Africa Governance Initiative (AGI) Jobs in Nigeria, September 2016

Africa Governance Initiative (AGI) – Over a billion people in Africa
need their governments to provide basic services such as hospitals,
schools, sanitation, jobs and much more. When governments fail to
deliver, it’s the poor that suffer most. That’s why AGI’s mission is to
support effective
government in Africa – to make government work for the
world’s poorest people.

Africa Governance Initiative (AGI) is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Governance Advisor
Sector: Delivery – Centre of Government
Focus Of This Role

We will be recruiting a Governance Advisor positions in Centre of
Government institutions  – Presidents’ and Prime Ministers’ offices;
cross-government co-ordination offices; and strategy, policy and
delivery units, as well as within Priority Ministries. These include:

  • Governance Advisor (Agriculture) – individuals with experience in
    value chain development, investment appraisal, and business planning and
    market analysis.  Experience in emerging market economies preferred.
  • Governance Advisor (Private Sector Development) – individuals with
    experience in investment facilitation/ promotion, business linkages and
    value chain coordination, managing investment deals in emerging market
    economies and/or delivering organisational change.
  • Governance Advisor (Transport Infrastructure) – individuals with government,
    consulting or industry experience in e.g. the performance of
    infrastructure ministries and agencies, public-private partnerships,
    project management and oversight of major infrastructure projects in
    developing countries.
  • Governance Advisor (Energy/Power Sector) – individuals with government,
    consulting or industry experience in the electricity sector, e.g. in
    energy policy, the performance of energy utilities, public-private
    partnerships, and the management of power generation and distribution
  • Governance Advisor (Finance and Investment) – individuals with experience of
    economic planning, project finance, innovative public finance models,
    donor and financier coordination, and/or securing access to finance for
    the private sector and farmers. We are also seeking individuals with
    experience of the ICT and innovation industry.
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AGI seeks to create multi-disciplinary teams and are particularly
interested in candidates with experience planning and delivery,
performance management processes; change management, executive/private
office support to a senior leader; or government and strategic
communications. Governance Advisors within Priority Ministries will be
expected to demonstrate experience of working with the senior leadership
to develop planning and implementation capacity.

Candidates who speak fluent French and/or Portuguese, will be prioritized for roles in our Francophone and Lusophone countries.
For any of our roles, experience of living and working in developing countries is desirable but not essential.

What We Look For in Our People

  • Our teams are all made up of outstanding individuals who
    understand that politics is as important as technical knowhow when it
    comes to getting things done.
  • They are excellent building and maintaining relationships,
    skilled to help our partner governments solve some of their most
    challenging strategic problems, and demonstrate strong leadership
  • We are bound by a unique set of shared values; we’re bold in our
    approach, relentless in pursuit of impact, led by our government
    partners not by our own agenda, passionate about Africa’s potential and
  • When we get things right, we have the potential to help change millions of lives for the better.
  • Working at the heart of government in Africa within a small
    dynamic team, AGI team generally have 7+ years relevant professional
    experience within public/civil services worldwide; strategy consulting;
    relevant industry experience; private equity and finance; and
    international development.

Salary Details: £45,000

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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Application Deadline  31st December, 2017.

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