Project Officer – Gender and VulnerableĀ at the Benue State Community and Social Development Agency

The Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has received a credit/loan from the World Bank/International Development Association (IDA) towards the Community and Social Development Project (CSDP), The Project Development Objective is to increase access of poor people to social and natural resources infrastructure service in a sustainable manner. This will be achieved through the provision of grant support to beneficiary communities based on their identified, prioritized micro projects in the Community Development Plans (CDPs) which are to be implemented, maintained and utilized by them using Community Driven Development (CDD) approach. In this regard, the Benue State Community and Social Development Agency invites application from suitably qualified candidates from the public and private sectors for recruitment into the position below:Job Title: Project Officer - Gender and Vulnerable Location: BenueResponsibilitiesDevelop an action plan for mainstreaming vulnerable groups and gender sensitive activities in the operation of the State Agency;Facilitate the preparation processes of CDP formulation at Community level;Assist Project team to incorporate appropriate vulnerable groups (including gender) issues into project activities.Assist in organizing training for line Ministries, LGA, LGRG and Operations Officers in mainstreaming vulnerable and gender issues into development activities; liaise with the Desk Officers in line Ministries to identify mechanism for incorporating vulnerable and gender issues into their programmes;Identify and articulate opportunities for integrating social safety nets in project activities;Prepare a quarterly report highlighting emerging issues from projects activities in mainstreaming vulnerable group/gender issues in development activities;Provide input to the reparation of quarterly/annual and requisite reports of the operations department;Provide inputs to the costed yearly work programmes for the operations department;Develop, maintain and disseminate a comprehensive knowledge base on vulnerable group perspectives to promote staff awareness;Maintain links with and update knowledge of other relevant agencies programs on mainstreaming vulnerable groups into development agenda;Design strategies for the encouragement of the government and its agencies to be more supportive towards the cause of the vulnerable;Responsible to the Manager, OperationsAny other duties assigned by the Managers Operations 

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