Project Coordinator Vacancy At Federal Ministry of Agriculture And Rural Development (FMARD)

Project Coordinator Vacancy At Federal Ministry of Agriculture And Rural Development (FMARD)

Project Coordinator Vacancy At Federal Ministry of Agriculture And Rural Development (FMARD) Now. As a matter of facts, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) are in collaboration with IFAD and NDDC. Likewise, this implementation is with International Fund for Agricultural Development Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprise in the Niger Delta States (LIFE-ND). More vacancies Click here

To facilitate implementation of the project, the partners want qualified and competent personnel to fill the position below:

Project Coordinator Vacancy At Federal Ministry of Agriculture And Rural Development (FMARD)


Vacancy Title: Project Coordinator (PC)

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Unit/Office: Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities

  • Firstly, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for overall management and implementation of LIFE in the Niger Delta region.
  • He/She will be responsible for managing the team of specialists within the Regional Project Coordination Office (RPCO) and ensuring their performance and that of the incubators and service providers engaged to implement the project activities.
  • Likewise, a key element of the position will be to ensure that the project achieves its development objective and outcomes.
  • The PC will be under a performance based renewal contract and will report to the National Steering Committee (NSC) through the Technical Support Committee (TSC).
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Specific Duties

  • As a matter of facts, Head the Secretariat of the Technical Support Committee
  • Likewise, Promote team work of the specialists for effective project implementation
  • Similarly, Coordinate and supervise implementation by the participating states
  • Convene monthly meetings of the RPCO staff and bi-monthly review meetings of the State Project Coordination Office (SPCO) staff
  • As a matter of facts, Manage and motivate the project staff at regional and state levels ensuring consistent achievement of quality project results
  • Ensure quality of agri-enterprise incubators, service providers and consultants hired for implementation.
  • Consolidate the Annual Work Plan and Budgets (AWPB) of the SPCO RPCO and submit through the TSC to the National Steering Committee (NSC) and IFAD for approval as well as monitor its implementation.
  • Similarly, Oversee contracting support staff and consultants
  • Ensure timely delivery of quality reports – annual and semi-annual reports, financial statements, audit report, RIM data etc to NDDC, FMARD and IFAD.
  • Coordinate supervision mission and ensure the implementation of the recommendations (supervision and audit).
  • Select service providers where necessary and formulate TORs and scope of work for the service providers, supervise, monitor and certify the work of the service providers for various activities and assignments.
  • Consolidate state progress reports and contribute to the finalization of periodic project progress reports of the RPCO.
  • In like manner, Reporting and Location
  • Finally, the position will be in the RPCO located in Port Harcourt. The PC will report directly to the TSC.
Qualifications and Experience
  • First University Degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Social and Management Sciences with sound knowledge and experience in public policy development and Administration and agribusiness management.
  • Furthermore, Masters Degree in Agriculture and related fields, Business Administration and management will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 10 years post qualification experience including 8 years working in management position in the public and private sectors of the economy.
  • Similarly, Good writing skills and computer literacy.
  • Finally, Communication and Team building skills.

Application Closing Date

16th April, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Applications with detailed CV of not more than 5 pages to the following email addresses: , ,