Recruitment at The Zamfara State Agency Community and Social Development Project

Zamfara State is implementing the World Bank Assisted Community and Social Development Project Additional Financing (CSDP-AF). The project’s Development Objective (PDO) is “to sustainably increase access of poor people, and particularly internally displaced people in the North east of Nigeria, to improved social services in a sustainable manner throughout Nigeria .“
In the light of the above and in pursuance of the project objective, vacancy is hereby advertised for the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Operation Officer
Location: 
Zamfara
Responsibilities

  • Sensitize and mobilize communities on CSDP project objectives and activities as well as issues related to HIV/AIDS,
  • Facilitate communities to undertake needs assessment and prioritization that are socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable;
  • Supervise the implementation of the CDPs to ensure quality assurance;
  • Ensure timely replenishment of accounts of the CPMCs;
  • Collect, collate and forward to the M&E Department, information/data on micro projects activities in communities;
  • Submission of monthly, quarterly and annual departmental reports to M&E Department on schedule, through the Manager, Operations;
  • Facilitate communities in the formulation of COP 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 Appraisal (PRAs), record and bookkeeping, project management, main-streaming gender, environmental and natural resources issues etc, as identified by Project officer-IEC and Training
  • Set monthly and quarterly performance targets based on the work plan;
  • Submit regular reports to the project officer or relevant section for whose activity they are deployed at any point in time.
  • Responsible to the Project officer, Supervision

Qualification and Experience

  • A first degree or 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 weekends is a must.
  • Applicants are not expected to be more than 35 years as at the time of recruitment and not above Grade level 09 if recruited from the civil service.

 

 

Job Title: Office Assistant
Location: 
Zamfara
Qualification and Experience

  • A least a National Diploma with 5 years relevant experience.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send 10 copies of their CV’s enclosed in an envelope and addressed to:
The General Manager,
Zamfara State Agency for Community and Social Development Project (ZACSDP),
No. 4 Old Rawayya Road,
Opposit City King Hotel,
By Pass Gusau,
Zamfara State.

Note: Candidates should state clearly the position applied for on the envelope.

 

Application Deadline: 14th September, 2017.

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Federal College of Education (Technical), Gusau Job Vacancies

Federal College of Education (Technical), Gusau – Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the vacant position below:

 

Job Title: Bursar
Location
: Gusau, Zamfara
Job Description

  • The position of Bursar is a statutory position on tenure appointment for 5 years in the first instance and may be renewed for another 5 years term and no more.

Duties

  • The Bursar shall be the Chief Financial Officer of the College and is responsible to the Provost for the day to day administration and control of the financial affairs of the College.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Candidate must possess a good honours Degree, HND or its equivalent in Accountancy or Finance from a recognized institution or Higher learning with at least 21 years cognate experience.
  • Candidates must also show evidence of membership of relevant, profession at Accounting body(ies), including evidence of attendance of a continuous mandatory professional development course.

 

 

Job Title: Chief Internal Auditor
Location
: Zamfara
Responsibilities

  • Supervise, monitor and co-ordinate the activities of Internal Audit Unit;
  • Execute Audit Work Plan – short and long range;
  • Prepare report for management – Annually, Quarterly and other formal reports for action of the Vice Chancellor;
  • Design standard audit programme and review from time to time;
  • Monitor the performance and efficiency of the various functions of the Audit Unit;
  • Prepare memoranda on Audit procedures; and
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Vice Chancellor;

Qualifications

  • A minimum of a good Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance or equivalent from a recognized University;
  • Possess a professionally recognized Accounting and Finance qualifications such as ANAN, ICAN, or ACCA;
  • Twelve (12) years of relevant cognate experience eight (8) of which should be in a University environment.
  • He /she must have reached the position of Principal Internal Auditor and has served waiting period for Chief Internal Auditor;
  • Be competent in relevant computer/ICT and other Accounting Packages; and
  • Possession of relevant higher degrees or postgraduate professional qualifications in the appropriate fields will be an added advantage

The Person

  • Must have exhibited in the past, considerable ability, competence, Industry and moral integrity;
  • Be free from any moral, social or financial embarrassment;
  • Enjoy good physical and mental health
  • Must meet the normal waiting period for position of Principal Internal Auditor or equivalent;
  • Excellent verbal, aptitude and written communication skills; and
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical and evaluative skills.

Condition of Service
The remuneration and conditions of service and salaries are as obtainable in the Federal Universities in Nigeria and may be determined by the University Governing Council.

 

 

Job Title: College Librarian
Location
: Gusau, Zamfara
Job Description

  • The College Librarian is a statutory position on tenure appointment for 5 years in the first instance which may be renewed for another 5 years term.

Duties

  • The College Librarian shall be responsible to the Provost for the Administration of the College Library and coordination of Library services in the teaching units of the institution.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Candidates must possess Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS) from a recognized institution of Higher learning with at least 18 years cognate experience.
  • Possession of Ph.D will be an added advantage.
  • Candidates must produce relevant publication in journals and textbooks equivalent to that of a chief lecturer plus evidence of registration with professional body(ies).

 

 

Job Title: Director, Information Communication and Technology (ICT)
Location: Zamfara
Responsibilities

  • To prepare strategic and operational plans for the Information communications Technology (ICT) department to ensure that all necessary tools, processes, services and systems are in place to meet the short- and long term goals of the University;
  • To develop and manage the planning and budgeting for the University’s ICT services and to ensure that resources are used to provide best in class ICT services that are in line with the University’s growth; and
  • To direct, supervises and nurture ICT staff to ensure they fulfill their duties in the ICT function.
  • To ensure development, implementation and maintenance of all policies and infrastructure related to ICT services, including security, management information, web services, library automation, and other network services and resources;

Qualifications

  • A minimum of a good Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • A higher degree and professional certifications such as in networking, software development, hardware, and web development would have added advantages.
  • Fifteen (15) years of relevant cognate experience in a University environment with at least ten (10) years in managerial position.

The Person

  • Must have exhibited in the past, considerable ability, competence, industry and moral integrity;
  • Be free from any moral, social or financial embarrassment;
  • Enjoy good physical and mental health;
  • Must meet the normal waiting period for position of deputy director or equivalent;
  • Excellent verbal, aptitude and written communication skills; and
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical and evaluative skills.

Condition of Service 
The Director shall hold office for a period of five (5) years renewable. The remuneration and conditions of service and salaries are as obtainable in the Federal Universities in Nigeria and may be determined by the University Governing Council.

 

 

Job Title: Chief Procurement Officer (CONTISS 13)
Location: Zamfara
Responsibilities

  • Supervise, monitor and co-ordinate the activities of Procurement Unit;
  • Prepare a Procurement Plan for the University for the short and long run;
  • Design standard procurement programme and review from time to time;
  • Monitor the performance and efficiency on costs;
  • Prepare report for management – Annually, Quarterly and other formal reports for action of the University management and Vice Chancellor;
  • Prepare memoranda for procurement procedures; and Perform other duties assigned by the Vice Chancellor.

Qualifications

  • Candidate must have a good First degree in Purchasing and Supply, Economics, Marketing, Quantity Survey, Business Administration, Accountancy, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or any other related field;
  • Bureau for Public Procurement Certificate of conversion to procurement officer cadre is compulsory.
  • He/she must show evidence of leadership qualities, integrity and teamwork;
  • Twelve (12) years of relevant cognate experience eight (8) of which must be in a University environment.
  • He /she must have reached the position of Principal Procurement Officer I and has served waiting period for Chief Procurement Officer;
  • Be competent in relevant computer/ICT literate; and
  • Possession of relevant higher degrees or postgraduate professional qualifications in the appropriate fields will be an added advantage.

The Person

  • Must have exhibited in the past, considerable ability, competence, industry and moral integrity;
  • Be free from any moral, social or financial embarrassment;
  • Enjoy good physical and mental health;
  • Must meet the normal waiting period for position of Principal Procurement Officer I or equivalent;
  • Excellent verbal, aptitude and written communication skills; and
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical and evaluative skills.

Condition of Service
The remuneration and conditions of service and salaries are as obtainable in the Federal Universities in Nigeria and may be determined by the University Governing Council.

 

 

Job Title: Principal Security Officer I (CONTISS 11)
Location: Zamfara
Responsibilities

  • Supervise, monitor and control sub units in the division.
  • Must be able to anticipate security crisis conditions on the campus and take measures.
  • Prepare periodic security report for the management action.
  • Design and prepare standard training programmes for patrolmen and women for periodic implementation.
  • Ensure security surveillance of both on and off campuses residence of the University.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Vice Chancellor.

Qualifications

  • Candidate must be a holder of a honours degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) with specialized training in the police/armed forces and other related services with (12) years cognate experience. A certificate in specialized security training and or a possession of Master’s degree is an added advantage. Nine (9) years of relevant cognate experience six (6) of which must be in a University environment. He /she must have reached the position of Principal Security Officer II and has served waiting period for Principal Officer I. Or
  • Deputy Super-intendant of Police or equivalent ranks in the Armed Forces with twelve (12) years’ experience plus an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Law, Criminology, Security Studies, Sociology, Social Works or any related discipline.
  • Be competent in relevant computer/ICT literate.
  • Must not be more than fifty (50) years of age.

The Person

  • Must have exhibited in the past, considerable ability, competence, industry and moral integrity;
  • Be free from any moral, social or financial embarrassment;
  • Enjoy good physical and mental health;
  • Must meet the normal waiting period for position of Principal Security Officer 1;
  • Excellent verbal, aptitude and written communication skills; and
  • Must be able to conduct drills for the security staff under his command.

Condition of Service
The remuneration and conditions of service and salaries are as obtainable in the Federal Universities in Nigeria and may be determined by the University Governing Council.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward 15 copies of their typewritten applications and detailed curriculum vitae. The Curriculum vitae should highlight the following:

  • Full Name, Surname underlined
  • Marital Status
  • Number of Children
  • Date and Place of Birth
  • State of Origin
  • Local Government Area
  • Current Postal Address
  • Permanent Home Address
  • Educational Institutions Attended with Dates
  • Membership of Professional Association/Bodies
  • Work Experience in Chronological Order
  • Present Employer, Rank and Salary
  • Names and Address of Three (3) referees one which must be the present employer.
  • Photocopies of relevant credentials to be attached to each of the copies.

Candidates are to submit their applications, and are advised to request three (3) of their referees (one of them must be the present employer) to forward reports on them under confidential cover to:
The Registrar,
Federal College of Education (Technical),
P.M.B. 1088,
Gusau,
Zamfara State.

 

Application Deadline: 8th September, 2017.

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Job Recruitment at UNICEF for WASH Consultants, July, 2017

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) – For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.
We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

 

Job Title: WASH Consultant
Job Number: 506042
Location: Zamfara
Work Type : Consultancy
Purpose of the Assignment

  • The purpose of this consultancy is to support the Field Office to assist State and LGA partners in the implementation of sustainable WASH services to achieve planned results under the FGN-UNICEF WASH Programme.

Assignment Tasks

  • Provide technical assistance to the State Rural Water and Sanitation Agencies (RUWASSAs) in the implementation, monitoring and supervision of agreed annual work plans with greater focus on ensuring quality of interventions.

This involves:

  • Monitoring of construction of WASH Facilities in SHAWN beneficiary communities in the assigned State.
  • Facilitating the Sanitation Marketing Initiative between RUWASA and the Private entrepreneurs
  • Strengthen State level capacity for data management and reporting on WASHIMS and Community Data Sheet, CDS.
  • Support the monthly Project Review Process and facilitate timely submission of statutory reports including: Capacity Building, Value for Money (VfM), Access to WASH, Funding Status, etc.
  • Identify capacity gaps and provide technical support for capacity building at State and LGA levels.
  • Strengthen State level capacity for activity planning, proposal writing and activity reporting.
  • Support the state in the documentation of process, progress and best practices of the project in the State to support evidence-based advocacy and learning. This involves;
  • Support the WASH Officer/Specialist in reporting and documentation by providing timely inputs to and ensuring that data/information provided is reliable and accurate.
  • Providing data for production of documentaries
  • Tracking WASH interventions in communities for reporting against Project indicators
  • Conducting regular monitoring of Sanitation and Hygiene interventions in the state including end-use monitoring of WASH-related Supplies & WASHCOM activities.
  • Support RUWASSA, SUBEB and SPHCDA in the implementation of WASH in institutions
  • Developing human interest stories for finalization by the WASH Officer/Specialist.
  • Initiate case studies around good practices in Project Communities of Zamfara state.
  • Any other relevant assignment that the supervisor may give to help achieve the planned WASH results in Zamfara state.

Expected Deliverables

  • Detailed work plan for the implementation of the consultancy
  • Monthly Work plan for implementation of WASH Activities
  • Monthly reports of activities and progress Reports from the Field
  • Final consultancy report of all activities carried out.

Qualifications of Successful Candidate

  • University Degree in Geology/Hydrogeology, Civil/Environmental Engineering; Water & Sanitation; and Public Health.
  • Good communications and writing skills in English.
  • Excellent presentation skills, both in terms of written and oral communication.
  • Willingness to travel to rural and semi-urban areas of the country.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience in programme planning, implementation and monitoring preferably in water and sanitation sector.
  • Passion and commitment to UNICEF’s mission and professional values.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline: 1st August, 2017.

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Save the Children recruitment for Graduate Logistics Officers

Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in over 20 countries around the world. Recognized for our commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration, our work takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families help themselves.We work with other organizations, governments, non-profits and a variety of local partners while maintaining our own independence without political agenda or religious orientation. Save the Children’s mission is to Inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Logistics Officer
Location:
 Zamfara
Scope of Role

  • To manage and support logistics, including the office vehicle [fleet], assets, properties and an efficient procurement system to ensure transparency and accountability for SCI Nigeria.

Role Purpose
Communications:

  • Manage travel arrangements, including transport and hotel bookings.
  • Liaise with the HR organization unit to ensure coordination of functions when official visitors are expected

Transport and Fleet Management:

  • Manage drivers’ team.
  • Update the vehicle cost schedule and produce regular reports.
  • Monitor markets on vehicle rentals as per SCI security and safety standards.
  • Manage, maintain and repair vehicles.
  • Responsible for administering litigations and traffic offenses.

TIM and Asset & Facility Management:

  • Enter all new items purchased in SCI TIM software and ensure reconciling with Assets register.
  • Ensure leased properties are in good habitable conditions.  Overseeing repairs on rented premises, liaising with the caretaker and landlord where necessary.
  • Establish and maintain a list of contact details for preferred service providers including carpenters, electricians, plumbers, generator servicers and builders and make this list available to staff.
  • Manage and maintain Asset and Inventory list for SC Nigeria leased property.  Ensure assets are numbered correctly.
  • Ensure good condition of assets, and maintain Asset Condition reports.

Procurement and Supply:

  • Respond efficiently and quickly to purchase requisitions, and follow up and maintain record of supplies.  Ensure that the items bought match the request, are of good quality, reliable, appropriate and at a reasonable price.
  • Maintain the procurement file and ensure that it is up to date with all documentation and information relating to any procurement under taken.
  • Produce monthly logistics site report, vehicle and generator cost performance report.
  • Record all incoming goods, their dispatch and timely delivery to projects. Ensure complete documentation of procurement actions consistent with SC Nigeria policy is kept on file.
  • Ensure proper documentation that allows quick and efficient release of goods from the warehouse/s.

Other activities:

  • Monitor generator maintenance/repairs and ensure at any given time, the tracker is up to date.
  • Ensure monthly reports shared with AOM and head of Logistics and as well produce monthly Logistics KPIs.
  • To train the drivers, other logistics staff on all SCI procurement processes, assets management, transport systems.
  • Supervise and ensure all Logistics protocols are followed within the field office and LGAs.

Qualifications and Experience 
Essential:

  • Level of Education – B.Sc/HND in any related discipline
  • Practical experience in working HF and VHF radios.
  • Commitment to SCI child safeguarding policies, equal opportunity, gender policies and humanitarian principles
  • Knowledge of the Zamfara state terrain and specifically the WINNN/CDGP/CEFM programme
  • Good experience in: purchasing, clearing and forwarding, Warehousing, vehicle management, administration.
  • Diplomacy, tact and negotiating skills.
  • Team-working skills, Flexibility under pressure and in response to changing needs.
  • Attention to detail and excellent numeracy

Desirable

  • Experience in Logistics Management.
  • Logistics training or qualification an added advantage
  • Basic working knowledge of local language

Working Conditions

  • Ability and willingness to travel to projects and stay in basic conditions when necessary.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: Due to the urgency to fill this position applications will be assessed as they are received and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Application Deadline  16th July, 2017.
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