Sunday, January 18, 2009


Amazing! This is a local hire opportunity for a high paying job in Nigeria.

The World Bank Office in Abuja seeks applications for the position of Public Information Consultant. The Public Information Associate is a member of the Country Office staff recruited locally and based in Abuja. For day-to-day assignments and responsibilities, the Public Information Consultants reports to the Senior Communications Officer based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Duties and Responsibilities

• BA/B.Sc. or MA/M.Sc. (Information, Communications Arts, Journalism or a development related field etc.). A Master’s degree would be preferred.

• At least 7 years hands-on experience in the delivery of information and outreach strategies, media, of packaging information for stakeholders and communication and information activities.

• Good understanding of communication and information approaches, tools, and methodologies for planning, delivering, and monitoring communications and information activities and products.

• Experience with the media community would be an added advantage.

• Proven good knowledge of social, political and development issues in Nigeria.

• Ability to quickly gain an understanding of the country office business activities and overall objectives and understanding of the broader World Bank context in which it works.

• Strong interpersonal skills in order to deal tactfully and effectively with internal/external contacts at all levels.

• Excellent oral and written communications skills in English and also able to write on a range of topics and ensure quality of communication and information.

• Effective analytical, research and problem-solving skills.

• Strong computer skills; proven ability to use standard and customized technology packages (such as Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, Internet software) , knowledge of Web publishing, and experience in helping organize data and information systems.

• Personal and professional integrity, self motivation, proven ability to work under minimum supervision, as part of a team; ability to juggle multiple tasks within tight deadlines and to work effectively under stress.

• Proven ability to work effectively in a team-oriented, multi-cultural environment and to function effectively as a member of various groups.

• Effective, proven skills in organizing, prioritizing, scheduling, planning and coordinating work and other activities internally and externally.

• Ability to pass the required World Bank Group skills test.



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