Communications Coordinator/Assistant

Palladium Group is recruiting for Market Manager, Propcom Mai-karfi (PM) – Nigeria

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Job Title:Market Manager, Propcom Mai-karfi (PM) – Nigeria

Project Overview and Role

Propcom Mai-Karfi was a six-year DFID programme aimed at increasing incomes for the poor in
Northern Nigeria through enhanced opportunities for increased employment and improved
productivity in selected agricultural market systems in northern Nigeria. It is now implementing a
three-year extension 2018-2021 to work in a reduced number of states from mid-2018:

Tier 1 Borno, Adamawa and Yobe ;
Tier 2 Gombe, Taraba and Bauchi and
Partnership states / Tier 3 Kaduna, Kano and Jigawa .
Propcom Mai-Karfi was a six-year DFID programme aimed at increasing incomes for the poor in
Northern Nigeria through enhanced opportunities for increased employment and improved
productivity in selected agricultural market systems in northern Nigeria. It is now implementing a
three-year extension 2018-2021 to work in a reduced number of states from mid-2018:

Tier 1 Borno, Adamawa and Yobe ;
Tier 2 Gombe, Taraba and Bauchi and
Partnership states / Tier 3 Kaduna, Kano and Jigawa.

Responsibilities

PURPOSE

To provide direction and management to the technical work within an identified state which
constitutes part of a Tier – determining the overall direction and delivery of the programme, by
collaborating and coordinating with the Tier Leads of the Tier. The Market Manager will also be
responsible for providing direction, in association with the core specialists, the Results
Measurement team, and identified Short Term Technical Assistance STTA . For a given intervention
s the Market Manager will also have responsibility for ensuring compliance for the programme
objectives of:
• gender and women’s economic empowerment WEE , and
• climate smart agriculture CSA

SCOPE OF WORK

Management support for interventions and associated activities of the programme ensuring
progress and achievements which contribute to wider programme milestones. Market
engagement in a given state is tracked and documented to agreed formats where applicable , and
disseminated to relevant internal and external audiences in an appropriate and timely manner.
The field level work will be supported by the line managed State Ocer and, when required, M&E
Enumerators.

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Propcom Mai-karfi is funded with UK aid from the UK
government and managed by Palladium.

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