North East Advisor at McKinsey & Company

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We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: North East Advisor – Nigeria Infrastructure Programme

Location: Lagos

Who You’ll Work With:

  • You will work on our Nigeria Infrastructure Programme and will be based in Lagos.
  • Building on the success of the two earlier phases, the programme will provide high quality embedded and short-term expertise to Nigerian government and regulatory counterparts to support improved delivery of infrastructure services.
  • We will only contact eligible candidates for interview. No phone calls please. McKinsey is an equal opportunity employer.

What You’ll Do:

  • You will oversee programme’s work and build relationships in Northern Nigeria with a particular focus on the North East, and Borno and Yobe States.
  • You will work on a range of programmes and policy issues and will support the implementation and monitoring of key programmes, working closely with programme leaders.
  • You will be responsible for providing strategic advice on applying the programme approach in a conflict setting and how to address challenges that can arise.
  • You will provide support to the technical teams working in Northern states in identifying, determining feasibility and implementing programmes.


  • Strong understanding and experience of how to work in North East Nigeria, including a good understanding of the political economy across governments and the security situation
  • Management experience of large, multi-stakeholder projects preferably with donor agencies
  • Experience managing programmes in a conflict setting, working closely with relevant stakeholders on addressing challenges and introducing required changes.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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