The Niger State Ministry of Works and Infrastructural Development invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below in the Project Management unit for the Dualization of Minna-Kataeregi-Bida Road Project:
Job Title: Project Coordinator
Location: Niger, Nigeria
Financing No.: (NGA - 1002)
Name of Project: Dualization of Minna-Kataeregi-Bida Road (82KM) (ISDB Assisted Project)
Mode of Financing: Services Ijarah Framework Agreement
The Government of Niger State has applied for the financial assistance from the ISDB to reconstruct 82KM Minna-Bida road. This would increase on ridding quality, increase capacity of the road and link to the Federal roads (Minna-Lambatta-Suleja and Bida-Lambatta-Suleja).
The rationale of the Project includes the following:
Increase movement of goods and services,
Reduce accident rates,
Improve access to health facilities and
Improve access to markets.
Government of Niger State palns to reconstruct the existing Minna-Kataeregi-Bida in Niger State. The scope of the project includes:
Reconstruction of existing carriageway
Dualization of carriageway (82KM) with interchange at Minna and Bida terminals
Construction of 2 Nox toll plazas with shopping arcade
Construction of pedestrian bridges
Construction of social development initiatives (schools, market, water points, health facilities); and
Maintenance Programme and Capacity Building for Project staff.
The Objectives of the Assignment
The Objectives of the assignment are to provide professional advice and management support to the SPMU to effectively implement the project. In order to achieve these objective, the SPMU staff would carry out, broad scope of project management activities
The Project Coordinator will be charged with ensuring that the operational, monitoring, reporting, financial management, procurement as well as outreach and communication requirements of the project are implemented in accordance with the project implementation manual and the loan agreement.
The duties includes but not limited to the following:
Ensuring effective coordination ith agencies / institutions responsible for the implementation of project components, liasion with the BA as well as coordinate communication with bank.
Seeking input from the executing agencies and project steering committee on (i) The annual work program and budget (ii) The design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation studies and (iii) On technical issues arising in its oversight of implementation of project components and subcomponents.
Preparing annual and quarterly work programs, budge procurement plan and cash flow projections
Providing technical input to strategies documents, analytical work, initiatives geared to improve the business environment and increase enterprise growth in close collaboration with the implementing agencies.
Oversee preparation, submit, and recommend in a timely manner, accurate and reliable project implementation progress reports, which financial statements, etc.
Must be a Civil Engineer registered with NSE and COREN
A Graduate Degree in Civil Engineering or related disciplines with at least 5 years' experience in managing projects programs.
Detailed knowledge of design, implementation arrangement and monitoring and evaluation of Multilateral Bank's financed projects
Strong project management skills including ability to provide strategic guidance develop work plans and manage budgets and project expenditures
Good understanding of Multilateral Bank's processes and procedures is an added advantage
Well-developed leadership, inter-personal, communication and negotiating skills, as well as ability to work effectively in team
Excellent computer skills.
Application Closing Date
12th October, 2022. (12:00 Noon).
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should address and send their written expression of interest in form of Application Letter with comprehensive CV and relevant credentials in 10 copies in bind form to: Niger State Ministry of Works and Infrastructural Development,
Attention: The Permanent Secretary,
Niger State Ministry of Works and Infrastructural Development,
Abdulkareem Lafene Secretariat Complex,
Minna, Niger State. Mobile number: 07036916585 Email:[email protected]
Note: Interested candidates may obtain further information at: Niger State Ministry of Works and Infrastructural Development, Abdulkareem Lafene Secretariat Complex, Minna from 09:00 - 17:00 hours (Local time).