Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Improvement (FMARD) Recruitment

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The Federal Authorities of Nigeria and the Worldwide Fund for Agricultural Improvement (IFAD) have accepted the institution of Nation Programme Advisory Crew (CPAT) for the coordination of all IFAD funded initiatives in Nigeria. The crew is to make sure high quality and supply unified and result-based companies to the nation programmes within the following thematic areas; Monitoring & Analysis, Youth and Gender Mainstreaming, Local weather change adaptation and Setting, Diet mainstreaming, Monetary inclusion, Finance and Expenditure Administration, Communication and Information Administration.

To facilitate the composition of the Crew, the vacancies under have been declared:

Job Title: Senior Finance Administration Officer (SFMO)

Location: Nigeria

Fundamental Duties

  • Reporting to the Lead CPA, the SFMO heads the Monetary Administration Unit (FMU) of the CPAT. S/he gives monetary administration to assist nsk administration, coherent and constant utility of procedures and crosscutting actions of the finance items of the initiatives.

Particular Duties

  • Present pointers for the preparation and updating of the initiatives’ Monetary Manuals and guarantee adherence to their provisions.
  • Consider periodically the monetary reporting and inside management preparations for the IFAD initiatives in Nigeria and put together proposals for enhancements.
  • Liaise guess.
  • Make sure that undertaking monetary administration and accounts are appropriately maintained and operated in a well timed method in line with the undertaking plans, related undertaking paperwork/mission experiences and IFAD undertaking procedures, and that they ship high-quality outputs in quite a lot of undertaking implementation processes.
  • Journey periodically to the initiatives to examine the operation of the system of inside management and management of experiences submitted by the administration items.
  • Take part in FMARD and/or IFAD supervision and analysis missions to identification classes discovered and implications for the initiatives’ subsequent steps.

Length:

  • The length of the project can be for an preliminary two years, renewable yearly primarily based on the profitable completion of a one-year probational interval, and availability of assets.

Qualification and Expertise

  • Bachelor’s diploma in Accounting and Finance or MBA or equal qualification in accounting and finance.
  • Skilled certification (ACA, ACCA, ANAN).
  • Licensed coaching on monetary administration in internationally funded initiatives.
  • Primary information of IFAD Monetary Administration Practices and Procedures
  • Demonstrated information of Federal Authorities of Nigeria Monetary Practices and Procedures
  • Minimal of eight years of labor expertise in a related donor-funded undertaking with related tasks in budgeting, accounting and reporting procedures of worldwide donors.
  • Means to current monetary data in a transparent, concise method to non-technical viewers.

 

 

 

Job Title: Junior Finance Administration Officer (JFMO)

Location: Nigeria

Fundamental Duties

  • Reporting to the SFMD, the JFMO will assist the SFMO within the efficient discharge of his/her capabilities.

Particular Duties

  • Grasp IFAD key paperwork such because the Disbursement Handbook, Procurement Tips and Handbook, IFAI) Tips for Venture Audits, the Financing Settlement, and the Letter to the Borrower (LTB), in addition to the Venture Monetary Procedures Handbook.
  • Monitor the monetary returns from the initiatives, service suppliers and implementing companions.
  • Help within the preparation and monitoring of annual operational budgets.
  • Put together quarterly and annual monetary experiences within the agreed format together with: (i)sources and makes use of of funds assertion, together with incurred expenditures by element, expenditure class and financier (ii) variance report (precise vs budgeted expenditures), (iii) designated account reconciliation assertion, (iv) withdrawal application-statement of expenditure, (v) mounted asset register, and (vi) contract register
  • Undertake every other monetary administration actions assigned by the SFMO or the Lead CPA.

Length:

  • The length of the project can be for an preliminary two years, renewable yearly primarily based on the profitable completion of a one-year probational interval, and availability of assets.

and Expertise

  • Bachelor’s diploma in Accounting and Finance or MBA or equal qualification in Accounting and Finance
  • Skilled certification (ACA, ACCA, ANAN).
  • Minimal of 5years of labor expertise in a related donor-funded undertaking with related tasks in budgeting, accounting and reporting procedures of worldwide donors.
  • Literacy in Microsoft Workplace, Home windows-based purposes.

 

 

 

Job Title: Monitoring and Analysis Advisor (M & EA)

Location: Nigeria

Fundamental Duties

  • Reporting to the Lead CPA, the M&EA is accountable for offering steering to all of the IFAD initiatives on the general monitoring and analysis (M&E) technique and the implementation of associated actions, S/he’s accountable for making certain the alignment of the M&E technique with the M&E technique and preparations of the FMARD to make sure the harmonized monitoring of the outcomes of the implementation of IFAD initiatives.
  • S / he’s accountable for making certain that the CPAT gives well timed and related data to stakeholders of the IFAD Nation Programme.

Particular Duties

  • Develop the general M&E technique and protocols which can be in alignment with FMARD and IFAD necessities.
  • Growing M&E guide and efficiency monitoring plans/schemes along with adopting the usual methodology of outcomes measurement;
  • Take part in FMARD and/or IFAD supervision and analysis missions to determine classes discovered and implications for the initiatives’ subsequent steps.
  • Construct the capability of initiatives workers and implementing companions workers to undertake efficient knowledge assortment, evaluation and reporting by way of refresher coaching; and improve participatory planning and monitoring capability for initiatives workers and stakeholders by way of native, exterior or digital studying and sharing occasions.
  • Undertake different M&E duties as required.

Length:

  • The length of the project can be for an preliminary Iwo years, renewable yearly primarily based on the profitable completion of a one-year probational interval, and availability of assets

Qualification and Expertise

  • Masters or higher-level college diploma in Agricultural Economics, Social Sciences, Economics, Statistics or every other related discipline.
  • A minimal of 10 years’ confirmed work expertise in designing and implementing M&E of results-based programme or undertaking, i areas sudi as agriculture, pure assets, rural finance and coverage.
  • Proficient int he use of databases and spread-sheets, statistical and different software program packages Ideally STATA, SPSS, CAPM, Microsoft workplace instrument (significantly Excel and Entry) for quantitative and qualitative evaluation, and demonstrated abilities In quantitative and qualitative evaluation and knowledge administration.
  • Proficient in using modem data and communication know-how (ICr) in growth, and wonderful information of laptop – primarily based communications instruments, particularly web-and mobile-based know-how.
  • Glorious written and spoken English.

 

 

 

Job Title: Youth and Gender Mainstreaming Specialist (YGMS)

Location: Nigeria

Fundamental Duties

  • S/he can be accountable for the supply of technical advisory companies to assist the youth, gender and rural establishment actions throughout IFAD initiatives in Nigeria.
  • S/he’ll present technical backstopping on capability constructing actions geared toward offering data, information and readily useable methodologies on youth and gender growth actions throughout the initiatives.

Particular Duties

  • Mainstreaming Gender and youth in IFAD funded initiatives in Nigeria.
  • Growing Gender and youth concentrating on methods for IFAD funded programmes and monitoring the implementation for high quality.
  • Advance the youth employment agenda of the Authorities and IFAD, coordinate the built-in youth agribusiness actions with IFAD supported nation programmes and promote linkages with different related gamers akin to key authorities departments, non-public sector actors, non-governmental and worldwide organizations to generate and share studying about what works, and be certain that the shared information contributes to elevated youth employment alternatives.
  • Construct partnerships with complementary technical organizations, UN, NGOs, the non-public sector and specialised departments of different bilateral and multilateral growth companies together with MDAs as potential operational and strategic companions.
  • Present technical management on youth and Gender actions throughout supervision missions.

Length:

  • The length of the project can be on 2-year renewal primarily based on assessed efficiency.

and Expertise

  • Masters or Increased-level Diploma in Sociology, Economics and different related disciplines.
  • Minimal of 10 years post-qualification expertise together with at the least 2 years in implementation of initiatives integrating strengthening of FOs and Gender points in IFAD/Donor assisted initiatives.
  • Good writing abilities and laptop literacy can be a bonus.

 

 

 

Job Title: Liaison Officer – CASP and VCDP (LO)

Location: Nigeria

Fundamental Duties

  • An organized, environment friendly, and communicative liaison officer to coordinate between CPAT and VCDP or CASP because the case could also be.
  • On this function, the LO  will act as the center individual as a way to streamline operations, resolve points, enhance communications.

Duties and Duties

  • Keep thorough information of the operations of the initiatives which they symbolize, in addition to an understanding of what’s required of the initiatives by the CPAT or IFAD/PCU
  • Develop and foster relationships with the related stakeholders, and initiatives
  • Compile experiences, Accumulate, analyze, and make the most of knowledge for suggestions to their respective undertaking.
  • About specific incidents, occasions, or updates about an vital concern for the initiatives.
  • Promptly reply to incidents and different occasions as crucial on behalf of the undertaking with CPAT and MDAs

Length:

  • The length of the project can be on 2-year renewal primarily based on assessed efficiency.

Qualification and Expertise

  • A minimal of first diploma required
  • 2 years of expertise in a associated function
  • Buyer-oriented perspective
  • Glorious verbal and written communication abilities in English. A good information of different overseas languages is an added benefit
  • Means to ascertain and nurture useful enterprise relationships
  • Self-motivated with a willingness to take initiative and clear up complicated issues

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Inside Auditor (SIA)

Location: Nigeria

Fundamental Duties

  • Reporting to the Lead CPA, the SIA will confirm and consider the adequacy and effectiveness of the monetary administration and inside management framework; guarantee compliance with the IFAD and Federal Authorities undertaking financing agreements, IFAD disbursement procedures, Venture Implementation Handbook, and so on; determine important weaknesses if any and areas for enchancment; and supply the initiatives coordination groups with well timed data and suggestions on monetary administration facets of the undertaking to allow well timed corrective actions.

Particular Duties

  • Perform audit in accordance with worldwide requirements of auditing, together with such assessments and controls because the auditor considers crucial. The audit will cowl implementing companions and the useful stage
  • Make sure that the accounting and monetary administration methods stay dependable and efficient in design and assess the extent to which they’re being adopted. Confirm the reliability of integrity, controls, safety and effectiveness of the operations of the computerized accounting system.
  • Overview the accuracy and timeliness of the quarterly Monetary Studies produced bythe initiatives and make sure whether or not these are utilized by the managements for choice making.
  • Test that the Statements of Expenditures (SUEs) submitted to IFAD, reconcile with the expenditures reported below the quarterly and yearly monetary experiences. Duly report and notify IFAD of any ineligible expenditures famous through the assessment.
  • Verify that the No-objections given to the initiatives by IFAD and the Federal Authorities for incurring expenditure below the initiatives are used for supposed functions.
  • Undertake procurement audits to make sure procedures are finished transparently as per IFAD-mandated procedures/thresholds and respecting nationwide pointers together with these on anti-corruption. Confirm that every one the products, works and companies procured and points are supported by legitimate receipt and paperwork together with IFAD No objection and the federal government approval and Register of contracts and Contract Monitoring Kind are maintained and up-to-date.
  • Undertake different audit-related duties

Length:

  • The length of the project can be for an preliminary two years, renewable yearly primarily based on the profitable completion of a one-year probational interval, and availability of assets.

and Expertise

  • A minimal of first diploma or Increased Nationwide Diploma in Accounting.
  • A Skilled Certificates in Accounting or Auditing from an accredited program is an added benefit.
  • A minimal work expertise of eight years, four of which in donor initiatives.

 

 

The right way to Apply
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Essential Notes

  • The above statements are supposed to explain the overall nature and stage of labor to be carried out by folks assigned to this job.
    They aren’t to be construed as an exhaustive listing of all tasks, duties and abilities required of personnel so labeled.
    All personnel could also be required to carry out different tasks along with these specified on occasion, as wanted
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