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Team Leader – Private Sector Growth in Nigeria (MADE)
Objective of the programme:
The aim of the programme is to promote livelihoods in Nigeria through value chain promotion to increase economic growth, employment and incomes. The programme will be active in the Niger Delta region and will utilise the Making Markets Work for the Poor (M4P) approach to ensure that interventions are pro-poor and inclusive of vulnerable groups, working in close collaboration with the extractive industries to support community engagement.
Length of the project: 5 years
Project Start date: August 2013
Objective of the role:
We are seeking applications from highly experienced private sector development (PSD) and value chain experts for the role of Team Leader. The role of Team Leader will involve lead responsibilities for ensuring the effective delivery of all programme outputs, as well as overall management of the programme staff. Initially the role will be based in Warri, then will relocate to Port Harcourt
Duties and Responsibilities:
Delivering a comprehensive overview of selected value chains in the Nigerian economy
Supporting and overseeing the development of a political-economic analysis and comprehensive market analysis, using an M4P approach
Development of an effective monitoring and evaluation strategy
Ensuring the participation and engagement of key stakeholders within the Nigerian related sectors, state and federal governments and extractive industries
Oversight and quality control in relation to programme activities
Delivery of key reports and work plans
How to apply: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH13/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DAINC&cws=1&r
Deadline for Application: 15th July 2013
Desired Skills & Experience
A minimum of 10 years’ experience, preferably with Nigeria experience in PSD and value chains promotion
Experience with the M4P approach
Strong experience managing teams under donor funded programmes, specifically DfID.
Significant networking and relationship management skills, as well as project management expertise
Understanding of key approaches to monitoring and evaluation and the delivery of value for money