Local Government Coordinator at Deloitte Nigeria

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Local Government Coordinator

Locations: Abia, Edo, Kebbi, Niger, Ogun and Taraba
Job Type: Contract

Job Summary

  • The Local Government Coordinators would ensure the management, operational, financial, procurement, monitoring and evaluation responsibilities of the Project are carried out consistently with project implementation plan.
  • The Local Government Coordinators will work under the supervision and guidance of the States Project Coordinators.
  • The LGA Project Coordinators will provide leadership for project implementation at the LGA levels, supported by a multi- disciplinary team of staff and technical consultants who will work exclusively for the project at the LGA.


  • Coordinate the Wards project’s activities in conformity with the Financing Agreement of FGN and Donor Organisation and as stipulated in the Project Appraisal Document;
  • Undertake/delegate field visits, and surveys in order to monitor and evaluate Project implementation; and identify problems and propose remedial action/alternative courses of action to accelerate/improve Project delivery at the Ward level;
  • Participate in the development of the Annual State Work Plan for the Project and monitor compliance to ensure objectives and targets are met and achieved
  • Coordinate the Formation of the LGA Technical Committee
  • Liaise with other relevant Programmes and Technical Departments in the Public Sector and Privates Sector to ensure synergy
  • Facilitate and manage capacity building relevant government departments at the LGA and wards levels
  • Ensure that the use of equipment and supplies procured is strictly for purposes of the Project
  • Establish and enhance systems of internal control to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Government of Nigeria and the donor organisation
  • Ensure the proper monitoring of all imprest accounts record
  • Facilitate the Project’s events at the LGA/Ward levels
  • Review and evaluate the Project’s staff performance at the LGA/Wards levels and submit to SPCU
  • Serve as focal point for communication with the SPCU project team
  • Perform any other relevant duties assigned by the State Project Coordinator.


  • A university degree or equivalent in Management, Economics, Finance, Accounts, Engineering or any relevant field.
  • An advanced degree or professional qualifications in the relevant fields will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of ten (10) years firsthand experience in Bank-funded projects. Proven track record and extensive experience in this regard would be an added advantage
  • Minimum of six (6) years’ experience in coordinating/implementing multi-component, multi-level Project
  • Experience working with various government agencies and/or donor agencies, of which 5 years should be at senior/top management with project management background
  • Established leadership and project management skills
  • Good communication written and oral skills.
  • Ability to provide high level advise on finance/accounts and procurement matters
  • Knowledge/experience in gender equality and women’s empowerment will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge and experience with the World Bank operational procedures and guidelines relating to project management, procurement and disbursement
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective, pleasant and trusting working relationships with a wide range of individuals and groups.
  • Possess strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills, supportive team player, with a passion for results, enthusiasm for mentoring, and a commitment to learning and sharing knowledge
  • Ability to work long hours and inspire others with his/her hard work
  • Proficiency in computer applications, particularly, MS Word, MS Excel and Lotus Notes is essential

Application Deadline
12th November, 2019.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: For State Level applications, applicants should specify their state of interest.

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