National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria (NCCN) jobs vacancy (in collaboration with Tony Elumelu Foundation) January 2013
The National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria (NCCN) is a public-private sector initiative approved by President Goodluck Jonathan as part of the national transformation agenda. Under the leadership of the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment with support from The Tony Elumelu Foundation and other partners, the objective of the NCCN is to research, promote,
implement, and monitor a key set of reforms and policies that are essential to improving Nigeria’s ranking on the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) and Doing Business Index, as well as improving Nigeria’s long term competitiveness on a deeper local level.
In addition to implementing the critical policies and reforms, the Council will complement the implementation approach with an on-going monitoring and assessment approach. The NCCN will be governed by a board consisting of private, public, and social sector actors and a secretariat which will maintain intellectual independence from the board.
The Council in collaboration with The Tony Elumelu Foundation is recruiting for the position of:
Job Title: Chief Executive Officer, National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
The position will be based in Lagos, Nigeria and will report to a high calibre board with representatives from the public and private sector.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will be the pioneering leader of the NCCN, and will be primarily focused on launching and leading the efforts of the secretariat to achieve the council’s goals by:
- influencing policymaking with quantitative evidence and analysis;
- enhancing implementation through monitoring and evaluation;
- and fostering dialogue between the public and private sectors.
- Advanced degree In business management, public policy, public administration, economics, or in a relevant discipline in banking or investments, social sciences
- Be a results-oriented person, of integrity with a diplomatic approach to harmonise strong interests and achieve success.
- An excellent communicator, fluent In oral and written English
- Experience with competitiveness related project a plus
- At least 10 years of experience at senior management levels in the private and public sectors
- Must have experience working successfully with the private sector, public sector (in Nigeria), and global multilateral organisations
- Possess strong analytical, management, and strategic skills
Remuneration will be competitive within the international development sector.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to:
firstname.lastname@example.org stating “National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria CEO” in the subject field.
Application Deadline 11th January, 2013