Project Officer at Lagos State Employment Trust Fund

The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (“LSETF” or “the Fund”), was established by The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund Law 2016 to provide financial support to residents of Lagos State, for job, wealth creation and to tackle unemployment. LSETF serves as an instrument to inspire the creative and innovative energies of all Lagos residents and reduce unemployment across the State. The Fund has the mandate to directly invest N25Billion in helping Lagos residents grow and scale their Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (“MSMEs”) or acquire skills to get better jobs

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Project Officer

Location: Lagos

Role Description

  • LSETF seeks vibrant and competent candidate to work as Project Officer for LSETF-PTI Employability Support Project.
  • This role will be responsible for supporting in the implementation of the LSETF-PTI Employability Support Project.
  • The role will involve working closely with partner organizations and stakeholders, implementing detailed implementation plans and associated project management tools, conducting employer, young people and stakeholder engagement activities and reviews, and supporting other projects/initiatives across the State as necessary.
  • The successful candidate will be a resilient, enthusiastic, self-starter with a strong understanding of the challenges facing programming for young people and the ability to work with partners to deliver results under challenging and varied circumstances.
  • The project officer will have strong planning and organizational skills and the ability to work with people from different countries in the public, private and voluntary sectors, with evidence of their ability to influence and secure sustainable results.
  • The officer will have enthusiasm and passion for PTI and LSETF’s vision and a conviction to deliver high positive outcomes for young people.
  • We focus on your aptitude, transferable skills and behaviours to assess your potential. While the role is primarily located in Ikeja, there is flexibility for some remote work.


  • First Degree or Higher National Diploma certificate (minimum of lower credit) from a recognized higher institution in a relevant field (management, business, economics, social sciences, public affairs, etc.)
  • NYSC discharge certificate is mandatory
  • Business Writing; Presentation and Report Writing
  • Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Experience in stakeholder/community engagement.
  • IT Proficiency (MS Office Suite, including Excel)
  • Result Oriented
  • Service Excellence
  • Interpersonal Skills & Team Spirit
  • Minimum of 5 years’ cognate experience in related function
  • Programme Implementation/Project Management demonstrated Skills
  • Relationship Management Skills
  • Organization and Planning
  • Business Acumen
  • Communication Skills


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email