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Adam Smith International Latest Job Vacancies [4 Positions]

Adam Smith International is an award-winning global company that delivers impact, value and lasting change through economic growth and government reform. Our reputation as a global leader has been built on the positive results our projects have achieved in many of the world’s most challenging environments.

Adam Smith International has a strong corporate presence globally, with 146 current projects across 49 countries and over 1,000 staff and associates. Headquartered in London, our regional offices are based in Africa (Nairobi, Abuja and Pretoria), Asia Pacific (Sydney) and South Asia (Delhi), with numerous registered offices across Africa and Asia.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Cluster Development Specialist
Tracking Code: 1135-112
Location: Abuja
Department: Private Sector Development
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Job Description

  • DFID’s LINKS – Powering Economic Growth in Northern Nigeria is a successor programme to the Growth and Employment in States (GEMS) programme including GEMS3 which was successfully implemented by Adam Smith International. Focusing on spatial economic growth in Kano, Kaduna and Jigawa, LINKS will aim to raise the incomes of at least 3 million people with specific targets for women and people living disability through new jobs, farming incomes, and self-employment opportunities. The programmme, set to begin in early 2019, will focus on three main pillars– Investment, Innovation and Enabling Business Environment, with Agriculture, Renewable Energy, ICT, Affordable housing and Solid Waste Management as target sectors.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support State Governments in implementation of Cluster development Framework, including creating policies and strategies.
  • Be responsible for timely and effective delivery of Cluster support initiatives.
  • Supporting enterprise growth of clusters through the development of business development strategies plan and matching to BDS and A2F solutions
  • Support the formalization of trade clusters through registration and adaptions of co-operative models
  • Support periodic meetings between trade clusters and encourage good business practices
  • Oversee the monitoring and reporting mechanisms between clusters and programme and also identify innovative means to track progress
  • Identify innovative and sustainable solutions that can support the apprenticeship model, encouraging sustained interest and motivation of trade clusters

Required Professional Experience

  • Master’s Degree in a related field with minimum of 5 years of work experience or Bachelor’s Degree with 7 years of relevant work experience.
  • At least 2 years working experience in international projects. DFID experience is strongly preferable, but not essential

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Communications Adviser
Tracking Code: 1134-112
Location: Abuja
Department: Private Sector Development
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Job Description

  • DFID’s LINKS – Powering Economic Growth in Northern Nigeria is a successor programme to the Growth and Employment in States (GEMS) programme including GEMS3 which was successfully implemented by Adam Smith International. Focusing on spatial economic growth in Kano, Kaduna and Jigawa, LINKS will aim to raise the incomes of at least 3 million people with specific targets for women and people living disability through new jobs, farming incomes, and self-employment opportunities
  • The programmme, set to begin in early 2019, will focus on three main pillars– Investment, Innovation and Enabling Business Environment, with Agriculture, Renewable Energy, ICT, Affordable housing and Solid Waste Management as target sectors.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and maintain a program communications strategy
  • Liaise with all programme component teams to ensure the strategy is being implemented effectively, coordinating specific activities and approaches as needed
  • Provide technical advice, guidance and support to program staff in the integration of communications and awareness components into project activities
  • Support the programme’s engagement with the client to ensure that the programme¹s activities are always aligned with its intent
  • Design, select and oversee strategic communication, public outreach, and messaging activities including internal communications and external communications

Required Professional Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, or a related field with a minimum of 5 years of work experience in media or other communications work; or Bachelor’s Degree with 7 years of relevant work experience.
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Strong analytical, organizational and communications capacity
  • Demonstrated experience in training on media and communications activities.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Grants Administrator
Tracking Code: 1133-112
Location: Abuja
Department: Private Sector Development
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Job Description

  • DFID’s LINKS – Powering Economic Growth in Northern Nigeria is a successor programme to the Growth and Employment in States (GEMS) programme including GEMS3 which was successfully implemented by Adam Smith International.
  • Focusing on spatial economic growth in Kano, Kaduna and Jigawa, LINKS will aim to raise the incomes of at least 3 million people with specific targets for women and people living disability through new jobs, farming incomes, and self-employment opportunities.
  • The programmme, set to begin in early 2019, will focus on three main pillars – Investment, Innovation and Enabling Business Environment, with Agriculture, Renewable Energy, ICT, Affordable housing and Solid Waste Management as target sectors.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of assigned grant portfolio throughout all stages of project development, implementation and closure.
  • Manage timelines and client reporting requirements for grant activities
  • Monitor grant portfolio pipeline of financial commitments and disbursements.
  • Develop and implement the strategy for assigned grant portfolio
  • Ensure compliance with client and organizational policies, procedures and regulations, throughout implementation.
  • Monitor project progress against the approved project implementation timeline;
  • Identify delays and work closely with the Innovation Lead to ensure projects stay on track.

Required Professional Experience

  • Master’s degree in a related field with minimum of 5 years of work experience or Bachelor’s degree with 7 years of relevant work experience.
  • At least 2 years working experience in international projects. DFID experience is strongly preferable, but not essential.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Team Leader – Links Nigeria Economic Growth Programme
Tracking Code: 1132-112
Location: Nigeria
Department: Private Sector Development
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Job Description

  • DFID’s LINKS – Powering Economic Growth in Northern Nigeria is a successor programme to the Growth and Employment in States (GEMS) programme including GEMS3 which was successfully implemented by Adam Smith International.
  • Focusing on spatial economic growth in Kano, Kaduna and Jigawa, LINKS will aim to raise the incomes of at least 3 million people with specific targets for women and people living disability through new jobs, farming incomes, and self-employment opportunities.
  • The programmme, set to begin in early 2019, will focus on three main pillars – Investment, Innovation and Enabling Business Environment, with Agriculture, Renewable Energy, ICT, Affordable housing and Solid Waste Management as target sectors.

Roles and Responsibilities
The Team Leader will provide overall leadership, management and strategic direction of all programme technical and operational activities. In this role, the Team Leader will:

  • Provide overall leadership and technical direction for the program, including leading the strategic planning, implementation and reporting
  • Lead the design, development and implementation of strategies and project work plans
  • Ensure LINKS meets all deliverables of the highest quality and on time
  • Serves as the principal liaison with the program and technical staff, government partners and private sector stakeholders
  • Lead efforts to collect, synthesize and disseminate clear information through technical reports and periodic progress reports
  • Develop professional relationships across relevant donor programmes, and further programme goals and objectives
  • Communicate with project managers, donors and other stakeholders to ensure positive visibility of project activities.

Required Professional Experience

  • At least 15 years working experience in international projects. DFID experience is strongly preferable, but not essential
  • At least 10 years’ experience of those spent in projects in developing countries lasting more than 2 years and managing teams of 10 or more including local and international staff
  • At least 5 years of Project Team Leader/Head of Project status in economic development projects with significant elements involving private sector investment and innovation, and budgets over £5million
  • Proven track record of achieving job creation and/or income raising results at large scale and pace (100,000 people plus)
  • Relevant Nigeria experience.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

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