Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Project Officers - Supervision/Appraisal 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: Project Officer - Supervision/Appraisal


  • Responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities of Operations Officers.
  • Regular and timely liaison with other Project Officers for deployment of Operations Officers for field level activities.
  • Assist in the provision of technical advice on all engineering works e.g. construction/rehabilitation of infrastructure, erosion control bands, feeder road construction etc.
  • In Close liaison with relevant state ministries, departments, agency(ies) to ensure the adoption of state approved standard technical designs for social infrastructure;
  • Ensure compliance with state level technical specification/standards for all social infrastructure.
  • Prepare budget and work plan for supervision of CDPs and micro projects contained therein;
  • Provide guidance to Operations Officers designated to undertake supervision.
  • Regularly submit monthly supervision reports to the Managers Operations and M&E;
  • Provide specific reports on supervision as may be requested by any of the Managers and the General Manager.
  • Assist in organizing training for line ministries, LGA, LGRC and Operations Officers in social infrastructure operations and maintenance
  • Liaise with the relevant state agency for certification for all social infrastructure at completion,
  • Directly responsible to the Operations Manager;
  • Any other duty(ies) assigned by the Manager Operations.
Qualification and Experience
  • At least a degree in Engineering, Architecture/Quantity Surveying, Social and Natural Sciences with at least, five (5) years experience in design and/or supervision of social infrastructure construction.
  • Computer literacy is essential and experience in the management of Rural Development, Community Driven Development projects (CDD) and donor agencies shall be added advantage.
  • Must be Computer literate.
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.