World Bank Nigeria Careers June 2011

The World Bank Nigeria Country Office is looking for an experienced professional, capable of operating effectively in a very demanding fast-paced environment to serve as a local Extended Temporary Consultant.

Position: Consultant

The Consultant will work in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit and will have various responsibilities like assisting in the management of projects and supporting policy relevant economics analytical work. The incumbent will interact with other members of the Nigeria Country Team both in Abuja and Washington, DC.

Duties and Accountabilities:

The incumbent will:

Assist in the supervision of the Economic Reform and Governance Project with the Federal Government by taking responsibility as a primary working-level World Bankliaison for a number of agencies
Assist in work on public financial management
Maintain and expand the database for economic analysis of the Nigerian economy.
Provide inputs and assistance to the preparation of policy notes and other analytical work
Provide assistance for other projects or tasks in the work program as necessary

Selection Criteria

Master’s degree in economics from a reputed international or local university, with two or more years of relevant work experience
Excellent understanding of macroeconomics, public financial management, and a good wording knowledge of the Nigerian economy.
Experience in project management with international organizations would be an added advantage
Ability to work under pressure to produce good-quality output in response to tight deadline
Strong inter-personal and team skills, ability to develop effective relations within and outside the organization; interest in working in a diverse, multi-cultural team;
Analytical ability and resourcefulness in performing varied tasks in the area of functional specialty;
Good judgment and a high degree of commitment to the job

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications online at before close of business on 23rd June 2011. Once on the site, look for job number 111025 and follow the steps to apply. Paper Application will not be Considered


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