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Job Title: Group Intervention Manager - Lagos, Nigeria in Nigeria
The "Growth and Employment in States" programme for the wholesale and retail sector in Nigeria, (GEMS4), uses a market development approach (M4P) to generate sustainable jobs and incomes for low-income men and women through a wide variety of initiatives, including mobile money for traders, ICT-based solutions to bringing market information and trading platforms to farmers, eCommerce, linking rice to commercial mills, linking tomatoes to processing plants, off-grid power, micro-distribution and Good Handling Practices amongst others.
The project has a further 20 months to run and we need an experienced professional to manage the process of scaling up and delivering on our activity in the technology, information provision to rural markets, finance and banking sector during this period.
The Group Intervention Manager is responsible for designing and providing management oversight to a portfolio of GEMS4 interventions. They are accountable for the delivery of the intervention portfolio and are responsible for providing effective programme planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of progress and outputs against the project plan.
The Group Intervention Manager will implement a series of interventions in their area of responsibility that address the key constraints identified within a market system, and that are likely to have a substantial and sustainable systemic change and positive pro-poor impact. The interventions should be aligned with M4P and the WEE (women economic empowerment) approaches of GEMS4.
In additional, the Group Intervention Manager is also responsible for supporting the Team Leader and Operations Manager in managing the operational delivery of the programme and providing cover for them when required.
The successful post holder will require the following:
S/he will need to:
We welcome applications from suitable candidates based both inside and outside Nigeria. We offer an attractive, market linked salary and for applicants based outside Nigeria, assistance with housing, medical insurance and flights to and from your home country.
Please note this position will involve extensive travel around Nigeria and a willingness on occasion to work outside of normal office hours including weekends.
For any enquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and quote the job reference number.
Coffey has a 40 year history in successfully delivering international development projects on behalf of donors right around the world, including Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, USAID and the UK's Department for International Development. Our people work side by side with local partners to support stability, economic growth and good governance, positively changing people's lives.
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