PLANET Recent Available Employment Opportunity [2 Positions]

Posted on :

17 Jun, 2019

Category :

Vacancies in Nigeria

PLANET is Greece’s leading management and project management consulting company with a strong and extensive presence in Southeast Europe. The company is also increasingly and active in a wider geography.

Since its establishment in 1987, PLANET has been a part of most major interventions, transformations and infrastructure investments, supporting clients across all sectors of the economy and the public sector. We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Key Expert 1 – Team Leader
Job Location: Abuja
Client: EU
Sector: Transport / Engineering
Engagement: 550 working days
Duration: 33 months, estimated to start by October 2019
Project Title: 11th EDF Support to ECOWAS Commission for Transport Governance in West Africa”

Job Summary

  • The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is the ‘improved sustainability and security of the regional road transport system’. This transport system will be a factor of inclusive development in terms of gender equality, stability and regional integration.
  • The project will, on the basis of commitments made at ECOWAS/WAEMU level, increase the freedom of movement of goods and persons, reduce the costs of interstate road transport by improving the governance of road maintenance and modernising the supply chain thanks to the gradual liberalisation of road transport activities in a competitive, regulated framework, excluding any dumping and cartelisation practices and mitigating the social costs associated with the necessary modernisation of the sector.

Requirements
Qualifications and Skills:

  • A Master’s degree in Transport, Economics, Civil Engineering or Business Administration or equivalent;
  • Fluency in English and French. Knowledge of Portuguese is considered an asset;
  • Proven track record of professional experience in managing multicultural teams of technical specialists with strong facilitation, leadership and communication skills;
  • Good knowledge and professional experience of EU procedures;
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office suite, datasheets and e-mails. Experience in Internet website management or social media is considered an asset.

General professional experience:

  • At least 15 years demonstrated experience of which 8 years would have been on project management

Specific professional experience:

  • At least management of two similar transport facilitation projects,
  • Demonstrated experience in developing countries, ideally in West Africa in the last fifteen years.
  • S/he should have experience in procurement of donor-funded projects and be acquainted with regional integration issues;
  • Demonstrated experience in defining road transport policies or institutional and regulatory framework and in training;
  • Good knowledge of the issues and challenges of the road sector in the West Africa region.

Benefits
Benefits working with PLANET:

  • Offers professional experience in highly competitive international working environment;
  • Provides assistance in the social development and economic growth of the beneficiary countries;
  • Establishes a long-term relationship with qualified experts;
  • Offers highly compensated assignments.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

 

 

Job Title: Key Expert 2: Specialist in Monitoring and Evaluation and Institutional Support
Location:
 Abuja, Nigeria
Client: EU
Sector:Transport / Engineering
Engagement: 550 working days
Project Title: 11th EDF Support to ECOWAS Commission for Transport Governance in West Africa”

Job Summary

  • The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is the ‘improved sustainability and security of the regional road transport system’. This transport system will be a factor of inclusive development in terms of gender equality, stability and regional integration.
  • The project will, on the basis of commitments made at ECOWAS/WAEMU level, increase the freedom of movement of goods and persons, reduce the costs of interstate road transport by improving the governance of road maintenance and modernising the supply chain thanks to the gradual liberalisation of road transport activities in a competitive, regulated framework, excluding any dumping and cartelisation practices and mitigating the social costs associated with the necessary modernisation of the sector.

Requirements
Qualifications and skills:

  • A Master’s Degree in Economics, Statistics or Engineering or equivalent;
  • Fluency in English and French. Knowledge of Portuguese is considered an asset;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and professional experience of EU procedures;
  • Good command of computer tools (database, statistical software and monitoring evaluation, word processing, etc.

General professional experience:

  • At least 10 years of experience in support of Monitoring and Evaluation of development projects/programmes.

Specific professional experience:

  • Have completed at least two assignments of a minimum of two years each and of similar nature in the past fifteen years of which at least two years in one or more regional projects / programmes;
  • Demonstrated experience in Result-based management of projects;
  • Demonstrated implementation of capacity building systems within a regional project or programme;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the road transport sector and free movement of goods and security issues in sub-Saharan Africa or West Africa.

Benefits
Benefits working with PLANET:

  • Offers professional experience in highly competitive international working environment;
  • Provides assistance in the social development and economic growth of the beneficiary countries;
  • Establishes a long-term relationship with qualified experts;
  • Offers highly compensated assignments.

 

To apply

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

Note: CVs to be sent in English language and in EuropeAid formatting.