Latest Vacancies at Winrock International [ 3 Positions ]

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Winrock International is a nonprofit group that works with people within the United States and around the globe to empower the disadvantages, improve financial alternative, and maintain pure assets. By linking native people and communities with new concepts and know-how. Winrock is rising long-term productiveness, fairness, and accountable useful resource administration to learn the poor and deprived of the world.

We are recruiting to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: Grants and Partnerships Director
Location:
Nigeria
Group: Agriculture & Volunteer Programs

Background

  • Winrock International works with people around the globe to extend financial alternative, maintain pure assets, and shield the setting. Winrock matches progressive approaches in agriculture, pure assets administration, clear vitality, and management growth with the distinctive wants of its companions.
  • Winrock is looking for a Grants and Partnerships Director for long-term project for a USAID funded undertaking that may assist agriculture extension & advisory companies in Nigeria. The undertaking will improve smallholder farmers’ productiveness, incomes, and family diet standing in seven Feed the Future (FTF) focus states throughout 4 geographic zones in Nigeria (Kebbi, Niger, Kaduna, Benue, Ebonyi, Cross-River, and Delta) via strengthening sustainable agricultural extension and advisory companies. The undertaking will significantly deal with aquaculture, cowpea, maize, rice, and soybean worth chains.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide general administration, management, and oversight to all facets of grant funding together with pre-awards assessments, awards, implementation, subrecipient monitoring and analysis, and remaining disposition and close-outs.
  • Develop and implement program’s grant technique and in session with program workers and stakeholders establish and prioritize funding alternatives via socio-economic evaluation.
  • Develop grant fund communication and monitoring technique.
  • Through the grant fund, develop mechanisms to facilitate personal sector engagement and funding amongst numerous ranges of goal worth chains.
  • Prepare and supervise related work plans, monetary, logistical and different reporting paperwork in compliance with funding agreements.
  • Develop methods and assist staff efforts to observe, observe and report associated grants fund administration and audit suggestions.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Education: B.S. or equal University Degree in Finance, Business Administration, or associated discipline.

Experience:
The splendid candidate may have the next expertise:

  • Degree in enterprise, accounting, economics, public administration, or a associated discipline
  • A minimal of seven (7) years of progressively accountable skilled expertise
  • A minimal of 5 (5) years grants and contracts expertise required
  • Financial administration abilities and expertise
  • Demonstrated expertise in main sub award solicitation, choice, awarding, monitoring and closeout of a big grants program
  • USAID grant making expertise is required
  • Demonstrated skill to work collaboratively with institutional and personal sector companions and stakeholders.
  • Experience in conducting due diligence assessments within the type of pre-award assessments; monetary evaluations or audits; or another type of accountability assessments
  • Nigeria expertise required
  • Strong communication and English writing abilities. Preferred fluency in Hausa, Pidgin, or Yoruba desired
  • Demonstrated expertise in requesting grantees, awarding grants and managing and mentoring grantees for outcomes; Experience in conducting due diligence assessments within the type of pre-award surveys and danger assessments; monetary evaluations or audits; or another type of accountability assessments.

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Job Title: M & E Director
Location:
Nigeria
Group: Agriculture & Volunteer Programs

Background

  • Winrock International works with people around the globe to extend financial alternative, maintain pure assets, and shield the setting. Winrock matches progressive approaches in agriculture, pure assets administration, clear vitality, and management growth with the distinctive wants of its companions.
  • Winrock is looking for M&E Director for long-term project for a USAID funded undertaking that may assist agriculture extension & advisory companies in Nigeria.
  • The undertaking will improve smallholder farmers’ productiveness, incomes, and family diet standing in seven Feed the Future (FTF) focus states throughout 4 geographic zones in Nigeria (Kebbi, Niger, Kaduna, Benue, Ebonyi, Cross-River, and Delta) via strengthening sustainable agricultural extension and advisory companies. The undertaking will significantly deal with aquaculture, cowpea, maize, rice, and soybean worth chains.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide technical management for M&E to the undertaking staff to make sure USAID and Feed the Future M&E necessities are met on well timed foundation and guides knowledge assortment, administration of the information, and show of the outcomes. This consists of knowledge evaluation, reporting, and dissemination, and making certain compliance.
  • Develop environment friendly and correct knowledge assortment system that features environment friendly processes for gathering knowledge and making certain knowledge high quality.
  • Provide common oversight of the M&E database, utilizing it to trace progress and tendencies, generate studies per USAID necessities, and conduct knowledge high quality checks.
  • Design the undertaking’s Learning Agenda together with surveys, case research, and different instruments to guage undertaking impression, tendencies, and different learnings. Provide complete evaluation of studying outcomes to tell undertaking interventions.
  • Strengthen M&E capacities throughout the undertaking staff, together with however not restricted to creating coaching curriculum and overseeing coaching actions associated to knowledge assortment and reporting for discipline and accomplice workers
  • Develop decision-support instruments and efficiency suggestions mechanisms for undertaking managers, companions, and beneficiaries

Qualifications and Requriements
Education:

  • Master’s Degree that features substantial coursework in statistics and different analytical strategies, together with however not restricted to sociology, economics, and public coverage.

Experience:
The splendid candidate may have the next expertise:

  • At least 5 years of expertise managing monitoring methods for initiatives in Nigeria, USAID expertise most well-liked
  • Strategic thinker, able to understanding the “big picture” and figuring out detailed options
  • Experience utilizing knowledge to assist evidence-based decision-making
  • Experience with DevResults system extremely desired
  • Fully proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, MS Access
  • Experience engaged on an M&E staff and managing M&E workers
  • Detail oriented

Other:

  • High stage of English and most well-liked fluency in Hausa, Pidgin, or Yoruba

Disclaimer:

  • This place is contingent upon donor approval

Interested and certified candidates ought to:Click here to apply

Job Title: Chief of Party
Location:
Nigeria
Group: Agriculture & Volunteer Programs

Background

  • Winrock is looking for an skilled and dynamic Chief of Party to guide a USAID funded undertaking that may assist agriculture extension & advisory companies in Nigeria.
  • The Chief of Party will design and supply technical management to actions that may assist improve to smallholder farmers’ productiveness, incomes, and family diet standing in seven Feed the Future (FTF) focus states throughout 4 geographic zones in Nigeria (Kebbi, Niger, Kaduna, Benue, Ebonyi, Cross-River, and Delta) via strengthening sustainable agricultural extension and advisory companies. The undertaking will significantly deal with aquaculture, cowpea, maize, rice, and soybean worth chains.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead program implementation, coordinating with a variety of stakeholders – together with authorities businesses, worldwide and home patrons, processors and merchants, educational establishments, farmers/farmers teams, agribusinesses/service suppliers, monetary establishments, and others – to attain lasting impacts in Nigeria’s agriculture sector.
  • Oversee program administration, operations, and funds administration, aligned with Winrock and donor insurance policies and rules.
  • Provide technical and administrative path to undertaking workers, consultants and companions.
  • Apply adaptive administration and studying to guage program outcomes and impression. Institute changes to duplicate and scale profitable actions and course appropriate actions that aren’t yielding desired outcomes.
  • Work in shut partnership with the donor to make sure alignment of undertaking with the donor’s strategic targets and goals, and software of program-wide studying and collaboration.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with host authorities packages and different donor initiatives to leverage assets and maximize outcomes.

Qualifications and Background

  • Education: Academic Degree in Agricultural Economics, Agriculture Education, Extension Education, Business, or different related discipline. Master’s Degree most well-liked.

Experience:

  • Minimum 10 years of expertise managing complicated agriculture, worth chain growth, or agriculture extension/teaching programs required. Africa expertise strongly most well-liked.
  • Previous COP expertise on USG funded initiatives is required.
  • Demonstrated expertise and impacts associated to agriculture extension/schooling, agriculture worth chain growth, personal sector engagement, and girls and youth engagement.
  • Experience integrating social and behavioral change communications into the design of coaching, capability constructing, and extension actions.
  • Experience operationalizing the collaborating, studying, and adapting (CLA) framework in undertaking implementation.

Skills/Knowledge:

  • Ability to diplomatically supervise workers and coordinate actions with companions from a broad vary of backgrounds and experiences.
  • Ability to construct coalitions and networks with private and non-private sector actors that may present synergies and sustainable options.
  • Must be snug in high-level representational position in addition to interacting with beneficiaries.
  • Demonstrated understanding with USG M&E frameworks and reporting methods. Skills in information administration, qualitative and quantitative analytical strategies, knowledge evaluation, collaboration, studying and adaptation (CLA) method most well-liked.
  • Excellent administration, communication, and group abilities are required.
  • Excellent laptop abilities (word-processing, spreadsheets, and databases) are required.

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