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Vacancies @ The Tony Elumelu Foundation

Blair-Elumelu Fellowship Programme, Liberia – Fellow
Location: Monrovia, LIBERIA

The Tony Elumelu Foundation is an Africa-based and African-funded not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the promotion and celebration of excellence in business leadership and entrepreneurship across Africa. As a 21st century catalytic philanthropy, the Foundation is committed to the economic transformation of Africa by enhancing the competitiveness and growth of the African private sector. For more information, visit www.tonyelumelufoundation.org.

The Tony Blair Africa Governance Initiative is working for a future in which Africa’s development is led by Africans, with governments that are capable of setting and achieving priorities that reflect the rising aspirations and expectations of their citizens. For more information, visit www.africagovernance.org.

The Blair-Elumelu Fellowship is an innovative joint programme between The Tony Elumelu Foundation and the Tony Blair Africa Governance Initiative (AGI). The programme places international experts in key government institutions in a number of post-conflict and fragile African states to strengthen their capacity to attract and nurture private investment and enterprise.

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
-We are looking to recruit a Fellow to support the National Investment Commission in Liberia.
-The Fellow will be a member of the AGI Liberia team. We are looking for outstanding individuals with a proven track record of leadership and delivery. AGI team members generally have 5-15 years relevant professional experience.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
-A background in strategy consultancy, private equity and finance, or international financial institutions. We are looking for a minimum 2-year commitment. Remuneration will be competitive within the international development sector.

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV (no more than 2 pages) to jobs@tb-agi.org – stating “BEFP” in the subject line

The deadline for applications is Friday, February 10, 2012.

TEF Public Sector Competitiveness Fellow – Senior Investment Advisor to the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Location: Abuja, NIGERIA

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is an Africa-based and African-funded not-for-profit institution dedicated to the promotion and celebration of excellence in business leadership and entrepreneurship across Africa. As a 21st century catalytic philanthropy, the Foundation is committed to the economic transformation of Africa by enhancing the competitiveness and growth of the African private sector.

Led by the Honourable Minister, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has developed a new agricultural transformation plan for Nigeria as part of the transformation agenda of the President.

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
-In line with its intent to provide strategic support to key private sector-facing ministries through the TEF Public Sector Competitiveness Programme, The Tony Elumelu Foundation is seeking to engage the services of a suitably qualified candidate for the role of Senior Investment Advisor attached to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

-The Senior Investment Advisor will be primarily focused on attracting domestic and foreign investment into Nigeria’s agricultural sector.  The position is based in Abuja, Nigeria with extensive domestic and international travel and will report directly to the Senior Technical Advisor (Investments and Agribusiness).

Remuneration will be competitive within the international development sector.

For a more comprehensive job description and details on how to apply, visit www.tonyelumelufoundation.org.

The deadline for applications is February 3, 2012.