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Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Deloitte Nigeria Recruitment for Innovation and Partnership Adviser (Federal Level)

Company Description:
Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Everyday, approximately 286,200 professionals in more than 150 countries demonstrate their commitment to making an impact that matters. Our West Africa practice serves multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium-sized enterprises and the public sector across Nigeria and Ghana.
In Nigeria, Deloitte is one of the leading professional services firms, specializing in providing Audit, Tax, Consulting, Risk Advisory and Financial Advisory services. We serve clients in a variety of industries from financial services, consumer, telecommunications, media & technology, energy resources & Industrial and government and public services.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Innovation and Partnership Adviser (Federal Level)
Location: Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
Job type: Contract
  • The Innovation and Partnership Adviser will work to achieve the Project Development Objective (PDO) through building sustainable strategic partnerships aimed at boosting the overall impact of the project on the beneficiaries
  • Participate in state missions for continuous engagement with SPCUs, LPIUS and other Stakeholders on innovation activities
  • Support the continuous mapping exercise for partners at the Federal, State and LGA levels to identify potential Partners, areas of collaboration and techniques for joint operation
  • In alliance with the Innovations and Partnership Anchor, conduct a need-based assessment of PCUs / PIUs at all levels to develop and maintain strategic relationship with technical experts and organisations who will assist the project in the areas of M&E, Gender, Grants delivery, Community mobilization, Financial Management and Learning
  • Advice on the response and management of organisations/individuals proposing to collaborate with the Project to achieve its objective
  • Assist in Identifying the best practices and lessons learned, linked to resource mobilization and partnership-building activities
  • Assist and advice in the development of partnership engagement guidelines for PCUs/PIUs at all levels, and review engagements to ensure the project’s interests are guarded and partners deliver based on agreed terms of partnership
  • Assist in facilitating linkages between women, and business organisations, to create favourable business ecosystems that improve their businesses without unnecessary transaction costs
  • Share knowledge and institutionalise innovation and partnership selection processes
  • Any other technical duties as assigned by the Project
  • Assist in updating an existing project innovation-mapping to compile and update the list of existing innovations benefiting Nigerian Women.
  • Assist and advice on the replication and scale up of successful innovative ventures through established guidelines
  • Advice on the use of the LGA level Livelihood assessment results to identify existing value chains and innovation gaps
  • Advise and assist in coordinating the development of pilot innovation products through: (the organization of innovation forums)
  • Support the use of the LGA level Livelihood assessment results to identify existing value chains and innovation gaps
  • Facilitate the adoption of new creative ideas, methods of production, and means of product delivery to save time, reduce cost, reduce wastage and increase output and income
  • Collaborate with the innovations and M&E Anchors to quantify the innovations and assess their impact on the livelihoods of the WAGs
  • Collaborate with the Innovations, Livelihood, Gender, M&E Anchors and the Environmental and Social Safeguards specialist to ensure that all innovations introduced meet with the Environmental and Social Safety standards
  • Assist in the preparation of annual work plan and budget for the project
  • Assisting in the development of guidelines / manuals and other relevant documents as directed by the NPC
  • Provide cross-sectoral support within the project to share knowledge and proffer solutions to challenges that may arise within the project
  • Ability to work with a diverse set of partners to create problem specifications, system requirements, and then implement software and technology innovations
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Aptitude to handle competing messages and priorities with multiple audiences and management of complex partnerships
  • Understanding of mobile technology for development, familiarity with information systems and communication technologies
  • Advanced degree in one of the following fields: Sciences, Information Communication Technology, or in related field
  • At least five years of progressively responsible work experience in partnership management, program management, public relations, or a related field
  • A track record of working on developing innovative solutions/partnerships and initiatives
  • Ability to transfer knowledge and institutionalize the innovation and partnership selection processes
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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