Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) 2019 Massive Recruitment

About US

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Collaboration with International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) and the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is implementing a Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprise within the Niger Delta States (LIFE-ND).

To facilitate implementation of the venture, the companions need certified and competent personnel to fill the underlisted positions:

 

 

Job Title: Internal Auditor (IA)
Location
: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Unit/Office: Project Coordination

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Main Responsibilities

  • The Internal Auditor shall verify and consider the adequacy and effectiveness of the monetary administration and inner management framework;
  • Ensure compliance with the IEAD and Federal Government venture Financing Agreement, IFAD disbursement procedures, Project Implementation Manual, and so on;
  • Identify important weaknesses if any, and areas for enchancment; and present the venture coordination group on the regional and state ranges with well timed data and suggestions on monetary administration facets of the venture to allow well timed corrective actions.
  • He stories to the Project Coordinator.

Specific Duties

  • Carry out audit of the venture in accordance with worldwide requirements of auditing, and together with such exams and controls because the auditor considers vital. The audit will cowl the venture regional workplace, state and helpful ranges.
  • Ensure that the accounting and monetary administration methods stay dependable and efficient in design and assess the extent to which they're being adopted. Ascertain the reliability of integrity, controls, safety and effectiveness of the operations of the computerized accounting system.
  • Identify constraints, if any, within the well timed updating of the accounting system and in adhering to the inner management procedures together with the Project Implementation Manual and the Financial Procedures Manual.
  • Review the adequacy of the methods established to make sure compliance with insurance policies, plans procedures, legal guidelines, and rules and set up whether or not the venture is actually in compliance. Check and report on compliance with the IFAD Financing Agreement covenants.
  • Review the efficacy, adequacy and software of accounting, monetary and working controls and thereby make sure the accuracy of the books of accounts. Review the accuracy and timeliness of the quarterly monetary stories produced by the venture and verify whether or not these are utilized by the administration for decision making.
  • Verify that the system of inner examine is efficient in design and operation to be able to make sure the prevention of and early detection of defalcations, frauds, misappropriations and misapplications.
  • Evaluate the Internal Control System in operation to make sure effectiveness, effectivity and financial system.
  • Check the segregation of duties within the venture similar to:
    • Authorization and approval,
    • Recording,
    • Documentation on the next working prices: upkeep of autos/tools, fueling, motor license/insurance coverage, utilities (water, electrical energy, phone), workplace lease and charges, salaries and allowances of venture help workers, insurance coverage.
  • Check that the Statements of Expenditure (SOE) submitted to IFAD reconcile with the expenditures reported below the quarterly and yearly monetary stories. Duly document any ineligible expenditure famous in the course of the evaluation.
  • Ensure reconciliation of financial institution statements and accounts is usually carried out on a month-to-month foundation and vital corrections on accounts of banks/debits and stale transactions accounted for concurrently.
  • Conduct an impartial appraisal of all of the venture’s actions. Consider the adequacy of controls to make sure financial system, effectivity and effectiveness within the implementation of venture actions.
  • Confirm that IFAD no-objections given to the RPCO and the state workplaces for incurring expenditure below the venture are used for objective supposed.
  • Undertake procurement audits to make sure procedures are carried out transparently as per procedures/thresholds.
  • Verify that every one the products, works and providers procured and points are supported by legitimate receipt and paperwork together with IFAD no-objection and {that a} register of contracts and contract monitoring kinds are maintained and up-to-date.
  • Ensure that ample information are maintained relating to the belongings created and belongings acquired by the venture, together with particulars of value, identification and location of belongings; and that the bodily verification of belongings is being carried out with due diligence and an annual stock report is duly issued. Physical verification of belongings and different inventories could be taken up as deemed vital by the auditor in respect of all items.
  • Ensure that disbursements between RPCO and SPCOs are reconciled and accounted for.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the RPCO situated in Port Harcourt. The IA will report on to the PC.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimal of First Degree or Higher National Diploma in Accounting with a minimal working expertise of 10 years, 6 years in IFAD assisted venture.
  • An expert certificates in Accounting or Auditing is an added benefit.
  • Good communication and coaching abilities.
  • Proven monitor document in inner auditing.
  • Working expertise of the Niger Delta space is a plus.
  • Ability to encourage, encourage and obtain outcomes can be an added benefit.

 

 

Job Title: State Accountant
Locations: 
Nassarawa, Kogi and Enugu
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Reporting and Location: Directly to the State Programme Coordinator

Summary

  • The FGN/IFAD VCDP is desirous of partaking the providers of Technical specialist and workers to facilitate VCDP and different IFAD Assisted applications implementation on the proposed extra VCDP states of Nassarawa, Kogi and Enugu.

Specific Duties

  • Ensuring the Programme’s monetary procedures as detailed within the Programme Implementation and Financial Manuals are strictly adhered to by all Programme workers and implementing companions on the state stage.
  • Facilitating the well timed disbursement of Programme funds to the varied accounting models primarily the service suppliers and farmers’ teams.
  • Compiling SOEs for the PMU and different implementing companions for well timed preparation of withdrawal functions.
  • Ensuring adherence to International Financial Reporting System in addition to Government of Nigeria monetary practices and circulars as issued on occasion.
  • Maintaining sound accounting system, making certain set up of good and full chart of accounts and sustaining all related books of accounts that ensures full recording and reporting of all monetary and non-financial transactions of the Programme on the state stage.
  • Facilitating and making certain that exterior auditors are availed all vital paperwork and data in the course of the audit as detailed within the Financing Agreement.
  • Preparing monetary stories and advising the State Programme Coordinator on the Programme’s monetary standing and tendencies.
  • Supporting the Financial Controller within the set up and administration of sound Integrated Financial Management Information System (Computerized Accounting)for SPMU.
  • Undertaking some other duties (associated to the Programme’s actions) as could also be assigned by the State Programme Coordinator.

Qualification and Experience

  • First degree or Higher National Diploma in any Numerate self-discipline. The next degree can be an added benefit.
  • Professional qualification (ACA, ANAN, ACCA) with no less than 5 years put up qualification expertise.
  • A minimal of 5 years’ expertise within the administration group of donor funded initiatives.
  • Strong working data of each nationwide and worldwide accounting procedures.
  • Strong pc abilities, spread-sheets, and different related accounting packages.
  • Working data of banking and monetary management procedures

 

 

Job Title: Agricultural Production Officer
Locations: 
Nassarawa, Kogi and Enugu
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Reporting and Location: Directly to the State Programme Coordinator

Summary

  • The FGN/IFAD VCDP is desirous of partaking the providers of Technical specialist and workers to facilitate VCDP and different IFAD Assisted applications implementation on the proposed extra VCDP states of Nassarawa, Kogi and Enugu.

Main Responsibilities

  • The Agricultural Production Officer can be chargeable for administration of Subcomponent 2.2 Support to Smallholder Production at state stage and for making certain efficiency of the NGOs/service suppliers employed to implement the actions below the Subcomponent. A key component of the place is making certain that the Programme targets small scale producers by means of the implementation of manufacturing enhancement actions.

Specific Duties:

  • Responsible forthe coordination and supervision of the Subcomponent 2.2. of the venture, Support to small holder manufacturing at state stage,
  • Work in shut collaboration with the Rural Institutions and Gender Mainstreaming officer at state stage in periodic conferences held at SPMU and throughout joint and in periodic subject visits,
  • Provide steerage to NGOs/Service suppliers employed to implement the actions and oversee the general course of of choice of goal FOs and beneficiaries in shut collaboration with the Rural Institutions and Gender Mainstreaming officer,
  • Liaise with different related programmes and technical departments within the Public sector at state stage similar to ADP, the National Agricultural Seed Council, the National Root and Tuber Crop Research Institute, the National Cereals Research Institute,
  • Liaise with some other stakeholder such seed corporations, agro-dealers (distributors and sub distributors), tools suppliers, at state stage and LGA stage,
  • Contribute to the design of the general distribution scheme of licensed seeds/improved cassava cuttings, fertilizers and herbicides and tools at state and LGA stage,
  • Supervise and coordinate the distribution of licensed seeds/improved cassava cuttings, fertilizers and herbicides and tools at state and LGA stage together with the supply of items at LGA stage,
  • Supervise the service supplier in cost of implementing the exercise, Promotion and dissemination of sustainable agricultural practices by means of the FFS method,
  • Contribute to the drafting of periodic venture progress stories at state stage and,
  • Contribute to the state annual work plan and finances for Subcomponent.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be based mostly within the SPMU workplace. The Agricultural Production/FFS Officer will report on to the Agricultural Production Advisor based mostly within the NPMU.

Qualification and Experience

  • Masters or increased stage University degree in Agronomy, Horticulture and different related self-discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years post-qualification expertise together with no less than 2 years in implementation of productiveness enhancement initiatives.
  • Knowledge in participatory approaches, gender mainstreaming and Farmers’ Field School method can be a bonus.
  • Proven document within the subject of venture implementation of productiveness enhancement initiatives.
  • Good writing abilities and pc literacy

 

 

Job Title: State Value Chain Infrastructure Officer (SVCIO)
Locations: 
Nassarawa, Kogi and Enugu
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Reporting and Location: Directly to the State Programme Coordinator

Summary

  • The FGN/IFAD VCDP is desirous of partaking the providers of Technical specialist and workers to facilitate VCDP and different IFAD Assisted applications implementation on the proposed extra VCDP states of Nassarawa, Kogi and Enugu.

Main Responsibilities

  • The SVCIO will work below the direct supervision of the State Programme Coordinator (SPC), in shut collaboration with the State and the Local Govemment Area (LGA) Engineers, and the State authorities.

Specific Duties

  • Ensure that the preparatory actions and implementation of the infrastructure interventions are progressing in keeping with the works schedule.
  • Develop an in depth motion plian to implement the varied actions proposed below the sub-component for the State and the LGAs in shut session with the important thing stakeholders.
  • Select contractors and consultants as per the Programme Implementation Manual (PIM) and oversee the work of these service suppliers;
  • Identify the goal communities utilizing the eligibility standards developed for the sub-component. Relevant businesses such because the State Ministry of Works, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of Water Resources, Ministry of Agriculture, River Basin Development Authorities (RBDA5) the place relevant, Water Board, and the LGAs must be consulted on this course of.
  • Ensure that contracted consultants put together the LGA stage VCAP. The VCAP will establish important constraints/challenges, alternatives accessible and advocate applicable VC linked interventions. The above-mentioned key stakeholders, the VC operators and the group must be half of this course of.
  • Supervise the development/rehabilitation of feeder roads, the development of agro-processing and market infrastructure (md. water provide methods and associated ancillary works) for Subcomponent 1.1 and 1.2, and the development of shops, flood safety dykes and rehabilitation of irrigation schemes below Subcomponent 2.2 applied by contractors. The SVCIO can be assisted by the LGA Engineers throughout supervision.
  • Ensure the well timed procurement of agro-processing tools and machineries for Subcomponent 1.1. Quality requirements indicated within the Programme Design Report (PDR) must be maintained and the handover of the procured objects to the goal VC operators is as per th? PIM and relevant matching grant modality.
  • Oversee that coaching and capability constructing actions associated to the infrastructure facets of Subcomponent 1.1, 1.2 and 2.2 are applied. Establish asset/infrastructure administration and upkeep procedures. These ought to be sure that correct O&M is carried out by the LGAs, the VC operators and the communities utilizing the developed procedures as supported by the LGA Engineers.
  • Supervise/co-supervise the LGA Engineers and the help staffs working with them.
  • Provide technical steerage to collaborating establishments on the method of finishing up their features associated to the infrastructural facets of the Programme.
  • Ensure that the consultants give vital technical help to the collaborating organizations by working carefully with them and contribute to the Programme.
  • Establish modalities for coordination and correct working relationship with collaborating establishments.
  • Prepare measurement of works and certificates of cost for all infrastructure actions as supported by the LGA Engineers.
  • Ensure correct administration, well timed utilization and reporting of the finances for the sub-component is undertaken by the State. Liaise with the involved finances holders throughout the State Programme Management Unit (SPMU) in relation to the help actions offered to different sub-components.
  • Assist the SPC in making certain that the Programme’s give attention to the poorest of the poor, particularly girls, is pursued.
  • Undertake different associated actions as directed by the SPC.

Qualification and Experience

  • A minimal of BSc University Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • At least 5 years of sensible experieQce in agricultural and/or rural growth initiatives.
  • A Civil Engineer with robust background of sensible expertise in agricultural associated civil works and agro-processing applied sciences contributing to rural growth.

 

 

Job Title: Liaison Officer
Location
: Abuja
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Unit/Office: Liaison

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the precept of LIFE-ND is up-scaled to different elements of Nigeria.
  • Interface between the LIFE-ND and the National LIFE Programme of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture.
  • Capitalize finest practices from LIFE-ND and facilitate data sharing with non-LIFE-ND states.
  • Organize data occasions to scale-up successes from LIFE-ND to different states of Nigeria.
  • Participate in supervision missions of LIFE-ND, Mid-term Review and Completion Mission.
  • Liaise with the LIFE-ND administration to arrange studying path to the LIFE-ND states for different states in Nigeria.
  • He/she can be below performance-based contract and will report back to the Projects Coordinating Unit (PCU) of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, in addition to the programme Coordinator of the LIFE-ND.
  • Perform some other official function as requested by the LIFE-ND Project Coordinator.

Location and Reporting

  • The workplace of the Liaison Officer can be situated in Abuja (ideally in PCU or different IFAD programmes workplace in Abuja).
  • He/she is going to report back to the Head of PCU in addition to preserve reporting line with the LIFE-ND Project Coordinator.

Qualification and Experience

  • First University Degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Applied Sciences, Business Administration with sound data and expertise working with rural communities, girls and youth empowerment programmes.
  • Master’s Degree in Agriculture and associated fields, Business administration and administration can be an added benefit.
  • Good communication abilities.
  • Experience working with Government and Private Sector.
  • A minimal of Seven (7) years Post qualification working expertise.

 

 

Job Title: State Programme Coordinator (SPC)
Locations: 
Nassarawa, Kogi and Enugu
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Reporting and Location: Directly to the State Programme Coordinator

Summary

  • The FGN/IFAD VCDP is desirous of partaking the providers of Technical specialist and workers to facilitate VCDP and different IFAD Assisted applications implementation on the proposed extra VCDP states of Nassarawa, Kogi and Enugu.

Main Responsibilities

  • The State Programme Coordinator (SPC) is chargeable for the coordination of Project actions within the state, in addition to managing the SPMU workplace.

Specific Duties

  • Head the secretariat of the State Value Chain Steering Committee (SVCSC).
  • Oversee the implementation of the Programme throughout the State.
  • Supervise the workers of SPMU workplace.
  • Liaise with different related programmes, technical departments and the collaborating Local Government Councils to make sure synergy for efficient implementation of subject actions.
  • Oversee contracting of help workers, consultants, and service suppliers.
  • Prepare the state annual work plan and finances based mostly on the consolidated commodity cluster motion plans and undergo NPMU and lEAD for approval.
  • Facilitate common conferences of farmer organizations within the space of manufacturing, processing and advertising and marketing.
  • Coordinate common monitoring visits and technical help by SPMU professional to FOs.
  • Ensure common conferences of the Local Government Value Chain Advisory Committee (LGVCAC).
  • Ensure well timed reporting and high quality of stories to SVCSC and PMU.

Qualification and Experience

  • M.Sc. degree or equal in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, or different associated disciplines.
  • Minimum of 5 years post-qualification expertise together with no less than three years in a administration place.
  • Proven monitor document within the subject of agriculture or rural growth.
  • Good writing abilities and pc literacy can be a bonus.
  • Fluency in native language is a significant benefit.

 

 

Job Title: State Agricultural Processing/Quality Enhancement Officer (APQEO)
Locations: 
Nassarawa, Kogi and Enugu
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Reporting and Location: Directly to the State Programme Coordinator

Summary

  • The FGN/IFAD VCDP is desirous of partaking the providers of Technical specialist and workers to facilitate VCDP and different IFAD Assisted applications implementation on the proposed extra VCDP states of Nassarawa, Kogi and Enugu.

Main Responsibilities

  • The APQE will work below the direct supervision of the NPMU Market and Enterprise Development Advisor and in shut collaboration with the State Business and Market Development Officer, State Government and Local Government authorities. Overall, the APQE can be instantly in cost of state and native government-level interventions within the space of selling the use of improved and extra environment friendly worth addition tools and applied sciences for agro-processing, dealing with, storage and packaging.

Specific Duties

  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of state and native government-level Programme actions and actions within the provision of agro-processing and associated tools and applied sciences.
  • Work with VC operators similar to agro-processor organizations to rearrange for the acquisition and sustained environment friendly administration and use of new agro-processing and associated tools.
  • Supervise the establishing and operation of demonstration of improved applied sciences and tools and the supply of tools for traditional measures and weights.
  • Work with the SBMDO to arrange commodity festivals and different interactive occasions for VC operators and the State Government.
  • Supervise the establishing and administration of demonstration workout routines and actions for the promotion of the use of improved agro-processing tools and applied sciences.
  • Supervise and coordinate the technical help within the areas of meals processing methods (md. GAP, GMP and HACCP ideas).
  • Deal and work together with state and native authorities businesses in consultative and collaborative actions.
  • Supervise the work of service suppliers within the space of worth addition tools and applied sciences, offering details about their efficiency;
  • Source and use data from numerous sources for the implementation and coordination of actions and measures for the promotion of worth addition;
  • Supervise state-level capability constructing and technical help measures and actions within the areas of acquisition and use of worth addition tools and applied sciences.
  • Participate within the formulation and implementation of the VCAP and supervision of actions below the worth addition phase of the VCAP.

Qualification and Experience

  • A minimal of Bachelor’s Degree or Higher National Diploma in Agricultural/Food Engineering or Food Science and Technology.
  • Strong background in engineering and technological facets of agroprocessing and agricultural product dealing with (storage, preservation and packaging).
  • Practical abilities and no less than 5 years work expertise on issues referring to meals and agricultural processing, agro-industrial growth and MSME promotion.
  • Good negotiation, inter-personal abilities and communication talents.

 

 

Job Title: Rural Institutions And Gender/Youth Mainstreaming Officer
Locations: 
Nassarawa, Kogi and Enugu
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Reporting and Location: Directly to the State Programme Coordinator

Summary

  • The FGN/IFAD VCDP is desirous of partaking the providers of Technical specialist and workers to facilitate VCDP and different IFAD Assisted applications implementation on the proposed extra VCDP states of Nassarawa, Kogi and Enugu.

Main Responsibilities

  • The Rural Institutions and Gender/Youth Mainstreaming Officer can be chargeable for administration of Subcomponent 2.1 Strengthening of Farmers’ Organizations at state stage and for making certain efficiency of the NGOs/service suppliers employed to implement the actions below this subcomponent.
  • A key component of the place is making certain that the chosen FOs are consultant of present FOs at LGA stage.

Specific Duties

  • Responsible for the coordination and supervision of Subcomponent 2.1 of the Programme at state stage.
  • Work in shut collaboration with the Agricultural Production/FFS Officer at state stage in periodic conferences held at SPMU and throughout joint and periodic subject visits.
  • Provide steerage to NGOs/service suppliers employed to implement the actions and oversee the general course of of choice of goal FOs and beneficiaries in shut collaboration with the Agricultural Production/FFS Officer.
  • Liaise with different related programmes and technical departments within the public sector at state stage similar to ADP (Directorate of Extension, Women in Agriculture), the Ministry of Agriculture (Department of Cooperatives, Home Economics…).
  • Liaise with some other stakeholder such because the Ministry of Social Affairs.
  • Contribute to the design of the general distribution scheme of licensed seeds/improved cassava cuttings, fertilizers and herbicides in addition to tools at state and LGA stage.
  • Participate within the distribution of licensed seeds/improved cassava cuttings, fertilizers and herbicides and tools at state and LGA stage together with the supply of items at LGA stage in shut collaboration with the Agricultural Production/FFS Officer.
  • Contribute to the drafting of periodic programme progress stories at state stage.
  • Contribute to the state annual work plan and finances for Subcomponent

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the SPMU workplace. The Rural Institution and Gender/Youth Mainstreaming Officer will report, instantly, to the State Programme Coordinator.

Qualification and Experience

  • Masters or increased stage University Degree in Sociology, Economics and different related self-discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years post-qualification expertise together with no less than 2 years in implementation of initiatives integrating strengthening of FOs and gender points.
  • Knowledge in participatory approaches, and gender mainstreaming.
  • Proven document within the subject of venture implementation integrating strengthening of FOs and Gender mainstreaming actions/technique.
  • Good writing abilities and pc literacy.

 

 

Job Title: State Business and Market Development Officer (SBMDO)
Locations: 
Nassarawa, Kogi and Enugu
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Reporting and Location: Directly to the State Programme Coordinator

Summary

  • The FGN/IFAD VCDP is desirous of partaking the providers of Technical specialist and workers to facilitate VCDP and different IFAD Assisted applications implementation on the proposed extra VCDP states of Nassarawa, Kogi and Enugu.

Main Responsibilities

  • The State Business and Market Development Officer (SBMDO) will work below the direct supervision of the NPMU Business and Market Development Advisor and in shut collaboration with the State Agricultural Processing and Quality Enhancement Officer, State Government and Local Government authorities.
  • Overall, the SBMDO can be instantly in cost of state and native government-level interventions within the space of selling market linkages and market data amongst VC operators.

Specific Duties

  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of state and native government-level Programme actions and actions within the group of public-private dialogue boards for enabling enterprise atmosphere.
  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of state and native government-level Programme actions and processes for strengthening mechanisms for public-private dialogue on enabling enterprise atmosphere.
  • Coordinate the implementation of state and native government-level Programme actions and actions in supporting the institution and enforcement of high quality norms, grades and requirements for processed merchandise.
  • Broker inter-agency collaboration between related state and native authorities businesses for the institution and enforcement of rules on agricultural commodity high quality norms, grades and requirements.
  • Implement actions and processes for the brokerage and facilitation of market exchanges and/or contractual agreements between VC operators (farmers and agro-processors and merchants).
  • Work with VC operators to arrange commodity festivals and different interactive occasions for VC operators and the state governments.
  • Implement actions and processes for the brokerage and facilitation of hyperlinks between VC operators (agro-processor and dealer organisations) and monetary establishments for the aim of growing entry to monetary providers together with credit score, insurance coverage and saving/deposit services.
  • Assist service suppliers in making ready and disseminating applicable methods and approaches for saving mobilization, opening of financial institution accounts, membership in monetary establishments and functions for loans based mostly on native socio-cultural worth methods.
  • Assess completely different monetary service suppliers ready to increase their providers to Programme goal teams.
  • Negotiate phrases and circumstances with service suppliers and conclude, the place opportune and applicable, memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with the monetary establishments, by means of which Programme goal teams will be capable to entry monetary providers.
  • Monitor, consider and doc he outcomes of the linkage programmes.
  • Supervise technical help in monetary linkage.
  • Deal and work together with state and native authorities businesses in consultative and collaborative actions
  • Work with VC chain operators together with producers, processors and merchants to establish wants and actionable objects for capability constructing in market growth.
  • Supervise the work of service suppliers within the areas of enterprise and market growth, offering details about their efficiency.
  • . Source and use data from numerous sources for the implementation and coordination of actions and measures for the promotion of market linkages and market data amongst VC operators.
  • Broker and organize linkages and contractual transactions/agreements between VC operators together with producers, processors and market individuals.
  • Participate within the formulation and implementation of the VCAP and supervision of actions below the enterprise and market growth phase of the VCAP.

Qualification and Experience

  • A minimal of Bachelor’s Degree or Higher National Diploma in any of the Management or Social Sciences together with Agricultural Economics.
  • At least 5 years work expertise on issues or initiatives referring to agricultural advertising and marketing, agro-processing and agro-industrial growth and MSME promotion.
  • Strong background in enterprise and advertising and marketing blended with sensible abilities.
  • Good negotiation, inter-personal and communication abilities.

 

Job Title: Agricultural Engineer
Location: 
Abuja
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Reporting and Location: VCDP National Office, Abuja

Summary

  • The FGN/IFAD VCDP is desirous of partaking the providers of Technical specialist and workers to facilitate VCDP and different IFAD Assisted applications implementation on the VCDP National Office.

Main Responsibilities

  • The Agricultural Engineer will present recommendation, technical help and steerage aimed toward sustainably growing crop manufacturing as key contributions to meals safety, improved livelihoods and diversified diets within the Project areas.
  • He will lead the supply of a programme of work on sustainable crop manufacturing intensification by means of sustainable agricultural manufacturing and applied sciences addressed to small holder farmers

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Lead or present technical help to the event of sustainable mechanization methods and frameworks each at nationwide and Regional and State ranges
  • Provide steerage on technical administration of processing facilities and office security.
  • Promotion of sustainable mechanization associated to sustainable crop intensification together with conservation agriculture
  • Develop tips and requirements for sustainable agricultural mechanization inside built-in crop manufacturing methods
  • Liaise with analysis and growth establishments, non-public sector organizations NGOs in linking the actual wants of small holders related to sustainable mechanization, associated capability constructing and coaching.
  • Support the work on non-public – public partnerships within the context of sustainable mechanization methods
  • Provide clearance procedures with respect to procurement of agricultural sector-related equipment and tools
  • Contribute to programmes and initiatives on conservation agriculture together with by means of help for enterprise growth
  • Assist in creating data merchandise for agricultural mechanization
  • Preparation of high quality paperwork for conferences, idea notes, and different related data necessities.
  • Provide technical help on non-public – public partnerships within the context of sustainable mechanization methods.
  • Facilitate coaching and capability constructing on operation and upkeep of all agro-based farm machineries and agro processing tools in liaison with related establishments.
  • Report to the NPC-VCDP
  • Undertake some other duties as could also be assigned by NPC-VCDP.

Minimum Qualification and Experiences Required

  • A minimal of Master’s degree in Agricultural Engineering, with extra skilled specialization. Higher Degree in related fields can be an added benefit
  • Experience in sustainable mechanization within the context of sustainable agricultural manufacturing and processing.
  • At least 5 years work expertise within the subject of Agricultural Mechan isation.
  • Working data of English Language.
  • Must be pc literate.
  • Experience working with rural communities on agricultural mechanization
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to undertake in depth travels inside venture areas.

Technical/Functional Skills required:

  • Knowledge/Experience working with rural communities in agricultural mechanization and processing
  • Relevant expertise in creating and implementing programmes or initiatives on crop manufacturing intensification and diversification, within the context of local weather change adaptation and/or mitigation in each small holders mechanized agricultural methods
  • Relevance of expertise of agriculture coverage and/or mechanization technique points
  • Ability to analyse sustainable crop manufacturing points from a technical, financial, social and environmental perspective

 

 

Job Title: Procurement Coordinator (PRC)
Location
: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Unit/Office: Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities

  • The Procurement Coordinator can be chargeable for the administration of venture actions in accordance with related National and IEAD Procurement Guidelines, and constructing the capability of State Procurement Officers and different venture implementing companions.

Specific Duties

  • Formulate a venture procurement technique.
  • Ensure that procurement is carried out such that transparency, integrity, financial system, openness, equity, competitors and accountability stay the cardinal goal.
  • Facilitate the preparation in addition to replace and evaluation of the yearly procurement plan whereas making certain that procurement actions are carried out as per the authorised procurement plan.
  • Prepare and consolidate Quarterly Tracking Procurement Plan.
  • Maintain and usually replace the contract register and No Objection tracker.
  • Prepare and periodically replace the info base of distributors, suppliers and consultants.
  • Facilitate the preparation of technical specs/phrases of reference for procurement of items, works and providers.
  • Handle points referring to contract negotiation, complaints and debriefing.
  • Prepare bidding paperwork, tender notices, and invites for bids.
  • Receive, open and consider bids, in addition to finalize contracts.
  • Administer contracts to make sure compliance with the contracts circumstances, cost phrases.
  • Maintain all of the information referring to procurement.
  • Prepare procurement implementation stories in accordance with the reporting necessities of IFAD and the Government and consolidated stories for all the venture.
  • Provide steerage and supervision to the states, the beneficiaries and service suppliers.
  • Ensure that the procurement capability of the states, beneficiaries and. service suppliers is developed.
  • Organise and conduct coaching for procurement workers and individuals.
  • Carry out some other duties assigned by the Regional Programme Coordinator.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the RPCO situated in Port Harcourt. The PRC will report on to the PC.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s or Higher Level University Degree in Engineering, Finance, Management, Purchasing or equal {qualifications}.
  • Minimum of 7 years of related put up qualification expertise.
  • Strong background and expertise in efficiently finishing up procurement utilizing related procedures, strategies, specs and so on.
  • Knowledge (no less than 5 years) of internationally accepted ‘best practice’ methods, the Nigerian Procurement Laws and Guidelines and expertise in working with Donor Funded Projects.
  • Good writing abilities and good pc abilities.
  • Demonstrate group spirit, good interpersonal and battle administration abilities.
  • Integrity and confidentiality.
  • Interpersonal and time administration abilities.

 

 

Job Title: Administration and Logistics Officer (ADM)
Location
: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Unit/Office: Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities

  • The Administration and Logistics Officer can be chargeable for establishing and streamlining administrative procedures as offered within the Project Administrative Manual. He stories to the Project Coordinator.

Specific Duties

  • Facilitate the event of the Project Administrative Manual.
  • Set up the executive system as offered within the Project Administrative Manual.
  • Advise the RPC in all areas of administration in addition to take part in administrative planning in session with administration workers to help venture actions.
  • Liaise with different venture workers, IEAD initiatives and ICO Nigeria for compliance with respect to communities of observe.
  • Set up worker database and put together different stories stipulated within the Manual.
  • Initiate recruitment procedures of each native workers and consultants, and elevate contracts.
  • Manage efficiency analysis, reward, coaching and depart of workers.
  • Manage journey preparations, all logistics preparations for venture actions, autos upkeep and gas log, retirement of claims.
  • Manage grounds/workplaces and well timed upkeep of infrastructure and tools.
  • Ensure compliance with safety tips.
  • Undertake different associated duties as could also be required.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the RPCO situated in Port Harcourt. The ADM will report on to the PC.

Qualifications and Experience

  • University degree (Bachelor’s) in Business, Public Administration or Human Resources Management.
  • A minimal of 5 years’ working expertise in Administration or three years’ expertise and a Master’s degree within the above fields.
  • Must have expertise in human useful resource administration and coordination of trainings.
  • Ability to encourage, encourage and obtain outcomes. i.e. Integrity and confidentiality.
  • Planning, drawback fixing and decision-making abilities are required.
  • Excellent written and verbal abilities in English and data of no less than one indigenous language.

 

 

Job Title: State Agricultural Processing/Quality Enhancement Officer (APQEO)
Locations: 
Nassarawa, Kogi and Enugu
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Reporting and Location: Directly to the State Programme Coordinator

Summary

  • The FGN/IFAD VCDP is desirous of partaking the providers of Technical specialist and workers to facilitate VCDP and different IFAD Assisted applications implementation on the proposed extra VCDP states of Nassarawa, Kogi and Enugu.

Main Responsibilities

  • The APQE will work below the direct supervision of the NPMU Market and Enterprise Development Advisor and in shut collaboration with the State Business and Market Development Officer, State Government and Local Government authorities. Overall, the APQE can be instantly in cost of state and native government-level interventions within the space of selling the use of improved and extra environment friendly worth addition tools and applied sciences for agro-processing, dealing with, storage and packaging.

Specific Duties

  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of state and native government-level Programme actions and actions within the provision of agro-processing and associated tools and applied sciences.
  • Work with VC operators similar to agro-processor organizations to rearrange for the acquisition and sustained environment friendly administration and use of new agro-processing and associated tools.
  • Supervise the establishing and operation of demonstration of improved applied sciences and tools and the supply of tools for traditional measures and weights.
  • Work with the SBMDO to arrange commodity festivals and different interactive occasions for VC operators and the State Government.
  • Supervise the establishing and administration of demonstration workout routines and actions for the promotion of the use of improved agro-processing tools and applied sciences.
  • Supervise and coordinate the technical help within the areas of meals processing methods (md. GAP, GMP and HACCP ideas).
  • Deal and work together with state and native authorities businesses in consultative and collaborative actions.
  • Supervise the work of service suppliers within the space of worth addition tools and applied sciences, offering details about their efficiency;
  • Source and use data from numerous sources for the implementation and coordination of actions and measures for the promotion of worth addition;
  • Supervise state-level capability constructing and technical help measures and actions within the areas of acquisition and use of worth addition tools and applied sciences.
  • Participate within the formulation and implementation of the VCAP and supervision of actions below the worth addition phase of the VCAP.

Qualification and Experience

  • A minimal of Bachelor’s Degree or Higher National Diploma in Agricultural/Food Engineering or Food Science and Technology.
  • Strong background in engineering and technological facets of agroprocessing and agricultural product dealing with (storage, preservation and packaging).
  • Practical abilities and no less than 5 years work expertise on issues referring to meals and agricultural processing, agro-industrial growth and MSME promotion.
  • Good negotiation, inter-personal abilities and communication talents.

 

 

Job Title: Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (PMEO)
Locations: 
Nassarawa, Kogi and Enugu
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Reporting and Location: Directly to the State Programme Coordinator

Summary

  • The FGN/IFAD VCDP is desirous of partaking the providers of Technical specialist and workers to facilitate VCDP and different IFAD Assisted applications implementation on the proposed extra VCDP states of Nassarawa, Kogi and Enugu.

Main Responsibilities

  • The PME Officer can have general accountability for coordinating and facilitating the planning, M&E actions at state stage.
  • The Officer will be sure that strong methods for PME are established and absolutely linked to different data and data methods, to allow the Programme to be versatile and conscious of altering circumstances.
  • The Officer will even assess wants and capability for PME at state and native ranges and accordingly design and implement capability constructing programmes. T
  • he Specialist will work below the steerage of the PME Advisor of the NPMU and carefully with related SPMU and LGVC workers to make sure a coherent and collaborative method to PME.

Specific Duties

  • Develop the Programme M&E System on the idea of the programme’s Logical Framework taking into consideration Government monitoring frameworks.
  • Organize and supervise centered baseline surveys at the start of the programme to be undertaken by a contracted establishment.
  • Contribute to making ready an M&E Plan, together with the programme’s monitoring codecs.
  • Establish indicators for outputs, outcomes and impression, monitor implementation processes and efficiency, and assess outputs and outcomes.
  • Foster participatory planning and M&E by coaching and involving stakeholder teams.
  • Oversee design of a field-based system for the programme monitoring that comes with the logical framework method.
  • Prepare important information to be included in quarterly, semi-annual and annual stories.
  • Monitor monetary and bodily progress in addition to reporting again to stakeholders to create a greater studying atmosphere; undertake programme and thematic evaluations.
  • Integrate the M&E system into the general programme coordination and group perform and with different data and data methods
  • Organize and oversee annual evaluation and planning workshops and preparation of annual work plans and budgets.
  • Inform and be a part of supervision missions by screening and analysing stories.
  • Undertake some other duties which may be assigned to him/her by the National Programme Coordinator.

Qualification and Experience

  • The next-level degree in Agricultural Economics, Rural Development or different related subject. University-level research in a subject associated to statistics or a associated subject could be a bonus.
  • A minimal of 5 years’ expertise working in M&E and/or venture administration in areas similar to agriculture, advertising and marketing, rural finance and coverage issues.
  • Proven expertise in designing and implementing profitable M&E methods.
  • Solid understanding of use of trendy data and communication expertise (ICT) in growth.
  • Proficient within the use of databases and spread-sheets.
  • Demonstrated abilities in quantitative and qualitative evaluation and information administration.
  • Proficient within the use of statistical and different software program packages for each quantitative and qualitative evaluation, expertise in analysing advanced programmes or insurance policies.
  • Experience in facilitation, particularly of studying processes
  • Strong written and oral communication abilities in English.

 

 

 

Job Title: Project Accountant (PA)
Location
: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Unit/Office: Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities

  • The Project Accountant is chargeable for supporting the Project Financial Controller (PFC) within the efficient discharge of his/her features. He stories to the Project Coordinator.

Specific Duties

  • Master IFAD key paperwork similar to, the disbursement handbook, procurement tips and handbook, IFAD tips for venture audits, the Financing Agreement (FA) and the Letter to the Borrower (LTB) in addition to the Project Financial Procedures Manual.
  • Assist the PFC within the implementation of a sound monetary administration system as described within the Project Financial Procedures Manual.
  • Prepare transaction vouchers, enter all transactions into the RPCO accounting system earlier than submission to the PFC for approval and be certain that all vital supporting documentation is made accessible and filed in a scientific method.
  • Process all funds, making certain that venture monetary procedures are strictly adhered to.
  • Process month-to-month payroll, cost of salaries to workers and venture contributions.
  • Assist the PFC within the preparation of withdrawal functions. e.g Prepare money movement forecasts as required.
  • Monitor monetary returns from implementing companions and State Project Coordination Offices (SPCOs), together with periodic visits to their workplaces.
  • Assist within the preparation and monitoring of annual operational budgets.
  • Prepare quarterly and annual monetary stories in agreed format together with:
    • Sources and makes use of of funds statement, together with incurred expenditures by part, expenditure class and financier,
    • Variance report (precise vs budgeted expenditures),
    • Designated account reconciliation statement,
    • Withdrawal application-statement of expenditure,
    • Fixed asset register,
    • Contract register for submission to the Technical Support Committee, Lead Project Agency and IFAD.
  • Maintain a well-organized and up-to-date submitting system for Accounting and Financial information in addition to a set asset tagging system.
  • Perform bodily stock of venture belongings every year.
  • Assist the PFC within the preparation of the accounting handbook of the RPCO.
  • Provide help to the exterior auditors as required, and facilitate that the venture auditors have entry to all vital recordsdata.
  • Make certain all expenditure objects:
    • Meet the eligibility standards as outlined within the IFAD financing settlement,
    • Are supported by ample documentation (bill, contracts, proof of funds and so on.).
  • Ensure all venture information are correctly filed in a scientific method and preserve correct again up.
  • Prepare month-to-month checking account reconciliations are ready in a well timed method and reconciliation objects are promptly adopted upon.
  • Liaise with the SPCOs to make sure well timed supply of justification of advances, reporting of expenditures, and monetary stories, in addition to follow-up on audit course of and audit findings.
  • Undertake some other actions assigned by the RPC and the PFC.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the RPCO situated in Port Harcourt. The PA will report back to the FC.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of Eight years’ post-professional expertise.
  • An expert qualification (FCA, ACA, FCNA, CNA) with no less than 15 years of post- qualification expertise, no less than 8 of which should be in administration.
  • A minimal of Eight years’ expertise in administration group of IEAD- assisted or donor funded initiatives.
  • Good interpersonal relationship, transparently trustworthy, group employee and possess capability to coach counterparts; and should be wholesome and match to undertake in depth filed visits.
  • Member of Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, with robust working data of each nationwide and worldwide accounting procedures.
  • Strong pc abilities, spread-sheets, and different related accounting packages.
  • Working data of banking and monetary management procedures.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.

 

 

Job Title: Financial Inclusion Specialist
Location: 
Abuja
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Reporting and Location: VCDP National Office, Abuja

Summary

  • The FGN/IFAD VCDP is desirous of partaking the providers of Technical specialist and workers to facilitate VCDP and different IFAD Assisted applications implementation on the VCDP National Office.

Main Responsibilities

  • The Financial Inclusion specialist will coordinate all efforts to develop monetary inclusion throughout venture areas.
  • S/he'll present technical management and steerage to venture workers and companions on monetary providers to rural communities, the unbanked and underserved populations, smaliholder farmers and different agricultural worth chain actors throughout the anticipated I FAD-Funded initiatives.
  • The Financial Inclusion specialist will lead Rural Resilience’s efforts to leverage modern and technology-led options to realize the programmes objectives on monetary inclusion.

Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Identify finest practices and tendencies, together with function of expertise, throughout the programme areas as an modern monetary providers enterprise riodeIs serving the poor in numerous sectors similar to saving and lending schemes, Agri-finance and SME finance;
  • Development of a programme monetary inclusion technique and upscaling of inexpensive low-cost monetary answer for providers to beneficiaries;
  • Participate within the constructing of partnerships to facilitate entry to finance and collaborate with business and non-commercial companions that search to ship applicable and inexpensive non-financial or monetary providers to smallholder farmers;
  • Facilitate growth of a capability constructing plan with monetary establishments, to create an environment friendly platform for the supply of monetary providers to underserved teams within the venture areas;
  • Develop new concepts/ideas that enhance uptake of credit score by rural communities;
  • Facilitate the linkage of beneficiaries to monetary establishments for sustainable entry to credit score
  • Identify and/or develop required monetary instruments and methodological approaches, and present technical help and coaching/capability constructing to make sure programme interventions obtain or surpass established targets;
  • Provide indicators to trace monetary inclusion actions;
  • Track information monitoring and administration methods to make sure high quality in implementation and reporting;
  • Report to NPC-VCDP

Qualifications and Skills

  • At least a Master’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics or different related subject.
  • At least 5 years work expertise working within the space of monetary inclusion in Donor funded initiatives at managerial and advisory ranges in creating nation context.
  • Mastering of present requirements within the rural monetary business, and practices in creating rural monetary markets, significantly in financing agricultural worth chain growth.
  • Sound understanding of the Nigerian monetary sector.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities in English.
  • Strong pc literacy with a full data of workplace functions.

 

Job Title: Knowledge Management and Communication Coordinator (KMC)
Location
: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Unit/Office: Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities

  • The Knowledge Management and Communications Coordinator can have general accountability for coordinating, supporting and facilitating Knowledge Management and Communication (KMC) actions associated to venture implementation on the regional stage.
  • The Coordinator will work carefully with the KMC Advisor on the Central Communications Unit to offer management, steerage and capability constructing in KMC.

Specific Duties

  • Manage the implementation of the KMC technique of the venture.
  • Develop KMC actions for the annual work plan and finances (AWPB).
  • Prepare an annual KMC plan of actions for enhancing institutional tradition of studying and knowledge-sharing.
  • Facilitate data sharing occasions and coverage dialogues amongst venture stakeholders.
  • Ensure that modern experiences, studying and good practices are captured, synthesized, documented and shared constantly throughout the venture, throughout the related stakeholders and, with in-country companions, IFAD and different regional and worldwide companions.
  • Play a number one function in data capitalization and develop proof based mostly data merchandise and guarantee wider dissemination.
  • Develop and replace venture stakeholders contact record and mailing lists for dissemination of venture data merchandise.
  • Guide workers on data assortment, processing, and data dissemination strategies.
  • Play a number one function in exterior relations, constructing relations with media and communications personnel, liaison and public relations.
  • In shut collaboration with the M&L Coordinator, guarantee outcomes from numerous research Including high quality administration, reporting, and monitoring and analysis are translated into proof based mostly data merchandise.
  • Establish data expertise necessities for efficient implementation of the KMC technique utilizing social media and web instruments.
  • Plan and coordinate all communication and advocacy campaigns by means of mass media, newsletters, stakeholder conferences, and different communication channels as applicable.
  • Assist in creating built-in data methods to allow M&E of venture actions.
  • Monitor and consider efficiency of the venture’s KMC technique.
  • Contribute to the drafting of periodic venture progress stories.
  • Maintain up to date cataloguing of the venture’s data belongings/on-line useful resource supplies.
  • Undertake different KMC duties as required.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the RPCO situated in Port Harcourt. The KMC will report on to the PC.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Higher Level University Degree or equal in a subject associated to Communications, Journalism, Development or a associated self-discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years of expertise in data, data administration, and/or growth communication, ideally within the Agriculture and Rural Development sector. Experience in Media Relations, ICT and Extension can be a bonus.
  • Proven capability in Documentation and Advocacy; demonstrated capability to develop and oversee implementation of documentation of programme outcomes, shows, communication and reporting abilities.
  • Strong oral and written communication abilities; expertise of interacting with a spread of inner and exterior stakeholders.
  • High degree of motivation, initiative, independence, reliability, adaptability, and skilled maturity; and locations a premium on “getting things done”.
  • Strong venture administration and coordination abilities; capable of deal with a number of duties and stability priorities with numerous stakeholders.

 

 

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator (MEC)
Location
: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Unit/Office: Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator can have general accountability for working, coordinating and facilitating the planning of M&E actions associated to venture implementation.
  • The Coordinator will oversee the design and operationalization of strong methods for PME and guarantee its full linkage with different data and data methods, to allow the venture to be versatile and conscious of altering circumstances.
  • The Coordinator will even assess the wants and capability for PME on the regional stage and accordingly design and implement capability constructing actions.
  • The Coordinator will work carefully with related State M&E workers to make sure a coherent and collaborative method to PME.

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Specific Duties

  • Develop actions for the annual work plan and finances (AWPB).
  • Develop the venture M&E system on the idea of the venture’s Logical Framework taking into consideration authorities monitoring frameworks and IFAD RIMS methodology.
  • Organize and supervise centered baseline surveys and assessments of beneficiaries at the start of the venture to be undertaken by consultants.
  • Prepare an M&E Plan, together with the venture’s monitoring codecs.
  • Establish indicators for outputs, outcomes and impression, monitor implementation processes and efficiency, and assess outputs and outcomes consistent with authorities and IFAD RIMS tips.
  • Foster participatory planning and M&E by coaching and involving stakeholder teams.
  • Oversee the design of a field-based system for venture monitoring that comes with the logical framework method.
  • Prepare important information to be included in quarterly, semi-annual and annual stories.
  • Monitor monetary and bodily progress in addition to reporting again to stakeholders to create a greater studying atmosphere; undertake venture and thematic evaluations.
  • Integrate the M&E system into the general venture coordination and group perform and into an MIS.
  • Ensure seize of supposed impression in addition to successes and failures; put together stories and information workers in making ready their progress stories.
  • Design and implement report codecs so that every one stories from service suppliers/implementing companions could be usually and conveniently compiled/aggregated to contribute to the general venture outcomes framework.
  • Organize and oversee annual evaluation and planning workshops and preparation of AWPB.
  • Inform and be a part of supervision missions by screening and analysing stories.
  • Select service suppliers the place vital and formulate TORs and scope of work for the service suppliers. Supervise, monitor and certify the work of service suppliers for the varied actions and assignments.
  • Consolidate state progress stories and contribute to the drafting of periodic venture progress stories of the RPCO.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the RPCO situated in Port Harcourt. The MEC will report on to the PC.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s or Higher Level University Degree in Agricultural Economics, Social sciences, Economics, Statistics or different related subject.
  • Proficient within the use of databases and spread-sheets, statistical and different software program packages for each quantitative and qualitative evaluation and demonstrated abilities in quantitative and qualitative evaluation and information administration.
  • Experience in analyzing advanced programmes or insurance policies.
  • A minimal of 10 years’ confirmed expertise working in, designing and implementing M&E/Results-based administration and/or venture administration in areas similar to agriculture, pure assets, rural finance and coverage issues.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Have thorough understanding of analytical instruments.
  • Have stable understanding of use of trendy data and communication expertise (ICT) in growth and glorious data of computer-based communications instruments, particularly web-and mobile-based expertise.
  • Experience in facilitation, particularly of studying processes.
  • Strong written and oral communication abilities.
  • Fluency in some of the native languages can be an asset.

 

 

Job Title: Nutrition and Food Security Specialist
Location: 
Abuja
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Reporting and Location: VCDP National Office, Abuja

Summary

  • The FGN/IFAD VCDP is desirous of partaking the providers of Technical specialist and workers to facilitate VCDP and different IFAD Assisted applications implementation on the VCDP National Office.

Main Responsibilities

  • The Nutrition and Food Security Specialist can be domiciled within the VCDP nationwide workplace Abuja and will present technical help to all IFAD-assisted initiatives in Nigeria.
  • He/She can be can be chargeable for the facilitation of vitamin mainstreaming in venture interventions in IFAD venture States.

Specific Duties

  • Develop a vitamin technique to information vitamin interventions within the programme areas.
  • Facilitate the evaluation of vitamin gaps alongside the availability chain of precedence commodities within the venture areas.
  • In collaboration with chosen related institutes and/or non-public sector, facilitate the promotion of value-added merchandise growth and consumption amongst venture beneficiaries.
  • Facilitate periodic vitamin survey and report dissemination on Knowledge,Attitude and Practice (KAP).
  • Organize vitamin publicity on venture vitamin actions; facilitate the event and testing of applicable marketing campaign messages, instruments and supplies to advertise vitamin schooling, social and behavioural change communication.
  • Facilitate capability constructing and coaching classes on nutrition-sensitive agriculture for venture workers, related establishment and beneficiaries.
  • In collaboration with different stakeholders and companions, facilitate the actions on Home Grown School Feeding Initiative, vegetable backyard dhd built-in homestead meals manufacturing.
  • Establish and preserve working relationships with the road ministries (similar to well being, gender, schooling) to construct synergy in nutrition- delicate interventions in venture areas.
  • Provide vitamin monitoring indicators, monitor and doc substantive information and data on nutrition-sensitive actions and preserve common technical stories on vitamin outputs and outcomes. Work collaboratively with the technical specialists on gender and local weather in documenting interface on vitamin outcomes. Undertake some other rising vitamin exercise as could also be assigned by the NPC-VCDP

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Minimum of Master degree from an accredited establishment within the subject of Human Nutrition, Food Science or equal in a subject associated to Food Security. Possession of Higher Degree in related fields can be an added benefit.
  • At least 5 years’ expertise in, and demonstrated understanding of meals and vitamin initiatives in rural growth.
  • Experience in earlier implementation of associated vitamin and meals safety programme is required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities in English.
  • Experience of interacting with a spread of inner and exterior stakeholders is fascinating.
  • Strong venture coordination abilities on vitamin, meals safety and gender is fascinating.

 

 

Job Title: State Project Internal Auditor (SPIA) 
Location: 
Nigeria
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Office: State Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities

  • The State Project Internal Auditor shall verify and consider the adequacy and effectiveness of the monetary administration and inner management framework; guarantee compliance with the IFAD and Federal Government venture Financing Agreement, IFAD disbursement procedures, Project Implementation Manual, and so on; establish important weaknesses if any, and areas for enchancment; and present the venture coordination group on the regional and state ranges with well timed data and suggestions on monetary administration facets of the venture to allow well timed corrective actions.

Specific Duties

  • Carry out audit in accordance with worldwide requirements of auditing, together with such exams and controls because the auditor considers vital. The audit will cowl implementing companions and the helpful stage.
  • Ensure that the accounting and monetary administration methods stay dependable and efficient in design and assess the extent to which they're being adopted. Ascertain the reliability of integrity, controls, safety and effectiveness of the operations of the computerized accounting system.
  • Identify constraints, if any, within the well timed updating of the accounting system and in adhering to the inner management procedures together with the Project Implementation Manual and the Financial Procedures Manual.
  • Review the adequacy of the methods established to make sure compliance with insurance policies, plans procedures, legal guidelines, and rules and establishing whether or not the venture on the state stage is actually in compliance. Check and report on compliance with the IFAD Financing Agreement covenants.
  • Review the efficacy, adequacy and software of accounting, monetary and working controls and thereby make sure the accuracy of the books of accounts; Review the accuracy and timeliness of the quarterly Financial Reports produced by the venture and verify whether or not these are utilized by the administration for decision making.
  • Verify that the system of inner examine is efficient in design and operation to be able to make sure the prevention of and early detection of defalcations, frauds, misappropriations and misapplications.
  • Evaluate the Internal Control System in operation to make sure effectiveness, effectivity and financial system.
  • Check the segregation of duties within the venture similar to: i) authorization and approval, ii) recording, iii) documentation on the next working prices: upkeep of autos/tools, fueling, motor license/insurance coverage, utilities (water, electrical energy, phone), workplace lease and charges, salaries and allowances of venture help workers, Insurance.
  • Check that the Statements of Expenditure (SCE) submitted to IFAD reconcile with the expenditures reported below the quarterly and yearly monetary stories. Duly document any ineligible expenditures famous in the course of the evaluation.
  • Ensure reconciliation of financial institution statements and accounts is usually carried out on a month-to-month foundation and vital corrections on accounts of banks/debits and stale transactions accounted for concurrently.
  • Conduct an impartial appraisal of all of the venture’s actions. Consider the adequacy of controls to make sure financial system, effectivity and effectiveness within the implementation of venture actions.
  • Confirm that IFAD No-objections given to the RPCO and the SPCO for incurring expenditure below the venture are used for objective supposed.
  • Undertake procurement audits to make sure procedures are carried out transparently as per procedures/thresholds. Verify that every one the products, works and providers procured and points are supported by legitimate receipt and paperwork together with lEAD no-objection and {that a} Register of Contracts and contract monitoring kinds are maintained and up-to date.
  • Ensure that ample information are maintained relating to the belongings created and belongings acquired by the venture, together with particulars of value, identification and location of belongings; and that the bodily verification of belongings is being carried out with due diligence and an annual stock report is duly issued. Physical verification of belongings and different inventories could be taken up as deemed vital by the auditor in respect of all items.
  • Ensure reconciliation of disbursement between RPCO and the SPCO are reconciled and accounted for.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the SPCO housed within the State ADP. The SALO will report on to the SPC.

Qualification and Experience

  • A minimal of First Degree or Higher National Diploma in Accounting with a minimal working expertise of Eight years, Four years in lEAD- assisted venture.
  • A Professional Certificate in Accounting or Auditing is an added benefit.
  • Good communication and coaching abilities.
  • Proven monitor document in inner auditing.
  • Working expertise of the Niger Delta space is a plus.
  • Ability to encourage, encourage and obtain outcomes can be an added benefit.

 

 

Job Title: State Administration and Logistics Officer (SALO)
Location: 
Nigeria
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Office: State Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities

  • The State Administration and Logistics Officer can be chargeable for establishing and streamlining administrative procedures on the state stage as offered within the Project Administrative Manual.

Specific Duties

  • Set up the executive system as offered within the Project Administrative Manual.
  • Advise the SPC in all areas of administration in addition to take part in administrative planning in session with administration workers to help venture actions.
  • Liaise with different venture workers, IFAD initiatives and ICC Nigeria for compliance with respect to communities of observe.
  • Set up worker database and put together different stories stipulated within the Manual.
  • Initiate recruitment procedures of each native workers and consultants, and elevate contracts.
  • Manage efficiency analysis, reward, coaching and depart of workers.
  • Manage journey preparations, all logistics preparations for venture actions, autos upkeep and gas log, retirement of claims
  • Manage grounds/workplaces and well timed upkeep of infrastructure and tools.
  • Ensure compliance with safety tips.
  • Undertake different associated duties as could also be required.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the SPCO housed within the State ADP. The SALO will report on to the SPC.

Qualification and Experience

  • University Degree (Bachelors) in Business associated self-discipline
  • Minimum of Four years’ working expertise in Administration or 2 years’ expertise and a Master’s degree within the above fields.
  • Must have expertise in human useful resource administration and coordination of trainings.
  • Ability to encourage, encourage and obtain outcomes.
  • Integrity and confidentiality.
  • Planning, drawback fixing and decision-making abilities are required.
  • Excellent written and verbal abilities in English and data of no less than one indigenous language.

 

 

Job Title: Local Government Desk Officer (LGDO)
Location: 
Nigeria
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Office: State Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities

  • The Local Government Desk Officer will facilitate the linkage between the SPCO and group members together with the focused agri-enterprise teams/incubators and the CADAs.
  • He/she is going to perform because the venture focal individual within the LGA.

Specific Duties

  • Facilitate and take part within the sensitization of the present CADAs, enterprise teams, conventional rulers, opinion leaders, youth and girls leaders and influential group members to foster understanding on the brand new route of LIFE venture
  • Promote the formation of the brand new CADAs the place they don't exist which can function apex associations of enterprise teams shaped on the group stage.
  • Participate within the monitoring and supervision of the venture actions within the LGA.
  • Assist in profiling the present and new agri-enterprise teams, incubators and CADAs within the LGA.
  • Undertake some other project given by SPCO.

Qualification and Experience

  • HND or Bachelor in Agriculture, with no less than 5 years’ expertise working with farmers and agri-enterprises as an extension agent. Must be workers of the LGC Department of Agriculture.

 

 

Job Title: State Procurement Officer (SPRO)
Location: 
Nigeria
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Office: State Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities

  • The State Procurement Officer can be chargeable for the administration of state stage venture procurement actions, in accordance with related National and IEAD Procurement Guidelines.
  • He/she is going to report on to the State Project Coordinator.

Specific Duties

  • Ensure that procurement is carried out such that transparency, integrity, financial system, openness, equity, competitors and accountability stay the cardinal goal.
  • Facilitate the preparation in addition to replace and evaluation of the yearly procurement plan whereas making certain that procurement actions are carried out as per the authorised procurement plan.
  • Prepare State Quarterly Tracking Procurement plan.
  • Maintain and usually replace the contract register and No-objection tracker.
  • Prepare and periodically replace the state information base of distributors, suppliers and consultants.
  • Facilitate the preparation of technical specs! phrases of reference for procurement of items, works and providers.
  • Prepare bidding paperwork, tender notices, and invites for bids.
  • Receive, open and consider bids, in addition to finalize contracts.
  • Administer contracts to make sure compliance with the contracts circumstances, cost phrases.
  • Maintain all of the information referring to procurement.
  • Handle points referring to contract negotiation, complaints and debriefing.
  • Prepare procurement implementation stories in accordance with the reporting necessities of IFAD and the Government.
  • Provide coaching, steerage and supervision to the beneficiaries and service suppliers.
  • Ensure that the procurement capability of the beneficiaries and service suppliers is developed.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the SPCO housed within the State ADP. The SPRO will report on to the SPAC.

Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum college degree in Engineering, Finance, Management, Purchasing or equal {qualifications}.
  • Minimum of Four years of related put up qualification expertise.
  • Strong background and expertise in efficiently finishing up procurement utilizing related procedures, strategies, specs and so on.
  • Knowledge (no less than 2 years) of internationally accepted ‘best practice’ methods, the Nigerian Procurement Laws and Guidelines and expertise in working with IFAD or any donor funded initiatives.
  • Good writing abilities and good pc abilities.
  • Demonstrate group spirit, good interpersonal and battle administration abilities.
  • Integrity and confidentiality.

 

 

Job Title: Financial Controller (FC)
Location
: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Unit/Office: Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities

  • Within the framework of the venture design report and mortgage/grant agreements, the Financial Controller is chargeable for the monetary and administrative administration of the venture, together with accounting, budgeting, monetary reporting, inner controls, auditing association, movement of funds and the environment friendly administration of venture assets.

Specific Duties

  • Master IFAD key paperwork similar to, the disbursement handbook, procurement tips and handbook, IFAD tips for venture audits, the Financing Agreement (FA) and the Letter to the Borrower (LTB) in addition to the Project Financial Procedures Manual.
  • Consolidate and put together along with the Regional Project Coordination Office (RPCO) group and M&E Coordinator, the annual work plan and finances (AWPB) and the finances and financing plan.
  • Develop and preserve an environment friendly accounting system and dependable inner management procedures (together with authorization ranges, segregation of duties and so on.) and tips for monetary reporting and document maintaining.
  • Prepare, evaluation and monitor the venture’s finances, together with financing plan, procurement plan (along with the Procurement Officer), and workers growth plan (along with the coaching focus).
  • Prepare/confirm all withdrawal functions for submission to IEAD, and guarantee the supply of funds for all deliberate actions. Manage the venture’s financial institution accounts, approve and co-sign all funds.
  • Ensure funds are licensed, and recorded within the accounting system accurately and in a well timed method.
  • Ensure all expenditure objects:
    • Meet the eligibility standards as outlined within the IFAD financing settlement,
    • Are supported by ample documentation (bill, contracts, proof of funds and so on.).
  • Ensure all venture information are correctly filed in a scientific method and that correct again up is maintained.
  • Ensure the well timed preparation of quarterly and annual consolidate monetary stories in agreed format together with:
    • Sources and makes use of of funds statement, together with incurred expenditures by part, expenditure class and financier,
    • Variance report (precise versus budgeted expenditures),
    • Designated account reconciliation statement,
    • Withdrawal software – statement of expenditure,
    • Fixed asset register, vi) contract register and so on., for submission to the Regional Technical Committee, Lead Project Agency and IFAD,
  • Ensure month-to-month checking account reconciliations are ready in a well timed method and reconciliation objects are promptly adopted up on.
  • Lead tho course of of contracting an exterior audit agency to conduct an impartial audit of the annual venture accounts, making certain that annual audits are carried out throughout the specified time frame and making certain the venture auditors have entry to all vital recordsdata.
  • Monitor the monetary efficiency of the State Project Coordination Offices (SPCOs) together with:
    • Justification of advances, reporting of expenditures, monetary reporting, audit course of and audit findings.
  • Supervise and coordinate the work of workers positioned below his/her direct authority.
  • Review and usually replace the Financial Procedures Manual of the venture.
  • Develop along with the venture accountants the accounting handbook of the SPCOs.
  • Organize and supervise RPCO workplace, belongings, together with tagging of all belongings, sustaining an updated mounted asset register and conducting an annual stock train.
  • Take lively half within the consolidation of progress stories for submission to NDDC, IEAD, FMoF, FMPB and the collaborating states.
  • Undertake some other actions assigned by the Project Coordinator.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the RPCO situated in Port Harcourt. The FC will report on to the PC.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years’ post-professional expertise, no less than 8 of which should be in administration.
  • An expert qualification (FCA, ACA, FCNA, CNA) with no less than 15 years of post- qualification expertise, no less than 8 of which should be in administration.
  • A minimal of Eight years’ expertise in administration group of IEAD- assisted or donor funded initiatives.
  • Good interpersonal relationship, transparently trustworthy, group employee and possess capability to coach counterparts; and should be wholesome and match to undertake in depth filed visits.
  • Member of Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, with robust working data of each nationwide and worldwide accounting procedures.
  • Strong pc abilities, spread-sheets, and different related accounting packages.
  • Working data of banking and monetary management procedures.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.

 

Job Title: State Knowledge Management and Communication Officer (SKMO)
Location: 
Nigeria
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Office: State Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities

  • The Knowledge Management and Communications Officer can be chargeable for coordinating, supporting and facilitating Knowledge Management and Communication (KMC) actions associated to Federal Government of Nigeria Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises within the Niger Delta Project Design Completion Report 116 venture implementation on the state stage. The Officer will work carefully with the KMC Coordinator on the RPCO and the KMC Advisor on the Central Communications Unit in implementing KMC actions.

Specific Duties

  • Manage the implementation of the KMC technique of the venture on the state stage.
  • Develop KMC actions for the annual work plan and finances (AWPB).
  • Prepare an annual KMC plan of actions for enhancing institutional tradition of studying and knowledge-sharing.
  • Facilitate data sharing occasions and coverage dialogues amongst venture stakeholders.
  • Ensure that modern experiences, studying and good practices are captured, synthesized, documented and shared constantly throughout the venture, throughout the related stakeholders.
  • Play a number one function in data capitalization, develop proof based mostly data merchandise and guarantee wider dissemination.
  • Develop and replace venture stakeholders contact record and mailing lists for dissemination of venture data merchandise.
  • Guide workers on data assortment, processing, and data dissemination strategies.
  • Play a number one function in exterior relations, constructing relations with media and communications personnel, liaison and public relations.
  • In shut collaboration with the State M&E Officer, guarantee outcomes from numerous research together with high quality administration, reporting, and monitoring and analysis are translated into proof based mostly data merchandise.
  • Establish data expertise necessities for efficient implementation of the KMC technique utilizing social media and Internet instruments.
  • Plan and coordinate communication and advocacy campaigns by means of mass media, newsletters, stakeholder conferences, and different communication channels as applicable.
  • Assist in creating built-in data methods to allow M&E of venture actions.
  • Monitor and consider efficiency of the venture’s KMC technique on the state stage.
  • Contribute to the drafting of periodic venture progress stories.
  • Maintain up to date cataloguing of the venture’s data belongings/on-line useful resource supplies.
  • Undertake different KMC duties as required.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the SPCO housed within the State ADP. The SKMO will report on to the SPC.

Qualification and Experience

  • Higher Level University Degree or equal in a subject associated to Communications, Journalism, Development or a associated self-discipline.
  • Minimum of three years of expertise in data, data administration, and/or growth communication, ideally within the agriculture and rural growth sector. Experience in media relations, ICT and extension can be a bonus.
  • Proven capability in documentation and advocacy; demonstrated capability to develop and oversee implementation of documentation of programme outcomes, shows, communication and reporting abilities.
  • Strong oral and written communication abilities; expertise of interacting with a spread of inner and exterior stakeholders.
  • High degree of motivation, initiative, independence, reliability, adaptability, and skilled maturity; and locations a premium on “getting things done”.
  • Strong venture administration and coordination abilities; capable of deal with a number of duties and stability priorities with numerous stakeholders

 

 

Job Title: State Rural Institution/Gender and Youth Officer (SIGY)
Location: 
Nigeria
Job Type: Contract (2 years)
Office: State Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities

  • State Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (SMEO) Main obligations The State Monitoring and Evaluation Officer can be chargeable for working, coordinating and facilitating the planning of venture M&E actions on the state stage.
  • He/she is going to oversee the operationalization of the venture PME system and guarantee its full linkage with different data and data methods, to allow the venture to be versatile and conscious of altering circumstances.
  • The Officer will even assess the wants and capability for PME on the state stage and design and implement capability constructing actions.
  • The Officer will work carefully with the LGA Desk Officers to make sure a coherent and collaborative method to PM E on the state stage.

Specific Duties

  • Develop actions for the annual work plan and finances (AWPB).
  • Organize and supervise centered baseline surveys and assessments of beneficiaries at the start of the venture to be undertaken by consultants.
  • Prepare an M&E Plan, together with the venture’s monitoring codecs.
  • Establish indicators for outputs, outcomes and impression, monitor implementation processes and efficiency, and assess outputs and outcomes consistent with authorities and IFAD RIMS tips.
  • Foster participatory planning and M&E by coaching and involving stakeholder teams.
  • Prepare important information to be included in quarterly, semi-annual and annual stories.
  • Monitor monetary and bodily progress in addition to reporting again to stakeholders to create a greater studying atmosphere; undertake venture and thematic evaluations.
  • Ensure seize of supposed impression in addition to successes and failures; put together stories and information workers in making ready their progress stories.
  • Implement report codecs so that every one stories from service suppliers/implementing companions could be usually and conveniently compiled/aggregated to contribute to the general venture outcomes framework.
  • Organize and oversee state stage annual evaluation and planning workshops and preparation ofAWPB.
  • lnform and be a part of supervision missions by screening and analysing stories.
  • Select service suppliers the place vital and formulate TORs and scope of work for the service suppliers. Supervise, monitor and certify the work of service suppliers for the varied actions and assignments.
  • Contribute to the drafting and consolidation of the periodic venture progress stories of the state.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the SPCO housed within the State ADP. The SMEO will report on to the SPC.

Qualification and Experience

  • Masters or Higher Level University Degree in Agricultural Economics, Social Sciences, Economics, Statistics or different related subject.
  • Proficient within the use of databases and spreadsheets, statistical and different software program packages for each quantitative and qualitative evaluation and demonstrated abilities ih quantitative and qualitative evaluation and information administration.
  • Experience in analyzing advanced programmes or insurance policies.
  • A minimal of Eight years’ confirmed expertise working in, designing and implementing M&E/Resu Its-based administration and/or venture administration in areas similar to agriculture, pure assets, rural finance and coverage issues.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Have thorough understanding of analytical instruments.
  • Have stable understanding of use of trendy data and communication expertise (ICT) in growth and glorious data of computer-based communications instruments, particularly web-and mobile-based expertise.
  • Experience in facilitation, particularly of studying processes.
  • Strong written and oral communication abilities.
  • Fluency within the main native language(s) can be an asset.

 

 

Job Title: Rural Infrastructure Coordinator (RIC)
Location
: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Unit/Office: Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities

  • The Rural Infrastructure Coordinator will present technical steerage and again cease the state Rural Infrastructure Officers, the LGA Engineers, and the beneficiaries and relate with related stakeholders concerned within the implementation of market infrastructure growth.

Specific Duties

  • Ensure that the preparatory actions and implementation of the infrastructure interventions are in accordance with venture dictates, progressing in keeping with the works schedule.
  • Develop an in depth motion plan to implement the varied market infrastructure actions proposed in shut session with the important thing stakeholders.
  • Participate within the procurement of contractors and consultants and oversee their actions.
  • Develop applicable market infrastructure implementation handbook. Prepare and additionally vet engineering designs and estimates for market infrastructure.
  • Provide help and sensible recommendation to collaborating states and LGAs within the design of works and procurement of contractors, and supervision and monitoring of works.
  • Develop eligibility standards for the choice of value environment friendly, technically achievable and sustainable market infrastructure on the state stage.
  • Identify the ability hole of engineers and different implementers and develop capability constructing actions to bridge the hole.
  • Develop an operation and upkeep construction/system for market infrastructure with related companions.
  • Prepare consolidated quarterly progress and monitoring stories.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the RPCO situated in Port Harcourt. The RIC will report on to the PC.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Advanced degree in Civil Engineering or related self-discipline; A COREN registration is a should.
  • Implementation expertise in a broad vary of rural infrastructure (restore, rehabilitation, building and upkeep of: water provide, retention, drainage and sanitation methods and related works similar to washing services; small-scale irrigation works; agro processing and storage constructions; different small buildings; and rural group entry and feeder roads and small bridges and drainage constructions).
  • A minimal of seven years subject expertise working with rural communities in planning, budgeting, establishing, sustaining and monitoring rural – market infrastructure.
  • Ability to speak with and current clear and concise directions and tips to village representatives with fundamental schooling ranges.
  • Experience with IFAD or worldwide donor initiatives.

 

 

Job Title: State Finance Officer (SFO)
Location: 
Nigeria
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Office: State Project Coordination

Main obligations

  • The State Finance Officer is chargeable for supporting the State Project Account (SPAC) within the efficient discharge of his/her features.

Specific Duties

  • Master IFAD key paperwork similar to, the disbursement handbook, procurement tips and handbook, IEAD tips for venture
  • audits, the Financing Agreement (FA) and the Letter to the Borrower (LTB) in addition to the Project Financial Procedures Manual.
  • Assist within the preparation and monitoring of annual operational budgets on the state stage.
  • Assist the SPAC within the implementation of a sound monetary administration system.
  • Assist the SPAC in making ready monetary stories, together with month-to-month funds reconciliation, and month-to-month expenditure statements.
  • Responsible for amassing/issuing receipts, making ready Payment Vouchers and sustaining the money information in accordance with laid down procedures.
  • Assist the SPAC to organize transaction vouchers, and enter all transactions into the venture accounting system earlier than submission to the SPAC for approval.
  • Assist the SPAC to course of all funds, making certain that SPCO procedures are strictly adhered to.
  • Assist the SPAC to course of month-to-month payroll, cost of salaries to workers and venture contributions.
  • Assist the SPAC to organize cost requests submitted to the SPCo.
  • Assist the SPAC in making ready money movement forecasts as required.
  • Assist in reviewing and monitoring monetary returns from implementing companions, together with periodic visits to their workplaces.
  • Collate information obtained from colleagues into the system.
  • Manage a well-organized and up-to-date submitting system for accounting and monetary information.
  • Provide help to the inner and exterior auditors as required.. Perform secretarial duties, together with upkeep of a well- organized submitting system.
  • Collect and evaluation monetary stories from PFMUs.
  • Ensure invoices submitted for cost on the State stage are promptly attended to. . Ensure Petty Cash disbursements are appropriately and adequately documented.
  • Write cheques. Update the Cheque Issued Register.
  • Undertake some other actions assigned by the SPAC or the SPCO administration.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the SPCO housed within the State ADP. The SFO will report on to the SPAC.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of Eight years’ post-professional expertise, no less than 6 of which should be in administration.
  • An expert qualification (FCA, ACA, FCNA, CNA) with no less than 10 years of put up qualification expertise, no less than 6 of which should be in administration.
  • A minimal of 6 years’ expertise in administration group of lEAD- assisted or donor funded initiatives.
  • Good interpersonal relationship, transparently trustworthy, group employee and possess capability to coach counterparts; and should be wholesome and match to undertake in depth filed visits.
  • Member of Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, with robust working data of each nationwide and worldwide accounting procedures.
  • Strong pc abilities, spreadsheets, and different related accounting packages.
  • Working data of banking and monetary management procedures.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.

 

 

Job Title: Rural Institutions Development Coordinator (RIDC)
Location
: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Unit/Office: Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities

  • The Rural Institution Coordinator will facilitate and strengthen the understanding of group members and goal agri-enterprise teams and commodity apex growth associations (CADAs) to suit correctly into the venture framework.
  • The goal of the place is to enhance the data of enterprise teams, incubators and CADAs to undertake agriculture as a enterprise utilizing a market-led method.

Specific Duties

  • Develop actions for the formation, strengthening and sustainability of related rural establishments for the annual work plan and finances (AWPB).
  • Sensitize present CADAs, enterprise teams, conventional rulers, opinion leaders, youth and girls leaders, civil society and influential group members to foster understanding on the brand new route of the venture.
  • Assist the enterprise teams to type CADA from elected representatives of every of the teams shaped.
  • Assist the CADAs to type Federated CADA on the state stage from consultant of every of the CADAs shaped.
  • Once a CADA is shaped, be sure that there are implementation/purposeful committees within the CADA and take initiatives to strengthen the committees.
  • Provide steerage for the annual group/CADA appraisal train to establish capability gaps and help within the strengthening of all teams/CADA.
  • Develop a versatile coaching curriculum/handbook to deal with recognized gaps in creating and strengthening the CADAs in session with the keystake holders.
  • Organize coaching for all enterprise teams on group participation and formation, group management and dynamics. The actions would strengthen abilities and competencies in monetary and enterprise administration, market data, product advertising and marketing methods, bulk procurement, distribution of important inputs and advocate to enhance enabling coverage atmosphere.
  • Develop particular coaching for enterprise teams, group leaders, CADAs, commodity committees on producers cluster association, contract farming, operations of out-growers scheme in working with off-takers/processors.
  • Continuously replace the developed curriculum and coaching based mostly on suggestions to make sure that it's tailor-made to the wants of the teams and CADAs.
  • Organize cross-visits yearly amongst the CADAs to facilitate the sharing of experiences between CADAs on finest observe.
  • Consolidate state progress stories and contribute to the drafting of periodic progress stories of the RPCO.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the RPCO situated in Port Harcourt. The RIDC will report on to the PC.

Qualification and Experience

  • Advanced degree (MSc or increased most popular) in Extension, Rural Sociology, Agriculture or different self-discipline with applicable utilized social science and agricultural expertise
  • A minimal of 10 years working expertise with rural communities in a participatory group growth function.
  • Proven ability in organizing group coaching and studying exchanges.
  • Experience working with IFAD initiatives in Nigeria.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.

 

 

Job Title: State Project Accountant (SPA)
Location: 
Nigeria
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Office: State Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities

  • Within the framework of the venture design report and mortgage/grant agreements, the State Project Accountant is chargeable for the monetary and administrative administration of the venture on the state stage, together with accounting, budgeting, monetary reporting, inner controls, auditing association, movement of funds and the environment friendly administration of venture assets.

Specific Duties

  • Master IFAD key paperwork similar to, the disbursement handbook, procurement tips and handbook, IEAD tips for venture audits, the Financing Agreement (FA) and the Letter to the Borrower (LTB) in addition to the Project Financial Procedures Manual.
  • Draw up annual budgets and work plans for the SPCO.
  • Ensure that every one accounting information are maintained consistent with authorised accounting requirements and consistent with the IEAD necessities (IPSAS Cash).
  • Ensure that month-to-month financial institution reconciliation statements are ready for all financial institution accounts on the state stage.
  • Ensure strict adherence to put in inner management methods for all areas of venture operation in accordance with the venture monetary procedures handbook.
  • Liaise with the inner/exterior auditors and comply with up any audit queries/administration letters.
  • Ensure funds are executed in a well timed method and that applicable information of prepayments and advances are maintained.
  • Make certain all expenditure objects:
    • Meet the eligibility standards as outlined within the lEAD Financing Agreement,
    • Are supported by ample documentation (bill, contracts,proof of funds and so on..).
  • Ensure the well timed preparation of quarterly and annual monetary stories in agreed format together with:
    • Sources and makes use of of funds statement, together with incurred expenditures by part, expenditure class and financier,
    • Variance report (precise versus budgeted expenditures),
    • Designated account reconciliation statement,
    • Withdrawal software – statement of expenditure,
    • Fixed asset register,
    • Contract register for submission to the RPCO for consolidation.
  • Perform bodily stock of venture belongings every year on the state stage. okay. Provide help to the exterior auditors as required.
  • Undertake different duties/particular assignments as could also be directed by the SPC or the Financial Controller on the RPCO.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the SPCO housed within the State ADP. The SPAC will report on to the SPC.

Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum of Eight years’ post-professional expertise, no less than 6 of which should be in administration.
  • An expert qualification (FCA, ACA, FCNA, CNA) with no less than 10 years of post-qualification expertise, no less than 6 of which should be in administration.
  • A minimal of 6 years’ expertise in administration group of lEAD- assisted or donor funded initiatives.
  • Good interpersonal relationship, transparently trustworthy, group employee and possess capability to coach counterparts; and should be wholesome and match to undertake in depth filed visits.
  • Member of Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria with robust working data of each nationwide and worldwide accounting procedures.
  • Strong pc abilities, spreadsheets, and different related accounting packages.
  • Working data of banking and monetary management procedures.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.

 

 

Job Title: Agribusiness Promotion Coordinator (APC)
Location
: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Unit/Office: Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities
The Agribusiness Promotion Coordinator will help the creation of jobs utilizing the Incubator Apprenticeship Model, specializing in the identification, choice, coaching and retraining of potential youth and girls to study and begin worthwhile agri-enterprises. He/She will:

  • Be concerned within the growth of agri-enterprises enterprise plans in agricultural commodity manufacturing, processing, storage and advertising and marketing;
  • Coordinates the alignment of the CORY curriculum to venture necessities, together with modules on village stage enterprise group formation, financial savings mobilisation and entrepreneurship growth actions;
  • Supports market entry to construct robust agribusiness and worth chain orientation to chose youth and girls within the venture space; and
  • Explore capability growth of Agriculture Value Chain Financing fashions alongside manufacturing, processing and advertising and marketing.

Specific Duties

  • Develop actions for the annual work plans and finances (AWPB).
  • Oversee the choice course of of Incubators.
  • Coordinate the event of a coaching curriculum for incubators and apprentices.
  • Coordinate the event and implementation of bankable enterprise plans, advertising and marketing promotion methods, product branding and linkage to service suppliers and markets.
  • Lead and supervise the state stage implementation of the incubator apprenticeship mannequin in empowering no less than 900 incubators and 38,250 new agri-enterprises throughout the 9 states of the Niger Delta area (i.e., 100 incubators and 4,250 agri-enterprises per state).
  • Supervise the agri-enterprises to make sure their viability.
  • Coordinate the capability evaluation and strengthening of CADA and the formation of Commodity Alliance Forum on the state stage.
  • Identify and associate with non-public sector operators and CADA to avail farmers and different agri-enterprises the chance to sustainably entry data on market demand (demand, provide and value).
  • Give technical route and administration management in figuring out actions and mechanisms for the promotion and use of worth addition applied sciences together with post-harvest dealing with, processing, storage and packaging.
  • Promote the deployment and adoption of pleasant productive applied sciences and the appliance of environment friendly/efficient, dynamic and worthwhile modules throughout the worth chains.
  • Promote quantity of produce for giant markets, sustainability of recognized farmers markets, discount of value of providers, and develop cluster/entrepreneurs preparations and contract preparations between produce off-takers and weaned agri-entrepreneurs.
  • Develop MoU with all classes of service suppliers (mechanization, agro sellers, sprayers and so on) on areas of engagement and line and phrases of help from the venture.
  • Select service suppliers the place vital and formulate TORs and scope of work for the service suppliers. Supervise, monitor and certify the work of service suppliers for the varied actions and assignments.
  • Design capability constructing and technical help measures and actions within the areas of major manufacturing, worth addition, market entry, enterprise administration, high quality management and standardization.
  • Facilitate linkages for enhanced entry to monetary providers for venture beneficiaries, together with dealer credit score, contract farming, stock credit score, business/growth financial institution credit score and insurance coverage.
  • Consolidate state progress stories and contribute to the drafting of periodic venture progress stories.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the RPCO situated in Port Harcourt. The APC will report on to the PC.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Agribusiness or Agricultural Economics or First degree in any of the Agriculture associated disciplines and MBA or increased degree in Agricultural Economics, Economics, Marketing or associated fields.
  • Strong background and sensible abilities in enterprise growth and advertising and marketing and no less than 5 years work expertise on points and programmes referring to agricultural commodity manufacturing, commodity advertising and marketing, agro-processing and worth chain growth and MSME promotion.
  • Good negotiation, inter-personal and relational abilities.
  • Previous expertise in working with authorities and non-public sector in creating agrienterprises/agribusiness can be an important benefit.

 

 

Job Title: State Agribusiness Promotion Officer (SAPO)
Location: 
Nigeria
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Office: State Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities

  • The State Agribusiness Promotion Officer will help the creation of jobs utilizing the Incubator Apprenticeship Model.
  • He/she can be actively concerned within the growth of agri-enterprise marketing strategy in agricultural commodity manufacturing, processing, storage and advertising and marketing; help market entry to construct robust agribusiness and worth chain orientation to chose youth and girls within the venture areas; and discover capability growth of agriculture worth chain financing fashions.

Specific Duties

  • Develop actions for the State annual work plan and budgets (AWPB).
  • Oversee the choice course of of incubators and apprentices throughout the state.
  • Coordinate the event of a coaching curriculum for incubators and apprentices.
  • Coordinate the event and implementation of bankable marketing strategy, advertising and marketing methods, product growth and branding; and, linkage to service suppliers and markets.
  • Lead and supervise the implementation of the incubator- apprenticeship mannequin in empowering no less than 100 incubators and 4,250 new agri-enterprises within the state.
  • Effectively supervise and be sure that the target of this intervention is achieved and make sure the viability and profitability of the enterprises.
  • Coordinate the capability evaluation and strengthening of CADA and the formation of a Commodity Alliance Forum on the LGA stage.
  • Identify and associate with non-public sector operators and CADA to avail farmers and different agri-enterprises the chance to sustainably entry market data (demand, provide and value).
  • Give technical route and administration management in figuring out actions and mechanisms for the promotion and use of worth addition applied sciences together with post-harvest dealing with, processing, storage and packaging.
  • Promote the deployment and adoption of pleasant productive applied sciences and the appliance of environment friendly/efficient, dynamic and worthwhile modules throughout the worth chains.
  • Promote quantity of produce for giant markets, sustainability of recognized farmer markets, discount of value of providers, and develop cluster/entrepreneurs preparations and contract preparations between produce off-takers and weaned agri-entrepreneurs.
  • Develop MoU with all classes of service suppliers (mechanization, agro sellers, sprayers, extension, and so on) on areas of engagement and line and phrases of help from the venture.
  • Select service suppliers the place vital and formulate TORs and scope of work for the service suppliers. Supervise, monitor and make clear the work of service suppliers for the varied actions and assignments.
  • Design capability constructing and technical help measures and actions within the areas of major manufacturing, worth addition, market entry, enterprise administration, high quality management and standardization.
  • Produce state progress stories and contribute to the drafting of periodic venture progress report.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the SPCO housed within the State ADP. The SAPO will report on to the SPC.

Qualification and Experience

  • Masters Degree in Agribusiness or Agricultural Economics or first degree in any of the Agriculture associated disciplines and MBA or increased degree in Agricultural Economics, Economics, Marketing or associated fields.
  • Strong background and sensible abilities in enterprise growth and advertising and marketing and no less than three years work expertise on points and programmes referring to agricultural commodity manufacturing, commodity advertising and marketing, agro-processing and worth chain growth and MSME promotion.
  • Good negotiation, inter-personal and relational abilities.
  • Previous expertise in working with authorities and non-public sector in creating agri-enterprises/agribusiness can be an important benefit.

 

 

Job Title: State Rural Infrastructure Officer (SRIO)
Location: 
Nigeria
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Office: State Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities

  • The State Rural Infrastructure Officer can be chargeable for the onsite administration of market infrastructure growth within the state, working carefully with related stakeholders.

Specific Duties

  • Ensure that me preparatory actions and implementation of the infrastructure interventions are progressing in keeping with the works schedule.
  • Identify value environment friendly and sustainable market infrastructure utilizing the eligibility standards developed. Relevant businesses such because the State Ministry of Works, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of Water Resources, Ministry of Agriculture, River Basin Development Federal Government of Nigeria Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises within the Niger Delta Project Design Completion Report 114 Authorities (RBDAs) the place relevant, Water Board, and the LGAs must be consulted on this course of.
  • Ensure that contracted consultants put together the LGA stage motion plans which establish important constraints/challenges, alternatives accessible and advocate applicable market infrastructure interventions. The above-mentioned key stakeholders and the recognized beneficiaries must be half of this course of.
  • Supervise the development/rehabilitation of feeder roads, the development of agro-processing and market infrastructure (together with water provide methods and associated ancillary works) and the development of shops, flood safety dykes and rehabilitation of irrigation schemes applied by contractors.
  • Ensure the well timed procurement of agro-processing tools and machineries for agro processing buildings.
  • Oversee coaching and capability constructing actions associated to the market infrastructure.
  • Establish asset/infrastructure administration and upkeep procedures. These ought to be sure that correct O&M is carried out by the beneficiaries utilizing the developed procedures supported by the LGA Engineers.
  • Supervise/co-supervise the LGA Engineers and the help staffs working with them.
  • Provide technical steerage to collaborating establishments on the method of finishing up their features associated to the infrastructural facets of the venture.
  • Prepare measurement of works and certificates of cost for all infrastructure actions as supported by the LGA Engineers.
  • Undertake different associated actions as directed by the SPC.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the SPCO housed within the State ADP. The SRIO will report on to the SPC.

Qualification and Experience

  • A minimal of B.Sc. University Degree in Civil Engineering
  • A COREN Certification is a should
  • At least 5 years of sensible expertise in agricultural and br rural growth initiatives
  • Strong background of sensible expertise in agricultural associated civil works and agro-processing applied sciences contributing to rural growth.

 

 

Job Title: State Project Coordinator (SPC)
Location: 
Nigeria
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Office: State Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities

  • The State Project Coordinator can be chargeable for general coordination and implementation of the venture within the State.
  • He/She can be chargeable for managing the group of subject material officers throughout the State Project Coordination Office (SPCO) and making certain their efficiency to implement venture actions.
  • A key component of the place is to make sure that the venture achieves its developmental targets.

Specific Duties

  • Head the Secretariat of the State Project Steering Committee.
  • Promote teamwork of the venture officers for implementation.
  • Convene common conferences with the workers of SPCO.
  • Manage and encourage the venture workers to make sure constant achievement of high quality venture outcomes.
  • Ensure high quality of service offered by the agri-enterprise incubators, service suppliers, and consultants employed for implementation.
  • Ensure well timed supply of high quality stories (AWPB, semi-annual stories, monetary statement, audit report, RIM information and so on) to the Regional Project Coordination Office (RPCO).
  • Select service suppliers the place vital and formulate TORs and scope of work for the service suppliers, supervise, monitor and certify the work of service suppliers for the varied actions and project.
  • Ensure completion of procurement course of in full compliance with lEAD and FGN procurement tips and process.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the SPCO housed within the State ADP. The SPC will report on to the Project Coordinator (PC) on technical points and administratively to the Programme Manager of the ADR

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor or Higher Level University Degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Business Administration or different associated self-discipline with data of modern points in agriculture, agribusiness and rural growth.
  • Minimum of 10 years put up qualification expertise together with no less than 5 years in agriculture or agribusiness administration place in a growth venture.
  • Good writing abilities and pc literacy.

 

 

Job Title: Project Coordinator (PC)
Location
: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Unit/Office: Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities

  • The Project Coordinator can be chargeable for general administration and implementation of LIFE within the Niger Delta area.
  • He/She can be chargeable for managing the group of specialists throughout the Regional Project Coordination Office (RPCO) and making certain their efficiency and that of the incubators and service suppliers engaged to implement the venture actions.
  • A key component of the place can be to make sure that the venture achieves its growth goal and outcomes.
  • The PC can be below a efficiency based mostly renewal contract and will report back to the National Steering Committee (NSC) by means of the Technical Support Committee (TSC).

Specific Duties

  • Head the Secretariat of the Technical Support Committee
  • Promote group work of the specialists for efficient venture implementation
  • Coordinate and supervise implementation by the collaborating states
  • Convene month-to-month conferences of the RPCO workers and bi-monthly evaluation conferences of the State Project Coordination Office (SPCO) workers
  • Manage and encourage the venture workers at regional and state ranges making certain constant achievement of high quality venture outcomes
  • Ensure high quality of agri-enterprise incubators, service suppliers and consultants employed for implementation.
  • Consolidate the Annual Work Plan and Budgets (AWPB) of the SPCO RPCO and submit by means of the TSC to the National Steering Committee (NSC) and IFAD for approval in addition to monitor its implementation.
  • Oversee contracting help workers and consultants
  • Ensure well timed supply of high quality stories – annual and semi-annual stories, monetary statements, audit report, RIM information and so on to NDDC, FMARD and IFAD.
  • Coordinate supervision mission and make sure the implementation of the suggestions (supervision and audit).
  • Select service suppliers the place vital and formulate TORs and scope of work for the service suppliers, supervise, monitor and certify the work of the service suppliers for numerous actions and assignments.
  • Consolidate state progress stories and contribute to the finalization of periodic venture progress stories of the RPCO.

Reporting and Location

  • The place can be within the RPCO situated in Port Harcourt. The PC will report on to the TSC.

Qualifications and Experience

  • First University Degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Social and Management Sciences with sound data and expertise in public coverage growth and Administration and agribusiness administration.
  • Masters Degree in Agriculture and associated fields, Business Administration and administration can be an added benefit.
  • Minimum of 10 years put up qualification expertise together with Eight years working in administration place within the public and non-public sectors of the financial system.
  • Good writing abilities and pc literacy.
  • Communication and Team constructing abilities.

 

 

How To Apply
Interested and certified candidates ought to submit their Applications with detailed CV of no more than 5 pages to the next addresses: [email protected] , [email protected] , [email protected]

 

Application Deadline 16th April, 2019.

Note: This contracted appointment is for a interval of one (1) year within the first occasion, renewable topic to passable efficiency acceptable to FGN/IFAD.

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