sharing in governance of extractive industries

Validation Manager at EITI International Secretariat

The Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is currently looking for a Validation Manager in Oslo, Norway. This is an opportunity to work in an international and vibrant environment. Our work focuses on helping citizens of resource-rich countries benefit from their natural resources, and subjects at the cutting edge of development and the extractive industries.

We offer a competitive salary and will consider requests to provide financial support to cover relocation costs based on circumstances and financial need.

The Validation manager’s main role will be to support EITI Validation. Validation is an essential feature of the EITI process. It provides all stakeholders with an impartial assessment of whether EITI implementation in a country is in line with the provisions of the EITI Standard. It also safeguards the integrity of the EITI by holding implementing countries to the same global standard. In addition, the manager will support Implementation of the EITI in countries, particularly with respect to realising the potential for EITI mainstreaming and support to help improve the collection, management and dissemination of EITI data in a standardised format.

Experience from the oil gas and mining industries, particularly from a legal and economic perspective is required. 

Key Responsibilities

  1. Leading and supporting ‘initial assessments’ as part of the Validation process.
  2. Identifying opportunities for strengthening EITI implementation including how to mainstream EITI disclosures.
  3. Supporting the work of the Validation Committee, including reviewing lessons learned from Validation, and possible refinements of the Validation Guide and Procedures.
  4. Support cross-country comparisons on key aspects of EITI implementation, and drafting of guidance, training and communication materials.
  5. Liaison with partner organisations.

Required Qualifications

  • Relevant advanced university degree.
  • At least 5-10 years’ experience with government, company, civil society organisation, or a development agency.
  • A sound knowledge of development, private sector development, energy and/or natural resources management, law, public finance, or project management.
  • Experience with legal, economic and political analysis in the extractive industries.
  • Ability to influence organisations, governments, civil society and industry through a combination of strong writing, presentation and networking skills.
  • Ability to work flexibly and openly with a wide range of team members, while retaining the ability to act independently.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English. Fluency in French, Russian, Spanish or Portuguese is also desirable though not necessary. Other languages are an advantage.

How to apply

Send your cover letter and CV to recruitment@eiti.org with the subject “RD/CM Anglophone/Lusophone Africa”, “Communications Director”, “Validation Manager” or “CM/CO Middle East and North Africa” no later than close on 15 March 2018. Further inquiries can be directed to Eddie Rich (erich@eiti.org), Deputy Head or Brynjar Wiersholm (bwiersholm@eiti.org), Human Resources Director at the EITI International Secretariat.

The EITI is committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality, culture and educational background. The EITI is an equal opportunities employer. Applications will be treated in confidence and will be advised on the outcome of the recruitment process. Salaries are based on experience and in line with the EITI’s salary and benefits scheme.

Further inquiries can be directed to recruitment@eiti.org.

Last updated by Norma Garza Feb 28, 2018.


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