Political Economy Adviser (Abuja) at the British High Commission (BHC)

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British High Commission (BHC) is the diplomatic mission of the British sovereign and the British Government to Nigeria, representing the United Kingdom and the United Kingdom's interests.

British High Commission (BHC) is recruiting for the position below

JOB TITLE: Political Economy Adviser

Job Ref.: 06/20 LOS) – AU
LOCATION: Abuja
Grade: C4 (L)
Type of Position: Fixed Term, Full-time
Working hours per week: 35
Duration of Post: 24 months
Type of Post: British Deputy High Commission
Start Date: 1 May 2020
Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
Job Subcategory: Economic and Prosperity

Main Purpose of the Job

  • Developing and implementing the Nigeria network’s strategic Prosperity objectives through policy advocacy with state governments, business and civil society. 
  • Lead on providing high-quality economic analysis and reporting focussed on the three southern geopolitical zones, working closely with other members of the joint DFID-DIT-FCO Nigeria Prosperity Team, including the Prosperity Fund.

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience  

  • Masters Level qualification in economics or equivalent.
  • Permission to work in Nigeria
  • Willingness to travel to other states in Nigeria
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Economics

Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of economic policy-making for federal or state governments
  • Masters research in a relevant economics or political economy issues
  • Experience of working in or with government in Nigeria
  • Experience of working in the private sector or organised civil society in relevant fields

Language requirements:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Fluency in one of and preferably both Yoruba and Hausa.

Required Competencies:

  • Seeing the Big Picture, Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering

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Job Features

Job CategoryGovernment Agencies / Public Sector
Deadline16th March, 2020.
SalaryNGN 827, 892
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