Team Leader and Management 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.


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

Qualification and Experience

· A minimum of 12 years working experience in a similiar field

· University degree in economics, management, engineering 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 management experience with similar projects in the context of preventive and reactional stabilization measures

· Experience with the management cycle of investment projects in the context of financial cooperation, including cooperation with different types of Implementing Partners (AGETIPs and NGOs as an asset)

· Monitoring and evaluation experience

· Experience in private sector promotion

· Experience in capacity building

· Experience with complex steering structures

· Demonstrated experience as a team leader

· Working experience in developing countries

· West Africa regional experience

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

We offer

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

· Exposure to multi-disciplinary client service teams

· Competitive remuneration


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/TL.1/2020 to

*Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted*

About the Organization

KPMG is a leading international professional services organisation. We are looking for a Team Leader and Management 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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