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.



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

· 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; All applicants should please indicate their state of origin in their CV. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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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