Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Job Opportunity: Warri

Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) is a new foundation established to provide support for socio-economic development programmes in the Niger Delta. The foundation will be funding programmes in partnership with other donors from the public and private sector, seeking to create dynamic, multi-stakeholder partnerships that take full advantage of the synergies of involving diverse organisations and interests.

Please find below vacant position. Please kindly forward to suitable candidates.

POSITION: MANAGER FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CENTRE
JOB LOCATION: Warri

JOB PROFILE

The person will be required to:
· Manage the day to day operations of the Economic Development Centre in Warri
· Continually scan and identify economic development programmes being implemented in the Niger Delta with the aim of using the information for strategic planning of PIND’s economic development programmes.
· Coordinate field implementation of PIND’s economic development programmes
· Coordinate the gathering and analysis of market information, identifying how various market systems contribute to economic development of the region and how the information affects PIND’s program intervention strategies.
· Develop and implement strategies that will strengthen market systems to stimulate more access to markets and livelihoods by the poor in the Niger Delta.

· Identify and develop partnerships focused on MSME development, creating and developing market linkages, agricultural development, and appropriate technology driven development opportunities.
· Coordinate the implementation of activities in the centre which include
· Continuous data collection and analysis on market systems
· Support for PIND’s portfolio of economic development projects
· Facilitation of seminars, workshops and training programmes
· Networking and partnership building
· Strengthening capacity of PIND’s partner organisations

· Maintain linkage with the Business Information & Training Centre in Lafia
· Provide technical assistance and mentoring to staff of the centre.
· Complete other related duties as required

Requirements
· A good first degree in Economics or Business Administration is preferred.

· At least 10 years experience in private sector oriented development programs
· At least 7 years experience in management or supervisory role
· Strong understanding of market oriented approaches to economic development
· Willing to live in Warri
· Applicants from one of the 9 states of the Niger Delta region will be given a priority over other candidates


Suitability statement and CV’s with the job title clearly indicated as the subject of the mail should be sent to; hr@rhizomeng.com. All applicants should please indicate their state of origin in their CV. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

2 comments:

Baba,  7:33 pm  

Who wants to be kidnapped?

Anonymous,  7:05 pm  

@ baba,there is no more kidnapping in Warri.

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