Coffey International Development
Business Development Coordinator
December 2012 — Present
Coffey International Development is implementing a DFID funded project, Growth and Employment in States: Construction and Real Estate Sector (GEM2) in Nigeria. GEMS2 promotes the growth of the construction and real estate sector in order to increase incomes and employment opportunities of those working within the sector using the Making Markets Work for the Poor (M4P) approach. The project is currently being implemented in 4 states: Lagos, Abuja, Kano and Kaduna.
• Responsible for identifying, conceptualizing, planning and implementing advocacy, input supplies and skills development interventions in Abuja with supervision from the Intervention Manager (North) using Making Markets Work for the Poor (M4P) principles.
• Support the Intervention Manager in facilitating a multi-stakeholder partnership to design and deliver social affordable housing schemes in the Nigeria (pilot in the FCT), which will address the housing challenges of low-income groups in the country.
• Function as the Abuja based Gender Coordinator within the project and responsible for Women Economic Empowerment (WEE) projects in the area. Currently facilitating the formation and development of the first ever women in construction association in Abuja.