The Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn (PERL), a five-year DFID-funded programme (commenced in May 2016), will support the development of stronger public-sector accountability to deliver public goods and services required for poverty reduction and growth, including to women and girls by strengthening links between governance reforms and service delivery. PERL which will be delivered through three pillars, the first pillar is the Accountable, Responsive and Capable (ARC) Government pillar. ARC will work towards the goal of bringing about accountable public administration, resource management and delivery of public services at the state level, through regional reform hubs and at the federal level.
The Accountable, Responsive and Capable (ARC) Programme in Nigeria is seeking dynamic, dedicated and results-driven individuals to assume the role of a Reform Facilitator in the Kaduna office and Contracts/Consultant Manager for the Abuja office.
Position: Contracts and Consultants Manager (Kaduna)
Job Summary & Responsibilities
The Contract and Consultancy Manager will be responsible for the engagement, monitoring, management and efficient documentation of all contracts and Consultants within the PERL-ARC programme. The job holder will also be responsible for consistent and accurate contracting and provision of engagement guidelines to the consultants. S/he will work with the internal stakeholders on local travels and logistics arrangement for consultants as well as process all visa permits and temporary work permits for consultants. S/he will be responsible for vetting profiles of all consultants and service providers. The job holder will constantly update guidelines and maintain a proper filling system for the consultants TORs.
Qualifications & Requirements
Interested candidates should have a degree preferably in Economics, Accounting, Business Administration or Law. S/he must have a minimum of three years in a donor funded organization or five years in a structured environment with relevant experience in contracts and consultancy management. The ideal candidate should have excellent knowledge of the Nigerian Labour Law and tax laws, Microsoft packages and report writing skills. S/he should also have excellent negotiation skills and team spirit.
Terms and Conditions for Employment:
The roles are based in Kaduna State and Abuja respectively with frequent travels to other ARC Reform Offices. The programme offers very competitive salary packages; however, local terms and conditions apply.
Method for Application:
Candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter and an updated CV through the appropriate link on our website at: www.gridconsulting.net
All applications must be submitted on or before Friday, 11th August 2017. The subject of the mail must contain the title of the position applied for and applications without a subject title will NOT be processed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.