GENERAL MANAGER, MANAGER OPERATIONS, FINANCE AND ADMIN MANAGER AT OYO STATE GOVERNMENT

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VACANCIES: GENERAL MANAGER, MANAGER OPERATIONS, FINANCE AND ADMIN MANAGER

OYO State Government established Community and Social Development Agency through the State Act of Parliament In 2008 with the responsibility of implementing the World Bank Assisted Community and Social Development Project (CSDP).

The main goal of the Agency is to support Human Capital Development of the poor. The objective is to increase access of poor people to social, “recovery” and natural resource infrastructure services through the provision of grant support to beneficiaries for identifying, prioritizing, implementing and maintaining of community driven micro-projects under approved Community Development Plans (CDPs).

Oyo State Government under Community and Social Development Project, Additional Financing requires the services of the following officers for CSDP.

Applications are invited from suitable qualified candidates from the State Public Service or Private Sector to fill the above vacancies.

Applicants are to submit 15 copies of written applications with Curriculum Vitae.

POSITION: GENERAL MANAGER

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

A University degree in Social Sciences. Natural Sciences. Engineering and/or any other relevant degree with at least fifteen years post-qualification experience in the private or public sector, five of which must be at management level. A higher degree and experience in the management of rural development projects shall be an added advantage. Applicants from Public Service should be on GL 14 and above  Duties of a General Manager

  • Be in charge of general administration of the Agency
  • Be the accounting Officer of the State Agency
  • Give approval for proposal of Community Development Plans (CDPs) recommended by the State Agency management committee.
  • Authorize expenditure in accordance with the annual budget and work programme of the State Agency as approved by Board.
  • Conduct dialogue with donors and donors and those capable of providing complimentary technical and administrative skills and financial resources.
  • Ensure regular reporting and adherence to the State Agency reporting relationship with the Project Financial Management Unit (PFMU) of the State.

POSITION: MANAGER OPERATIONS

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

A university degree in Agriculture, Engineering, Extension Services, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Project Management and any other relevant degree, with at least twelve years post qualification experience Previous experience in rural development projects or extension services shall be considered as additional advantage

Duties of a Manager, Operations

The Manager, Operations shall be in-charge of:

  • Supervising and coordinating the overall activities of the operations department;
  • Supervising the processing of applications seeking SA funding and technical/management support.
  • Ensuring conduct of desk and field appraisals and forward reports to the report to the Project Management Committee for review based on set criteria.
  • Provide overall supervision of formulation and implementation processes of CDPs and Micro projects by CPMC.

POSITION: FINANCE AND ADMIN MANAGER

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

A university degree or membership of professional association such as ACA, ACCA or their equivalents or Higher National Diploma in Accounting or Banking and Finance with at least twelve years post qualification experience.

Duties of Finance and Administration Manager

The Finance and Administration Manager shall be charged with the responsibility for:

  • Ensuring efficient running of the office and the maintenance of all office facilities;
  • Processing and paying all bills, salaries (etc.) pertaining to the smooth running of the SA.
  • Maintaining schedules of personnel, welfare and other personnel functions;
  • Ensuring the proper recording of financial transactions of the Agency;
  • Generating adequate, reliable and timely financial reports for the GM and other departments.
  • Preparing annual budgets and work plans for the SA.
  • Processing and managing all fund disbursements as well as ensuring proper documentation to facilitate the release of funds from funding Agencies to Committees

Remuneration: All the posts attract remunerations commensurate with the mode of entry and in accordance with agreed terms with the World Bank

CLOSING DATE

All applications duly signed and sealed should be addressed and delivered within two weeks from the dated of this publication (1 December, 2020) to:

The Board Chairman

Oyo State Commune and Social Development Agency,

No 18, Osuntokun Avenue

Old Bodija, Ibadan.

Criteria for short-listing

Only candidate with the required qualification and experience would shortlisted.