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Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Consultant, United Nations Foundation – Nigeria

Organization: United Nations Foundation

Position Title: Consultant – Market Manager (Nigeria) Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

Location: Abuja, , Nigeria

Application Deadline: July 21, 2015

Description: The Market Manager will report to the Cheif Operating Officer, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and work closely with the Regional Director.


  • Help advance the development, coordination, and implementation of Nigeria’s Country Action Plan and annual operating plans – this requires identifying weaknesses in the cookstoves and fuels market, and collaboratively developing strategies to address them.
  • Collaboratively design marketing, communications, and behavior change campaigns that build the cookstove and fuels category
  • Work with relevant government ministries to identify and support an effective enabling environment for the clean cookstove and fuels market
  • Steward appropriate outreach to important stakeholder groups to keep them apprised of Alliance activities locally, regionally, and globally, and to grow Alliance partnerships
  • Represent the Alliance at events as requested
  • Keep the Alliance informed of the changing needs of players in the clean cookstove and fuel value chain and keep abreast of new developments in the global cookstove market
  • Robustly monitor and evaluate all Alliance market-enabling activities and adjust them based on a constant feedback loop with key stakeholders
  • Work in coordination with the Regional Director to ensure alignment of all efforts in Nigeria

Qualifications: This is a wide-ranging scope that requires significant hands-on experience and an ability to work in an intense, fast-paced environment. You are right for this if:

  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit and creative mindset.
  • You are a relationship builder who quickly gains trust and makes connections to reach creative agreements and solutions.
  • You use active listening and excellent communication skills to enable others to understand different perspectives, question assumptions, and improve actions.
  • You have developed and overseen the production of marketing campaigns and materials, and are familiar with ongoing and developing trends in media, technology, and consumer behavior.
  • You have excellent project management and interpersonal skills
  • You have the ability to work independently and be part of a virtual team, thriving in a start-up environment.
  • You have experience working in or with the commercial sector, and an ability to engage commercial sector partners and bring them on board.
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree (or more) in business, communications, marketing, public relations or a related field.
  • You have at least seven years relevant experience including significant project management experience.
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle stress.
  • Ability to meet regular attendance/tardiness policy.

How to Apply: Apply online.

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