Adamawa State Community and Social Development Agency (AD-CSDA) recruitment, September 2016

The Adamawa State Community and Social Development Agency (AD-CSDA) –
The Federal Government of Nigeria has received a Credit from the
International Development Association (IDA) towards the Implementation
of the Additional Financing (AF) of the Community and Social Development
Project (CSDP).

The objective of the CSDP is to sustainably increase access of poor
people to improved social and natural resources infrastructure in a
sustainable manner through the provision of grants to support the poor
communities. The project is extended to December 2020, Adamawa State
Government intends to apply part of the proceeds of the credit to
finance the hiring of the services of the following category of
contracted or seconded staff that are competitively recruited into the
service of the Adamawa State Community and Social Development Agency, No
57 Atiku Abubakar Way Jimeta-Yola.

The Adamawa State Community and Social Development Agency (AD-CSDA) is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Operations Officer (OO)
Adamawa State

  • Sensitize and mobilize communities on CSDP project objective and activities as well as issues related to HIV/AIDS.
  • Facilitate communities to undertake needs assessment and
    prioritization that are socially inclusive and environmentally
  • Facilitate communities in the formulation of CDP in line with (b) above.
  • Build capacity of the CPMCs and LGRC Desk Officers, as
    appropriate, through providing training in requisite areas e.g.
    Participatory Rural Appraisals (PRAs), record and book keeping, project
    management, mainstreaming gender, environmental and natural resources
    issues etc, as identified by the project officer IEC and Training.
  • Ensure timely replenishment of accounts of the CPMCs.
  • Supervise the implementation of the COPs to ensure quality assurance.
  • Collect, collate and forward to the M&E Department, information/data on micro-project activities in communities.
  • Set monthly and quarterly performance target based on the work plan.
  • Responsible to the project officer, supervision..
Qualification and Experience
  • First Degree/HND in Engineering, Social Sciences, Biological and
    Natural Sciences, Business Administration, Accountancy or related
    field, with at least 1 year post qualification experience in any area.
  • Computer literacy and willingness to learn and work extra hours and on week-ends is a must.
  • Applicants are not expected to be more than 35 years as at the
    time of recruitment and not above Grade level 9 if recruited from the
    civil services.

Job Title: Assistant Project Accountant
Adamawa State

The Assistant Project Accountant shall be responsible for;

  • Assisting to prepare budget and work plan for the State Agency (SA)
  • Assisting to maintain the SA assets.
  • Assisting to prepare monthly/quarterly reports in accordance with accounting reporting requirements.
  • Managing and controlling inventory and stores of the Agency
Minimum Qualification and Experience
  • A University degree / HND in Accounting, Banking and Finance and
    /or their equivalents with at least five years post- qualification
  • Membership of Professional Association such as ICAN, ACA, ACCA,
    ANAN and knowledge of Computer based accounting packages and experience
    in donor- funded or rural development project audit will be an added
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Job Title: Project Officer, IEC and Training
Adamawa State

Supervise and carry out promotions and outreach programme to create awareness of SA activities.

  • Facilitate the carrying out of advocacy for the CSDP at the
    state level through Information, Education and Communication (IEC)
  • Ensure linkage with relevant ministries/agencies on integrating
    collective action and mobilization of resources, for sectoral
    development plans;
  • Undertake regular skill gap analysis of project staff, line
    ministries, LGRC and CPMC members and identify requisite training to
    address them.
  • Supervise, in liaison with relevant SA staff and line ministries staff all training delivery to CPMCs and LGRCs;
  • Maintain links with and update knowledge of other agencies’ programs on advocacy, sensitization and awareness and communication;
  • Responsible for communication materials development;
  • Organize learning events for stakeholders;
  • Coordinate and facilitate CDD cross-learning events and information sharing amongst stakeholders;
  • Monitoring and coordination of Information, Education and
    Communication activities and any other duties as may be assigned by
    Manager, Operations.
Qualification and Experience
  • At least a first degree in Social Sciences, Natural Resources
    Sciences, Rural Environmental Development, Agricultural extension with
    at least 5 years post qualification experience part of which must relate
    to training and social analysis, especially rural appraisals.
  • Computer literacy is compulsory and experience in community level facilitation and mobilization is an added advantage.
  • Applicants are NOT expected to be more than Fifty five (55) years old as at the time of recruitment.
Job Title: Project Officer Procurement (POP)
Adamawa State

  • To be responsible for the procurement at the SA including procurement planning, design, implementation, management and training.
  • To be responsible for the preparation of bid documents
    (inclusive technical specification) for the acquisition of goods and
  • To serve as secretary of all evaluation and selection of consultants and suppliers within agreed processes.
  • Effectively manage all contracts and ensure that all deliveries (quality/quantity/time) are in line with contract provisions.
  • Ensure appropriate sanctions are applied on defaulting contractors.
  • Provide assistance to financial officers on contractual disbursement.
  • Ensure that CPMCs adhere to procurement procedures and guidelines
  • Prepare and submit procurement status reports on a quarterly basis as part of financial monitoring report.
  • Ensure that procurement plans are implemented as scheduled.
  • Provide training to the communities on community contracting.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the General Manager.
Qualification and Experience
  • First degree in Business administration, Engineering,
    Architecture, Marketing, Purchasing and Supply, Social/ Management
    Sciences or related field, with at least five years post qualification
    experience part of which must relate to procurement in a foreign funded
    agency or state government due process office.
  • Computer literacy is compulsory and experience in community
    contracfing is an added advantage while applicants are NOT expected to
    be more than Fifty five (55) years old as at the time of recruitment.
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Job Title: General Manager (GM)

  • To exercise the powers and functions of the State Agency (SA) as
    provided for in section 4.3 of the Project Implementation Manual (PIM).
  • To be in-charge of the general administration of the CSDA.
  • To manage SA personnel.
  • To be the accounting officer of the SA.
  • To give approval for proposal of Community Development Plans (CDPs) recommended by the SA management committee.
  • Authorize expenditure in accordance with the annual budget and work plan of the SA as approved by the BOD.
  • Represent the SA in all its dealings with third parties at the level of management.
  • Conduct dialogue with donors and those capable of providing
    complimentary technical and administrative skills and financial
  • Delegate his authority to the staff of the Agency to the extent
    necessary for the efficient performance of the activities of CSDA.

Qualification and Experience

  • A University Degree in social sciences, Natural sciences,
    Engineering, Management and or any other relevant Degree with at least
    fifteen years post-qualification experience in both public and private
    sector, five of which must be at management level.
  • Computer literacy is compulsory while Higher Degree, membership
    of a professional body and experience in the management of donor funded
    rural development project shall be an added advantage while applicants
    are NOT expected to be more than Fifty five (55) and NOT less than Forty
    five (45) years old as at the time of recruitment.

Job Title: Driver
Adamawa State
Slot: 2

  • Possess at least primary leaving certificate or SSCE/WAEC or Diploma in Automobile Engineering.
  • Practical knowledge of traffic codes and should be driver
    mechanic, with drivers licenses group C, D or E and experience of not
    less than Six years.
  • Accident free and trade test II is an added advantage.
  • Applicants are expected to be between twenty five (25) and Forty five (45) years old as at the time of recruitment.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit hand written
applications and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) 10 copies each and
the necessary attached documents are to be submitted to the Office of

Acting General Manager,
Adamawa State Community & Social Development Agency,
No 57 Atiku Abubakar Road,
Jimeta – Yola,
Adamawa State.
Application Deadline  27th September, 2016.

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