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: Communication Officer
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.
Duties includes but not limited to the following:
Administratively responsible to the PC.
Lead, develop and support implementation of Development Communications strategy and outreach plan for the project.
In close teaming with other team members and Stakeholders, develop and ensure timely implementation of a work plans on communication and Outreach.
Oversees the development of appropriate communication and outreach materials, such as publications, posters, banners, flyers, fabrics, T-Shirts and brochures, amongst others, for the various targets groups. Support the creation and administration of communication outlets for the project, such as a website, etc.
Must possess a Degree in relevant field of study or its equivalent.
Must have above 4 years experience in communication related assignment.
Experience in Multilateral Banks finance Project is an added advantage.
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).