Kogi State Community and Social Development Agency (KGCSDA) Job Vacancies

The Government of Federal Republic of Nigeria has applied for Credit
from international Development Association (IDA) towards the
implementation of Community and Social Development Project (CSDP) in the
Country and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to the
payments for the Services of the vacant Positions.

The Kogi State Community and Social Development Agency (KGCSDA), the
implementing Agency for the CSDP within Kogi State, now invites
Expression of Interest from eligible Candidates for the position below:


Job Title: Project Officer – Supervision

  • Responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities of Operations Officers;
  • Regular and timely liaison with other Project Officers for deployment of Operations Officers for field level activities;
  • Assist in the provision of technical advice on all engineering
    works e.g construction/rehabilitation of infrastructure, erosion control
    bands, feeder road construction, environmental management, etc;
  • In close liaison with relevant State Ministries, departments,
    agency(ies) ensure the adoption of state approved standard technical
    designs for social infrastructure;
  • Ensure compliance with state level technical specification/standards for all social infrastructure;
  • Prepare budget and work plan for supervision of CDPs and micro-projects contained therein;
  • Provide guidance to operations officers designated to undertake supervision;
  • Regularly submit monthly supervision reports to the Managers – Operations and M&E;
  • Provide specific reports on supervision as may be requested by any of the Managers and the General Manager;
  • Assist in organizing training for line Ministries, LGA, LGRC and
    Operations Officers in social infrastructure operations and
    maintenance, liaise with relevant state agency for certification for all
    social infrastructure at completion;
  • Directly responsible to the Operations Manager;
  • Any other duty(ies) assigned by the Operations Manager and the General Manager.

Qualification and Experience

  • A minimum of Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Social and
    Natural Sciences, with at least Five (5) years experience in design
    and/or supervision of social infrastructure construction.
  • Computer literacy is essential and experience in implementing community level infrastructure is an added advantage.
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Job Title: Project Officer – Gender and Vulnerable

  • Develop an action plan for mainstreaming vulnerable groups and gender sensitive activities in the operation of the State Agency;
  • Facilitate the preparation processes of CDP formulation at Community level;
  • Assist Project team to incorporate appropriate vulnerable groups (including gender) issues into project activities.
  • Assist in organizing training for line Ministries, LGA, LGRG and
    Operations Officers in mainstreaming vulnerable and gender issues into
    development activities; liaise with the Desk Officers in line Ministries
    to identify mechanism for incorporating vulnerable and gender issues
    into their programmes;
  • Identify and articulate opportunities for integrating social safety nets in project activities;
  • Prepare a quarterly report highlighting emerging issues from
    projects activities in mainstreaming vulnerable group/gender issues in
    development activities;
  • Provide input to the reparation of quarterly/annual and requisite reports of the operations department;
  • Provide inputs to the costed yearly work programmes for the operations department;
  • Develop, maintain and disseminate a comprehensive knowledge base on vulnerable group perspectives to promote staff awareness;
  • Maintain links with and update knowledge of other relevant
    agencies programs on mainstreaming vulnerable groups into development
  • Design strategies for the encouragement of the government and
    its agencies to be more supportive towards the cause of the vulnerable;
  • Responsible to the Manager, Operations
  • Any other duties assigned by the Manager, Operations and The General Manager.

Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum of 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 have
    been spent in CDD related areas.
  • Computer literacy, experience in gender/vulnerable mainstreaming and safety nets will be an added advantage.
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Job Title: Accounts Clerk

  • Assist in keeping of records, Petty cash and other financial matters that will be assigned from time to time
  • Responsible to the Finance and Admin Manager and the General Manager

Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum of OND in Accounting, Business Administration or Banking
    and Finance, with at least two (2) years relevant post qualification
  • Knowledge of computer packages is essential.

Job Title: Driver

  • To drive Personnel and move goods between and within Communities and within and outside the State.
  • Responsible to the Finance and Admin Manager and the General Manager.

Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum of first school leaving certificate, secondary school certificate or OND in Automobile Engineering.
  • Must have practical working knowledge of the Traffic Code,
    possess a current driving license of group C, D or E and experience in
    auto mechanic is essential.
  • An accident – free driving experience of not less than two (2) years.
  • Possession of driver/mechanic trade test II certificate will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified Applicant (Private Sector or the Civil Service)
should submit Five (5) numbers of hand written letters of Expression of
Interest (EOI) with Five (5) copies of CV which must include details
biodata, next of kin and relevant  work experience to:

The General Manager,
Kogi State Community and Social Development Agency (KGCSDA),
4, Nature’s Garden Street,
Ajacent Confluence Beach Hotel,
P.M.B 202,
Kogi State.


  • The envelop should be clearly marked “Expression of Interest for
    the of Project Officer – Supervision” and “Do not open before 12:00pm;
    9th November, 2016”.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Application Deadline  12:00pm; 9th November, 2016.

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