Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Tetra Tech is delivering the DFID-funded United Kingdom Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (UKNIAF) infrastructure improvement works. The programme’s duration is contracted for an initial 48 months running from October 2019 with a 24-month option for the client to extend.
UKNIAF provides technical assistance in the form of infrastructure advice to the Federal Government of Nigeria and its agencies. It aims to transform the lives of some of the world’s most impoverished people through the transformation of the way critical infrastructure in Nigeria is commissioned, funded and managed. Its core focus areas are:
This is a full-time role, as an integral part of the UKNIAF project leadership. Working alongside the Project Director, Team Leader and existing Deputy Team Lead, the co-Deputy Team Lead will shape the programme’s delivery strategy and the management of its component workstreams. Working closely with external partners including the Federal Government of Nigeria, the Department for International Development, multi-lateral development agencies and development finance institutions, the successful candidate will be a capable communicator able comfortable in a diverse set of business contexts.
Specifically, you will:
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (KPI’s)
We will work with the successful candidate to develop a detailed set of KPIs which evolve over the life of the programme according to need. At the outset, the KPIs for this position will likely include:
This position is based in Abuja, Nigeria and will be provided with an excellent international package benchmarked against the development sector more broadly. This will include accommodation, flights and transfers. At present UKNIAF is operating remotely, and the successful applicant will not be required to travel to Nigeria until such time as regular travel into country is safe. We will provide visa support if necessary.
We are keen to hear from anyone with a senior background in infrastructure delivery who is used to managing technical teams at scale, not necessarily in the development sector (although this would be useful). Alternatively, we would also consider an applicant with extensive background in DFID programming and a deep familiarity with programme delivery, but who required support on infrastructure, provided there was sufficient commitment to building this quickly.
Key qualifications include: