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: Environmental and Safeguard 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
Review all EA Documents prepared by consultants and ensure adequacy under the Co-Financiers Safeguard policies
Ensure that the project design and specifications adequately reflect the recommendations of the ELA.
Provides environmental safeguards review and technical support to project implementation teams to enhance project quality and compliance on environmental safeguards in RAMP-2 operations in the states.
Advises Government agencies, project sponsors, consultants and non-governmental organizations on Co-Financiers environmental safeguard policies, guidelines, procedures and best practices and assists them in preparing appropriate frameworks, plans and actions to address these issues during project development and implementation, etc
Must possess a Degree in a relevant field of study or its equivalent
Must have above 4 years' experience in environmental and safeguard assignments
Experience in Multilateral Banks finance Project is an added advantage
Excellent computer skills.
Application Closing Date
12th October, 2022. (12:00 Noon).
Method of Application
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).