Job Opening at Co-creation Hub Nigeria

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Co-creation Hub Nigeria is a social enterprise committed to bringing together stakeholders from different walks of life to work collaboratively on solutions to social challenges facing the Nigerian society.

PRACTICE LEAD, GOVLAB

JOB INFORMATION


Co-Creation Hub seeks an experienced individual with strong working knowledge of the Nigerian public sector to join our team to lead our GovLab Practice geared to support the development and roll out of initiatives to improve public service delivery, citizen engagement & social accountability in Nigeria through the smart application of technology.
The GovLab Lead will be CcHUB’s primary interface for government agencies, civil society and social innovators looking to improve the way citizens’ needs are met in Nigeria using technology.
Specific areas of interest in the Governance space include public service delivery, open government, open data, extractive industries transparency & local government efficiency.
This position requires a team player with leadership qualities, excellent marketing skills, a professional and positive attitude, organization and dependability.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Your responsibilities shall include the following :
Identify critical governance priorities for the unit & initiate activities to stimulate solutions around the priority areas
To plan, launch and manage innovation initiatives to deliver products to be utilised by government agencies, civil society & citizens to improve public service delivery & social accountability in Nigeria
Research key governance issues to identify critical leverage areas around which GovLab should engage stakeholders and citizens
Manage research & insights that drive solutions for the practice & its clients especially government agencies, civil society organisations & the general public
Overall planning of activities, resources , budgets and operations of the practice
Provide technical insights & networking support to governance ventures incubated at the CcHUB
Develop a mentor network for the practice across the public sector & civil society and work with them to support incubated ventures
Proactively identify engage & manage new partners with government, CSOs and donor agencies
Lead in developing proposals for new governance projects to local and international funding organisations
Work in coordination with senior management to set up a seed fund for governance ventures
Prepare all required reports and maintain a comprehensive set of records on all activities

REQUIREMENTSOur ideal candidate will have:
A solid understanding of the Nigerian public sector with relationships to academia, government agencies, civil society, start-ups and the development partner community
A Bachelor’s or Masters’ Degree from an accredited university
Experience in civil society, a start­up or other business environment
A robust analytical skill set
Strong working knowledge of computer applications including Microsoft applications
Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
An entrepreneurial and innovative mind-set

TO APPLY
Applicants should send their CV's and cover letters to: careers@cchubnigeria.com with the subject ‘Practice Lead, GovLab’.

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