Oyo CSDA announces Recruitment for 10 Vacant Positions(See How to Apply)


The Oyo State Community and Social Development Project (CSDP) has invited suitable, qualified and interested Candidates to fill the 10 vacancies at Oyo Community and Social Development Agency.

The agency was established through the State Act of Parliament in 2008 with the responsibility of implementing the World Bank Assisted Community and Social Development Project (CSDP). The main goal of the Agency is to support Human Capital Development of the poor.

The details of the advertorials also published on Tuesday 17th of November (The Nation Newspapers, page 29 and Nigerian Tribune page 5).

See details below:

Job Title: Operation Officer

Location: Oyo


Sensitize and mobilize communities on CSDP project objectives and activities as well as issues related to HIV / AIDS.

Facilitate communities to undertake needs assessment and prioritization that are socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable;

Facilitate communities in the formulation of CDP in line with (b) above;

Build capacity of the CPMCs and LGRC Desk Officers, as appropriate, through providing training in requisite areas e.g. Participatory Rural Appraisals (PRAs), record and bookkeeping, project management, mainstreaming gender, environment and natural resources issues etc, as identified by the Project Officer-IEC and Training.

Supervise the implementation of the CDPs to ensure quality assurance;

Ensure timely replenishment of accounts of the CPMCs;

Collect, collate and forward to the M&E Department, information/data on micro-project activities in communities.

Submission of monthly, quarterly and annual departmental reports to M&E Department on schedule, through the Manager, Operations;

Set monthly and quarterly performance targets based on the work plan;

Submit regular reports to the Project officer or relevant section for whose activity they are deployed at any point in time.

Responsible to the Project Officer, Supervision.

Qualification and Experience

A first degree or HND in Engineering, Social Sciences, Biological and Natural Sciences, Business Administration, Accountancy or related field, with at least 1 year post qualification experience in any area.

Computer literacy and willingness to learn and work extra hours and on week-ends is a must. Applicants are not expected to be more than 35 years as at the time of recruitment and not above Grade level 9 if recruited from the civil service.

Job Title: Project Officer, MIS

Location: Oyo


Design and prepare CSDP Management Information System operational manual,

Assess the information needs for the various components of the SA

Review alongside other project staff the data collection forms at the different stages of the micro-projects cycle;

Prepare technical specification for the procurement of necessary MIS hardware and software applications;

Monitor the operation of the MIS;

Upgrade hardware and software;

Ensure MIS hard and software maintenance;

Establish the working schedule and the MIS design, including GIS for micro project tracking;

Develop reports or formats using existing MIS data;

Develop and prepare the required documents using a friendly report generator;

Any other duty as may be assigned by the General Manager.

Qualification and Experience

A Degree or equivalent as Electrical / Electronic Engineering; Information Management, Computer Science; Engineering and related fields.

Five years post qualification experience, two of which must have been in the design, development and implementation of Databases and client – Server Software applications.

Knowledge and experience with development tools client side rapid applications development and experience using friendly report generator would be an advantage.

Job Title: Assistant Project Accountant

Location: Oyo

The Assistant Project Accountant shall be responsible for:

Assisting in preparing budget and work plan for the SA;

Assisting to maintain the SA assets database;

Insisting to prepare monthly/quarterly reports in accordance with accounting reporting requirements;

Assisting in preparing trial balance and balance sheet.

Qualification and Experience

A University degree / HND in Accounting, Banking and Finance and / or their equivalents with at least five years post-qualification experience.

Membership of Professional Association such as ICAN, ACA, ACCA, ANAN and knowledge of computer based accounting packages and experience in donor-funded or rural development project audit will be an added advantage.

Job Title: Project Officer, Monitoring and Evaluation

Location: Oyo


Responsible for data collection, collation and analysis for field level activities

Provide implementation assistance to M&E Manager.

Compilation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports.

Monitor progress towards attainment of targets and to adapt targets to realities.

Provide an improved foundation for planning effective resource use;

Identify unacceptable high cost interventions and operations;

Provide record of events;

Provide information base for future evaluations, maintain quality standards;

Any other duty that may be assigned by the M&E Manager.

Qualification and Experience

At least a first degree in Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Rural development and related fields, with at least 5 years post qualification experience part of which must relate to monitoring and evaluation of community based initiatives.

Computer literacy is compulsory and experience in Community Driven Development (CDD) is an added advantage.

Job Title: Project Officer, Supervision

Location: Oyo


Responsible for supervision and coordinating the activities of operation officers.

Regular and timely liaison with other Project Officers for deployment of operations officers for field level activities.

Ensure compliance with state level technical/standards for all social infrastructure

Assist in organizing training for line ministries, LGA, LGRC and operations officers in social infrastructure operations and maintenance liaise with the relevant state agency for certification for all social infrastructure at completion

Directly responsible to the Operations Manager.

Qualification and Experience

At least a degree in Engineering, Architecture, Social and Natural Resources with at least, five (5) years experience in design and/or supervision of social infrastructure construction. Computer literacy is essential and experience in implementing community level infrastructure is an added advantage.

Job Title: Project Officer, Procurement

Location: Oyo


Be responsible for procurement at the SA including

procurement planning, design, implementation, management and training.

Be responsible for the preparation of bid documents (inclusive technical specifications) for the acquisition of goods/services.

Serve as secretary of all evaluation and selection of Consultants and suppliers within agreed processes.

Effectively manage all contracts and ensure that deliveries (quality/quantity/time) are in line with contract provision.

Ensure appropriate sanctions are applied on defaulting contractors;

Provide training on procurement and community contracting to Operations Officers.

Qualification and Experience

At least a first degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Architecture, Marketing, Purchasing and Supply or related field, with at least 5 years post qualification experience part of which must relate to procurement in a foreign funded agency or State government due process office.

Computer literacy is compulsory and experience in Community contracting is an added advantage.

Job Title: Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation

Location: Oyo


Ensuring the maintenance of records of all types of data and information on SA activities.

Overseeing the monitoring and evaluation department of SA and coordinating the activities of MIS and M&E units.

Providing guidelines and guidance for the operations of the MIS and M&E units for them to meet the expectations of the

Liaising with the LGRC and other Departments of the SA for M&E purposes and working with the communities to ensure effective participatory monitoring and evaluation of CDPs and micro projects

Consolidating annual budget and work-plan for departments

Designing field data collection and collation formats for SA

Liaising with the Operations and Finance and Administration departments to collect and collate data for tracking of key activities of the SA: (budget performance, finance matters like costing/pricing of CSDP activities in the State, Operations etc.

Qualification and Experience

A University degree in Agriculture, Statistics, Social Sciences, Engineering, Extension Services or Project Management, with at least twelve years post qualification experience.

Knowledge of Computer is mandatory.

Previous experience in project monitoring and evaluation shall be an added advantage.

Job Title: Finance and Administration Manager

Location: Oyo

Duties of Finance and Administration Manager
The Finance and Administration Manager shall be charged with the responsibility for:

Efficient running of the office and the maintenance of all office facilities;

Processing and paying all bills, salaries (etc) pertaining to the smooth running of the SA;

Maintaining schedules of personnel, welfare and other personnel functions;

the proper recording of financial transactions of the Agency;

Generating adequate, reliable and timely financial reports for the GM and other departments,

Preparing annual budgets and work plans for the SA;

Processing and managing all fund disbursements as well as proper documentation to facilitate the release of funds from funding Agencies to Committees.

Qualification and Experience

A university degree or membership of professional association such as ACA, ACCA or their equivalents or Higher National Diploma in Accounting or Banking and Finance with at least twelve years post qualification experience.

Job Title: Manager, Operations

Location: Oyo

Duties of a Manager, Operations
The Manager, Operations shall be in-charge of:

Supervising and coordinating the overall activities of the operations department;

Supervising the processing of applications seeking SA funding and technical/management support;

Ensuring conduct of desk and field appraisals and forward reports to the report to the Project Management Committee for review based on set criteria;

Provide overall supervision of formulation and implementation processes of CDPs and Micro projects by CPMC.

Qualifications and Experience

A university degree in Agriculture, Engineering, Extension Services, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Project Management and any other relevant degree, with at least twelve years post qualification experience.

Previous experience in rural development projects or extension services shall be considered as additional advantage.

Job Title: General Manager

Location: Oyo

Duties of a General Manager

Be in charge of general administration of the Agency

Be the accounting Officer of the State Agency

Give approval for proposal of Community Development Plans (COPs) recommended by the State Agency management committee

Authorize expenditure in accordance with the annual budget and work programme of the State Agency as approved by Board.

Conduct dialogue with donors and donors and those capable of providing complimentary technical and administrative skills and financial resources.

Ensure regular reporting and adherence to the State Agency reporting relationship with the Project Financial

Management Unit (PFMU) of the State.

Qualifications and Experience

A University degree in Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Engineering and/or any other relevant degree with at least fifteen years post-qualification experience in the private or public sector, five of which must be at management level.

A higher degree and experience in the management of rural development projects shall be an added advantage. Applicants from Public Service should be on GL. 14 and above.


The posts attract remuneration commensurate with the mode of entry and in accordance with agreed terms with the Work Bank.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit 15 copies of written Applications and Curriculum Vitae duly signed and sealed to:

The Board Chairman,
Oyo State Community and Social Development Agency,
No 18, Osuntokun Avenue, Old Bodija,
Ibadan – Oyo State.

Important Notes

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by people assigned to this job.
They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
All personnel may be required to perform other responsibilities in addition to those specified from time to time, as needed
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