Government Integrity Team Leader - Nigeria State to State

The purpose of the State-to-State (State2State) contract is to increase the effectiveness, accountability and transparency of selected state and local governments (LGAs) in Nigeria. This will be achieved by strengthening systems to improve the delivery of services in key sectors (basic education, primary health care, and water, sanitation and hygiene - WASH); increasing the efficiency of key governance operations (with a focus on public financial management [PFM] and procurement, as well as monitoring and evaluation); increasing government's responsiveness to citizen needs and priorities; and improving government and civil society capacity to manage conflict.ResponsibilitiesOversee specialist government integrity staff across States, including providing mentoring and training as necessaryAssess capacity of key Nigerian government institutions and stakeholders in financial and performance audit and internal control at State and LGA levelDesign and tailor technical assistance interventions in conjunction with capacity needsEnsure quality and consistency of technical delivery and support to State and LGA level government counterpartsDirectly provide technical assistance in financial and performance audit and internal control to officials at the State and LGA levels Coordinate international and domestic STTA providing support to implement workplan activitiesWith MEL Director, continuously monitor and report on technical assistance, success and program learning Requirements5 or more years of experience with issues of financial and performance audit and internal controls, ideally working for government in Nigeria in an audit capacity or similar roleExtensive technical expertise as well as management experience in the areas of financial and performance audit and internal controlThorough familiarity in designing and providing training to State and LGA government officials;Deep knowledge of capacity challenges, needs and opportunities in audit and internal control Experience working with international donor agencies, with a strong preference for experience with USAID in Nigeria and in the particular State


Governance and Leadership Advisor

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