Project Officer – IEC and TrainingĀ 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 - IEC and Training Location: BenueResponsibilitiesSupervise and carrying out promotions and outreach programme to create awareness of SA’s activities.Facilitate the carrying out of advocacy for the CSDP at the state level through information, education and communication (lEG) campaigns;Ensure linkage with relevant ministries/agencies on integrating collective action and mobilization of resources, for sectoral development plans;Undertake regular skill gap analysis of project staff, line ministries, LGRC and CPMC members and identify requisite training to address;Supervise, in liaison with relevant SA staff and line ministries staff all training delivery to CPMCs and LGRCs;Prepare budget estimates and annual work plan for training, information, education and communication activities of the SA.Maintain links with and update knowledge of other agencies ‘ progrmmes on advocacy, sensitization and awareness and communication.Be responsible for preparing periodic reports on progress in advocacy, mobilization and awareness, measured against the targets of annual work plans and legal funding requirements (e.g IDA/donor requirements);Responsible for communication materials development;Organize learning events for stakeholders;Coordinate and facilitate CDD cross-learning events and information sharing amongst stakeholders;Monitoring and coordination of information, Education and communication activities.Any other duties as may be assigned by Manager Operations.

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