The Ogun State Government has recorded significant progress across various sectors over the past six years of the current administration. There is however a need to plan for the medium to longer term, to ensure the achievements recorded is placed on a sustainable footing, and to prepare adequately for the future. The Government has prepared a State Development Plan for 2017-2030, which is underpinned by strategies to achieve sustainable development in five key sectors – also referred to as the five cardinal programmes or objectives. This plan recognizes the need for the State to invest in the welfare of its citizens, and the importance of economic growth in driving up the pool of resources available for investment. There are two main themes to the plan, firstly, a focus on improving the economic base of the State, and secondly a focus on improving the quality of lives through better access to social services.
To improve the coordination of the activities of the five sectors the State is working with development partners and it has become essential to recruit consultants to assist in project management, coordination and preparation.
The consulting services include supporting the Ogun State Government to meet or surpass its targets and KPIs and to prepare for an application to the World Bank Program for Results.
The following experts are being recruited:
Investment Promotion Expert
To improve the investment climate in the state the government is about to embark on the establishment of an investment promotion and facilitation Agency, which will be responsible for streamlining business regulations and investor attraction and retention activities. For the purposes of smooth implementation of this endeavour, the OG is recruiting for the position of Investment Promotion Expert.
The State Government is aware of the need shape and determine future procurement policy in a way which is efficient, effective and minimizes risk. To this end the State government is implementing its procurement law, with the establishment of the procurement bureau. The Ogun State Government intends to engage the services of an individual consultant to support the facilitation, implementation, and coordination of the public procurement bureau in accordance with international best practices and the State Public Procurement law.
The objective of the assignment is to establish and support effective Monitoring and Evaluation unit under the Ministry of Budget and Planning in support of the design and implementation of the the World Bank assisted Program for Results on Agricultural Production and Industrialization in Ogun State.
The Ogun State Government invites eligible individuals to indicate their interest in providing services. Interested individuals are expected to indicate which of the positions he/she is applying for and should provide information demonstrating that he/she has the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the services.