Finance and Procurement Expert

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 30 July 2020
  • Abuja, Nigeria
  • Closing on 10 August 2020
  • Proposal

Job Description

General Scope of the Role

We seek a dynamic professional for a fund management assignment implemented across West Africa. The successful candidate will be expected to apply industry best practice approaches in fund management.

Nature of employment

Independent Consultant/ Subcontractor. This is a full-time role in Abuja, Nigeria but there will be regular field visits to the intervention countries.

Duration

The contract will be for a fixed term of three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

We offer

· An exciting opportunity to work on fund management and development programmes in Africa

· Exposure to multi-disciplinary client service teams

· Competitive remuneration

Qualification and Experience

· A minimum of 10 years working experience as financial expert

· University degree in economics, finance or related subjects

· Proven negotiation and moderation skills with senior decision makers

· Computer skills (MS Office software)

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

· Fluent in English and French (knowledge of Portuguese as an asset)

· Demonstrated expertise as a financial expert in similar projects

· Management experience

· Proven procurement expertise, working experience with KfW Procurement Guidelines

· Experience in capacity building

· Demonstrated experience with the management and monitoring of large project funds, proven working experience with KfW disbursement procedures (disposition fund or Disbursement in Tranches Procedure)

· Experience with the management cycle of investment projects in the context of financial cooperation, preferably small infrastructure projects

· Working experience in developing countries

· West Africa regional experience

· Working experience with adaptive programming approach and agile methods will be an advantage

Deadline:

Deadline for receipt of application is 10 August 2020.

To apply, please forward your cover letter and CV, giving details of your qualifications and experience quoting IDAS/FP.1/2020 to gh-fmidasrecruits@kpmg.com.

*Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted*

About the Organization

KPMG is a leading international professional services organisation. We are looking for a Finance and Procurement Expert for a project implemented across West Africa. Our International Development Advisory Services (IDAS) unit adopts a pan-African approach to development work, employing dedicated specialists alongside KPMG experts to deliver results and impact. We have a proven track record in funds and grants management.

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