Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Economic Growth Experts at Coffey Nigeria

Coffey has a 40 year history in successfully delivering international development projects on behalf of donors right around the world, including Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, USAID and the UK's Department for International Development. Our people work side by side with local partners to support stability, economic growth and good governance, positively changing people's lives.Economic Growth Experts at Coffey Nigeria

Coffey is looking for experts for the LINKS programme in Nigeria

Job Title: Call for Economic Growth Experts
Contract Type: 5 years
Location: Kano, Kaduna and Jigawa states


The Programme
DFID's LINKS-Northern Nigeria Spatial Growth Programme is a five-year programme starting in 2018.  Building on the successes and learning of the Growth and Employment in States (GEMS) programme, it will aim to create jobs, raise incomes and increase potentially taxable private sector revenues in Nigeria. The project will focus on three states; Kano, Kaduna and Jigawa. A first pillar will facilitate significantly increased private sector investment in the states. In parallel, a second pillar will support the introduction, growth and uptake of business facilitating and innovative services, technologies and business models.

The Position
The positions will vary. These are likely to include:
  • Short term positions tasked with scoping possible programme design, identifying key challenges and appropriate interventions
  • Short-term positions on discrete pieces of work
  • Long-term positions such as intervention managers, M&E consultants, communication and knowledge management specialists, administrative and finance experts
The Person
Essential
  • An educational background in the fields of economics or similar
  • Experience designing and/or implementing large-scale donor-funded programmes in Nigeria
  • Expertise related to investment promotion and business/investment climate improvement, including investment attraction and facilitation, business environment reform (BER), support to state governments and investment-related infrastructure
  • Experience providing technical assistance to strengthen high potential agricultural and non-agricultural value chains
  • Ability to facilitate the use of innovative frontier technologies to enhance core value chain businesses, and as business opportunities
  • Proven experience enhancing access to finance, financial flow and innovative investment pathways within value chains, and supporting the development of innovative financial products.
Desirable
  • Work experience in the three focus states: Kano, Kaduna, and Jigawa
  • Experience designing and implementing DFID-funded projects
  • Familiarity with Market for Development (M4P) and Women Economic Empowerment (WEE) approaches
How to Apply
Please click on the 'apply now' button to start your application.
For further enquiries please contact us at internationaldevelopment@coffey.com and quote the reference number.

Applications Deadline Date 
16th April, 2017.

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