Business Development Coordinator

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Job Title: Business Development Coordinator - Lagos, Nigeria in Nigeria

Job no: 493350

The Project
Growth and Employment in States Wholesale and Retail Sector (GEMS4) is a market development project in Nigeria. It is funded by DFID/UKaid and the World Bank. The GEMS4 mandate is to stimulate market system changes that encourage growth and access; resulting in the creation of 10,000 new jobs and increased incomes for 500,000 people, especially for the poor and for women. The project is implemented in Lagos, Kano, Kaduna and Cross River states, though interventions will extend to other states where impact can be maximised.

The Position
The Business Development Coordinator (BDC) works in a team together with one or more Intervention Managers (IM) and may be involved in working on one or many interventions, pipeline interventions, or other organisational, administrative or operational tasks to further GEMS4 activities. Tasks include working with and to the IM managers to:

  • Support the development of GEMS4 concept notes, market systems analysis, and investment cases.
  • Identify Finished Leather (FL) and Finished Leather Goods (FLG) Partners and establish the basis for intervention support.
  • Implement interventions as agreed in the concept notes and project work plan.
  • Take part in facilitating and managing the work of partners/co-facilitators/service providers of programme and ensure "value for money" for the tasks given.
  • Remain well aware of developments in the FL and FLG and relevant sectors/markets.
  • Support the Communications and Results Measurement staff in implementing the project RM system, particularly as it pertains to the markets, systemic change, and gender disaggregated impacts on the poor, as well as other social development issues.
  • Take account of Value for Money (VfM) aspects in implementation which may mean developing and assessing tender and bid documents, and collecting and analysing intervention data to illustrate VfM.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

4

Other Requirements

The Person

  • At least 4 years' experience of supporting the implementation of private sector development projects.
  • Experience in value chain, in either development or the private sector.
  • Project management skills and
  • Master's Degree in relevant field.
  • Duration: As soon as possible to June 2017

How to Apply
The position may be filled before the application deadline, interested applicants are advised to submit an application today.

For any enquiries, please contact internationaldevelopment@coffey.com and quote the job reference number.

Applications close: 14 March 2016

Coffey has a 40 year history in successfully delivering international development projects on behalf of donors right around the world, including Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, USAID and the UK's Department for International Development. Our people work side by side with local partners to support stability, economic growth and good governance, positively changing people's lives.

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Job Summary
Published
March 2, 2016
Offer Type
contract
Experience
Minimum of 4years
Location
Lagos
Salary Range
N0.00 - N0.00K
Deadline
March 14, 2016
Specialization
Sales / Business Development
Industries
NGO / International Agencies
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