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Recent Job Openings at the Nigeria Field Support Services Project (FSSP)

The Nigeria Field Support Services Project (FSSP), managed by TRANSTEC is a project designed by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) to assist in ensuring quality and relevance of Canada development program in responding to Nigeria’s development challenges.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Entrepreneurship & Economic Empowerment Advisor

Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • This position is a 50-day assignment to provide expert analysis and advice on Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment related issues, trends and practices in Nigeria as they relate to Canada’s development programme.

Job Requirements
Education:

  • Post-graduate degree, such as a Master’s, from an accredited, recognized institution in a relevant discipline such as Business, Economics, International Development, or a related field.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience working on economic issues in international development, at least 5 years of which should be in Nigeria.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in development programming focused on innovation and creating better enabling business environments for women and youth, preferably working with the private sector, philanthropic institutions, and/or social enterprises.
  • Prior experience with donor funding and donor approaches to integrating gender equality considerations into women’s economic empowerment (WEE) and entrepreneurship.
  • Knowledge of how gender equality and women’s interests are represented and promoted in Nigeria’s federal, state and local governments including gender related strategies, plans and flagship programs.

Asset:

  • Demonstrated experience designing entrepreneurship or economic empowerment programs
  • Extensive contacts/network in sector
  • Knowledge of innovative finance
  • Demonstrated experience of 5 years or more providing advice, including drafting briefing notes, sectoral analyses, and monitoring and assessment reports for senior decision makers in donor agencies, government or civil society organizations or the private sector. Samples of work to be supplied upon request.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
  • Skills in stakeholder analysis
  • Demonstrated skill in time management and delivery of finalised reports/deliverables by deadline Submission, Receipt, and Opening of Proposals.

Job Title: Technical Specialist – Entrepreneurship & Economic Empowerment

Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • This position is a 50-day assignment to provide expert analysis and advice on Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment related issues, trends and practices in Nigeria as they relate to Canada’s development programme.

Requirements
Education:

  • Postgraduate Degree, such as a Masters, from an accredited, recognized institution in a relevant discipline such as Business, Economics, International Development, or a related field.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience working on economic issues in international development, at least 5 years of which should be in Nigeria.
  • Demonstrated experience designing entrepreneurship or economic empowerment programs
  • Extensive contacts/network in sector
  • Knowledge of innovative finance
  • Demonstrated experience of 5 years or more providing advice, including drafting briefing notes, sectoral analyses, and monitoring and assessment reports for senior decision makers in donor agencies, government or civil society organizations or the private sector. Samples of work to be supplied upon request.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in development programming focused on innovation and creating better enabling business environments for women and youth, preferably working with the private sector, philanthropic institutions, and/or social enterprises.
  • Prior experience with donor funding and donor approaches to integrating gender equality considerations into women’s economic empowerment (WEE) and entrepreneurship.
  • Knowledge of how gender equality and women’s interests are represented and promoted in Nigeria’s federal, state and local governments including gender related strategies, plans and flagship programs.
  • Asset

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
  • Skills in stakeholder analysis
  • Demonstrated skill in time management and delivery of finalised reports/deliverables by deadline

Deadline: 28th August, 2019 (4:00 pm Abuja Time).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Proposals to: Info_fssp_ng@transtec.be using the Job Title as subject of the mail.

Application Instruction
Bidders are requested to submit, as attachment, the following 3 documents in PDF format:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae of Consultant
  • Financial Proposal Form

Cover Letter

  • Candidates for this role are required to demonstrate in the cover letter how they meet the key requirements in the ToR, and how their combination of education, training and work experience is suited to the provision of expertise to Canada’s development program in Nigeria in the area of Entrepreneurship & Economic Empowerment.

Curriculum Vitae of Consultant

  • The Consultant should only include work experience and assignments which respond to the requirements in the ToR and names, telephone numbers and email addresses of 2 professional references.

Financial Proposal Form
The financial proposal (consultant’s all-inclusive quote for daily fees) must be presented in the format below:

  • Name of Consultant:
  • Number of days: 50
  • All-inclusive daily rate (NGN):
  • Total Amount(NGN):
    • All-inclusive daily rate shall not include per diem, accommodation and transport during field missions outside Abuja.

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