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The in collaboration with International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) are implementing a Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises in the Niger Delta states (LIFE-ND).

The Bayelsa State Project Coordinating Office of LIFE-ND hereby request applications from suitably qualified and competent candidate from the region to fill the vacant position below:

 

 

1. State Monitoring & Evaluation Officer at

Location: Yenagoa, Bayelsa
Duration: The appointment will be for a period of two (2) years in the first instance, renewable subject to satisfactory performance acceptable to FGN /IFAD.

Main Responsibilities

The State Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for operating, coordinating and facilitating the planning of project M & E activities at the state level.
He/she will oversee the operationalization of the project PME system and ensure its fill linkage with other information and knowledge systems, to enable the project to be flexible and responsive to changing circumstances.
The Officer will also assess the needs and capacity for PME at the state level and design and implement capacity building activities.
The Officer will work closely with the LGA Desk Officers to ensure a coherent and collaborative approach to PME at the state level.
Specific Duties

Develop activities for the annual work plan and budget (AWPB).
Organize and supervise focused baseline surveys and assessments of beneficiaries at the beginning of the project lobe undertaken by consultants.
Ensure capture of intended impact as well as successes and failures; prepare reports and guide staff in preparing their progress reports.
Implement report formats so that all reports from service providers/implementing partners can be regularly and conveniently compiled/aggregated to contribute to the overall project results framework.
Organize and oversee state level annual review and planning workshops and preparation of AWPB.
Inform and join supervision missions by screening and analysing reports.
Select service providers where necessary and formulate TORs and scope of work for the service providers. Supervise, monitor and certify the work of service providers for the various activities and assignments.
Contribute to the drafting and consolidation of the periodic project progress reports of the state.
Prepare an M&E Plan, including the project’s monitoring formats.
Establish indicators for outputs, outcomes and impact, monitor implementation processes and performance, and assess outputs and outcomes in line with and [FAD ORMS guidelines.
Foster participatory planning and M&E by training and involving stakeholder groups.
Prepare essential data tobe included in quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports.
Monitor financial and physical progress as well as reporting back to stakeholders to create a better learning environment; undertake project and thematic evaluations.

Qualification and Experience

Master’s Degree or higher level of University Degree in Agricultural Economics, Social Sciences, Economics, Statistics or other relevant field.
Proficient in the use of databases and spread-sheets, statistical and other software packages for both quantitative and qualitative analysis and demonstrated skills in quantitative and qualitative analysis and data management.
Have solid understanding of use of modern information and communication technology (ICT) in development and excellent knowledge of computer-based communications tools, in particular web-and mobile-based technology.
Experience in facilitation, in particular of learning processes.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Fluency in the major local language(s) will be an asset.
Experience in analyzing complex programmes or policies
A minimum of 8 years proven experience working in, designing and implementing M&E / Results-based management and/or project management in areas such as agriculture, natural resources, rural finance and policy matters.
Excellent written and spoken English.
Have thorough understanding of analytical tools.
Reporting and Location:

The State Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (SMEO) position will report directly to the State Project Coordinator and the NPCO Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator who has overall responsibility for Monitoring and Evaluation. The SMEO has no reporting duly outside the SPCO and NPCO.
The position will be in the Bayelsa State Project Coordinating Office in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

How to Apply for State Monitoring & Evaluation Officer at (FMARD)

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: info@life-nd.org.ng using the Job Title as the subject of the email

 

Application Deadline  8th September, 2021.

 

2. State Finance Officer at Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD)

Location: Calabar, Cross River
Duration: The appointment will be for a period of two (2) years in the first instance, renewable subject to satisfactory performance acceptable to FGN / IFAD.

Main Responsibilities

The State Finance Officer is responsible for supporting the State Project Accountant (SPA) in the effective discharge of his/her functions.
Specific Duties

Master IFAD key documents such as, the disbursement handbook, procurement guidelines and handbook, IFAI) guidelines for project audits, the Financing Agreement (FA) and the Letter to the Borrower (LTB) as well as the Project Financial Procedures Manual.

Assist in the preparation and monitoring of annual operational budgets at the state level.
Assist the SPA in the implementation of a sound financial management system.
Assist the SPA in preparing financial reports, including monthly funds reconciliation, and monthly expenditure statements.

Responsible for collecting/issuing receipts, preparing Payment Vouchers and maintaining the cash records in accordance with laid down procedures.
Assist the SPA to prepare transaction vouchers, and input all transactions into the project accounting system before submission to the SPA for approval.
Assist the SPA to process all payments, ensuring that SPCO procedures are strictly adhered to.
Assist the SPA to process monthly payroll, payment of salaries to staff and project contributions.

Assist the SPA to prepare payment requests submitted to the SPCO.
Assist the SPA in preparing cash flow forecasts as required;
Perform secretarial duties, including maintenance of a well-organized filing system.
Collect and review financial reports from PFMU’s.

Ensure invoices submitted for payment at the State level are promptly attended to.
Ensure Petty Cash disbursements are appropriately and adequately documented,
Write cheques.

Update the Cheque Issued Register.
Assist in reviewing and monitoring financial returns from implementing partners, including periodic visits to their offices.
Collate data received from colleagues into the system.
Manages well-organized and up-to-date filing system for accounting and financial records.

Provide assistance to the internal and external auditors as required.
Undertake any other activities assigned by the SPA or the SPCO management.
Qualifications and Experience

Minimum of 8 years’ post-professional experience, at least 6 of which mast be in management.
A professional qualification (FCA, ACA, FCNA, CNA) with at least 10 years of pent- qualification experience, at least 6 of which must be in management,
Member of Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, with strong working knowledge of both national and international accounting procedures.
Strong computer skills, spread-sheets, and other relevant accounting packages.
Working knowledge of banking and financial control procedures.
Excellent written and spoken English.
A minimum of 6 years’ experience in management team of IFAD assisted or donor funded projects.
Good interpersonal relationship, transparently honest, team worker and possess ability to train counterparts; and must be healthy and fit to undertake extensive filed visits,
Reporting and Location:

The State Finance Officer (SFO) position will report directly to the State Project Accountant (SPA) and the NPCO Financial Controller who has overall responsibility for Finance. The SFO has no reporting duty outside the SPCO and NPCO.
The position will be in the Cross River State Project Coordinating Office in Calabar, Cross Riiver State.
 

How to Apply for State Finance Officer at Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development ()

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: info@life-nd.org.ng using the Job Title as the subject of the email

 

Application Deadline  8th September, 2021.

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In collaboration with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) is implementing a Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises project in the Niger Delta States (LIFE-ND).

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To help with project implementation, the partners are looking for qualified and experienced people from the region to fill the following positions in the Ondo State Project Coordinating Office:

Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development – FMARD Recruitment 

Job Title: State Agribusiness Promotion Officer (SAPO) at Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development – FMARD Recruitment. 

Location: Akure, Ondo
Reports To: Directly Report to the SPC
Project: FGN / NDDC / IFAD Assisted Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprise – Niger Delta (LIFE – ND) Project, Ondo State Project Coordinating Office

The State Agribusiness Promotion Officer’s main responsibilities include;

assisting in the creation of jobs through the Incubator-Apprenticeship Model.

He or she will be actively involved in the development of agricultural commodity production, processing, storage, and marketing business plan; support market access to build strong agribusiness and value chain orientation to selected youth and women in the project areas, and explore capacity development of agriculture value chain financing models.

Specific responsibilities include developing activities for the State’s annual work plan and budgets (AWPB).

Oversee the state’s selection process for incubators and apprentices.
Coordinate the creation of an incubator and apprentice training curriculum.

Coordinate the creation and implementation of a bankable business plan, marketing strategies, product development, and branding, as well as connections to service providers and markets.

Lead and supervise the implementation of the incubator-apprenticeship model in the state, which will result in the empowerment of at least 100 incubators and 4,250 new agri-businesses.

Effectively supervise and ensure that the intervention’s goal is met, as well as the enterprises’ viability and profitability.

At the LGA level, coordinate the capacity assessment and strengthening of CADA, as well as the formation of a Commodity Alliance Forum. Identify and partner with private sector operators and CADA to provide farmers and other agri-enterprises with long-term access to market data (demand, supply and price).

Provide technical guidance and management leadership in identifying actions and mechanisms to promote and use value-added technologies, such as post-harvest handling, processing, storage, and packaging.

Encourage the deployment and adoption of environmentally friendly productive technologies, as well as the use of efficient/effective, dynamic, and profitable modules throughout the value chain.

Develop cluster/entrepreneur arrangements and contract arrangements between produce off-takers and weaned agri-entrepreneurs to increase the volume of products for large markets, the sustainability of identified farmer markets, the reduction of service costs, and the development of cluster/entrepreneur arrangements and contract arrangements between produce off-takers and weaned agri-entrepreneurs.

Develop a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with all types of service providers (mechanisation, agro-dealers, sprayers, extension, etc.) on areas of engagement and project line and terms of support.

Select service providers as needed and write TORs and scopes of work for them. For various activities and assignments, supervise, monitor, and certify the work of service providers.

In the areas of primary production, value addition, market access, business management, quality control, and standardisation, develop capacity-building and technical assistance measures and activities.

Contribute to the drafting of periodic project progress reports by producing state progress reports.

Master’s degree in agribusiness or agricultural economics, or a bachelor’s degree in any of the agriculture-related disciplines, plus an MBA or higher degree in agribusiness, economics, marketing, or related fields.

Strong business development and marketing background, as well as at least 3 years of experience working on issues and programmes related to agricultural commodity production, commodity marketing, agro-processing and value chain development, and MSME promotion.

Negotiation, interpersonal, and relational skills are all important.

Previous experience developing agri-enterprises / agri-business with the and private sector will be a huge plus.

 

 

 

Job Title: State Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (SMEO) at Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development – FMARD Recruitment

Location: Akure, Ondo
Reports To: Directly Report to the SPC
Project: FGN / NDDC / IFAD Assisted Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprise – Niger Delta (LIFE – ND) Project, Ondo State Project Coordinating Office

Main Responsibilities

At the state level, the State Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be in charge of operating, coordinating, and facilitating the planning of project M&E activities.

He or she will oversee the project’s PME system’s operationalization and full integration with other information and knowledge systems, allowing the project to be flexible and responsive to changing circumstances.

The Officer will also assess the state’s PME needs and capacity, as well as plan and implement capacity-building activities.
To ensure a consistent and collaborative approach to PME at the state level, the Officer will work closely with the LGA Desk Officers.

Develop activities for the annual work plan and budget, among other things (AWPB).

Organize and supervise focused baseline surveys and assessments of beneficiaries by consultants at the start of the project.
Prepare an M&E plan that includes the monitoring formats for the project.

Establish indicators for outputs, outcomes, and impact, assess outputs and outcomes following government and IFAD ORMS guidelines and monitor implementation processes and performance.

Stakeholder groups should be trained and involved in participatory planning and monitoring and evaluation.

Prepare vital information for quarterly, semi-annual, and annual reports.

To improve the learning environment, track financial and physical progress and report back to stakeholders; conduct project and thematic evaluations.

Ensure that the intended impact, as well as successes and failures, are captured; prepare reports and assist staff with their progress reports.

Implement report formats to allow all reports from service providers / implementing partners to be compiled/aggregated on a regular and convenient basis to contribute to the overall project results framework.

Organize and supervise annual review and planning workshops at the state level, as well as AWPB preparation.

By screening and analysing reports, you can better inform and join supervision missions.

Select service providers as needed and write TORs and scopes of work for them. For various activities and assignments, supervise, monitor, and certify the work of service providers.

Contribute to the state’s periodic project progress reports’ drafting and consolidation.

A Master’s degree or higher-level university degree in Agricultural Economics, Social Sciences, Economics, Statistics, or other relevant field is required.

Proficient in the use of databases and spreadsheets, as well as statistical and other software packages for quantitative and qualitative analysis, as well as demonstrated skills in data management and analysis.

Analytical experience with complex programmes or policies.

A minimum of 8 years of proven experience working in agriculture, natural resources, rural finance, and policy matters, designing and implementing M&E / Results-based management and/or project management.

Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken.

Have a thorough understanding of the various analytical tools available.
Have a solid understanding of how modern information and communication technology (ICT) is used in the development, as well as excellent knowledge of computer-based communications tools, particularly web and mobile technology.

Extensive facilitation experience, particularly with learning processes.

Communication skills, both written and oral, are excellent.

It will be advantageous if you are fluent in the major local languages.

 

How to Apply for Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development – FMARD Recruitment

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications, along with a detailed CV, to info@life-nd.org.ng, with the job title as the subject line.

Note: All contract appointments listed above are for two (2) years in its first instance, renewable subject to satisfactory performance acceptable to government and IFAD

 

Application Deadline  23rd August 2021.

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