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Fresh Jobs in a Multilateral Institution Funded Project, 11th December, 2019

Dec 11, 2019, 1:02 PM
A Project with funding from multilateral institutions, that is supporting capacity building in Nigeria, in the fields of Procurement, Environmental and Social standards require the services of qualified candidates to show an interest in providing Service(s) for an ongoing project.
The Independent National Facilitation Unit (INFU) of the Project now invites Individual Consultants (“Consultant”) for the position below:
 
Job Title: Lead ICT Specialist Reference No.: NG-121514-CS-INDV/05/19 Location: Nigeria Duration: The approximate effort level for each of the assignments is 120 man-days in six calendar months
Details The successful Consultant will be required to:
  • Lead in the design, development, deployment and operations of all ICT systems of the Independent National Facilitation Unit (INFU) and delivery institution in each of the geo-political zones in the country;
  • Provide strategic and thorough technical guidance to all automation and digital transformation activities and products.
Requirements The short-listing criteria are:
  • Graduate (Master’s) degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering;
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, coaching /mentoring, and computer skills;
  • Excellent understanding of the ICT market in Nigeria (infrastructure, connectivity, hardware, software, security, etc.) including products, systems, bandwidths, pricing, etc.;
  • Excellent understanding of the latest coding technologies and languages, web application frameworks and scripting languages
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in databases, data management and data collection;
  • At least 15 years of general professional experience;
  • At least 10 years of specific experience in managing ICT operations and teams, preferably in academic, research, or training set-ups;
  • At least 2 years of experience in digital transformation projects or programmes in the public sector or academia;
  • Previous experience in SIS and/or Learning Management Systems is an advantage.
 
Job Title: Student Information System (SIS) Specialist Reference No.: NG-127249-CS-INDV Location: Nigeria Duration: The approximate effort level for each of the assignments is 120 man-days in six calendar months
Details The successful Consultant will be required to:
  • Under the supervision of the Lead ICT Systems Specialist and in coordination with the PIU, manage all activities associated with the central SIS to be used remotely, by closely coordinating with delivery institutions in each of the geopolitical zones in the country;
  • Supervise the design, development, deployment, testing and roll-out of information systems, including the SIS;
  • Acquire all coding and system design and development tools and techniques to uniquely and independently operate, maintain and enhance the systems;
  • Coordinate with vendors and system suppliers and supervise their work to ensure full acquisition of knowledge;
  • Train administrators and other users on the use and administration of the systems in delivery institutions;
  • Act as System Administrator on behalf of the INFU;
  • Manage system security and data privacy;
  • Manage content and reporting on the system.
Requirements The short-listing criteria are:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering; graduate degree in the same field is an advantage;
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, coaching/mentoring, and computer skills;
  • Perfect command of HTML, CSS, MySQL, XHTML;
  • Perfect command of the latest coding technologies and languages, web application frameworks and scripting languages (JavaScript, PHP, ASP, etc.), and Word Press;
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in databases, data management and data collection, using APIs;
  • Excellent ability to create clean, logical, well-documented and re-usable code;
  • At least 10 years of general professional experience;
  • At least five years of specific experience in designing, developing, operating and maintaining information systems similar to SIS;
  • 2 years of experience on SIS is an advantage;
  • Previous experience in SIS and/or Learning Management Systems is an advantage.
 
Job Title: Computer and Communications Engineer Reference No.: NG-127252-CS-INDV Location: Nigeria Duration: The approximate effort level for each of the assignments is 120 man-days in six calendar months
Details The successful Consultant will be required to:
  • Under the supervision of the Lead ICT Systems Specialist and in coordination with the PIU, manage all computer infrastructure, networks, data centres, hardware, etc.;
  • Ensure that all available or acquired networks and hardware are fit-for purpose, reliable, well-maintained, etc.;
  • Coordinate with vendors and system suppliers and supervise their work to ensure full acquisition of knowledge;
  • Train administrators and users on the use and administration of their infrastructure and hardware in delivery institution in each of the geo-political zones;
  • Manage data centres security and data privacy;
  • Generate reports on a periodic basis and on demand
Requirements The short-listing criteria are:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering; Graduate degree in the same field is an advantage;
  • Perfect command of the English Language;
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, interpersonal coaching/mentoring, and computer skills;
  • At least 7 years of general professional experience;
  • At least 5years of specific experience in specifying, implementing or managing ICT infrastructure, networks, data centres and hardware.
 
Job Title: Content Specialist Reference No.: NG-127250-CS-INDV Location: Nigeria Duration: The approximate effort level for each of the assignments is 120 man-days in six calendar months
Details The successful consultant will be required to:
  • Under the supervision of the Lead ICT Systems Specialist and in coordination with the PIU, manage all activities associated with the LMS to be used remotely by all six Centres of Excellence;
  • Supervise the design, development, deployment, testing and roll-out of information systems, including the LMS;
  • Acquire all coding and system design and development tools and techniques to uniquely and independently operate, maintain and enhance the system;
  • Coordinate with vendors and system suppliers and supervise their work to ensure full acquisition of knowledge;
  • Transform learning materials to e-courses and e-material and upload on LMS;
  • Train administrators and users on the use and administration of the systems in delivery institution in each of the geo-political zones;
  • Act as LMS Content Manager and System Administrator on behalf of the INFU;
  • Manage system security and data privacy;
  • Manage content and reporting on the system;
  • Generate reports on a periodic basis and on demand.
Requirements The short-listing criteria are:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering. Graduate degree in the same field is an advantage;
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, coaching/mentoring, and computer skills;
  • Perfect command of HTML, CSS, MySQL, XHTML;
  • Perfect.command of the latest coding technologies and languages, web application frameworks and scripting languages (JavaScript, PHP, ASP, etc.), and Word Press;
  • Excellent knowledge of e-courses and e-learning;
  • Ability to create clean, logical, well-documented and re-usable code;
  • At least 10 years of general professional experience;
  • At least five years of specific experience in designing, developing, operating and maintaining information systems similar to LMS;
  • 2 years of experience on LMS is an advantage;
  • At least 3 years of experience in transforming courses and material into digital courses with advanced levels of interaction, gamification, etc. (Level IV).
 
Job Title: Senior Education Specialist (Procurement) Reference No.: NG-127247-CS-INDV Location: Nigeria Duration: The approximate effort level for each of the assignments is 120 man-days in six calendar months
Details The successful Consultant will be required to:
  • Under the supervision of the Lead Higher Education and Programme Specialist, and in coordination with the PIU team, supervise all procurement programme (PP) academic, educational and Track design and roll-out across each delivery institution in each of the geo-political zones in the country;
  • Lead on PP curriculum design and development for each of the Tracks;
  • Monitor PP course, diploma and degree roll-out and implement enhancements in a periodic manner;
  • Ensure that PP faculty is equipped and ready to deliver the courses and continuously build their capacities;
  • Continuously validate that the PP curriculum and courses are fit-for-purpose and are delivering on the intended results;
  • Supervise PP research activities and partnering activities of delivery institutions in each of the geo-political zones in the country (with other universities, research centres, industry, etc.);
  • Supervise PP internship programmes to maximise their impact
  • Povide general academic advice and guidance;
  • Manage DLI measurement and reporting with respect to PP tracks;
  • Closely coordinate with delivery institution in each of the geo-political zones in the country.
Requirements
  • Graduate (Master’s) degree in Education, Business, Management, Procurement or similar fields; PhD in a relevant domain is an advantage;
  • Good command of the English language;
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, coaching/mentoring, and computer skills;
  • Good understanding of the higher education systems of Nigeria;
  • At least 15 years of general professional experience;
  • At least 10 years of specific experience in designing and managing higher education programmes similar to PP;
  • At least 5 years of experience in supervising higher education programs like Procurement;
  • At least 5 years of experience in PP capacity building and research.
Job Title: Senior Education Specialist (Environmental Standard) Reference No.: NG-1 27248-CS-INDV Location: Nigeria Duration: The approximate effort level for each of the assignments is 120 man-days in six calendar months
Details The successful Consultant will be required to:
  • Under the supervision of the Lead Higher Education and Programme Specialist, and in coordination with the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) team, supervise all Environmental Standards (ES) academic, educational and Track design and roll-out across each delivery institution in each of the geo-political zones in the country;
  • Lead on Environmental Standards (ES) curriculum design and development for each of the Tracks;
  • Monitor environmental standards (ES) course, diploma and degree roll-out and implement enhancements in a periodic manner;
  • Ensure that ES Faculty is equipped and ready to deliver the courses and continuously build their capacities;
  • Continuously validate that the ES curriculum and courses are fit-for-purpose and are delivering on the intended results;
  • Supervise Environmental Standards (ES) research and partnering activities of delivery institution in each of the geo-political zones in the country (with other universities, research centres, industry, etc.)
  • Supervise environmental standards (ES) internship programmes to maximise their impact;
  • Provide general academic advice and guidance
  • Manage DLI measurement and reporting with respect to ES track
  • Closely coordinate with delivery institutions in each of the geo-political zones in the country.
Requirements The short-listing criteria are:
  • Graduate (Master's) degree in Education, Business, Management, Environmental Standards (ES) or similar fields; PhD in a relevant domain is an advantage;
  • Good command of the English language
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, coaching/mentoring, and computer skills;
  • Excellent understanding of the higher education systems of Nigeria
  • At least 15 years of general professional experience;
  • At least 10 years of specific experience in designing and managing higher education programmes of direct relevance to ES;
  • At least 5years of experience in supervising higher education programmes of direct relevance to ES’
  • At least 5 years of experience in ES capacity building and research.
 
Job Title: Lead Higher Education Specialist Reference No.: NG-121514-CS-INDV/02/19 Location: Nigeria Duration: The approximate effort level for each of the assignments is 120 man-days in six calendar months
Details The successful Consultant will be required to:
  • Supervise all academic, educational and Track design and roll-out in one delivery institution in each of the geo-political zones in the country;
  • Lead on curriculum design and development for each of the Procurement, Environmental and Social Tracks in each delivery institution in each of the geo-political zones in the country.
Requirements The short-listing criteria are:
  • PhD in Education, Business, Management or similar fields;
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, interpersonal, coaching /mentoring, and computer skills;
  • Good understanding of the higher education systems of Nigeria
  • At least 20 years of general professional experience;
  • At least 15 years of specific experience in designing and managing higher education programmes;
  • At least 5 years of experience in supervising higher education programmes;
  • At least 5 years of experience in setting, measuring and reporting on KPIs,
  • Preferably in the academic sector.
  • Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.
 
  • Details The successful Consultant will be required to:
    • Develop annual monitoring and supervision plans; and
    • Monitor and report on all activities of the delivery institution in each of the geo-political zones in Nigeria.
    Requirements The short-listing criteria are:
    • Graduate (Master’s) degree in Education, Business, Project Management or similar fields; PhD in a relevant domain is an advantage;
    • At least 15 years of general professional experience;
    • At least 10 years of specific experience in conducting monitoring and evaluation of projects or programmes;
    • At least 5 years of experience in conducting monitoring and supervision activities based on predefined Key Performance Indicators (KPIs);
    • Two years of experience in monitoring higher education institutions is an advantage;
    • Good command of the English Language;
    • Excellent analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, coaching/mentoring, and computer skills.
      Job Title: Senior Education Specialist (Social Standards) Reference No.: NG-1 2151 4-CS-INDV/05/19 Location: Nigeria Duration: The approximate effort level for each of the assignments is 120 man-days in six calendar months
      Details The successful Consultant will be required to:
      • Under the supervision of the Lead Education and Programme Specialist and in coordination with the PIU team, supervise all SS academic, educational and Track design and roll-out across six Centres of Excellence;
      • Lead on SS curriculum design and development for each of the Tracks;
      • Monitor SS course, diploma and degree roll-out and implement enhancements in a periodic manner;
      • Ensure that SS Faculty is equipped and ready to deliver the courses and continuously build their capacities;
      • Continuously validate that the SS curriculum and courses are fit-for-purpose and are delivering on the intended results;
      • Supervise SS research activities and partnering activities of delivery institution in each of the geo-political zones in the country (with other universities, research centres, industry, etc.);
      • Supervise SS research activities and partnering activities of delivery institution in each of the geo-political zones in the country (with other universities, research centres, industry, etc.);
      • Supervise SS internship programmes to maximise their impact;
      • Provide general academic advice and guidance;
      • Manage DLI measurement and reporting with respect to SS tracks
      • Closely coordinate with delivery institutions in each of the geo-political zones in the country.
      Requirements The short-listing criteria are:
      • Graduate (Master's) degree in Education, Business, Management, Sociology, Social Standards or similar fields; PhD in a relevant domain is an advantage;
      • Good command of the English Language;
      • Excellent analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, coaching/mentoring, and computer skills;
      • Excellent understanding of the higher education systems of Nigeria;
      • At least 15 years of general professional experience;
      • At least 10 years of specific experience in designing and managing higher education programmes of direct relevance to SS;
      • At least 5 years of experience in supervising higher education programmes of direct relevance to SS;
      • At least 5 years of experience in SS capacity building and research.
       
      Job Title: Senior Communications Officer Reference No.: NG-121514-CS-INDV/05/19 Location: Nigeria Duration: The approximate effort level for each of the assignments is 120 man-days in six calendar months
      Details The successful Consultant will be required to:
      • Handle all awareness, visibility, publicity, promotional and media products and relations;
      • Develop the Independent National Facilitation Unit (INFU) Communication Strategy (five years) and annual communication plans in full detail;
      • Measure, evaluate and assess impact of the communications strategy by obtaining stakeholder feedback frequently, to identify communication gaps, conduct public consultations, polls and surveys to determine stakeholder perception.
      Requirements The short-listing criteria are:
      • Master’s degree in Journalism, Mass Media, Communication or similar fields;
      • Membership of relevant National Professional bodies will be an added advantage;
      • Good command of the English Language;
      • Good writing, editing, and proof-reading skills;
      • Good communication and computer skills;
      • At least 12 years of general professional experience;
      • At least 5 years of specific experience in similar organisation and setups involving similar activities;
      • Experience in management of communications in a multilateral funded project.
       
      Job Title: Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Reference No.: NG-121514-CS-INDV/03/ 19 Location: Nigeria Duration: The approximate effort level for each of the assignments is 120 man-days in six calendar months
 
Deadline: 10th January, 2020.
Method of Application Interested and qualified candidates should send their Expression of Interest in a written form  to: specialproject@gmail.com General Information
  • EOl must be submitted in English Language.
  • EOl submitted after the deadline for submission will be returned.
  • Only shortlisted individuals will be contacted.
  • The Project is not bound to shortlist any individual and reserves the right to annul the procurement process at any time without incurring any liabilities in accordance with section 28 of the Public Procurement Act 2007.
  • Further information can be obtained by sending a mail to the Project Coordinator via: specialproject@gmail.com

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