview

Software Deadline  4th December, 2020.

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