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Market Development in the Niger Delta (MADE) will use the Making Markets Work for the Poor (M4P) approach to generate pro-poor and inclusive economic growth in the non-oil sectors of the nine Niger Delta states. The programme’s stated objective is to raise the incomes of at least 150,000 poor people, of whom 50 per cent will be women.
Scope of Work
A senior M4P Portfolio Manager is required to work with the Team Leader and the Implementation Managers to engage with the key stakeholders in the selected value chains, to help clarify and define the specific activities during the Pilot phase and manage the collection of information on the additional interventions to be implemented during the project’s main implementation phase.
The M4P specialist will have line management and technical implementation roles to assist the intervention managers and the intervention officers to finalize and start their interventions, and guide the analysis into all new additional interventions, ensuring that they have proper documentation around.
The M4P specialist will coordinate alongside the Grants Team, and follow up any proposed initiatives or suggestions from the Team Leader, whenever grant funds might appropriately be used in support of NGOs, CSOs and other service providers, in support of local networking, and programme activities, to strengthen market development in the MADE intervention sectors, which include Palm Oil, Fisheries, Agricultural Inputs, Leather, Poultry, Access to Finance, and any other new sectors that MADE will enter into.
Sectoral analysis, pilot project design and intervention implementation
The senior M4P Portfolio manager must have:
This position will report to the MADE Team Leader and will engage with the senior technical advisor any issues of a technical nature.
LOE: LTTA. Two years, extendable to the end of the Implementation phase (with a three month trial period)
Place of Duty: Port Harcourt
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