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World Bank Nigeria: Rural Development Specialist

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Position:  Rural Development Specialist

Job Family: Agriculture and Rural Development

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Appointment: Local Hire

Language Requirements: English [Essential]

Appointment Type: Extended Term Consultant (ETC)

Duration: One Year (Renewable)

Duties and Accountabilities

The consultant will have responsibility for assisting the World Bank Task Team Leaders (TTLs) on the following operations in AFTAR in Nigeria: Irrigation Project, Fadama III project and it’s information, knowledge and business advisory services; Commercial Agriculture Development Project (CADP) and the West Africa Agricultural Productivity project (WAAPII). The Consultant will work in collaboration with the TTLs in responding adequately to implementation challenges on the project in all states. The incumbent will also participate in dialogues; take part in conduct of supervision work including mission/field visits and write reports.

Major duties and responsibilities will include the following among others:

  • Participate in the technical supervision of on-going AFTAR projects listed above
  • Participate in policy dialogues with governments on agricultural and rural development issues, prepare policy memoranda and alert management (both country and sector) on issues requiring attention.
  • Initiate/ participate in analytical and strategic work pertaining to agricultural growth and productivity in Nigeria, including work managed by AFTAR and that managed by other units, but requiring input from AFTAR staff, such as write-up of key papers in agriculture, natural resources and rural development;
  • Assist TTLs in the identification, preparation and appraisal of new interventions/studies that will complement the Fadama III, CADP and WAAP implementation;
  • Contribute to key operations important to the agriculture and rural development department of AFTAR, ensuring quality and timely delivery of these operations. In addition, the person shall carry out any other related administrative or technical tasks required by the TTLs, SL, SM and the CD;

Selection Criteria

  • At least Masters in Agricultural Economics or related discipline;
  • At least five (05) years of experience on agricultural development issues;
  • Recognized substantive leadership in one or more of the strategic/technical areas noted above;
  • Proven operational experience with recognized ability to deliver high quality results and to meet deadlines;
  • Previous experience working with international institutions (such as the World Bank, UNDP, etc.) and government agencies preferred.
  • Evidence of effective team work and client relations including with private sector;
  • Ability to work flexibly on a range of assignments, and adjust to and prioritize a variety of complex evolving tasks;
  • Ability to work successfully in a multicultural setting, with efficiency, competence and integrity across disciplinary boundaries and in a team-based work environment;
  • Strong communications skills, in addition to excellent writing and communications ability in English Language;
  • Proven ability to maintain professional relations with Government officials, development partners and implementing agencies.

Duration of the Contract

This consultancy will initially be for 12 months, with possibility of renewal for up to a maximum of one more year. The renewal of the contract of the consultancy will be based strictly on good performance, The World Bank reserves the right to shorten and/or terminate the contract and/or suspend payments if the consultant does not meet the job requirements.

 

Method of Application:

Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications online at www.worldbank.org/career before close of business on 19thAugust 2011. Once on the site look for job number 111454 and follow the steps to apply. Paper application will not be considered.

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SEO Specialist Vacancy at Techhive Africa

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Techhive Africa is a different kind of digital agency. We specialise in using data analytics to connect brands and SMEs across Africa with their target audience. 

Our platforms have over 5 million cumulative social media followers, over 3 million monthly unique visitors and are some of the most visible in Nigeria.

We are currently looking for a talented and creative individual to fill the position below:

Job Title: Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist

Location: Lagos

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

The SEO Specialist will have the following responsibilities:

  • Lead the SEO strategy of our platforms.
  • Work with the content team to ensure content is created in the most effective ways
  • Develop effective link building strategies
  • Review website performance with data tools and look for enhancement opportunities
  • Craft strategies to improve user engagement and time spent on the website.

Job Qualifications

  • Graduate with a B.Sc or HND from any Tertiary institution
  • At least two (2) years working experience in SEO or a related role
  • Experience with SEO tools, keyword research, link analysis and data analytics
  • Highly motivated and target driven, with a proven track record in traffic growth

Application Details

  • Send an email with your CV attached to info@techhive.africa
  • The subject of the mail should be: ‘Application for SEO Specialist Position’
  • The body of the mail should detail in the best way possible why you are the best candidate for the job.
  • Application Deadline is: 27th September 2020

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Job Vacancy For Entertainment Writer At Information Nigeria

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Marketing Job Vacancy in Lagos

Marketing Job Vacancy in Lagos

Information Nigeria, a leading Nigerian news portal with over 5 million social media followers, is looking to employ a content writer with a focus on entertainment.

Job Title: Content Writer (Entertainment)
Location: Lagos

Responsibilities:

The writer will be based around Yaba and its environs and shall report entertainment news, daily.

Requirements:
– A minimum of one-year Journalism experience with hands-on skills in New Media.
– Reportorial skills are essential.
– Good knowledge of global entertainment industry is an added advantage.

– The candidate should:

  • Be a fresh graduate with a good command of English
  • Have a passion for writing.
  • Be able to present information in a creative and user-friendly manner.
  • Be able to work in a team
  • Have good communication skills
  • Have an understanding of writing for the web/internet.

How to Apply:
All applicants should send CV and work samples to editor@informationnigeria.org with the position applied for as the subject of the e-mail.

Application Deadline is: 13th September 2019

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Vacancy for an Editor at Information Nigeria

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nformation Nigeria a leading Nigerian news portal with over 5 million social media followers is looking to employ an experienced editor.

Job Title: Editor
Location: Lagos

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

 Supervise and be responsible for all content created and published on the Information Nigeria website.

Work with analytics to determine the direction of our reporting and content creation efforts.
Responsible for ensuring there is an efficient process for news sourcing, vetting and accuracy.
Source and coordinate guest writers, columnists and other content partners

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Have at least three years relevant experience in traditional/online media.

–  Possess a Bachelors degree in Journalism, Mass Communications or a related field.

Be very proficient in English and able to spot errors in content
Understand the basics of search engine optimisation and social media management.
Preferably a member of the Nigerian union of journalists (NUJ).

BENEFITS

Pay package includes industry standard salary and bonuses when certain milestones are met.

APPLICATION DETAILS

* Please send a cover letter, CV and 3 samples of your work to: vacancy@informationnigeria.org

* The subject of the mail should be: Application for Editor Position

* Application Deadline is: 23rd June 2019

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