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JOB TITLE: OUTREACH AND ADVOCACY EXPERT, PRIVATE SECTOR GROWTH IN NIGERIA
LOCATION DETAILS: Nigeria
DEPARTMENT: Business Development - DfiD
DIVISION: DAI Europe
Outreach and Advocacy expert, Private Sector Growth in Nigeria
OBJECTIVE OF THE PROGRAMME:
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.
Outreach and Advocacy expert will work closely with the Programme’s
Team Leader in the formulation of interventions, identifying important
stakeholder with which to engage, from the public, private and civil
society sectors, as ensuring stakeholder buy-in for these intervention
is essential. This communication of ideas and successes by the Outreach
and Advocacy Expert will help to achieve the systemic impact for market
development and M4P programmes, through the crowding in effect bring
interventions to scale and also liaising in particular with state and
federal bodies on any business enabling environment issues.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist the team leader in both stakeholder engagement and conveying programme successes to a wider audience
Work closely with
the Team Leader in the formulation of interventions, identifying
important stakeholder with which to engage, from the public, private and
civil society sectors
the Team Leader in preparing summaries of achievements for reports and
any other written deliverables for the programme, for example, success
stories, interim reports or memos to stakeholders
Apply a lens of social inclusion and gender issues to the market development agenda of the programme, as these are important cross-cutting issues.
5 - 10 years of experience working within advocacy, outreach or communications in the Nigerian context
At least 5 years’ experience working on donor funded projects, preferably DFID funded projects
Strong experience working with both federal and state governments in Nigeria
Significant networking and relationship management skills
LENGTH OF THE PROJECT: 4 years
PROJECT START DATE: July 2013
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DUE DATE: 8th February 2013.