Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) Programme 2019

Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) Programme 2019 which is a Taraba State Government of Nigeria is currently implementing the Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) – World Bank Assisted Project as a means of ensuring that the present unacceptable levels of poverty are reduced. Consequently, the unit responsible for the Coordination and implementations of social protection is expected to have a full complement of staff engaged through competitive deployment from within the State Civil Service.

In view of the above, interested State Civil Servants are
hereby invited to apply in respect of job position and requirements stated
below, stating clearly current place of work, grade level and highest
qualification for the under-listed position:

Job Title: Finance Officer (Grade level 10-12)

Job ID: FO784774

Programme Type: Full Time

Location: Taraba

Program: Youth Employment and Social Support Operation
(YESSO)

Unit: Targeted Grant Transfer (TGT)

Duties of this
Position

  • Ensures Petty Cash disbursements are appropriately and adequately documented.
  • Produces timely and reliable financial reports as specified in the Financial Guidelines of the project
  • Monitors compliance with budget ceilings in financial operations of the State Agency
  • Reviews fund withdrawals from project accounts to communities
  • Prepares and processes withdrawal applications to the funding agencies
  • Participates in the preparation of the annual work plan and budget
  • Consolidates the community and State level financial reports for the State Board
  • Follows upon fund released from the funding partners
  • Taking charge of receipt, disbursement and accounting duties that may be assigned
  • Indenting for, controlling and issuing treasury books and forms
  • Performing mechanical accounting and other accounting duties
  • Account reconciliation
  • Interpreting and analyzing final accounts
  • Preparing monthly fiscal accounts and financial statements.

Educational
Requirement

  • A first degree/HND in Accounting, Finance, and
    other related qualifications, with a minimum of 6 years post qualification
    experience in financial management preferably in externally assisted projects.
  • Possession of a professional qualification is
    essential.

Job Title: Internal Auditor (Grade level 10-12)

Job ID: IA784774

Programme Type: Full Time

Location: Taraba

Program: Youth Employment and Social Support Operation
(YESSO)

Unit: Targeted Grant Transfer (TGT)

 Duties of this Position

  • Administratively responsible to the TGT head of
    unit and technically responsible to the SOCU auditor
  • Ensure that there are adequate internal controls
    within the project management and processes
  • Prepare annual audit work plan with emphasis on
    the identified project risk areas
  • Prepare on quarterly basis Internal audit report
    and submit to SOCU
  • Ensure that expenditures are in line with
    disbursement categories
  • Pro-actively support and improve project quality
    assurance
  • Lead and perform the internal audit function of
    all activities of the Project and review and evaluate the adequacy of the
    internal control structure as well as records and reports with a view to
    appropriately recommending improvements to the systems
  • Develop and monitor audit programmes and
    procedures to cover all financial operations of the TGT.

Educational Requirement

  • A first degree in Accountancy from a recognized university with a 6 years’ post-qualification experience, Possession of a professional qualification is essential.

Job Title: Assistant Project Accountant (Grade level 10-13)

Job ID: AP784774

Programme Type: Full Time

Location: Taraba

Program: Youth Employment and Social Support Operation
(YESSO)

Unit: Targeted Grant Transfer (TGT)

Duties of the
Position

  • Produces timely and reliable financial reports as specified in the Financial Guidelines of the Project;
  • Monitors compliance with budget ceilings in the financial operations of the unit.
  • Reviews fund withdrawals from Project account to communities; Prepares and processes withdrawal applications to the funding agencies;
  • Participates in the preparation of the annual work plan and budget; Consolidates the community and State level financial reports for the SOCU; Follows upon fund releases from the funding partners:
  • Taking charge of receipt, disbursement and accounting duties that may be assigned; Indenting for, controlling and issuing treasury books and forms;
  • Performing mechanical accounting and other accounting duties;
  • Account reconciliation;
  • Interpreting and analysing final accounts, and Preparing monthly fiscal accounts and financial statements.

Educational
Requirement

  • A degree/HND in Accounting, Finance and other
    related qualifications.
  • Possession of a professional qualification is
    essential.
  • Minimum of 6 years post qualification experience
    in financial management preferably of externally assisted projects, and ability
    to handle financial software, to produce and interpret financial reports are
    essential.

Job Title: Internal Auditor (Grade level 10-12)

Job ID: IA784775

Programme Type: Full Time

Location: Taraba

Program: Youth Employment and Social Support Operation
(YESSO)

Unit: Public Work Fare (PWF)

Duties of this
Position

  • Administratively responsible to the PWF head of
    unit and technically responsible to the SOCU auditor
  • Ensure that there are adequate internal controls
    within the project management and processes
  • Prepare annual audit work plan with emphasis an
    the identified project risk areas
  • Prepare on quarterly basis internal audit report
    and submit to SOCU.
  • Ensure that expenditures are in line with
    disbursement categories
  • Pro-actively support and improve project quality
    assurance
  • Lead and perform the internal audit function of
    all activities of the Project and review and evaluate the adequacy of the
    internal control structure as well as records and reports with a view to
    appropriately recommending improvements to the systems
  • Develop and monitor audit programmes and
    procedures to cover all financial operations of the PWF.

Educational
Requirement

  • A first degree in Accountancy from a recognized university with a 6 years’ post-qualification experience. Possession of a professional qualification is essential.

Job Title: Finance Officer (Grade level 10-12)

Job ID: FO784774

Programme Type: Full Time

Location: Taraba

Program: Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO)

Unit: Public Work Fare (PWF)

Duties of this Position

  • Ensures Petty Cash disbursements are
    appropriately and adequately documented.
  • Produces timely and reliable financial reports
    as specified in the Financial Guidelines of the project
  • Monitors compliance with budget ceilings in
    financial operations of the State Agency
  • Reviews fund withdrawals from project accounts
    to communities
  • Prepares and processes withdrawal applications
    to the funding agencies
  • Participates in the preparation of the annual
    work plan and budget
  • Consolidates the community and State level
    financial reports for the State Boar
  • Follows up on fund released from the funding
    partners
  • Taking charge of receipt, disbursement and
    accounting duties that may be assigned
  • Indenting for, controlling and issuing treasury
    books and forms
  • Performing mechanical accounting and other
    accounting duties
  • Account reconciliation
  • Interpreting and analyzing final accounts
  • Preparing monthly fiscal accounts and financial
    statements.

Educational Requirement

  • A first degree/HND in Accounting, Finance, and
    other related qualifications, with a minimum of 6 years post qualification
    experience in financial management preferably in externally assisted projects.
  • Possession of a professional qualification is
    essential.

Job Title: Project Officer, Management Information System
(MIS) (Grade level 10-12)

Job ID: PO784774

Programme Type: Full Time

Location: Taraba

Program: Youth Employment and Social Support Operation
(YESSO)

Unit: Targeted Grant Transfer (TGT)

Duties of this Position

  • Mine data of beneficiaries from SOCU’s Unified
    Register of Beneficiaries (URB) of IDPs
  • Manage and update the TGT Beneficiaries database
    in the state.
  • Keeping records arising from data processing
    operations
  • Taking inventory of data processing supplies and
    materials
  • Coordinating computer and data control and
    preparation methods
  • Develops new report formats using existing MIS
    data and reports using existing MIS format for YESSO.
  • Upgrades and maintains MIS/ IT hardware and
    software for the PIUs.

Educational
Requirement

  • A first degree/HND in Computer Science,
    Statistics and Economics from a recognized institution with a minimum of 6
    years post qualification experience in related work.
  • Competency in the use of computer and its
    software is required.

Job Title: Project Officer, Training (Grade level 10-12)

Job ID: POT784774

Programme Type: Full Time

Location: Taraba

Program: Youth Employment and Social Support Operation
(YESSO)

Unit: Targeted Grant Transfer (TGT)

Duties of the Position

  • Prepares the training plans
  • Responsible for day to day training activities
    of the unit
  • Updates and implements all training Manuals
  • Supervises orientation programmes for all
    stakeholders and beneficiaries
  • Prepares submission, including TORS, for any
    required training for the TGT (staff and beneficiaries)
  • Monitors training delivery.
  • Prepare and submit all required reports
  • Any other duty that may be determined by the
    Head of Unit.

Educational
Requirement

  • A first degree/HND in Engineering, Law,
    Purchasing and Supply, Business Administration or any other relevant
    qualification, with a minimum of 6 years post qualification experience and
    relevant training in World Bank Group procurement guidelines and procedures.

Job Title: Unit Head (Grade level 14 and above)

Job ID: UH784774

Programme Type: Full Time

Location: Taraba

Program: Youth Employment and Social Support Operation
(YESSO)

Unit: Targeted Grant Transfer (TGT)

Duties of the Unit
Head

  • Based on agreed annual deliverables (outcomes
    and outputs), prepare annual work plans, budgets plan detailing expected as
    input to the SOCU annual budget and plans
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of TGT
  • Work with LGAs and ward committees on
    community-oriented interventions or activities
  • Carry out activities in collaboration with other
    MDAs and private sector organizations
  • Coordinate and supervise the transfer of grants
    to beneficiaries
  • Coordinate TGT related M & E work
  • Prepare regular reports for SOCU and
  • Disseminate information to beneficiaries.

Educational
Requirement

  • A University degree in Agriculture, Statistics,
    Social Sciences, Engineering, Extension Services or Project Management, with at
    least 12 years post qualification experience.
  • Knowledge of computer analysis software is
    mandatory while previous experience in project monitoring and evaluation shall
    be an added advantage.

Job Title: Gender and Vulnerability Officer (Grade level
10-12)

Job ID: GV784774

Programme Type: Full Time

Location: Taraba

Program: Youth Employment and Social Support Operation
(YESSO)

Unit: Targeted Grant Transfer (TGT)

Duties of the role

  • Participate in the development and review of technical documents and ensure they reflect gender and vulnerability concerns in YESSO.
  • Ensure effective means of identifying and mainstreaming gender and vulnerable groups in project processes; also, follow up on adherence/compliance
  • Facilitate the development and adoption of gender-friendly strategic communication tools and approaches.
  • Maintain links with and update knowledge of other relevant agencies programs and influence processes through the adoption of good practices learned from inter-agency collaboration;
  • Support in the identification of research needs emerging from the implementation process, especially as it relates to inclusiveness in facilitation and implementation and make suggestions on how to improve GVG main-streaming
  • Contribute to the preparation of the annual budget and work plan geared towards mainstreaming vulnerable groups’ activities;
  • Report writing (Monitoring, Quality Assurance and as may be required)
  • Any other duty that may be officially assigned.

Educational Requirement

  • A first degree in Sociology, Home Economics, or any of the Social Science related course in a recognized university, with a minimum of 6 years post qualification experience in gender-related work.

Job Title: Gender and Vulnerability Officer (Grade level
10-12)

Job ID: GV784774

Programme Type: Full Time

Location: Taraba

Program: Youth Employment and Social Support Operation
(YESSO)

Unit: State Operation Coordinating Unit (SOCU)

Duties of the role

  • Participate in the development and review of technical documents and ensure they reflect gender and vulnerability concerns in YESSO.
  • Provide technical support to YESSO implementation units on effective means of identifying and mainstreaming gender and vulnerable groups in project processes also, follow up on adherence/compliance
  • Facilitate the development and adoption of gender-friendly strategic communication tools and approaches.
  • Maintain links with and update knowledge of other relevant agencies programs and influence processes through the adoption of good practices learned from inter-agency collaboration;
  • Support in the identification of research needs emerging from the implementation process, especially as it relates to inclusiveness in facilitation and implementation and make suggestions on how to improve GVG main-streaming
  • Contribute to the preparation of the annual budget and work plan geared towards mainstreaming vulnerable groups’ activities;
  • Report writing (Monitoring, Quality Assurance and as may be required)
  • Any other duty that may be officially assigned.

Educational
Requirement

  • A first degree in Sociology, Home Economics or any of the Social Science related course from a recognized university, with a minimum of 6 years post qualification experience in gender-related work.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should submit and address Ten (10) copies of their Applications with a detailed CV to:

The Chairman,

State Planning Commission,

Jalingo, Taraba State.

Application Deadline: 19th August 2019.

Note: Candidates are required to state clearly, current
place of work, grade level and highest qualification.

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