Project Manager (Agriculture) at Ogun State Government

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Project Manager (Agriculture) at Ogun State Government

Project Manager (Agriculture) at Ogun State Government. Ogun state was created on the 3rd of February, 1976. It was carved out of the old Western State of Nigeria and named after the Ogun River which runs across it from North to South.

The Ogun State Government in conjunction with the World Bank has set up the Ogun State Economic Transformation Project (OGSTEP). The project will support the Ogun State Development Plan (SOP) (2018-2030) with a focus on business environment, skills development and public sector governance.

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Applications are invited for the critical position below needed to be filled for the preparation and implementation of the program:

Job Title: Project Manager (Agriculture)

Location: Ogun
Project: Ogun State Economic Transformation Project (OGSTEP)

Objective / Overview
The Project Development Objective (POD) is to support the Ogun State governments efforts to increase the participation of the private sector in the State’s economy with focus on improving the business-enabling environment, strengthening agri-food value – chains and upgrading skills.

The project consist of two (2) main components. The project components include:

  • Component 1: Increasing Agricultural Production and Industrialization:
    • Sub-components 1.1: Increasing Agricultural Production
    • Sub-components 1.2: Improving Business Environment
    • Sub-components 1.3: Developing Skills.
  • Component 2: Technical Assistance to strengthen Capacity to Implement the Program:
    • Component 2.1 : Agriculture
    • Component 2.2: Business Environment
    • Component 2.3: Skills
    • Component 2.4: Public Sector Reform and PFM
    • Component 2.5: Project Implementation Support

The Ministry of Budget and Planning has the lead responsibility for Project Implementation and ensuring that the project development objectives are met and coordinated by the Project Implementation Unit (PIU).

Responsibilities

  • The main responsibility of the Project Manager (Agric.) will be to develop value chains, improve agricultural land management and the development a management framework for the FRILIA principles.
  • He/She will manage and oversee other Consultants who would be engaged under the p4R program.
  • The Project Manager will be responsible for developing a productive alliance to link farmers to the market.

Eligibility

  • This position is open to the incumbents (Project Managers), current members of the OGSTEP Team. Civil Servants in the Ogun State Government and the General Public.
  • Interested individuals are expected to provide sufficient information demonstrating required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the services.

Application Closing Date
14th October, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume and Cover Letter to: olaoluolabimtan@ogunstate.gov.ng using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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