• Executive Career at Adam Smith International

  • Posted on: 5 January, 2016 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Adam Smith International is an award-winning professional services business that delivers real impact, value and lasting change through projects supporting economic growth and government reform internationally.

    We specialise in the design, management and delivery of complex projects.

    Our wide-ranging experience is grouped into two areas: Economic Growth and Government Reform. Economic Growth includes services in Private Sector Development, Infrastructure Development, Extractive Industries Governance and Climate Change. Government Reform includes services in Public Administration Reform, Justice, Security and Peace-building, Revenue Reform, Public Financial Management, Education Development, and Civil Society and Demand-Side Accountability.

    Often working in challenging environments and conflict affected areas, we have a proven track record for achieving tangible results.

    Team Leader and Project Delivery Coordinator


    The Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (NIAF) is Adam Smith International's flagship programme that provides consulting services across various infrastructure sectors in Nigeria. NIAF is well known for its pioneering reforms in the power sector and is considered a senior adviser to the government. We are currently looking to resolve the transmission blockage in Nigeria by resolving issues on over 40 stalled transmission projects.

    The role requires a strong candidate to:

    • Provide strategic oversight of delivery of 46 priority transmission projects to completion
    • Manage relationships with, and provide progress updates to, key stakeholders (Office of Vice President, Ministry of Power, Transport and Housing, TCN and MHI)
    • Coordinate commercial and technical work-streams and ensure cross-team collaboration
    • Develop the monitoring and evaluation framework/system design necessary for complete project oversight
    • Ensure systemic issues with project delivery are addressed or escalated
    • Provide risk management expertise through the project lifecyle
    • Act as a senior point of contact during negotiation with contractors

    Desired Skills and Experience

    The ideal candidate will be a Senior engineer (20+ years' experience) and will have:

    • Project Management and project delivery experience
    • A track record directing large teams and development of project delivery solution
    • Monitoring and evaluation expertise with the ability to support systems development

    Method of Application

    Interested in this position, apply on LinkedIn

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