Vacancies: Communication Officer, Rural Infrastructure Engineers (Civil arm Electrical), Environmental Officer
Enugu State Government is desirous of engaging suitably qualified candidates into various positions in the Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Support (APPEALS) – World Bank Assisted Project
Position: Communication Officer (State)
Functions and Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of SPC, tile-specialist will develop and implement communication strategy, and programs, and other EEC materials for the project
Qualifications and Experience:
Master’s degree in Development communications, mass communication, MBA, Agricultural extension, and related discipline.
A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in development communication
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to prepare multimedia content e.g. features, articles, press releases, blog etc.
Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain partnerships with media organization.
Well-developed understanding of social media and digital communications.
Communication experience in a private or public sector environment highly regarded.
Experience with Content Management Systems
Manage and maintain the website in collaboration with ICT/MIS officer
Responding to media queries
Position: Rural Infrastructure Engineers (Civil arm Electrical) State
Functions and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of SPC the Engineers will supervise the implementation and coordination of civil and electrical work infrastructure activities under the project component. The incumbent ‘Will, further work with the project team to ensure proper design and location of the infrastructure within the States.
Qualifications and Experience Required:
B.Sc degree in Civil Engineering and Electrical.
Professional qualification, COREN, MNSE etc
Minimum of seven (7) years field experience in construction and power/energy supply for Civil and Electrical Engineers respectively.
Higher qualification will be an advantage.
Strong knowledge of computer applications including engineering design software etc.
Fluency in local language is a major advantage.
Ability to undertake regular field visits and interact with different stakeholders.
Position: Environmental Officer (State)
Functions and Responsibilities;
Under the supervision of SPC, the officer will supervise the implementation of environmental instruments and mitigations measures articulated in the general and site specific safeguard instruments such as ESMP, IPMP.
Qualifications and Experience:
Master’s degree in Agricultural economics, engineering, environmental management, environmental sciences or other related disciplines.
Manage and conduct environmental safeguard due diligence of new investment proposals
Identify all key potential environmental impacts and risks of a project and ensure that their appropriate mitigation measures are in place
Ensuring regular site inspections and environmental sampling and analysis is carried out.
Preparation of environmental reports and tracking project performance against environmental key performances indicators and targets.
Experience at least 3 years of relevant experience in working with public or private sector, firms across industry sectors (including infrastructure, civil works, agribusiness, and/or processing) to identify environmental risk and issues and develop mitigation measures to ensure compliance with-good international industry practice
Duties of Facilitators:
Ensure proper registration of the project beneficiaries in line with the project provisions and production of the development, business/investment plans for the Association;
Provide technical advice to the project beneficiaries in their area of competence and serve as liaison officers between APPEALS and the project beneficiaries;
Identify teaching instruments and develop essential curricula to train the APPEALS beneficiaries through a PRA process;
Identify sources of improved technology for project beneficiaries operation in collaboration with the various research and knowledge institutions;
Provide linkage with service providers to assist project beneficiaries in productivity enhancement, business planning, financial and business management;
Supply market information and provide linkage to market and credit sources for the farmers.
Duration of Assignment:
The work of a facilitator will be throughout the duration of the project but the contract is renewable yearly subject to satisfactory performance.
The facilitators will be expected to produce Value Chain Investment Plan working with- beneficiaries and relevant officers and submit a monthly report of activities to the stare project office. The officers will also work with the M & E officers at state level to monitor the project indicators and the achievement of the project development objectives.
All applications should be addressed to the Honorable Commissioner, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Enugu.
Submission should also be made to the office of the Commissioner Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, State Secretariat Enugu or Enugu State Focal Office, World Bank/Development Partner Projects, Abuja Building Government House Enugu not later than 20th February, 2018.
NOTE: It was first published internally on 17th January, 2018.