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Team Leader – Private Sector Growth, Niger Delta At DAI

Date Posted: 16/Sep/2013
Deadline: 01/Oct/2013
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria



DAI is an employee-owned global development company. For 40 years, we have worked on the frontlines of international development, tackling fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governments, and instability. Currently, DAI is delivering results that matter in some 60 countries. Our integrated development solutions turn ideas into impact by bringing together fresh combinations of expertise and innovation across multiple disciplines—crisis mitigation and stability operations, democratic governance and public sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS and disease control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change. Our clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and national governments.


Objectives of the role:

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. Initially the project will be based in Warri, sharing offices and compound with a Chevron Foundation project until the design phase is completed, then the project will likely move to its own premises in Port Harcourt.


Length of the project: 5 years

Start Date: September 2013

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

Key Skills & Qualifications:

  • 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

Application Deadline:

1st October 2013


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