Vacancy description
Coffey International Development manages the Construction and Real Estate (GEMS2)
component of the joint DFID / World Bank Growth, Employment and Markets in States
(GEMS) programme in Nigeria.
To effectively implement the programme strategic objectives, Coffey International
Development is inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill the vacant
position below;
1. Skills Intervention Manager
The aim of the position is to lead and manage a number of programme interventions
within skills development and business servies work streams and ensure that it
effectively delivers against its terms of reference and budget.

Key Tasks includes:
• Review existing documentation particularly the intervention monitoring
frameworks and the output facilitation strategies that includes background
information, results chains, indicators of change, action plans for the skills and
business development services work stream
• Reflect with the team the relevance of the existing interventions to Making
Markets Work for the Poor (M4P) principles and to the project-wide results
• Meet with the key stakeholders to have a better insight into some of the
interventions underway and explore potential for new interventions
• Following from the initial review and assessment, in consultation with the team
leader and intervention managers review and/or redraft the results chains for
specific interventions within skills development and business services
• Provide advisory support to the interventions underway and in consultation
with the team leader and based on the existing research design and initiate new
interventions that has potential for scale
• Provide adequate support and mentoring for the junior staff involved in the
skills interventions
• In all aspects above, the position holder will consider the total geographic scope
of the GEMS2, and the WEE (Women Economic Empowerment) strategy of
Requirement, Qualifications and Experience
• A degree in Economics, Social Science or equivalent experience in private sector
development, or a related field
• At least eight years’ experience in development sphere
• Knowledge of strategic planning and managing change
• Good understanding of data management and analysis
• Experience of involving the community and other stakeholders in service design
and delivery
• Proven understanding of private sector development
• Excellent analytical capabilities, with an ability to think creatively and to
communicate ideas effectively with a team.
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to build effective relationships with a
range of people
• Project management experience, exposure to technical assistance projects, an
ability to bring together sector stakeholders and an understanding of Monitoring
and Evaluation principlesEducationHigherExperiencefrom 5 yearsType of employmentFull-time employment.

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