Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) holds the mandate of reforming natural resource governance to ensure that government revenue from the extraction of resources benefits the country and its development through institutionalising accountability. Though Nigeria made substantial progress in improving transparency, translating that into greater accountability remains a challenge.
Strengthening the capacities of NEITI’s communication and advocacy initiatives and assessing their impact and public perception to contribute to shaping the growing body of policy work support efforts in raising funds for expanding the coverage and effectiveness of policy, communication and advocacy initiatives
Contributing to the ongoing pursuit of capacity development of NEITI, supporting in the development and implementation of a fundraising strategy and contribute to the drafting of proposals for potential donors
Reporting to the communications department’s director and supporting other departments (e.g. Policy, Planning and Strategy domiciled at the Technical Unit on Governance & Anti-Corruption Reforms (TUGAR) unit
Revising the communications strategy considering the Strategic Plan 2017-21, mapping and benchmarking existing communication formats and develop new and improved sets for different target groups
Designing and implement monitoring approaches for impact and public perception of NEITI’s efforts, supporting efforts at expanding the reach of NEITI and its products into the policy space
Supporting policy research, ideation and innovation for driving national debates around extractive industries sector governance and reforms
Source and secure training and capacity building opportunities for NEITI staff and its stakeholders on extractive sector technical skills, public policy and strategic communications
Master’s degree in social sciences, humanities, arts, communication or international development. A PhD is an added advantage
Many years of work experience in communication and policy research, exposure to the implementation of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) are an asset
Demonstrable understanding of and familiarity with extractive sector issues in developing country context
Demonstrated expertise and experience with extractive industries governance in developing countries and demonstrated past achievements in either communication or policy analysis.
Several years of work experience in development cooperation, field experience in Africa desirable
Strong interpersonal skills paired with tact and diplomacy to engage diverse audiences
Intercultural competencies, self organised self starter with fair tolerance to frustration
Excellent written and oral communications skills in English language (C2)
In addition you hold the German nationality or the nationality of a member state of the European Union.