Private Sector Development Specialist in Abuja, Nigeria

at The World Bank Group

Industry
Banking / Financial Services
Specialization
Banking
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

Job #152500
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job Type: Professional+&+Technical
Grade: GF
Recruitment Type: Local Hire
Language Requirement: English [Essential]

Background / General Description
Trade and Competitiveness (T&C) brings together more than 500 leading technical experts in the field of trade, investment, innovation, and private sector development, with extensive policy expertise, sector-specific knowledge, and practical experience in implementation. With half of its staff global specialists, and the other half serving in the regions, T&C has a wide footprint across the globe. Offering an integrated package of solutions--including policy advice, technical assistance, financing, and capacity building--the practice brings global knowledge to designing and implementing of projects tailored to the specific needs of client countries, whether fast-growing emerging economies, middle income countries, or fragile or conflict-affected states.

T&C also collaborates with other Global Practices (GPs) and Cross-Cutting Solutions Areas to deliver integrated solutions to trade and competitiveness challenges, like addressing infrastructure deficits, improving macro-economic frameworks, or boosting skills. The Global Practice also contributes to global policy and dialogue on trade and competitiveness issues, as well as regional integration initiatives.

Responsibilities

 Duties and Accountabilities

  • The position will provide operational and analytical support to Trade and Competitiveness team working on Nigeria.

The candidate will need to demonstrate a deep technical knowledge of one of competitive industries, trade or innovation and entrepreneurship as detailed below:

  • Spatial Solutions. Support teams working on these projects with market, spatial, economic and institutional analytic support
  • Value Chains.  Support teams working on these projects with relevant sector knowledge, analytics and public private dialogue capabilities
  • Regional trade and Global Value Chains.  Support teams develop regional solutions with trade facilitation and trade  policy in the context of Regional Trade and Global Value Chains
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship Support teams working on the SME agenda – encouraging entrepreneurs and innovation at the firm level.  This would also include building the demand side of the skills agenda.
  Apply Now

Sponsored Jobs in United Kingdom

Sponsored Jobs in United States

Ads by Careerslip