Jobs at Federal Public Administration Reform Programme

The Federal Public Administration Reform Programme (FEPAR) Nigeria is seeking a dynamic, results driven and dedicated individual to assume the role of National Programme Manager. FEPAR is funded by the UK Department for International Development (UKaid) and is supporting Nigeria's commitment to strengthen its central
management institutions in order to improve the capability of the country's core public management areas, including policy and planning, human resource management, budgeting and service delivery. The programme is a large, complex and multi-faceted initiative that is currently midway through its 5-year lifespan.

Method of Application

To apply Please email your CV and covering letter to  by 17th October 2013.

Job Details:
The role of the National Programme Manager is to provide strategic leadership and effective management of the programme. She/he will be accountable for:

•    Strategic leadership
•    Effective management of the programme and the performance of staff and consultants
•    Maintaining constructive relationships with key government officials, clients and stakeholders including DFID
•    Ensuring cohesion among various components of the programme
•    Ensuring efficient and effective management of resources
•    Driving for agreed programme results

The individual we are looking for will have:

•    Relevant post graduate qualifications
•    A track record of successfully leading large complex programmes in an international development or related context
•    Track record of delivering results in a challenging
•    Extensive and varied multi-country experience of public administration
•    An ability to effectively manage relationships in a complex and challenging environment
•    An extensive knowledge of current public sector reform theory and an ability to translate that theory into practical, results-oriented action
•    An understanding of the challenges facing public sector reforms in Nigeria or similar settings
•    An understanding of the political economy of Nigeria and/or expertise in conducting political economy analysis
•    Ability to perform within the discipline of a results based management framework
•    Neutrality within the Nigerian political system

Location: Abuja
Experience: 0 year(s)
Course of Study: Not Specified
Required Grade: Not Specified