Rural Institutions And Gender/Youth Mainstreaming Officer Vacancy At Federal Ministry of Agriculture And Rural Development (FMARD)

Rural Institutions And Gender/Youth Mainstreaming Officer Vacancy At Federal Ministry of Agriculture And Rural Development (FMARD)

Rural Institutions And Gender/Youth Mainstreaming Officer 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:

 

Rural Institutions And Gender/Youth Mainstreaming Officer Vacancy At Federal Ministry of Agriculture And Rural Development (FMARD)

 

Job Vacancy: Rural Institutions And Gender/Youth Mainstreaming Officer

Locations: Nassarawa, Kogi and Enugu
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Reporting and Location: Directly to the State Programme Coordinator

Job Summary

The FGN/IFAD VCDP is desirous of engaging the services of Technical specialist and staff to facilitate VCDP and other IFAD Assisted programs implementation at the proposed additional VCDP states of Nassarawa, Kogi and Enugu.

Main Responsibilities

The Rural Institutions and Gender/Youth Mainstreaming Officer will be responsible for management of Sub-component 2.1 Strengthening of Farmers’ Organizations at state level and for ensuring performance of the NGOs/service providers hired to implement the activities under this subcomponent.
A key element of the position is ensuring that the selected FOs are representative of existing FOs at LGA level.

Specific Duties

  • Firstly, Responsible for the coordination and supervision of Subcomponent 2.1 of the Programme at state level.
  • Likewise, Work in close collaboration with the Agricultural Production/FFS Officer at state level. More especially in periodic meetings held at SPMU and during joint and periodic field visits.
  • Provide guidance to NGOs/service providers hired to implement the activities and oversee the overall process of selection of target FOs and beneficiaries in close collaboration with the Agricultural Production/FFS Officer.
  • Likewise, Liaise with other relevant programmes and technical departments. More especially in the public sector at state level such as ADP (Directorate of Extension, Women in Agriculture). Furthermore, the Ministry of Agriculture (Department of Cooperatives, Home Economics…).
  • In like manner, Liaise with any other stakeholder such as the Ministry of Social Affairs.
  • Contribute to the design of the overall distribution scheme of certified seeds/improved cassava cuttings, fertilizers and herbicides as well as equipment at state and LGA level.
  • Participate in the distribution of certified seeds/improved cassava cuttings, fertilizers and herbicides and equipment at state and LGA level including the delivery of goods at LGA level in close collaboration with the Agricultural Production/FFS Officer.
  • Similarly, Contribute to the drafting of periodic programme progress reports at state level.
  • Contribute to the state annual work plan and budget for Subcomponent
  • Furthermore, Reporting and Location
  • Finally, the position will be in the SPMU office. The Rural Institution and Gender/Youth Mainstreaming Officer will report, directly, to the State Programme Coordinator.

Qualification and Experience

  • Masters or higher level University Degree in Sociology, Economics and other relevant discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience. Including at least 2 years in implementation of projects integrating strengthening of FOs and gender issues.
  • Knowledge in participatory approaches, and gender mainstreaming.
  • Proven record in the field of project implementation integrating strengthening of FOs and Gender mainstreaming activities/strategy.
  • Good writing skills and computer literacy.
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Application Closing Date

16th April, 2019.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Applications with detailed CV of not more than 5 pages to the following addresses: infor@vcdpnigeria.org , vcdpnpmu@gmail.com , lifend2019@gmail.com