Latest Vacancies in a Reputable Investment Promotion Institution

A reputable Investment Promotion institution with Governmental affiliation in Kano is seeking a skilled and professional individual to fill the position below:

Job Title: Director, Investor Relations

Location: Kano
Employment Type: Full Time

Role and Responsibilities

  • Planning events and coordinating the conduct of investment promotion & facilitation activities;
  • Coordinating and supervising the activities of the Department (One-Stop-Shop; Inter-Governmental relations and Investment Finance);
  • Coordinating the preparation and dissemination of investment promotion literature of the Agency;
    • Support the capture and documentation of relevant information regarding Investment Relations
    • Provide relevant information to the Manager Investor relations on activities regarding investment in the state
    • Identify and engage both domestic and foreign investors based on the State’s potential as an investment destination;
    • Support the development of a database of reputable prospective and potential investors both in Nigeria and abroad with a view to reaching out to them when opportunities arise
    • Plan and organise targeted and well-researched investment promotion activities including tours and road shows aimed at promoting specific investment projects areas when the State has demonstrable comparative and competitive advantages
    • Support the identification and documentation of available land for agricultural, housing, mining, industrial and other uses so that it can be speedily made available to qualified investors in a manner that protects the rights of all stakeholders (land owners, occupiers, communities) and provides opportunities for optimal land use for investment and job creation
  • Lead on resource and coordination for all investment related activities

Qualifications and Experience

  • First Degree in Business Administration / Economics / Marketing / Social Sciences or Humanities.
  • Postgraduate qualification, such as MBA with specialisation in Marketing or Finance or professional qualification in Marketing.
  • Twelve (12) years of experience in investment promotion, banking, marketing or related fields.

Required Competencies:

  • Solid experience and demonstrated knowledge of Kano State
  • Reliability, resourcefulness and flexibility.
  • Effective analytical, research and problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and make judgments and decisions with minimal supervision.
  • Fluency and strong communication skills in English, including ability to draft, proofread and edit correspondence.
  • Technology and systems knowledge – Exhibits excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and proficiency of technology or/and systems relevant to functional area. Ability to coach less experienced staff on relevant technology and systems.
  • Institutional policies, processes, and procedures – Demonstrates relevant functional knowledge and understanding of institutional priorities, policies, operational and administrative procedures, and people. Ability to practically apply and guide others in policy application.
  • Lead and innovate – Suggests improvements to solve problems.

 

Job Title: Director, Public Partnerships and Privatization

Location: Kano
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Public Private Partnership and Privatisation (PPP&P) department is responsible for the identification, facilitation, implemention and coordination of PPP activities in Kano State.
  • This department is also responsible for enabling private sector investment in state owned infrastructure by sharing risks, designing and driving innovative financing models.
  • The Director Public Private Partnership and Privatisation heads the department and oversees the overall activities of PPP&Ps in the agency.

Responsibilities

  • Act as the lead negotiator for all PPP and privatisation transactions even where they are identified and/or project managed by other Ministries, Departments and Agencies; and
  • Monitor the implementation, execution and delivery of PPP projects as contained in agreements between the State Government and respective investors
  • Assist the State building capacity for PPP project identification, evaluation, planning, execution and management
  • Establish a framework for identifying PPP&P for the Federal Government and its agencies in the investment promotion drive of the State;
  • Advise and assist the government in developing and maintaining a comprehensive and reliable database on investment opportunities for effective planning especially in areas where the State has demonstrable comparative and competitive advantages;
  • Develop and manage the PPP pipelines in Kano State

Person Specification
Qualifications and Experience:

  • First Degree in Business Administration/ Economics/ Marketing/ Social Sciences, Law or Engineering .
  • Postgraduate qualification, such as MBA with specialisation PPPs or Project Management or any related fields
  • Twelve (10) years of experience Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation, PPPs or any related fields

Required Competencies:

  • Solid experience and demonstrated knowledge of Kano State
  • Reliability, resourcefulness and flexibility.
  • Effective analytical, research and problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and make judgments and decisions with minimal supervision.
  • Fluency and strong communication skills in English, including ability to draft, proofread and edit correspondence.
  • Technology and systems knowledge – Exhibits excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and proficiency of technology or/and systems relevant to functional area. Ability to coach less experienced staff on relevant technology and systems.
  • Institutional policies, processes, and procedures – Demonstrates relevant functional knowledge and understanding of institutional priorities, policies, operational and administrative procedures, and people. Ability to practically apply and guide others in policy application.
  • Lead and innovate – Suggests improvements to solve problems

Deadline: 23rd May, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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