Vacancy for  Head, Government Relations at Lagos State Employment Trust Fund

Lagos State Employment Trust Fund - The Lagos State government has created a N25 billion fund to invest in the businesses of small and medium scale entrepreneurs who currently reside in Lagos. The fund will also help to train residents, to qualify them for better jobs.The initiative is the brainchild of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.We are creating employment starting with the expansion of our LSETF team first.   Job Title: Head, Government RelationsLocation: Lagos, NIGERIAJob Description: Liaise with key agencies including state and federal governments to ensure required support for LSETF programs & initiativesTake inventory of all ongoing initiatives & agreements with the state government and identify opportunities for collaborationOperationalize relevant agreements of corporate partnerships with Lagos State to promote synergiesIdentify opportunities around regulation and policies that will improve operating conditions for MSME in Lagos State.Engage regulators & stakeholders to advocate the implementation of policies & initiatives enhancing the operating conditions for MSMEsEngage relevant business groups within the state, including business associations, clusters & cooperatives to create awareness on LSETF's business development initiativesEngage the LCDA’s as required to answer queries, business enquiries & requirements, complaints and develop strategies to address their requirementsWork with Local Government stakeholders to foster event development  & skills to further develop their capacity to deliver quality sustainable eventsWork with research & policy to conduct periodic research and identify ways of improving services and projects of local businessesConduct periodic reporting of progress with the initiativesMinimum Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in relevant field 

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