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United Kingdom Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility UKNIAF Recruits Capacity Building Advisor–Human and Processes Nigeria-August 2020

United Kingdom Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility UKNIAF Recruits Capacity Building Advisor–Human and Processes

 

Employment Type-Contract
Industry-Consulting
Job Location-Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria
Date posted-July 30, 2020
Valid through-August 4, 2020
Duration of employment-2 Months

Capacity Building Advisor – Human & Processes

This is a Fixed-Term role, as part of the overall UKNIAF Infrastructure Finance team. The role will provide Technical Assistance to assess and scope out opportunities to strengthen the Institutional Capacity within relevant Federal Government institutions to develop Concept Notes and Prefeasibility studies that would help progress PPP projects that consider gender, social inclusion and climate resilience through Nigeria’s Infrastructure Project Delivery Lifecycle.

Responsibilities

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Specifically, you will:

  • Produce inception report with detailed understanding of scope, workplan – interdependencies, risks and timelines for completion of the assignment
  • Conduct an assessment of the existing human capacity and associated processes for the delivery of PPP projects, with specific focus on PPP related units and departments in the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning (FMFBNP).
  • Identify and analyse the human and process issues with the FMFBNP for the delivery of PPP projects, including;
    1. Projects identification and Screening
    2. Project Appraisal and Preparation
    3. Projects Structuring and Contract Drafting
    4. Project Tendering and Award
    5. Contract Management
  • Engage with PPP related departments and units in the FMFBNP on the challenges they experience in the implementation of PPP projects, with respect to human capacity and processes.
  • Develop a human and process capacity gap analysis for the FMFBNP in the implementation of PPPs in Nigeria.
  • Contribute to the development of the Capacity Assessment Report for the FMFBNP in the delivery of PPP and Private Sector Financing of Infrastructure projects.
  • Interface as required with internal and external stakeholders in support of the successful delivery of this assignment. This could include contributing to meetings with internal and external stakeholders, webinars, and knowledge sharing opportunities.
  • Support the Infrastructure Finance team with any additional work as may be required.

 

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (KPI’s)

Your KPI’s for this assignment will be as follows:

  • Produce inception report with detailed understanding of scope, workplan – interdependencies, risks and timelines for completion of the assignment
  • Capacity Assessment Report including;
    1. Human and Process Capacity Gap Analysis for the FMFBNP in the delivery of PPP and Private Sector Financing of Infrastructure projects
    2. An outline of desired human capacity for the FMFBNP for the implementation of PPP and Private Sector Financing of Infrastructure projects
  • Demonstrated commitment to UKNIAF Values as expressed in consistently contributing to the development of a healthy, collaborative, learning, productive and supportive working environment, and operating at the highest levels of integrity and excellence
Qualifications

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Summary of person profile.

  • Bachelor’s Degree Qualifications in Economics, Engineering, Accounting, Law or Finance (Required)
  • Master’s Degree or higher in any of the above or related fields is an added advantage
  • Proven experience and expertise in advising on the development, evaluation and/or implementation of PPP projects/programs over the last 5 years preferably in emerging market jurisdiction
  • Knowledge and experience in conducting at least 3 PPP training programs/workshops/seminars in the last 5 years of which at least 2 are at international level
  • Minimum of 7 years of verifiable experience in a senior management position with a reputable investment bank, advisory or management consulting firm will be an advantage
  • Experience of working and collaborating with national governments is an added advantage
  • The ability to work effectively independently and with diverse, inter-cultural, and high-impact teams in different locations.
  • Knowledge of DFID rules and procedures for programme management is preferred.
  • Strong demonstrable proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, problem-solving skills, and attention to detail, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with flexibility to perform other functions as directed.
  • Commitment to contributing to the development of a healthy, collaborative, learning, productive and supportive working environment, and operating at the highest levels of integrity and excellence

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

The position is based in Abuja, with limited travel as a result of COVID19 restrictions. Some out of hours work might be required.

Contacts

Deadline: 4 August 2020

Interviews: 5 & 6 August 2020

Interested candidates should please send CVs to yomi.nakpoberuo@apppadvisory.com and/or Damola.oyewole@apppadvisory.com

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