Project Name : Technical Assistance to Strengthen Capacity for Implementation of National Economic Policies and the EU Development Initiatives including Documentation of the EU Projects in Nigeria
Project Reference : EuropeAid / 140588 / IH / SER / NG
Project Location : Nigeria
Estimated Start Date : January 2022
Duration : 18 months
Short description : The purpose of the required services is to strengthen the capacity of the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning (MFBNP) for the implementation of key national economic policies and initiatives including documentation and visibility of EU Projects in Nigeria.
The aim of the service is to provide technical assistance to the Focal Departments of the MFBNP in the aspects of :
Economic policy planning, budgeting, project implementation, monitoring & evaluation among other activities required for the delivery of key national development initiatives of the Federal Government of Nigeria; and
Inspection, documentation and showcasing of works / community projects executed through the EDF for the purpose of ensuring their sustainability by raising stakeholders’ awareness on their responsibilities; as well as,
Organization of capacity building programmes in the fields of development planning, including innovative modalities and emerging trends in development cooperation and the framework of the EDF
Key Expert 2 Capacity Building Expert
Qualifications and skills
Master’s degree in at least one of the following disciplines : economics, public finance, public administration, law, international relations, political science, public relations or business administration.
In the absence of a Master’s degree, a Bachelor’s degree in at least one the disciplines above and a total of 2 years in addition to the required General professional experience;
Excellent writing and oral presentation skills in English.
General professional experience
Preferably 8 but a minimum of 6 years of professional experience in capacity-building projects.
Specific professional experience
At least 5 years of professional experience in developing, organizing and implementing capacity building programmes in the fields of development planning or budgeting for government and CSOs;
Work experience in Sub-Saharan countries is required, experience in Nigeria would be an asset;
Practical knowledge of EU Development Cooperation and EDF Procedures would be an asset.