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National Program Officer – Mauritania


National Program Officer – Mauritania (SCS Tamkeen)


FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

National Project Officer (NPO):

The NPO will assist the Chief of Party (COP) to lead the local staff team, liaise with local government officials, CSO leaders, USAID and other local stakeholders to provide local leadership and guidance to the Tamkeen activity. The NPO will also lead program activities and liaise with subgrantees on technical issues. She/he will provide technical oversight and direction to all aspects of project implementation.


  • Assist the COP in developing and implementing the overall project strategy in the country;
  • Work with field and headquarters-based staff to ensure that the project is conducted in accordance with FHI 360 best practices and regulations;
  • Oversee the quality of all technical aspects of the project, including the management of local grant partners, short-term consultants, and its monitoring and evaluation and grant-making activities;
  • Collaborate with the COP to proactively identify new programmatic initiatives as opportunities arise;
  • Support Management in the overall implementation of the project in terms of strategic direction, and ensures project compliance with FHI 360 and USAID policies and procedures;
  • Manage, implements, and monitors systems, services, personnel, and budget to achieve the project's financial, administrative, and programmatic objectives;
  • Provides timely financial and programmatic reports to Management and USAID as requested;
  • Contribute to the development of quality work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports and any other reports required by USAID;
  • Manage the preparation and submission of work plans, monitoring and evaluation plans and all reports with the COP;
  • Participate in the recruitment, orientation, and supervision of project staff in the field and ensures that technical, programmatic, and financial requirements and objectives are met;
  • Provide guidance, training and mentorship to staff and support their professional


  • Works closely with technical and programmatic project staff to ensure successful project implementation through the development of structured work plans, indicator tracking sheets, and monitoring plans;
  • Supervise technical and programmatic staff and the grants team to ensure timely, high quality reporting of activities in accordance with FHI 360 and USAID rules and procedures;
  • Build and maintains relationships with key project stakeholders and manages donor and government partnerships in collaboration with the COP;
  • Perform all other tasks as requested by the COP and represents the project in the absence of the COP.


  • Master's degree in international development, Public Policy, Administration, Law, Sociology, or other related social science
  • Project Management Certificate desired 

Experience, knowledge, and skills:

  • 8+ years of experience in democracy and governance activities;
  • 2 years supervisory experience in building teams;
  • Experience overseeing financial and budgetary management and operational tasks; 
  • Experience strengthening civil society networks, developing civil society capacity, promoting positive youth development, and peacebuilding;
  • Demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation of development activities and projects;
  • Experience working in complex environments;
  • Knowledge of USAID policies and procedures;
  • Experience managing subgrants in the Central and West Africa context, especially in Mauritania;
  • Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills;
  • Strong written and verbal communication in French and working knowledge of English required, as well as fluency in at least 2 local languages (Hassaniya, Wolof, Soninke or Pulaar)
  • Knowledge of the political, social, cultural, environmental, and development context of Mauritania preferred;

This position will be based in Nouakchott. Mauritanians are encouraged to apply. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

FHI 360 offers competitive compensation and benefits and promotes equal opportunity. All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. To apply, please:

• Submit your case through our website:

• Send your CV and a cover letter to: with the subject “Deputy Director”

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



Date de publication: 7 oct. 2021

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