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Part 1: Launch ACCEL Africa second phase in Nigeria 15 days from 1/07/2024 to 14/09/2024
• Conduct a desk review and key informant interviews to update the labour demand and supply as the root causes for the use of child labour in selected supply chains in Nigeria.
• Develop a solid pitch to reach out to pre-identified implementing partners service providers supply chain actors, and confirm their interests to collaborate with ACCEL Africa project to deliver, innovative solutions to lower tires of selected supply chains,
• Organize meetings and strategic discussions with implementing partners, to prepare the launch of intervention.
• Contribute to the selection of innovative solutions and related implementing partners and propose. A final project structure describing the roles and responsibilities of implementing partners and activities of workplan,
• Contribute to the organisation and management of a workshop to launch social finance and livelihoods interventions in... Nigeria.
• Following the workshop developed terms of reference to open if needed a competitive process to select and contact for free. Identified service providers, including work plan of intervention activities description, timeline and budget.
• Together with final selected implementing partners, including NGOs selected for livelihoods components co-developed the final implementation work plan.
• Document, best practices of working with service providers and supply chain output, designing innovative solutions and delivery models.

Part 2: Implementation of the Social Finance Intervention Model in Nigeria 35 days from 15/09/2024 to 30/12/2024
• Engage with key stakeholders: Central Bank of Nigeria, Ministry of Finance, Regulators and supervisors, financial services providers and associations and also development partners to develop partnerships.
• Co-develop an operational strategy and operational structure of a social finance innovation fund to support the implementation of selected innovative solutions aligned with the national financial inclusion strategy
• Co-develop, adapt and implement training modules for regulators, key government bodies and financial services providers on microfinance and child labour.
• Support the implementation of livelihood interventions and follow up key deliverables form the implementing partners.
• Monitor and evaluate how child labour risk mitigation and prevention strategies are implemented within livelihoods interventions, and evaluate their contributions on child labour elimination.
• Develop, a knowledge management plan and capture emerging practices in three knowledge sharing products.

• Minimum of Master’s degree in related area preferably economics or finance;
• Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in international development or related field;
• Good understanding and familiarity with key principles and trends in financial inclusion, financial literacy and education, access to finance, financial consumer protection, credit infrastructure, and/or digital financial services is a must;
• Experience in conducting assessment on the Assessment of Financial and Non-Financial Service Providers in Nigeria, is required;
• Experience in designing intervention related to child labour and microfinance in Nigeria, is required;
• Experience in results measurement / monitoring & evaluation, is required;
• Experience in organizing, budgeting, and coordinating meetings and learning events,
• including setting up the logistics and managing attendees is desired;
• Strong communication skills in both written and oral English with a track record of engaging with diverse audiences; additional language fluency is an advantage;
• Proven experience using power-point presentations and excel to visually communicate high-level concepts into clear policy communications;
• Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and working with multidisciplinary teams, but also ability to self-direct work and deliver high-quality final products independently.

Part 3: Remuneration and Timeframe

The consultant will work for 50 working days running within 1st of July to 30th December 2024. The consultant should send us a proposed workplan, proposal and financial offer for the work. Consultant should provide daily rate required negotiable in line with available budget.

The Payments will be made in Naira and the instalments will be distributed as follows:
• Labour.

In addition, upon signature of the contract, the consultant will receive a lump sum to cover his/her communication and logistic costs. For Trainings, the project will cover related logistic costs and the consultant will only receive DSA calculated by ILO in accordance with standard rate as provided by the Nigeria Government. Any instalment or final payments will be made at defined milestones or after submission of Technical Reports
Abuja Nigeria


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