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Manager – International Development Advisory Services (IDAS)

  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Date Posted: 7-Sep-2017


In line with KPMG’s desire to ensure that key roles are filled by best in class talent with the requisite skills and experience, we seek to hire a Manager – International Development Advisory Services (IDAS).

The role will be responsible for engagement delivery, managing programs, and supervising the input from external consultants. The jobholder will also play a support role in deepening client relationships and winning new business.


Detailed Job Description:

§  Assist management to define, plan and articulate strategies for KPMG Nigeria’s IDAS practice.

§  Manage the development of a database of external consultants that can be leveraged to resource projects as when required.

§  Function as a Project Manager responsible for the delivery of engagements – allocation of tasks to team members, project status reporting, project financial management, etc.

§  Support the development of a pipeline of opportunities through proactive identification, tracking of leads and conversion of opportunities such as expressions of interests and proposals.

§  Build and maintain effective business relationships with clients including donor organisations, development/alliance partners, and external consultants.

§  Provide engagement-level direction to direct reports and external consultants towards the execution of assigned tasks.

§  Perform other tasks as assigned by the Head, IDAS.

Required Qualifications and Experience

§  First degree from a reputable tertiary institution

§  A postgraduate degree in a development related discipline will be an added advantage

§  Minimum of 7 - 10 years work experience

§  A proven track record of providing programme management and advisory services on donor-funded projects. Key areas of interest include: governance reform, public financial management, health and nutrition, education, and social services

§  Understanding of key trends shaping the development sector, and opportunities available for advisory services.

§  Ability to analyse problems and to develop strategic responses.

§  Strong commercial orientation and ability to identify opportunities.

§  Ability to manage projects and successfully lead teams.

§  Excellent communication, business presentation, and analytical skills.

§  Maintains integrity and professional ethics.


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