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Nasarawa State Community and Social Development Agency (NCSDA) is recruiting for fulltime General Manager.

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The Nasarawa State Community and Social Development Agency (NCSDA) - Following the successes recorded in the first phase of Community and Social Development Project (CSDP 1) which was implemented in partnership with the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), 26 States and FCT, between 2009 to 2014, the Federal Government of Nigeria sought and obtained Additional Financing from the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank Group to continue to support project implementation through Community and Social Development Project. 

In order to further drive the process, vacant position in the Agency is to be filled. In this regard, the Nasarawa State Community and Social Development Agency (NCSDA) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates from the public and private sectors for recruitment into the position below:

Job Title: General Manager (GM)

: Nasarawa 

Project Objective

  • The Project Development Objective is to increase access by the poor people, and particularly by the internally displaced and vulnerable people in the North East of Nigeria, to improved social and natural resource infrastructure services in a sustainable manner throughout Nigeria. This will be achieved through the provision of grant support to beneficiary communities based on their identified, prioritized Micro Projects (MPs) in the Community Development Plans (CDPs) which are to be implemented, maintained and utilized using Community Driven Development approach.


  • The GM shall be supported by three Departmental Heads and an Internal Auditor that reports directly to him/her.

Powers and Duties of the General Manager (GM)
The GM shall:

  • Exercise the powers and functions of the State Agency;
  • Be in-charge of general administration of the CSDP in Nasarawa State;
  • Manage State Agency personnel;
  • Be the accounting officer of the State Agency,
  • Give approval for proposal of Community Development Plans (CDPs) and Groups Development Plans (GDPs) recommended by the State Agency management committee;
  • Authorize expenditure in accordance with the annual budget and work plan of the State Agency as approved by Board of Directors (BOD) or Supervising Ministry;
  • Represent the SA in all its dealings with third parties at the level of the Management;
  • Conduct dialogue with donors and those capable of providing complimentary technical and administrative skills and financial resources;
  • Delegate his authority to the staff of the Agency to the extent necessary for the efficient performance of the activities of CSDP;
  • Perform such other duties as may be required for the effective functioning of the State Agency.
  • Ensure regular reporting and adherence to the State Agency reporting relationship with the Project Financial Management Unit (PFMU) of the state.


Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

15 year(s)

Min Qualification:

Bachelor's Degree/HND

Desired Courses:

Not Specified

Other Requirements:

Minimum 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.

Position attract remuneration commensurate with the mode of entry and in accordance with agreed terms with the World Bank.

Application Closing Date
3rd July, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit eight (8) copies of hand written Applications and detailed Curriculum Vitae alongside Photocopies of relevant Credentials sealed and should be addressed and delivered to:
Permanent Secretary, General Admin,
Office of the Secretary to the State Government,
Shendam Road,
Lafia, Nasarawa State.

Note: The Agency is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply.

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