Vacancies: Assistant Accountant, Accountant
The Federal Republic of Nigeria
Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMA&RD) Invitation for Expression of Interest (EOI) for Appointment of Project Staff for FGN/IFAD Value-Chain Development Programme (VCDP)
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture’ and Rural Development (FMARD) has been implementing the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)- assisted Value Chain Development Programme since 2014 in six (6) participating States of Anambra, Benue, Ebonyi, Niger, Ogun and Taraba and in five (5) Local Government Areas each in all the States. In keeping with the provisions of the financing agreement between IFAD and Federal Ministry of Finance, the FMARD is implementation the programme through the national programme management unit.
The primary goal of VCDP is to reduce poverty and sustainably enhance accelerated economic growth, whilst the specific programme development objective (PDO) is to increase the incomes and enhance food security for 45.000 rural poor households engaged in. the production, processing and marketing of rice and cassava in the targeted LGAs of the six targeted States arc enhanced on a sustainable basis
Based on the progressive increase in workload of Staff and the need to further improve on Programme implementation, part of the credit will be applied to engage the services of the following additional officers to enhance technical assistance at the state level:
All positions are open to qualified persons including from the serving public officers
Successful candidates will be engaged for a period of one year ONLY and will work in the six participating States of ANAMBRA, BENUE, EBONYI, NIGER, OGUN AND TARABA.
Candidates engagement is subject to renewal, which will be based on satisfactory performance upon evaluation and availability of funds.
Position: Assistant Accountant
Duties and Responsibilities:
First Degree or HN D in Accountancy or Business Administration;
Minimum of 2 years post qualification work experience;
Must be computer literate;
Experience working with Donor Assisted Projects an added advantage;
Possession of professional qualifications an advantage
Duties and Responsibilities:
First Degree in Accountancy or related fields;
Professional qualification in Accountancy
Minimum of 10 years post qualification work experience;
Familiarity with Accounting Softwares;
Mast be computer literate;
Experience working with Donor Assisted Projects an advantage;
Possession of professional qualifications an advantage.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Interested candidates arc to submit their applications accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae and copies of credentials to;
FGN/IFAD-Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) National Office,
No. 4 Batna Close, off Agadez crescent, off Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja.
“Applicants should please indicate the position they are applying for at the top right hand corner of the envelope”
The Closing date for submission of applications is 14th December, 2017.