Vacancies at GRID Consulting, August 2017

GRID Consulting – Our client, the Accountable, Responsive and Capable (ARC) Programme in Nigeria, is seeking to recruit dynamic, dedicated and results-driven individuals to assume the role below:

 

Job Title: Reform Facilitator
Location
: Kaduna
Project Summary

  • The Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn (PERL), a five-year DFID-funded programme (commenced in May 2016), will support the development of stronger public-sector accountability to deliver public goods and services required for poverty reduction and growth, including to women and girls by strengthening links between governance reforms and service delivery.
  • PERL which will be delivered through three pillars, the first pillar is the Accountable, Responsive and Capable (ARC) Government pillar.
  • ARC will work towards the goal of bringing about accountable public administration, resource management and delivery of public services at the state level, through regional reform hubs and at the federal level.

Job Summary & Responsibilities

  • The Reform Facilitator will be responsible for facilitating improved governance, resource management and service delivery within Kaduna state.
  • S/he will also be responsible for maintaining strategic relationships with government counterparts including Federal, State and Local Government, Civil society and other reform programmes and development partners.

Other Responsibilities:

  • The job holder will provide strategic recommendation for state reform activities and effective management of specific technical targets and objectives within the state;
  • S/he will facilitate reform outreach programs and support cross learning by developing learning programs/ platforms in conjunction with the central knowledge management unit.;
  • The job holder will oversee result tracking of state activities and will implement work plans and budgets,
  • S/he will use a flexible responsive and adaptive approach to facilitate governance reforms while liaising with other Reform Facilitators on short term advisory support.
  • The Reform Facilitator will join and be part of a team as being a team player is a fundamental requirement for the job holder.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Interested candidates should have a Degree in Economics, Public Administration, Social Sciences or related fields.
  • S/he must have a minimum of 5years’ experience working in the public sector, on governance reform, engaging with stakeholders and should demonstrate a strong track record of delivering results on multi-dimensional Governance programs.
  • The ideal candidate should also have an excellent understanding of financial and technical delivery, monitoring and evaluation of governance reform impact and reporting against results;
  • S/he should also have experience advising successful reform interventions, display excellent communication skills and ability to develop high quality written materials.
  • The ideal candidate must be proficient in the use of Microsoft office packages especially MS Excel and other relevant database tools.

Terms and Conditions for Employment

  • The role is based in Kaduna State with frequent travels to other ARC Reform Offices.
  • The programme offers very competitive salary packages; however, local terms and conditions apply.

 

 

Job Title: Contracts and Consultants Manager
Location
: Abuja
Project Summary

  • The Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn (PERL), a five-year DFID-funded programme (commenced in May 2016), will support the development of stronger public-sector accountability to deliver public goods and services required for poverty reduction and growth, including to women and girls by strengthening links between governance reforms and service delivery.
  • PERL which will be delivered through three pillars, the first pillar is the Accountable, Responsive and Capable (ARC) Government pillar.
  • ARC will work towards the goal of bringing about accountable public administration, resource management and delivery of public services at the state level, through regional reform hubs and at the federal level.

Job Summary & Responsibilities

  • The Contract and Consultancy Manager will be responsible for the engagement, monitoring, management and efficient documentation of all contracts and Consultants within the PERL-ARC programme.
  • The job holder will also be responsible for consistent and accurate contracting and provision of engagement guidelines to the consultants.
  • S/he will work with the internal stakeholders on local travels and logistics arrangement for consultants as well as process all visa permits and temporary work permits for consultants.
  • S/he will be responsible for vetting profiles of all consultants and service providers.
  • The job holder will constantly update guidelines and maintain a proper filling system for the consultants TORs.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Interested candidates should have a Degree preferably in Economics, Accounting, Business Administration or Law.
  • S/he must have a minimum of three years in a donor funded organization or five years in a structured environment with relevant experience in contracts and consultancy management.
  • The ideal candidate should have excellent knowledge of the Nigerian Labour Law and tax laws, Microsoft packages and report writing skills.
  • S/he should also have excellent negotiation skills and team spirit.

Terms and Conditions for Employment

  • The role is based in Abuja with frequent travels to other ARC Reform Offices.
  • The programme offers very competitive salary packages; however, local terms and conditions apply.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application letters and an updated CV’s to: arcvacancy@gridconsulting.net Stating the position applied for as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • Any application without the appropriate job title as email subject will be rejected.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

 

Application Deadline: Friday, 11th August 2017.

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