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Support the planning, design, and implementation of technical activities in Somalia, including the drafting of work plans and terms of reference, organization, and participation in technical working group meetings;
Liaise with the Somalia government, civil society organizations, and other donors to coordinate activities and achieve the goals and objectives of the activity;
Monitor and, in some cases, carry out technical activities, including review of deliverables and reports for USAID;
Provide summaries of working group meetings, workshops, and trainings and identify next steps;
Lead planning of technical activities involving stakeholders and partners o ensure that planned activities are in line with budgets and subcontracts;
Liaise with the project team to recruit technical experts as required; and
Other related technical and management tasks requested by USAID and in coordination with the Nathan Home Office Team, in accordance with the scope of the activity.
Manage and supervise the field office team, with appropriate delegation of duties to other staff members on the activity;
Supervise the recruitment and engagement of technical experts, business partners, and administrative staff, as appropriate;
Ensure that the activity is implemented in accordance with the rules and regulations of USAID and Nathan Associates;
Report regularly to the Nathan headquarters project team on project activities, deliverables, and events; key issues requiring approval from the headquarters office;
Review all accounting statements submitted to the home office and time sheets of local consultants, if applicable; and
Provide contributions to the quarterly and annual project reports.
Master's degrees or higher in economics, social sciences, international development, management, policy, public administration, political science, law, international relations, or a related discipline.
Minimum 10 years of experience managing programs of a similar focus and complexity, on topics such as community building, decentralization, conflict mitigation, local governance, public engagement, and/or institutional capacity-building programs;
Proven experience navigating complex and high-pressure operating environments;
Proven ability to work effectively with USAID mission staff, host country counterparts, and international donors; with strong emphasis placed on experience developing and maintaining working relationships across a multi-stakeholder environment;
Demonstrated leadership in teambuilding and integrity in project management;
Strong written, oral, and presentation skills; and
Solid understanding of USAID rules and regulations governing project compliance, procurement, and financial management preferred;
Experience working in the Eastern Africa region preferred;