The Government of Federal Republic of Nigeria has applied for Credit from International Development Association (IDA) towards the implementation of Community and Social Development Project (CSDP) in the Country’ and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to the payments for the service of the vacant positions. The Kogi State Community and Social Development Agency (KGCSDA), the implementing Agency for the CSDP within Kogi State, now invites Expression of Interest from eligible Candidates for the following Positions.
PROJECT OFFICER (SUPERVISION)
(a) Responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities of the Operations Officers
(b) Regular and timely liaison with other Project Officers for deployment of Operations Officers for field activities.
(c) Assist in the provision of technical advice on all engineering works e g construction/rehabilitation of infrastructure, erosion control bands, feeder road construction, environmental management etc.
(d) In close liaison with relevant State Ministries, Departments, Agencies ensure the adoption of state approved standard technical designs for social infrastructure.
(e) Ensure compliance with state level technical specification standards for all social infrastructures.
(f) Prepare budget and work plan for supervision of CDPs and micro-projects contained therein.
(g) Provide guidance to operations officers designed to undertake supervision.
(h) Regularly submit monthly supervision reports to the Manager Operations and M&E.
(i) Provide specific reports on supervisions as may be requested by any of the Managers and the General Manager.
(j) Assist in organizing training for the Ministries, GA, LGRC and Operations Officers in social infrastructure operations and maintenance
(k) Liaise with relevant State Agency for the certification for all social infrastructures on completion.
(l) Directly responsible to the Operations Manager
(m) Any other duty(ies) that may be assigned by the General Manager
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
A university degree (not HND) in Engineering, Architecture, Social and Natural Sciences with at least five years of post – qualification experience in design and / or supervision of social infrastructure construction. Computer literacy is compulsory and experience in implementing Community level infrastructure is and added advantage and must not be more 45 years old.
PROJECT OFFICER (GENDER AND VULNERABLE)
(a) Develop an action plan for mainstreaming vulnerable groups and gender sensitive activities in the operation of State Agency.
(b) Facilitate the preparation processes of CDP formulation at Community level.
(c) Assist project team to incorporate appropriate vulnerable groups (including gender) issues into project activities.
(d) Assist in organizing training for line Ministries, LGA. LGRC and Operations Officers in mainstreaming vulnerable and gender issues into Development activities, liaise with the desk officers in line Ministries to identify mechanism for incorporating vulnerable and gender issues into their programs.
(e) Identify and articulate opportunities for integrating social safety nets in project activities.
(f) Prepare a quarterly report highlighting emerging issues from project activities in mainstreaming vulnerable groups/gender issues in development activities.
(g) Provide inputs to the preparation of quarterly/annual and requisite reports of the operations department.
(h) Develop, maintain and disseminate a comprehensive knowledge base on vulnerable group perspective to promote staff awareness.
(i) Maintain links with and update knowledge of other relevant agencies programs on mainstreaming vulnerable groups into development agenda.
(j) Design strategy for the encouragement of the government and its Agencies to be more supportive towards the cause of the vulnerable.
(k) Directly responsible to the Operations Manager.
(l) Any other duties that may be assigned by the GM.
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
A university degree (not HND) in Social Sciences, Natural Resources Sciences, Rural environmental development and agricultural extension with at least five years of post – qualification experience part of which must have been spent in CDD related areas. Computer literacy is compulsory and experience in Gender/Vulnerable mainstreaming and Safely Nets will be an added advantage and must not be more 45 years old.
(a) Assist in keeping of records, petty cash and other financial matters that will be assigned from time to time.
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE.
Must have OND or equivalent in Accounting, Business Administration or Banking and Finance with at least two (2) years relevant post qualification experience. Knowledge of computer package is essential.
(a) To drive personnel and move goods between and within Communities and within and outside the State.
(b) Responsible to the Finance and Administration Manager. QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
At least a First School leaving Certificate, Secondary School Certificate or OND in Automobile Engineering. Must have a practical working knowledge of Traffic Code, possess a current driving License of group C, D or E and experience in auto mechanics is essential. An accident free experience of not less than two (2) years. Possession of driver/mechanic Trade Test 11 certificate will be an added advantage.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Interested Applicants, the Private Sector or Civil Service should submit five (5) numbers of hand written letter of Expression of Interest (EOI) with five (5) copies of CV which must include detail bio data, next of kin and relevant working experience to:
Kogi State Community and Social Development Agency,
No. 4 Nature’s Garden Street,
Adjacent Confluence Beach Hotel.
P.M.B. 202, Lokoja, Kogi State.
-not later than not later the 6th of December, 2017.