The Edo State Investment Promotion Office Director, Investment Promotion and Global Outreach Jobs in Nigeria

The Edo State Investment Promotion Office Director, Investment Promotion and Global Outreach Jobs in Nigeria

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • The Director, Investment Promotion & Global Outreach will work under the supervision of the Managing Director.

    The specific tasks for the Director, Investment Promotion & Global Outreach will be as follows:
  • To develop the Go-to-Investor marketing strategies for ESIPO in each focus sector and proactively market potential projects to investors and facilitate their approval by the respective authorities.
  • Establish relationships with the relevant stakeholders in the Government and other promoting agencies and oversee project management to ensure the achievement of targets.
  • To work closely with the sectoral ministries, state industries departments, and other stakeholders and help them with their investment targeting, promotion, and facilitation.
  • Strategically build the investment promotion sector practice and expand the client base in domestic/international markets.
  • Be thorough with policies, acts, and regulations governing the projects handled by ESIPO.
  • Work closely with the MD-ESIPO and develop and monitor financial budgets of the investment promotion and facilitation vertical.
  • Handle resource allocation within the vertical and manage the utilization of a team of consultants.
  • Review proposals, financial models, joint ventures, project structuring, reports, etc., and make necessary recommendations to relevant departments.
  • Responsible for ensuring the use of world-class knowledge management methodologies and processes to create a centralized database for investor management.
  • Provide and disseminate up-to-date information on Incentives available to Investors and further consult on behalf of investors,
  • Provide support to existing and potential foreign investors
  • Proactively contribute to management and organization development activities including thought leadership, training, etc.
  • Mentor and guide team to ensure deliverables within given timelines
  • Conduct team reviews and submit weekly reports to MD-ESIPO and monthly reports to all relevant stakeholders
  • Work in collaboration with other teams
  • Ensure the implementation of ESIPO's manadate
  • Perform any other duty/function as assigned by the MD ESIPO

    Required Qualifications, Competences, and Experience

    Formal Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent professional experience required in Economics, Management, Public Policy and Administration, Finance, Development Administration, or related field; graduate degree preferred

    Professional Experience:
  • Experience in investment pipeline development and evaluating market viability for climate investment opportunities; experience doing so through blended finance mechanisms preferred
  • Experience designing impact investing proposals and strategies to mobilize finance for climate
    change mitigation and adaptation, clean energy transition, and nature-based solutions preferred OS/he has at least seven (7) years of private sector investment experience; experience collaborating with international aid agencies such as FCDO, GIZ, USAID, IDH, preferred
  • At least five years of experience working on private sector development in Africa.

    Core Competencies:
  • Teamwork: Works cooperatively and effectively with others to achieve common goals. Participates in building a culture characterized by inclusion, trust, and commitment.
  • Communication: Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts professionally. Demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts. Impeccable oral and written communication with good analytical skills. Adaptability: Adjusts planned work by gathering relevant information and applying critical thinking to address multiple demands and competing priorities in a changing environment.
  • Customer and Client-Focused: Anticipates, monitors, and meets the needs of customers and responds to them in an appropriate and responsive manner.
  • Diversity and Inclusion: Conveys respect for diverse individuals and perspectives; models inclusive behavior and treats everyone fairly. Professionalism: Displays appropriate and ethical behavior, integrity, and personal presentation in the workplace always; demonstrates respectful communication for others, both verbal and non-verbal.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV and Letter of Motivation as one document with complete contact details to: using the Job Title and Vacancy Number as the subject of the email.

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