Chief Socio Economist in Abuja, Nigeria

Health, Wellness and Fitness
Minimum Qualification
Master's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities

Reporting to the head of the organizational unit and working closely with internal and external stakeholders. The incumbent’s role is:

  • Assume responsibility for including the Human development aspects of projects and programs in all phases of the project cycle (from identification to completion) by participating in all missions;
  • Ensure the definition of the socio-economic indicators of projects and programs, identifying mechanisms for monitoring their implementation;
  • Participate in the formulation, preparation, appraisal, negotiations, follow-up, launching, supervision and post-evaluation missions and review processes for small to large scale projects;
  • Evaluate the RMCs’ social and poverty reduction policies and strategies; resource allocations and recommend actions and projects for optimal contribution to developmental objectives;
  • Review project documents prepared in the Division and provide advice regarding the socio-economic analysis.
  • Recruit and supervise the work of consultants on various Bank related operation missions and assignments;
  • Play a key role in following up of the progress of approved projects and ensure their execution in accordance with the terms of the financing agreement;
  • Leading People: Serves as a role model, leading by example, builds alignment and commitment. Is courageous in challenging others to move the Bank forward.
  • Coordinate, as Task Manager, with RMCs officials on operational matters;
  • Develop partnerships with other multilateral and/or bilateral development institutions on socio-economic aspects and collaborating with experts from these institutions during field missions;
  • Represent the Bank in international meetings and participating in dialogue on the development of strategies to combat poverty and promote inclusive growth;
  • Liaise with other multilateral and bilateral institutions (such as: WORLD BANK, UNESCO,UNICEF and regional institutions - OAU, ECA, ECOWAS, etc) in the context of the Bank’s operations relating to socio-economic issues;
  • Represent the Bank at seminars and conferences related to poverty and social sector activities.
  • Review technical documents from other operational departments and other financing agencies;
  • Participate in co-financiers meetings, seminars and conference within and outside the Bank.
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