Conflict Sensitivity Advisor – Abuja, Nigeria



Work type: Contract

Location: Nigeria

Categories: Economic Growth, Infrastructure, Stabilization


The Programme

WYG, a Tetra Tech company, is delivering the DFID-funded United Kingdom Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (UKNIAF), a £72.8m technical assistance facility which aims to improve the lives of some of Nigeria’s poorest people by improving the way infrastructure is designed and delivered in the country.

The UKNIAF programme is active across the power sector, the Federal road network, capital budgeting, Public Private Partnerships and the North-East. Working with the Federal Government of Nigeria, selected state governments and the wider international community, it aims to catalyse a transformational change in livelihoods across Nigeria by unblocking obstacles to growth.

The Position

The Conflict Sensitivity Advisor will work closely with the North East Component Team to deliver a fresh scoping exercise for the UKNIAF programme interventions in the region with a view to identifying the pathways for impact for an infrastructure programme and develop a Theory of Change for UKNIAF in the North-East. He/she will be specifically responsible for:
  • Supporting the scoping of potential UKNIAF technical assistance interventions in North-East Nigeria.
  • Leading on the integration of ‘do no harm’ principles into programme design.
  • Assisting the Senior Conflict Advisor to develop the Theory of Change for UKNIAF’s interventions in the region.
  • Setting out lessons from other conflict sensitive infrastructure programming worldwide.
  • Communicating to DFID and other international and Nigerian stakeholders on strategy and approach.
The Person
Essential
  • Comparable experience in producing and implementing high quality Do No Harm analysis to support programming and planning
  • Comparable field experience implementing peacebuilding and/or development/ humanitarian programming in conflict-affected areas
  • Programme scoping and design experience, probably have worked at a senior advisor level in the past
  • Knowledge of Do No Harm and Reflecting on Peace Practice concepts and tools
  • Strong analytical, conceptual, and writing skills and demonstrated ability to design and conduct evidence-based research and analysis
  • Highly literate with international refugee legislation and the relative agendas of donor partners
  • Willingness and ability to travel including to Abuja and the Northeastern states of Nigeria
Desirable
  • Experience on an infrastructure programme in conflict/post-conflict regions
Applications close:  29 February 2020

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