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Deadline 30th December, 2020.

The Kaduna State Investment Promotion Agency (KADIPA) is a One-Stop Investment Centre for business and investments. As part of our duties, we facilitate Investment in the State by coordinating the activities of all MDAs in business environment. Our approach ensures the realization of the maximum benefits of policies and regulations in the state.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

  • Research Officer
  • Data Officer
  • Transactions and Financial Officer
  • Legal Adviser
  • Investment Promotion Officer
  • Project monitoring Officer
  • Director, Investor Officer
  • And other positions

Kindly scroll through requirements of each position and apply for the one you are most suited for.

Job Title: Research Officer

Location: Kaduna

Job Description

  • Collecting, documenting and interpreting information for use by senior officers.
  • Makes submissions and preparing draft letters on specific matters.
  • Collects and assists in analysing data.
  • Develops and manages the KADIPA document resource centre.

Job Requirements

  • First degree in Social Sciences such as Statistics, Economics, Library Science and other related fields.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Data Officer

Location: Kaduna

Job Description

  • Interprets data, analyse results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing report.
  • Develops and implements databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality.
  • Locates and defines new process improvement opportunities. Collecting and interpreting information as required in the department.
  • Developing and maintaining a comprehensive and reliable database on research activities of the department.
  • Generates data on new investment opportunities that will enhance economic activities in the State.
  • Periodically produces data and information on the investment status of the State in order to assist prospective investors – both domestic and foreign – to evaluate the State’s potential as an investment destination.
  • Performs such other functions as the General Manager may from time to time direct or as may be deemed necessary to achieve the primary purpose of the Department.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems, Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics or any related field.
  • Relevant work experience as data analyst or business data analyst.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Transaction & Finance Officer

Location: Kaduna

Job Description

  • Serves as a direct liaison person to issues relating to financial proof of the organization
  • Responsible for ensuring cash flow management and funds availability for activity implementation.
  • Leads the review of project business plans & financial proposals
  • Ascertains the financial integrity of PPP & other Investment proposals
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Must possess a minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field. A master’s degree in Accounting is an added advantage.
  • Experience in procurement operations
  • Knowledge in computer applications and financial accounting
  • Knowledge of financial management and accounting software
  • Fluency in English and ability to work in a team and independently.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Legal Adviser

Location: Kaduna

Job Descriptions

  • Reports to the Executive Secretary
  • Handles and performs routine functions and activities on legal affairs;
  • Provide legal advice and counsel to the Executive Secretary
  • Conducts Legal Analysis of Partnership Agreements and MoUs with external stakeholders of KADIPA
  • Liaises with the Attorney General’s Office on all Legal Matters relating to KADIPA
  • Formulates and makes inputs on formalities regarding settlements and disputes
  • Monitors the implementation of legal clauses
  • Provides advice on different legal issues and assist in drafting legal opinion, memoranda and other briefing documents
  • Develops solutions to Public Private Partnership (PPP) legislative issues and suggestsing appropriate amendments to existing legislation
  • Develops standard contractual terms for addressing problems that arise on PPP projects;
  • Represents KADIPA in court if needed

Job Requirement

  • LLB, BL, minimum ten (10) years post call experience.

Required Competencies:

  • Reliability, resourcefulness and flexibility.
  • Strong attention to detail and to maintaining high quality standards.
  • Fluent and strong communication skills in English, including ability to draft, proofread and edit correspondence.
  • Technology and systems knowledge – Exhibits excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and proficiency of technology or / and systems relevant to functional area.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Investment Promotion Officer

Location: Kaduna

Job Description

  • To advise and assist the MIP in creating an attractive and competitive climate for business that will lead to robust economic activities in the State
  • Assist the MIP to coordinate and supervise activities on investment promotion.
  • To develop & maintain a database of reputable prospective and potential investors both in Nigeria and abroad with a view to reaching out to them when opportunities arise
  • Assists the MIP in planning and organizing targeted and well-researched investment promotion activities including tours and road shows aimed at promoting specific investment projects
  • Handles investor meetings, enquiries and support the provision of any aftercare service to investors.
  • Establishes a framework for identifying, facilitating and coordinating investment opportunities in the state
  • Advises and assists the SM in developing and maintaining a comprehensive and reliable database on investment opportunities for effective planning especially in areas where the State has demonstrable comparative and competitive advantages;
  • Develops and manages the investment pipelines of the agency
  • Reports to the Head (Investment Promotion);
  • Disseminates Information, Communication and Education (ICE) materials;
  • Serves as KADIPA Desk Officer for relevant MDAs;
  • Initiates visits for qualified prospective investors to Kaduna state to explore opportunities.

Job Requirements

  • First degree in Social Sciences or Humanities.
  • Postgraduate qualification, such as MBA with specialisation in Marketing or Finance or professional qualification in Marketing is an added advantage.
  • Five (5) years of experience in investment promotion, banking, marketing or related fields.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Project Monitoring Officer

Location: Kaduna

Job Description

  • Develops and implements M&E plan of project to generate regular information related to progress of different projects.
  • Develops common indicators for data collection, design data collection tools/templates, and assist for regular data generation processes.
  • Provides technical support to staff members for all M&E related activities.
  • Prepares monitoring field visit plan and conduct monitoring visits
  • Monitors projects from inception to completion and reporting progress on key project indicators;
  • Ensures value for money assessment plans and co-ordinating project prioritisation;
  • Develops value for money assessments tools and co-ordinating project prioritisation;
  • Coordinates the conduct of technical review on all applicable MDA submissions to ensure compliance with the Procurement Law as regards quality, quantity and other technical specifications;

Job Requirements

  • First degree in Economics, Accounting and Finance, Quantity Survey
  • Master’s Degree or certificate in Project Management is an added advantage
  • 8 years relevant experience in M&E.
  • Sound knowledge and experience in reports writing
  • Strong statistical skills including knowledge of Microsoft application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Director, Investor Relations

Location: Kaduna

Job Descriptions

  • Plans events and coordinates the conduct of investment promotion & facilitation activities;
  • Coordinates and supervises the activities of the Department (One-Stop-Shop; Inter-Governmental relations and Investment Finance);
  • Coordinates the preparation and dissemination of investment promotion literature of the Agency;
  • Supports the capturing and documentation of relevant information regarding Investment Relations.
  • Provides relevant information to the Manager Investor relations on activities regarding investment in the state.
  • Identifies and engages both domestic and foreign investors based on the State’s potential as an investment destination;
  • Supports the development of a database of reputable prospective and potential investors both in Nigeria and abroad with a view to reaching out to them when opportunities arise
  • Plans and organises targeted and well-researched investment promotion activities including tours and road shows aimed at promoting specific investment projects areas when the State has demonstrable comparative and competitive advantages
  • Supports the identification and documentation of available land for agricultural, housing, mining, industrial and other uses so that it can be speedily made available to qualified investors in a manner that protects the rights of all stakeholders (land owners, occupiers, communities) and provides opportunities for optimal land use for investment and job creation
  • Lead on resource and coordination for all investment related activities

Job Requirements

  • First degree in Business Administration / Economics / Marketing / Social Sciences or Humanities.
  • Postgraduate qualification, such as MBA with specialisation in Marketing or Finance or professional qualification in Marketing.
  • Twelve (12) years of experience in investment promotion, banking, marketing or related fields.

Required Competencies:

  • Solid experience and demonstrated knowledge of KADIPA’s mandate and general workings of
  • IPA’s around the world.
  • Reliability, resourcefulness and flexibility.
  • Effective analytical, research and problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and make judgments and decisions with minimal supervision.
  • Fluency and strong communication skills in English, including ability to draft, proofread and edit correspondence.
  • Technology and systems knowledge – Exhibits excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and proficiency of technology or / and systems relevant to functional area. Ability to coach less experienced staff on relevant technology and systems.
  • Institutional policies, processes, and procedures – Demonstrates relevant functional knowledge and understanding of institutional priorities, policies, operational and administrative procedures, and people. Ability to practically apply and guide others in policy application.
  • Lead and innovate – Suggests improvements to solve problems.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Investment After-Care Officer

Location: Kaduna

Job Description

  • Reports to the Head (Investment Facilitation);
  • Maintains a list of contacts and location of relevant MDAs related to investment in the state
  • Assists in responding to requests of investors within the state
  • Any other responsibility assigned by the Manager Investor Facilitation
  • Post- investment follow up to ensure that the operations are going on smooth
  • Documents the investment process and suggest process simplification steps.
  • Follows up with the potential investors who request information and support them throughout the process

Job Requirements

  • First degree in Social Sciences or Humanities.
  • Post-graduate qualification, such as an MBA with specialisation in Marketing or Finance or professional qualification in Marketing is an added advantage.
  • Five (5) years of experience in investment promotion, banking, marketing or related fields.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Head, Investment Promotion Facilitation and One-Stop-Investment-Shop

Location: Kaduna

Job Descriptions

  • Reports to the Director; Investor Relations
  • Reports to the GM Investor Relations
  • Supports the creation of an attractive and competitive climate for business
  • Supports the implementation, execution and delivery of projects as contained in agreements between the State Government and respective investors
  • Facilitates the development of a framework for monitoring and evaluating the progress of strategic investment programmes and projects for effective implementation
  • Supports the identification and documentation of available land for agricultural, housing, mining, industrial and other uses
  • Concludes arrangements with any person for the effective implementation of any programme or project
  • Maintains relationships with MDAs within and outside the state for effective facilitation of investment activities
  • Takes charge of investment promotion activities of the Department and maintains cordial relationship with other MDAs to ensure hitch free operation of the One-Stop-Shop;
  • Supervises the implementation of investment promotion strategies and develops message content on investment promotion;
  • Coordinates meetings between KADIPA and other MDAs on investment proposals.;

Job Requirements

  • First degree in Social Sciences or Humanities.
  • Postgraduate qualification, such as MBA with specialisation in Marketing or Finance or professional qualification in Marketing is an added advantage.
  • Eight (8) years of experience in investment promotion, banking, marketing or related fields.

Required Competencies:

  • Solid experience and demonstrated knowledge on the general workings of IPA’s around the world.
  • Fluency and strong communication skills in English, including ability to draft, proofread and edit correspondence.
  • Technology and systems knowledge – Exhibits excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and proficiency of technology or / and systems relevant to functional area. Able to coach less experienced staff on relevant technology and systems.
  • Institutional policies, processes, and procedures – Demonstrates relevant functional knowledge and understanding of institutional priorities, policies, operational and administrative procedures, and people. Able to practically apply and guide others in policy application.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Project Development Officer

Location: Kaduna

Job Description

  • Identifies and tracks relevant project program compliance requirements and opportunity for innovation.
  • Participates in development of project summaries for collaboration
  • Collaborates with other departments to develop feasible ideas toward sustainable economic development of the state
  • Supports the development, collection and analysis of departmental metrics and evaluation.

Job Requirements

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in International Development, Law, Sociology, Political Science, Information Technology, Computer Science, or any other related field.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience on data base; procurement related activities, consolidating and organizing project information
  • Certificate in project management is an added advantage.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: PPP Officer

Location: Kaduna

Job Description

  • Takes charge of PPP activities in the unit;
  • Develops, documents and Manages PPP database for the State.
  • Develops and& documents potential PPP projects in the state.
  • Sets up PPP Dialogue and coordinates all activities thereto;
  • Conducts periodic scanning, review and analysis of the business reform environment;

Job Requirements

  • First degree in Economics, Accounting and Finance, Quantity Survey or any other relevant qualification.
  • Master’s Degree and/or professional certification on PPP is an added advantage.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Head, Investment Promotion Facilitation

Location: Kaduna

Job Descriptions

  • Reporting to the Director;
  • Leads KADIPA’s efforts in finance for investment from multilateral and bilateral development partners as well as private investors.
  • Supports the building of internal capacity for investment project identification, evaluation, planning, execution and management
  • Advises and assists in the establishment of a framework for monitoring and evaluating the progress of the State’s strategic economic investment programmes and projects for effective implementation
  • Supports the development & articulate clear growth and development strategies for providing needed support and appropriate incentives to grow the local private sector in the state
  • Supports the development of a robust database of reputable prospective and potential investors both in Nigeria and abroad with a view to reaching out to them
  • Leads the development and implementation of targeted and well-researched investment promotion activities including but not limited to tours and road shows aimed at promoting specific investment projects
  • Conducts desk research on sustainable investment practices of foreign investors in some selected countries
  • Drafts a guide, focusing on mainstream social and environmental investment practices in compliance with local and international standards
  • Acknowledges and responds to enquiries in relation to fiscal incentives and other investment matters positively and promptly.
  • Discusses and reviews with investors the feasibility of respective proposals and liase with stakeholders to advance the facilitation process
  • Advises on business opportunities and progress of the business environment.
  • Advises on government policies in relation to investment, promotion and the procedures to be followed by investors.
  • Maintains a list of investment opportunities in various economic sector
  • Any other duty as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • First degree in Social Sciences or Humanities.
  • Postgraduate qualification, such as MBA with specialisation in Marketing or Finance or professional qualification in Marketing is an added advantage.
  • Eight (8) years of experience in investment promotion, banking, marketing or related fields
  • Ability to conduct financial analysis including financial planning

Required Competencies:

  • Solid experience and demonstrated knowledge on the general workings of IPA’s around the world.
  • Fluency and strong communication skills in English, including ability to draft, proofread and edit correspondence.
  • Technology and systems knowledge – Exhibits excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and proficiency of technology or / and systems relevant to functional area. Able to coach less experienced staff on relevant technology and systems.
  • Institutional policies, processes, and procedures – Demonstrates relevant functional knowledge and understanding of institutional priorities, policies, operational and administrative procedures, and people. Able to practically apply and guide others in policy application.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Trade and Policy Officer

Location: Kaduna

Job Description

  • Supports implementation of laws.
  • Supports the research and report on creating an attractive and competitive business climate that will lead to robust economic activities in the State.
  • Advises and assists in the establishment of policy frameworks for monitoring and evaluating the progress of the State’s strategic economic investment programmes and projects for effective implementation.
  • Provides recommendations for trade policies and investment activities that will attract improved economic activities in different sectors.
  • Supports the development of a framework for identifying and pro-actively engaging the Federal Government and its agencies in the investment promotion drive of KADIPA.
  • Articulates clear growth and development strategies for providing needed support and appropriate incentives to grow the local private sector and enlarge the economic base of the State in line with the priorities of the State.
  • Assists in the strengthening of systems in collaboration with other MDAs Assists the agency in implementation of trade and transport facilitation initiatives.
  • Assists in strengthening coordination and dialogue with public and private stakeholders.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Economics.
  • 2-3 years relevant experience.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by people assigned to this job.
    They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
    All personnel may be required to perform other responsibilities in addition to those specified from time to time, as needed
  • We do not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it. Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity inclusion. We do not discriminate on grounds of colour, race, nationality, religion, age, ethnic origin, disability, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
  • Our people are all equally gifted in unique ways: we come from diverse traditions, personal experiences and points of view. And we want to include yours, Are you ready to inspire us with your ideas
  • We encourage all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.
  • Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Due to the urgency of the position, we have the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline
  • Only qualified candidates will be invited for interview

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