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Consultant – Sustainability Plan Development at Development Alternatives Incorporated (DAI)

Development Alternatives Incorporated (DAI) is an international development company. For more than 45 years, we have worked on the frontlines of international development, tackling fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. Currently, DAI is delivering results that matter in some 80 countries.

Our development solutions turn ideas into impact by bringing together fresh combinations of expertise and innovation across multiple disciplines. Our clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and national governments.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Consultant – Sustainability Plan Development – The Youth-Powered Ecosystem to Advance Urban Adolescent Health (YPE4AH) – (USAID)

Location: Kano
Job Type: Full Time

Objective of the Assignment

  • The overarching objective of this consultancy is to conduct an analysis of adolescent-related budgets within identified ministries and development agencies (MDAs) at the state and local government levels.
  • The aim is to extract information on allocated budgets for out-of-school adolescent activities and delineate procedures for accessing these funds.
  • Expected outcome: The consultancy is expected to yield detailed information on available budgets for adolescent-related initiatives within MDAs in Kano state at both the state and local government levels, along with guidelines for accessing these funds.

Expected Functions

  • Hold an inception meeting with the YPE4AH Senior Management Team and organizations to understand the rationale behind the task. -Identify MDA to target.
  • Conduct an analysis of available youth and adolescent-focused budgets domiciled in various Ministries, development agencies, and local government councils within the state and determine how these can be assessed
  • Conduct a one-day dissemination meeting with the SMT YPE4AH, Partners, and other key stakeholders.
  • Conduct a one-day dissemination meeting with the YPE4AH SMT and unit heads.
  • Submit all deliverables to the YPE4AH. (Incorporate all feedback and update the previous).


  • At least five years of professional experience in strategic planning, sustainability planning, and management.
  • Has experience developing sustainability plans for donor-funded projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with, the private sector, non-governmental organizations, adolescents,s and other stakeholders in public sector development programs, especially in the area of sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
  • Familiarity with the workings of the MDAs in Kano state will be an added advantage, especially in budget and planning.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • High-level written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Must be result-oriented, a team player, exhibiting high levels of enthusiasm, tact, diplomacy, and integrity
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and professional skills in interacting with Board members and Management;
  • Skills in facilitation of stakeholder engagements/workshops;
  • Evidence of having undertaken similar assignments;
  • Experience in research, policy development, management, and programming-related work. 

Application Closing Date
10th May, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: [email protected] and copy: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.