Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning Job Recruitment

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Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning Job Recruitment

The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) through the Ministry of Budget and National Planning is currently recruiting for the following vacant positions:

  1. Project Accountant
  2. Project Administrator
  3. Procurement Specialist
  4. Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
  5. Head of Project Management Unit (PMU)

Project Accountant

Job Location: Nigeria

The Role

  • The Project Accountant shall have the overall responsibility of managing the projects financial resources, tracking and monitoring of financial expenditure, and ensuring strict adherence to the budgets.
  • He/she will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies that improve overall financial systems for the project.

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related degree from accredited University or institution, as well as professional certificate in Accounting (ACCA, ACMA, MBA, CPA certification etc.).
  • A minimum of seven (7) years post qualification experience in accounting and/or auditing preferably in the public sector.
  • As least five (5) years bands on related experience in financial management of donor funded projects preferably in the public sector.
  • Knowledge of procurement, contract management procedure and financial management systems in government and multilateral operations (AfDB or other Donor organizations) will be an added advantage.
  • He/She must be a team player and open to learning.

Project Administrator

Job Location: Nigeria

The Role

  • His/Her role is to provide administrative and project management support services and to contribute to the efficiency of the PMU by ensuring all assigned administrative duties are earned out in a timely and efficient manner.

Requirements

  • First Degree (BA or BSc) in Social Science, Political Science, Development Management, Economics or related discipline;
  • At least seven (7) years post qualification experience; five of which should have been at the level of a Senior Executive Assistant or equivalent grade;
  • A minimum of five years experience working in environment that manage donor grants;
  • Hands-on experience with office equipment; (h) Computer literacy with extensive use experience with MS Office packages including MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint;
  • Good interpersonal skills and possession of team work skills and ability to interact harmoniously and effectively with colleagues from diverse disciplines
  • Knowledge of basic accounting, procurement processes, and project monitoring process;
  • Adaptable and willing to learn new skills:
  • Excellent communication (verbal and writing) skills; and
  • Ability to uphold a strict level of confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated sound understanding of the challenges in public procurement and project development projects funded by Development Partners.

Procurement Specialist

Job Location: Nigeria

The Role

  • The Procurement Specialist should have an experienced record of accomplishment to manage and carry out the procurement activities required for implementation of the Project in accordance with the Peojects’ covenant documents such as the Financing Agreement and their supporting documentation, and African Development Bank Group or World Bank procurement rules, guidelines and procedures.

Education and Experience:

  • At least a Postgraduate Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Marketing or related field.
  • Certification in procurement is desirable.
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in procurement and administration in public sector, of which at least three years should be directly related to first-hand procurement and/or contracting experience at the international level.
  • Demonstrated sound understanding of the challenges in public procurement and project development projects funded by Development Partners.

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Job Location: Nigeria

The Role

  • His/Her role is to support data collection, analysis, and learning activities to help ensure accountability and efficiency from the start to finish of the project.
  • The M&E Specialist will provide technical leadership to develop the project framework, plans and indicators to capture project performance results and provide effective, accurate and timely monitoring, evaluation and reporting of all project activities.
  • The M&E Specialist will work closely with the Project Implementation Teams (PIT) to design, implement and supervise the project’s monitoring and evaluation activities, ensuring that lessons learned are integrated into project implementation to continuously improve quality of interventions and outcomes.
  • Under the supervision of the Head of the Project Management Unit, the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will facilitate the collection of quality data in order to produce monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports.
  • The reports will follow up on project expenses and indicators. The M&E Specialist will also be responsible for documenting end disseminating project successes and challenges to the Key Project Stakeholders.

Education and Experience:

  • Postgraduate Degree in a development field, Social Science, Economics, or relevant discipline.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in a performance monitoring and/or evaluation role with an international development organization.
  • Specialized courses monitoring and evaluation, management, and various specialized databases and computer programs.
  • Demonstrated ability in data analysis, project design, monitoring and evaluation of development activities.
  • Experience developing results frameworks, logical frameworks, or similar tools for project design is required.
  • Experience developing and/or using performance management plans or similar tools is required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in monitoring and evaluating programs including indicator development, study design, and data analysis – in multiple sectors.
  • Experience using knowledge management software or database is highly desired. Experience managing grants or contracts is also highly desired.

Head of Project Management Unit (PMU)

Job Location: Nigeria

The Role

  • The Head of Project Management Unit (PMU) will provide strategic leadership and work with the PMU Team and the Project Implementation Team to develop action plans that further the goals and objective of the ISEMD.
  • He/She will oversee end coordinate the program portfolio to ensure the highest level of project quality and accountability, while fostering continuity through building local capacity.
  • He/She will have overall responsibility for ensuring technical and operational excellence in the delivery of all activities to achieve the objectives established in the grant and strategic plan of the Project.
  • In addition, he/she will provide oversight over the Project, and ensure that the Project complies with the Bank’s procedures and processes.

Education and Experience:

  • At least a Master’s Degree in Development Studies, Economics, Business Administration, or related fields.
  • Minimum of 10 years post-qualification experience.
  • Al least ten years’ experience in Project Management at a senior/management level.
  • At least ten years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of development programs.
  • At least ten years’ experience in project/program design and management.
  • Experience in managing Complex projects/Development Partner Field Projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex organizational, personnel, administrative, and cross-cultural aspects of donor supported projects.
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity.
  • Experience in leadership roles in a donor funded project.

How to Apply for Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning Jobs.

Apply Before: 16:00 hours; 10th May, 2019.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates/consultants should send their Expressions of Interests, enclosed with detailed Curriculum Vitae, Copies of relevant certificates and names and contact details of three traceable referees to the address below:
The Permanent Secretary,
Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning,
C310310 Adekunle Fajuyi Street,
Central Business District,
Abuja, FCT, Nigeria.

Attention: Director, Macroeconomics Analysis Department
And
All submission of the hard copy should be accompanied by full electronic submission of the application and accompanying materials to be mailed as attachment in PDF to the email address: f_ofam@yahoo.com Using the Job Title as the subject of the mail e.g – “Application for the Post of ISEMDP Project Accountant”.

Note

  • Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address above during office hours from Monday to Friday, between 08.00 a.m to 5.00 p.m.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will he acknowledged.

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