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World Bank Job Vacancies In Nigeria, March 2013 by bobot(m): 8:05am On Mar 12, 2013
Job #130618
Job Title: Operations Analyst
Job Family: Public Sector Management
Job Type: Professional & Technical
Grade: GE
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Recruitment Type: Local Hire
Language Requirement: English [Essential]
Closing Date: 24-Mar-2013


Background / General description:
The Africa Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Group (AFR PREM) plays a key role in implementing the Africa Region Strategy, which identifies governance and public sector capacity as the foundational challenge for growth and development in the region. AFR PREM has particularly significant responsibilities in strengthening efforts to build sustainable and effective institutions that can help bring about shared growth and poverty reduction in the countries of the region. In Nigeria, governance challenges and weak institutions for financial management and service delivery are major challenges. The World Bank and other development partners have committed significant resources to support the Government of Nigeria in its efforts to strengthen institutions and improve governance. Policy dialogue and technical assistance engagements are aimed at both the federal and state levels. Presently, the Bank is engaged in public financial management and institutional strengthening in 15 states and in collaboration with the European Union, under a trust fund, intends to extend similar reforms to six additional states. The fund is set to be implemented over five years. To respond to increasing client demand AFR PREM is looking to recruit a dynamic and problem-solving individual as Operations Analyst to support the program. The selected candidate will be based in the World Bank Country Office in Abuja, Nigeria, for an initial period of two years (with the possibility of renewal). Working as a member of the PREM Team and in close collaboration with the Task Team Leader, she/he will work particularly with six states and with their constituent Local Government Councils, as well as with government and non-government entities and other development partners. The candidate will ensure close collaboration with staff in the related thematic Networks in the Bank and will foster multi-sector approaches to addressing systemic constraints to public service delivery and effective management across sectors.


Duties and Accountabilities:
The Operations Analyst is expected to assume the following duties and responsibilities: • Provide research and operational support, monitoring and reporting to the existing AFR PREM portfolio, particularly the State and Local Governance Reform Project. • Support in identification and design of new operations in the AFR PREM. • Support in preparing analytical and advisory services in the AFR PREM and reviewing analytical work. • Support clients with enquiries on operational issues. • Assist in the monitoring of operational deliverables as well as the deliverables of the consultants supporting AFR PREM. • Monitor emerging governance issues and developments in Nigeria or that affect Nigeria, and ensure that these are brought to the attention of the team. • Undertake other activities as requested by the Lead Public Sector Specialist.


Selection Criteria:
•Masters degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., Economics, Public Policy and Management, Public Administration or related social sciences)
•A minimum of two years experience in governance and public sector management
•Good knowledge of World Bank operational policies and guidelines
•Excellent interpersonal skills, including problem-solving skills and strong client orientation
•Strong written and oral communications skills
•Full proficiency in relevant software applications, including Lotus Notes databases and spreadsheets
•Good organizational capabilities and attention to detail; good editing and proofreading skills
•Strong teamwork orientation, with an ability to work effectively with a range of clients, development partners, and colleagues.
•Sound judgment and ability to work under minimum supervision and to exercise individual initiative to meet and anticipate emerging requirements
•Flexibility and ability to handle changes in priorities and work on multiple tasks simultaneously and under pressure
•Good analytical skills; ability to synthesize and present data
•Familiarity with the Nigeria portfolio
•Motivation and enthusiasm for the opportunities and challenges of working in the Nigerian public sector.


COMPETENCIES
Project Management - Understands the basic concepts of project management, as they relate to the execution of tasks within a project

Data Collection and Management - Demonstrates use of this competency

Bank Instruments, Policies, Procedures, and Systems - Basic knowledge of Bank Instruments, Policies and

Procedures, including Safeguards, FM and Procurement.

Portfolio Management (OS) - Assists and/or organizes portfolio reviews; prepares portfolio monitoring reports, and follows-up on portfolio review recommendations.

Analytical and Technical Skills, Operational Strategy Development & Advice - Solid theoretical base with relevance for specific Bank Network recognized Sector or Theme.

Client Orientation - Takes personal responsibility and accountability for timely response to client queries, requests or needs, working to remove obstacles that may impede execution or overall success.

Drive for Results - Takes personal ownership and accountability to meet deadlines and achieve agreed-upon results, and has the personal organization to do so.

Teamwork (Collaboration) and Inclusion - Collaborates with other team members and contributes productively to the team's work and output, demonstrating respect for different points of view.

Knowledge, Learning and Communication - Actively seeks knowledge needed to complete assignments and shares
knowledge with others, communicating and presenting information in a clear and organized manner.

Business Judgment and Analytical Decision Making - Analyzes facts and data to support sound, logical decisions regarding own and others' work.

To Apply Click here : http://applicant.worldbank.org/psc/HRERECP/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/ROLE_APPLICANT.ERVIEWJOBS_PASSKEY.GBL?JOB_REQ_NBR=130618


http://web.worldbank.org/external/default/main?pagePK=8454041&piPK=8454059&theSitePK=8453353&JobNo=130618&contentMDK=23158967&order=descending&sortBy=job-req-num&location=ALL&menuPK=8453611&JobType=Professional%20%26%20Technical&JobGrade=GE
Re: World Bank Job Vacancies In Nigeria, March 2013 by bobot(m): 8:06am On Mar 12, 2013
Job #: 130613
Job Title: Public Sector Specialist
Job Family: Public Sector Management
Job Type: Professional & Technical
Grade: GF
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Recruitment Type: Local Hire
Language Requirement: English [Essential]
Closing Date: 24-Mar-2013


Background / General description:
The Africa Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Group (AFR PREM) plays a key role in implementing the Africa Region Strategy, which identifies governance and public-sector capacity as the foundational challenge for growth and development in the region. AFR PREM
has particularly significant responsibilities in strengthening efforts to build sustainable and effective institutions that can help bring about shared growth and poverty reduction in the countries of the region.

In Nigeria, poor governance and weak institutions for public financial management and service delivery are major challenges that undermine growth and development. The World Bank and other development partners have committed significant resources to support the Government of Nigeria in its efforts to strengthen institutions and improve governance. Policy dialogue and technical assistance engagements are aimed at both the federal and state levels. Presently, the Bank is engaged in public financial management and institutional strengthening in 15 states and in collaboration with the European Union, under a trust fund, intends to extend similar reforms to six additional states. The fund is set to be implemented over five years.

To respond to increasing client demand AFR PREM is looking to recruit a dynamic and problem-solving individual as a Public Sector Specialist to support the program.

The selected candidate will be based in the World Bank Country Office in Abuja, Nigeria for an initial period of two years (with the possibility of renewal). Working as a member of the PREM Team and in close collaboration with the Task Team Leader, she/he will work particularly with six states and their constituent Local Government Councils, as well as with government and non-government entities and with other development partners.

The candidate will ensure close collaboration with staff in thematic Networks in the Bank and will foster multi-sector approaches to addressing systemic constraints to public service delivery and effective management across sectors with a focus on public financial management at state and local level.


Duties and Accountabilities:
The selected candidate will report to the Sector Manager (SM) and will work closely with the Task Team Leader. The candidate will be expected to carry out the following duties:

•Lead or support multi-sector teams to deliver the analytical and grant operations pertaining to public sector reform, especially public financial management at state level.
•In so doing, the candidate will work closely with clients to facilitate the implementation of PFM reforms.
•Generate and exchange knowledge relating to concepts, techniques and lessons of experience pertaining to public financial management, public sector reform, and capacity building.
•Join or lead multi-sector teams to integrate PFM reforms into sector operations at state level.


Selection Criteria:
The successful candidate will be a seasoned professional with solid operational experience
of working on public sector reform in Nigeria and/or other developing countries. In addition, the successful candidate will fulfill the following criteria:

•Advanced degree (minimum of Masters) in public policy and administration, economics, political science, finance, or any other related field
•At least 5 years of relevant experience in public sector reform and capacity building.
•Work experience in Africa would be preferred
•Experience with public financial management, procurement and decentralization/devolution of powers to sub-national level would be an advantage
•Demonstrated skills in project management
•Strong interpersonal skills, proven team orientation, ability to multi-task and work across unit boundaries and a solid track record of mentoring junior staff
•Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain productive, professional relationships with government counterparts, donors and other stakeholders
•Excellent analytical writing abilities; persuasive oral communication skills
•Fluency in English.


COMPETENCIES
Knowledge and Experience in Development Arena - Understands policy making process; distills operationally relevant recommendations/lessons for clients.

Policy Dialogue Skills - Identifies and assesses policy issues and plays an active role in the dialogue with the government and/or other stakeholders.

Integrative Skills - Working to develop an integrated view across all facets of current sector.

General Governance and Public Sector Knowledge and Experience - Has demonstrated analytic and operational skills in the area of public sector, and has practical experience working on production of projects and/or studies on areas key to public sector.

Written and Verbal Communication - Delivers information effectively in support of team or workgroup

Client Orientation - Takes personal responsibility and accountability for timely response to client queries, requests or needs, working to remove obstacles that may impede execution or overall success.

Drive for Results - Takes personal ownership and accountability to meet deadlines and achieve agreed-upon results, and has the personal organization to do so.

Teamwork (Collaboration) and Inclusion - Collaborates with other team members and contributes productively to the team's work and output, demonstrating respect for different points of view.

Knowledge, Learning and Communication - Actively seeks knowledge needed to complete assignments and shares knowledge with others, communicating and presenting information in a clear and organized manner.

Business Judgment and Analytical Decision Making - Analyzes facts and data to support sound, logical decisions regarding own and others' work.


http://applicant.worldbank.org/psc/HRERECP/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/ROLE_APPLICANT.ERVIEWJOBS_PASSKEY.GBL?JOB_REQ_NBR=130613
 
Re: World Bank Job Vacancies In Nigeria, March 2013 by gen2briz(m): 12:34pm On Mar 12, 2013
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Re: World Bank Job Vacancies In Nigeria, March 2013 by olaposer(m): 12:35pm On Mar 12, 2013
Hope its not just formality advert where the candidate has already been chosen? Only God knows
Re: World Bank Job Vacancies In Nigeria, March 2013 by miteolu(m): 12:40pm On Mar 12, 2013
This kind of job advert is what they use to collate unemployed professionals in Nigeria.

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Re: World Bank Job Vacancies In Nigeria, March 2013 by aminho(m): 12:48pm On Mar 12, 2013
make I go tell Aunty ngozi iwela my godmother to recommend me as her candidate
 
 
Re: World Bank Job Vacancies In Nigeria, March 2013 by speaktome(m): 12:49pm On Mar 12, 2013
What of CBN... Any vaccancy dia?
Re: World Bank Job Vacancies In Nigeria, March 2013 by Pray: 12:49pm On Mar 12, 2013
grin grin grin grin I dey laff!!!!!!!
Re: World Bank Job Vacancies In Nigeria, March 2013 by Kelvinsonelly: 12:58pm On Mar 12, 2013
I don hear. Thk u. undecided
Re: World Bank Job Vacancies In Nigeria, March 2013 by TableLeg(m): 1:09pm On Mar 12, 2013
Quality stuff... This is the sort of threads we want to see on the front page, not the crap being promoted by the daft and moro...nic moderators in the Romance and Celebrities sections!!!

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Re: World Bank Job Vacancies In Nigeria, March 2013 by Sweetapple007(f): 1:14pm On Mar 12, 2013
Thanks let me alert my friends.
Re: World Bank Job Vacancies In Nigeria, March 2013 by bigfat04(m): 1:26pm On Mar 12, 2013
this is the job i have LOOKING FOR i will apply right away ... grin

Re: World Bank Job Vacancies In Nigeria, March 2013 by hardbody: 1:26pm On Mar 12, 2013
Na wa oo, any one wey i study that one will go out of fashion. THey do not even advertise any of my professions and i have acquired 3 skills already from the university, with degrees to show for them oo. Abeg which is the likely course for the future make i re-enter JAMB in preparation for the advert in the next 6 years.
Re: World Bank Job Vacancies In Nigeria, March 2013 by Artistree(f): 1:50pm On Mar 12, 2013
Eye yam ofa qualify 4 d facancy they are hardvertising.
Op, pls lemme me know when there his a higher post, hi I will happly by then.
 
Re: World Bank Job Vacancies In Nigeria, March 2013 by TableLeg(m): 5:24pm On Mar 12, 2013
Artistree: Eye yam ofa qualify 4 d facancy they are hardvertising.
Op, pls lemme me know when there his a higher post, hi I will happly by then.
SMH ... Who allowed you near the internet?!
Re: World Bank Job Vacancies In Nigeria, March 2013 by Bastituta(m): 5:41pm On Mar 12, 2013
aminho: make I go tell Aunty ngozi iwela my godmother to recommend me as her candidate
lol... Op say u get primary cert. Dnt mind deir rubbish master jawe aunty go hep u enter,just go give dem aunty foto,sig nd primary six testimonia

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