The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) requires a National advisor for Investment and Technology promotion, located at the offices of the delegation of German industry and commerce in Nigeria.
S/He will be a part of The UNIDO ITP Network which primarily assists developing countries and countries with economies in transition in their industrialization efforts through promotion of foreign investment and transfer of technology. ITPOs promote inward and outward flow of investment and technology and offer value-added services throughout the entire investment promotion cycle from the identification of partners to ensuring the viability of projects. They complement UNIDO’s capacity-building activities by mobilizing financial and technological resources to scale up development impact.
Specifically, the successful candidate will be the focal point of addressing challenges of promoting investment and technology transfer from Germany due to issues such as language barriers, geographical distance and technological gaps.
S/He provides support and advisory services to German enterprises and to the business community in Nigeria and its neighbouring developing countries to facilitate their investment promotional efforts, technology absorption and opportunities for international industrial cooperation
S/He’s part of the UNIDO led project, contributing to the inclusive and sustainable industrial development of developing countries/countries with economies in transition through the mobilization of knowhow, expertise, technology and capital from Germany for the implementation of industrial investment and technology partnerships for the benefit of these countries.