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: Monitoring and Evaluation 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 project coordinator.
Establish an effective and participatory M&E system
Based on the project budgets, design a framework for the physical and process monitoring of project activities.
Guide project staff and consultants/Contractors in preparing their progress reports.
Together, analyse these reports in terms of problems and actions needed.
Prepare consolidated progress reports for project management to submit to the EA, in accordance with approved reporting formats and timing
Review monitoring reports, analyse them for impact evaluation and to identify the causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation
Collaborate with project staff and Consultants Contractors on qualitative monitoring to provide relevant information for ongoing evaluation of project activities, effects and impacts.
Ensure that, in general, project monitoring arrangements comply with the project loan agreement and, in particular, the provisions of this agreement are fully observed in the design of the project M&E plan, etc.
Must possess a Degree in relevant field of study or its equivalent
Must have above 4 years experience in monitoring and evaluation or related assignments
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).