Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Consultant needed at Independent Project Monitoring Company Limited

Job title : Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Consultant

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : May 03, 2024

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  • We are seeking an experienced SDG Consultant to join our team.
  • The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in advancing our SDG-focused initiatives, collaborating with relevant institutions, and driving positive change.
  • If you are passionate about sustainable development, have a proven track record in fundraising, and possess expertise in international frameworks and policies, we encourage you to apply.


Fundraising and Resource Mobilization:

  • Develop and implement strategies to raise funds for SDG projects from international agencies, including the World Bank, UNDP, and other relevant organizations.
  • Cultivate relationships with donors, negotiate funding agreements, and ensure compliance with funding requirements.
  • Monitor projects, project budgets, and financial reporting.

Possess expertise in SDG Costing and Financing

Policy and Framework Expertise:

  • Stay updated and informed on international frameworks, policies, and standards related to sustainable development.
  • Provide guidance to project teams on aligning initiatives with global best practices.
  • Ensure adherence to SDG indicators and reporting mechanisms.

Baseline Assessments and Project Design:

  • Conduct thorough baseline assessments to inform project design and implementation.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to identify project needs, goals, and measurable outcomes.
  • Develop project proposals and work plans.
  • Prioritize and map goals, targets, and indicators with national planning frameworks.
  • Mainstream within national plans, sub-national plans/at governorate and senatorial levels.
  • Enhance monitoring and evaluation systems
  • Collaboration with International Agencies:
  • Drive Liaison or partnership with relevant agencies.
  • Participate in coordination meetings, workshops, and conferences.
  • Represent IPMC Limited in relevant stakeholder forums.



  • Proven knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to sustainable development issues.
  • Knowledge and understanding of intergovernmental processes in the area of sustainable development and outputs of the high-level institutional forums.
  • Ability to identify key strategic sustainable development issues, opportunities and risks.
  • Ability to generate and communicate broad and compelling organizational direction.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide innovative technical leadership by performing and/or overseeing the planning, development, and management of capacity building activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate and apply good judgment.
  • Proven ability to analyze complex data and produce reports leading to sound policy recommendations for achieving sustainable development
  • Solid understanding of the programmes and activities of the UN system in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and other internationally agreed development goals
  • Ability to think strategically, to identify key emerging sustainable development issues and related policy implications.

 Planning and Organizing

  • Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies
  • Identifies priority activities and assignments

Adjusts priorities as required

  • Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work
  • Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning
  • Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary
  • Uses time efficiently
  • Highly proficiency in interpersonal communication and use of technology tools including Microsoft Packages


  • Empowers others to translate vision into results
  • Proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with a broad range of interested parties to understand needs and gain support
  • Anticipates and resolves conflicts by pursuing mutually agreeable solutions;
  • Provides leadership and takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work
  • Demonstrates knowledge of strategies and commitment to the goal of gender balance in staffing.


  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., Sustainable Development, Economics, Sustainable Accounting, Public Policy, Social Sciences, or any related field).
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience working with international agencies, preferably in the context of sustainable development.
  • Proven track record in fundraising and resource mobilization.
  • Strong understanding of procurement processes and project management.
  • Familiarity with SDG frameworks and indicators.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multicultural environment.
  • Work experience with the UNDP, United Nations will be an added advantage.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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