Equity Lead – Skills for Prosperity, Nigeria at Palladium Group


Palladium Group is a company that works with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world's most pressing challenges.

Equity Lead – Skills for Prosperity, Nigeria is needed at Palladium Group

JOB TITLE: Equity Lead – Skills for Prosperity, Nigeria

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Project Overview and Role

  • Global Prosperity Fund’s ‘Skills for Prosperity’ is a £75m DFID programme, which seeks to improve the cost-effectiveness, access, quality, relevance and equity of skills through innovative approaches in 9 Middle-Income Countries around the world, including Nigeria.  
  • In Nigeria, the Skills for Prosperity (S4P) country programme will work in six targeted states to: Improve access to quality Higher Education and TVET for youth and young women, with a focus on improving access to and the quality of apprenticeships, and supporting training institutions to deliver demand-driven, competency-based training,
  • Strengthen education-to-employment linkages, and
  • Build the capacity of training institutions to improve outcomes for vulnerable women and people with disabilities.
  • Apprenticeships, training, and capacity building interventions will focus on identified high growth sectors of the economy (Agriculture/Agribusiness/agro-allied industries; Creative and Entertainment, and Information and Communications Technology sectors).
  • S4P aims to directly benefit 6,000 youth and women in targeted states of Kano, Kaduna, Enugu, Edo, Benue and Lagos.
  • We are looking for talented individuals with a relevant track record, and interest or experience in the private sector and skills training. Most of all we are looking for team members with the drive to tackle new and complex challenges and work with us to learn, adapt and deliver sustainable benefits for Nigeria.
  • As well as a competitive salary, bonus and benefits, we are an outgoing, creative, and supportive team and offer a personally and professional rewarding environment above all.

Required Qualifications

  • Proven track record in driving successful and wide-scale equity and social inclusion interventions in large donor-funded programmes  
  • Outstanding communication skills and demonstrable ability to deliver effective training to multi-stakeholder audiences
  • Excellent and appreciable collaboration, relationship-building and influencing skills
  • Experience in promoting and improving GESI in TVET and skills development programmes, preferably in Nigeria
  • Brings a strong existing network in Nigeria among major relevant stakeholders
  • Previous working experience and excellent knowledge of cultural and religious norms that lead to the exclusion and marginalisation of vulnerable groups, including women and PWDS, especially in northern Nigeria.

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Job Features

Job CategoryEducation / Teaching / Training
DeadlineNot Specified.
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