Federal Government of Nigeria Head of Project Management Unit (PMU) Jobs

The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) through the Ministry of Budget and National Planning, plans to recruit qualified candidates for the services of:

Federal Government of Nigeria Head of Project Management Unit (PMU) Jobs

The Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has received a Loan from the African Development Fund to finance the Institutional Support for Economic Management and Delivery Project (ISEMDP).

The Ministry of Budget and National Planning, the International Economic Relations Department of the Federal Ministry of Finance, and the Bureau of Public Procurement, each being responsible for their respective component under the Project, in line with their statutory mandates shall be the implementing Agencies for the Project.

The principal objective of this Project is to strengthen economic and financial governance for achieving a stable macroeconomic environment, inclusive and sustained growth, and effective implementation and delivery of the national development plan.

The specific objective of the Project is to develop institutional capacity in macroeconomic management, revenue mobilization, procurement, monitoring and evaluation, and performance and portfolio management and delivery.

The Project has four mutually reinforcing components: (a) enhancing economic management, (b) enhancing performance management and delivery, (c) strengthening domestic revenue mobilization and effectiveness in public procurement, and (d) project management support.

For effective management of this Project, a Project Steering Committee (PSC), Project Implementation Teams (PITs) within the various Components, and a Project Management Unit (PMU) will be set up. The PSC will be responsible for strategic oversight and policy guidance and monitoring portfolio performance.

The PITs, to be appointed for each project component and/or sub-components, will spearhead the day-to-day implementation of their respective Project activities in collaboration with the PMU.

The PMU will coordinate project implementation services including manage procurement and financial management processes. and act as a secretariat to the PSC.


  • The Head of Project Management Unit (PMU) will provide strategic leadership and work with the PMU Team and the Project Implementation Team to develop action plans that further the goals and objective of the ISEMD.
  • He/She will oversee end coordinate the program portfolio to ensure the highest level of project quality and accountability, while fostering continuity through building local capacity.
  • He/She will have overall responsibility for ensuring technical and operational excellence in the delivery of all activities to achieve the objectives established in the grant and strategic plan of the Project.
  • In addition, he/she will provide oversight over the Project, and ensure that the Project complies with the Bank’s procedures and processes.


  • At least a Master's Degree in Development Studies, Economics, Business Administration, or related fields.
  • Minimum of 10 years post-qualification experience.
  • Al least ten years’ experience in Project Management at a senior/management level.
  • At least ten years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of development programs.
  • At least ten years’ experience in project/program design and management.
  • Experience in managing Complex projects/Development Partner Field Projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex organizational, personnel, administrative, and cross-cultural aspects of donor supported projects.
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity.
  • Experience in leadership roles in a donor funded project.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates/consultants should send their Expressions of Interests, enclosed with detailed Curriculum Vitae, Copies of relevant certificates and names and contact details of three traceable referees to the address below:

    The Permanent Secretary,
    Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning,
    C310310 Adekunle Fajuyi Street,
    Central Business District,
    Abuja, FCT, Nigeria.

    Attention: Director, Macroeconomics Analysis Department' Application Closing Date 10th May, 2019

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