10 Oct 2016

Full-Time Nigerian Finance Specialist

Connexus Corporation – Posted by ConnexusAbuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria


Job Description

About the Job:

Connexus is seeking a Finance Specialist for the anticipated five year USAID/Nigeria Agricultural Competitiveness project. The project will focus on identifying agribusinesses and agricultural value chain actors with growth potential, and will assist with investment and technical assistance to seed growth at scale. It is anticipated that the project will focus on a number of sectors, including but not limited to: agriculture, technology, clean energy, nutrition, water and sanitation hygiene (WASH), gender and youth-oriented activities.



The position will be located in Nigeria.


Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Identify and make contact with key informants and key stakeholders in various small and medium enterprise (SME) sectors
  • Identify opportunities for finance and investment in agricultural sectors
  • Develop relationships with local and international financial institutions and investors
  • Work with financial institutions to design financial products to meet SME demand for financial services
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.



  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of experience in economic growth/trade, finance, or investment promotion.
  • Experience in fund management and/or programs aimed at increasing access to finance and investment for agribusinesses and SMEs
  • Previous experience with agricultural finance preferred
  • Experience working on USAID-funded programs in Nigeria or other West African country
  • This position requires spoken and written fluency in English.

How to Apply

Deadline: Friday, October 14, 2016   How to Apply: Interested candidates can send their resume and cover letter to careers@connexus.email with “Finance Specialist - Nigeria” in the subject line. No phone calls please.  

Job Categories: Financial Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 49 days.

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