The World Bank, Nigeria Country office is looking for an experienced professional, capable of operating effectively in a very demanding fast paced environment to serve as a Extended Term Consultant in the Social Protection Unit. The consultant will work with the igeria Social Protection team and provide advice/support mainly for the development of a comprehensive social safety net for Nigeria. To this end the consultant will take part in the conduct of analytical work, as well as project preparation/supervision work, including missions/field visits related to ongoing and pipeline projects.
Duties & Responsibilities
Specifically, the consultant will:
Assist the TTL, and the project teams in the identification, preparation and appraisal of pipeline projects to be financed by the World Bank, with a specific focus on social protection;
Assist the TTL and the project teams in the technical supervision of on-going project - Youth Employment and Social Support Operation:
Support the development of key documents for policy dialogue and contribute to the discourse on the subject of
Social Protection in Nigeria with government and other development partners
Carry out any other related technical assessment (including the preparation of analytical pieces and/or technical reports on various aspects of ongoing and pipeline Bank projects) and administrative activities required by the TTL, Sector Manager and Country Director
For the full job description and selection criteria for this vacancy, qualified candidates are requested to visit and submit an electronic application at the World Bank careers website: www.worldbank.org/jobs. Once on the site, Click on > Location> Abuja, Nigeria> Job type> Consultant> Job Family> Social Protection> Job # 131917. The World Bank Group is committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality, culture and educational background. Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. Only shortlistcd candidates will be contacted. Closing date is August 26,2013.