Wednesday, 2 March 2016

General Manager (GM) at the Kwara State Government Community and Social Development Agency (KWCSDA)

Kwara State Community and Social Development Agency (KWCSDA) - The Federal Government has applied for and obtained Additional Financing from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the Community and Social Development Project (CSDP). The Kwara State Community and Social Development Agency (KWCSDA) established by the State Government to coordinate the implementation of the project in the State, now invites applications from suitably qualified candidates from the public or private sector for recruitment into the vacant position below:

Job Title: General Manager (GM)



The GM Shall:
  • Be in-charge of day to day administration of the project; Be the Accounting Officer of the State Agency, give approval for proposal of Community Development Plans recommended by the State Agency Management Committee;
  • Authorize expenditure in accordance with the annual budget and work programme of the State Agency as approved by the Board;
  • Represent the State Agency in all its dealings with third parties at the level of the Management;
  • Conduct dialogue with donors and those capable of providing complimentary technical and administrative skills and financial resources;
  • Delegate his authority to the staff of the Agency to the extent necessary for the efficient performance of the activities of the project;
  • Perform such other duties as may be required for the effective functioning of the State Agency.
  • Ensure regular reporting and adherence to the State Agency reporting relationship with the Project Financial Management Unit (PFMU) of the state.
Qualification and Experience
  • A university degree in the Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Engineering with at least fifteen years (15) post-qualification cognate experience in the private or public sector, five of which must be at management level.
  • A post-graduate degree and experience in the management of Rural Development, Community Driven Development projects (CDD) and donor agencies shall be added advantage. Computer literacy is a must.
Application Closing Date
14th March, 2016

Method of Application

Interested applicants from public or private sector should submit ten (10) copies of handwritten application with comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and photocopies of certificates to the address below:
The Honourable Commissioner,
Ministry of Planning and Economic Development,
Kwara State.

Applicants from the public service should apply through their Head of Agencies. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.