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ActionAid Nigeria Job Vacancies 2019 | Apply Now before Deadline

ActionAid Nigeria Job Vacancies 2019 | Apply Now before Deadline.

ActionAid Nigeria Job Vacancies 2019 Are you a graduate or non-graduate seeking for a job opportunity in Nigeria? If yes, here’s an opportunity for you. The ActionAid Nigeria is currently recruiting to fill the available positions. Read more details below;

ActionAid is an anti-poverty agency that prioritises works with the poor and excluded; promoting values and commitment in civil society, institutions and Governments with the aim of achieving structural changes in order to eradicate injustices and poverty in the world. ActionAid Nigeria is an affiliate of ActionAid International, an International Non-Governmental organisation registered in The Netherlands with its headquarters in Johannesburg South Africa. ActionAid International works in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor
Location: 
Abuja
Grade: 6
Reporting to: Project Manager,Women’s Voice and Leadership (WVL-Nigeria) Prooject

Job Purpose

  • The post holder will provide technical support and guidance in meeting the Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) requirements of the Women’s Voice and Leadership-Nigeria Projectat all levels.
  • The MEL Advisor will also provide leadership, guidance and support to implementing partners on all M&E components of WVL-Nigeria.
  • S/he will develop strategy and expertise on the results framework, key milestones, and monitoring and evaluation plan for the project.
  • The M&E Advisor will also with support from the ActionAid Nigeria’sImpact Assessment and Shared Learning Manager ensure that the project team workis in compliance with the project’s M&E frameworks and systems.
  • The project which has funding support from the Global Affairs Canada is a five-year project aimed at supporting the capacity and activities of local women’s organizations and movements seeking to empower women and girls, advance the protection of women’s and girls’ rights and achieve gender equality.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Work with the WVL-Nigeria project team to develop specific M&E framework for the project.
  • Work with WVL-Nigeria project team to ensure M&E plan meets the projectlog frameindicators.
  • Support and contribute to the development of innovative knowledge management systems and communication across the WVL-Nigeria project and other related projects.
  • Supports M&E operations throughout the life of the WVL-Nigeria project.Meeting regularly with the WVL-NigeriaProject Manager, to troubleshoot problems, identify solutions and flag best practice.
  • Actively promote and support shared learning at organisational and inter-organisational levels.
  • Share and contribute to the development of innovative knowledge management and shared learning initiatives within the work streams of ActionAid Nigeria.
  • Implementprogramme and organisation learning activities of AAN.
  • Support Project Manager to produce reports in partnership with other members of the team.
  • Support strengthening capacities for improving documentation, monitoring and learning across WVL-Nigeria downstream partners at states level.
  • Support in the management and administration of the AAN Management Information System.
  • Others
  • Actively take part in the overall monitoring, impact assessment and shared learning procedure and strategy development of AAN.
  • Assume any other responsibilities relevant to the position as assigned by the Project Manager WVL-Nigeria.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Internal: Entire AAN staff
  • External: Donor, Partners, Community and other stakeholders.

Persons Specifications
Education/Qualifications:

  • Essential: First degree in Arts/Humanities or Social Sciences.
  • Desirable: Master’s degree in a relevant field

Experience:

  • At least five years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Extensive experience in feminist monitoring, evaluation and learning
  • Excellent working knowledge of Data information systems as well as Excel, Word & Outlook (MS Office in general)
  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative monitoring and evaluation skills and familiarity with the range of approaches and methods currently being deployed in the development sector with focus on feminist M&E
  • Experience in the use of SPSS tool
  • Experience in community-based work and use of various participatory M&E tools
  • Experienceworking with international development organisations.

Skill Abilities:

  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Ability to provide practical solutions within set deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain donor relationship and accountability in line with funding policies and standards.
  • Excellent skills to motivate and inspire a functional team will be essential
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills.
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills
  • Highly numerate
  • Experience in facilitating training/meetings
  • Excellent Skills in Programme Information Management

Personal Qualities
Essential:

  • Team player, a personof integrity
  • Creative and takes initiative.
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times.
  • Self-motivated person able to work without close supervision
  • Effectively promote the AAN’s mission values, and objectives

Desirable:

  • Proven Leadership Qualities

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Job Title: State Advocacy and Policy Officer (Accountability and Health Financing)
Locations:
 Kano, Kaduna, Jigawa, Borno & Yobe
Slot: 5 Openings
Responsible to: State Team Lead
Grade: 7

Job Purpose

  • The State Advocacy and Policy Officerswill be responsible for implementing an eight-year advocacy strategy to increase government financial resources for basic health services at the state level.
  • They are expected to support the building of the capacity of Nigerian civil society to ensure that communities have adequate information about their health rights; that the voices of communities are heard by health policy-makers and stakeholders; and that health policy and health services are responsive to their needs.

Specific Responsibilities
Programme Implementation and Reporting:

  • Contribute to the development of state level annual workplans and budgets, and quarterly mobilisation plans including preparing/revising state level work plans and budget plans
  • Support the building of strong and mutually beneficial relationships with state-level government and other stakeholders, including civil society organisations, networks and movements, women’s rights movements, youth movements and disabled people’s organisations;
  • Implement communication and advocacy actions to contribute to project results;
  • Implement state level project deliverables;
  • Monitor progressagainst state level annual and quarterly work plans and budget plans;
  • Attend state level meetings with the StateTeam;
  • Ensure there is regular communication of progress or escalation of challenges at the state level

Financial Management:

  • Support the preparation of quarterly and annual state level narrative and financial reports to DFID and ActionAid;
  • Participate actively in developing periodic/annual state plans and budgets;
  • Support the monitoring, revising and correct administrative and financial management of project advocacy and policy objectives at the state level.

Other:

  • Contribute to a personal and team culture that demonstrates ActionAid International’s values including: Mutual Respect, Equity and Justice, Integrity, Solidarity with People Living in Poverty and Exclusion, Courage of Conviction, Independence and Humility.

Internal Relationships:

  • Entire ActionAidNigeria staff.

External Relationships:

  • Government, Civil Society Organisations, networks and movements, women’s rights movements, youth movements and disability rights groups.

Persons Specifications

Education/Qualifications
Essential:

  • Graduate Degree in a relevant subject.

Desirable:

  • Postgraduate degree in public health, social sciences or management;
  • Membership of relevant professional institute.
  • Strong proficiency in Hausa or other local languages strongly preferred

Experience/ Knowledge:

  • A minimum of 7 years’ relevant work experience, of which 3 years must be on health accountability programmes or similar projects;
  • Strong understanding of the Nigerian health system, civil society, and social justice movements at the state level;
  • Demonstrable experience in implementing advocacy strategies to influence policy change at the state level;
  • Knowledge of policy, CSOs, media and youth movements landscape in Nigeria;
  • A good understanding and clear commitment to human rights-based approach and women’s rights.

Experience working in an international development organisation;

  • Experience working on projects funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) or similar donors;
  • Experience in community-based work and engagements with CSOs;
  • Good knowledge of women’s rights, gender equality and human rights;
  • Existing working relationships with civil society and feminist networks in Nigeria.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong communication and writing skills;
  • Strong research, analytical and writing skills;
  • Strong analytical skill;
  • Demonstrable IT skills;
  • Strong networking and relationship-building skills;
  • Strong organisational skills and co-ordination skills in meeting tight deadlines;

Desirable:

  • Highly numerate.

Personal Qualities:

  • A strong commitment to human rights and socio-economic justice;
  • Self-motivated person able to work without close supervision;
  • Strong team player, able to work closely with others remotely, ability to meet tight deadlines and multiple priorities;
  • Flexibility to travel;
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times
  • Ability to relate with ActionAid Nigeria’s mission, values and objectives;

Click Here to Download Application Form (MSWord)

Job Title: Communications Officer, Women’s Voices and Leadership – Nigeria Project
Location: 
Abuja
Grade: 5
Reporting to: WVL Project Manager

Job Purpose

  • The WVL-Nigeria Communications Officer will be responsible for all communication needs of the project.
  • S/he will support the development of WVL-Nigeria communication strategy working in line with Global Affairs Canada and ActionAid Nigeria’s Communication Strategies.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Facilitate and ensure delivery of communications requests on the WVL project within specified timeline
  • Develop and implement innovative and effective communication and media strategies for the WVL-Nigeria project
  • Support content development for WVL-Nigeria project policy influencing, website and other social media platforms working with the WVL-Nigeria Feminist Hub Manager
  • Responsible for quality assurance of documentation and publishing of all WVL-Nigeria project publications in liaison with the AAN Communications Unit
  • Support WVL-Nigeria project partners in understanding, documenting and communicating WVL-Nigeria project successes, results and impacts.
  • Support other AAN communications strategies for all initiatives including fundraising and marketing projects
  • Any other responsibilities as assigned by line manager.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Internal – Entire AAN team
  • External – The Media, project partners, donor, Partners, INGO Community and other stakeholders.

Persons Specifications
Education/Qualifications:

  • Essential: First degree in communications, socials sciences or arts/humanities
  • Desirable: Master’s degree in a relevant field

Experience:
Essential:

  • At least 3 years work experience 2 of which should be in communication field in the development sector
  • Website development and digital communications experience
  • Capacity building experience including training and facilitating.

Desirable:

  • Experience working with the media
  • Familiarity with popular media sector and previous relationship with same
  • Experience in gender mainstreaming and women’s rights

Skill Abilities:

  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Ability to provide practical solutions within set deadlines.
  • Good computer skills especially in the use of publishing tools
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Public Speaking skills
  • Excellent planning and prioritisation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Online i.e. website management and digital communications

Personal Qualities

  • A person of integrity
  • Creative and takes initiative
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times
  • A self motivated person able to work without close supervision
  • Effectively promote AAN’s mission, values and objectives

Click Here to Download Application Form (MSWord)

Job Title: Education Project Coordinator – Breaking Barriers (NORAD) Project 
Location: 
Abuja
Responsible to: Governance Manager
Line Management: None
Grade: 7

Job Purpose

  • The Breaking Barriers (NORAD)Project Coordinator will be responsible for the overall coordination of a multi-country project in Sokoto&Lagos States and the Federal Capital Territory -Abuja in order to optimise the benefits and impact of the programme.

The post holder will provide project technical assistance in Lagos, Sokoto and Abuja in the following way:

  • Support and build a strong, active movement of Civil Society Groups to strengthen, expand and support the teaching profession and ensure sustainable financing of teacher salaries.
  • Ensure that Public education systems are more responsive to the needs of girls and marginalised children.
  • Promote Public education policies, systems and support the reversal of privatisation of education (where evidence shows that privatisation has led to an undermining of equity for girls, minority groups and children with disabilities).
  • Promote progressive tax system nationally through campaigning for tax justice or fair taxation as means of mobilizing resources internally to fund public education in Lagos and Sokoto states
  • Drive effective budget advocacy in Lagos and Sokoto states to leverage increased resource allocation to the education sectors

The Coordinator will also support the following movement/union/coalitions in ensuring that the above is achieve:

  • Nigerian Union of Teachers
  • Tax Justice and Governance Platforms (TJ & GP) nationally and in the states
  • Civil Society Action Education for All
  • Media
  • Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC
  • Budget Network

S/he will support local partners at the State levels (Sokoto & Lagos) in carrying out community/school-based activities while also ensuring linkages at the international level and other countries (Malawi, Tanzania and Mozambique) to achieve the project objectives.

Specific Responsibilities

Project Management:

  • Coordinate the BreakingBarriersProject in Sokoto, Lagos & Abuja and work at the State and National levels with relevant government agencies.
  • Share experiences with other implementing countries (Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania) for programme quality.
  • Coordinate activities of movement/union/coalitions.
  • Coordinate activities of the state partners on programme delivery and ensure compliance with terms of reference in the memorandum of understanding.
  • Prepare/revise work plans and budget plans in close consultation with AAN’s thematic lead
  • Lead and ensure the effective implementation and management of project deliverables.
  • Supervise and monitor progressagainst annual and quarterly work plans and budget plans.
  • Provide strategic guidance on programme implementation by Project Partners.
  • Ensure drafting of public press (Media) statements for review before release.
  • Ensure timely (quarterly) submission of reports of monitoring and other incidental activities as required by the donor.
  • Coordinate and supervise the project personnel, fixed assets, financial assets and other resources in accordance with ActionAidpolicies and procedures; and in line with donor agreement.
  • Ensure that inputs for the realization of objectives of the projects are processed in a timely and transparent manner.
  • Supervise the engagement with and mobilization of existing networks, professional and cluster groups, and platforms at national and local levels.
  • Oversee, monitor, revise and ensure correct administrative and financial management of the project.
  • Ensure effective implementation of the project.
  • Obtain feedback from beneficiaries, stakeholders and other citizens, and document their experience and perspectives.
  • Contribute to implementing AAN Country Strategy.

Relationship Management:

  • Map and build strong relationships with key decision makers and stakeholders and represent the project to external contacts.
  • Act as the intermediary between Partners and International project management team.
  • Monitor, provide support; review the functioning and achievements of the Project.
  • Create and manage relationship with the National and International project accountability team.

Internal Relationships:

  • Entire AAN staff

External Relationships:

  • People Living with Disability groups, Youth organisations,Nigerian Union of Teachers, LaborUnion, Tax Justice Network, Civil Society Action Education For all and other relevant professional bodies,organised private sector, Norwegian embassy in Nigeria, relevant government agencies and media

Persons Specifications

Education/ Qualifications
Essential:

  • First degree in Social Sciences or Arts/Humanities

Desirable:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field
  • Membership of relevant professional Institute

Experience
Essential:

  • At least 7 years relevant experience
  • Minimum of 4-year experience in a similar project role
  • Experience on ProjectMonitoring and Evaluation
  • Previous works on Social
  • Investment initiatives, Accountability and good governance projects.
  • History of working with and within CSO community.
  • Knowledge of M&E, CSOs, media and youth movements landscape in Nigeria

Desirable:

  • Experience in working in an International Development organisation
  • Experience in community-based work and engagements with CSOs

Skill Abilities:

  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Highly numerate
  • Negotiation skills
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Proven strong and charismatic management and leadership skills and experience
  • Excellent strategic planning skills
  • Demonstrable IT skills
  • Tact and diplomacy
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with senior political, community, and civic leaders as well as members of the donor and diplomatic community
  • Appreciation for confidentiality

Personal Qualities:

  • A strong commitment to poverty reduction, accountability and good governance works
  • A team player
  • A strong commitment to human rights and socio- economic justice and proven track record in exercising human rights
  • An appreciation of the need for innovative ways of learning and knowledge development
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to travel
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times
  • Self-motivated person able to work without close supervision
  • Effectively promote AAN’s mission, values and objectives
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Able to work accurately, with attention to details

Click Here to Download Application Form (MSWord)

Job Title: Programme Officer, Women’s Voices and Leadership – Nigeria Project
Location
: Abuja
Responsible to: Programme Coordinator, North (Abuja)
Line Management: None
Grade: 5

Overall Purpose

  • The post holder will provide administrative and programme support on the Women’s Voices and Leadership- Nigeria Project.
  • The WVL Nigeria is a 5-year project that is aimed at supporting the capacity and activities of local women’s organizations and movements seeking to empower women and girls, advance the protection of women’s and girls’ rights and achieve gender equality.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Administrative support:

  • Documentation and filing of the WVL Nigeria reports
  • Support in the tracking, documenting and maintaining files on key issues in the news that are of interest to WVL Nigeria project in collaboration with the MEL and Communications Officers
  • Support in the development of project success stories
  • Support in the process of fund advancement and retirement for WVL Nigeria activities
  • Support in the procurement processes of services and goods including development of service providers and consultants Terms of Reference and contracts

Programme:

  • Support data collection on the WVL-Nigeria project from the field; the collation and documentation of data for the overall AAN WR indicators
  • Support the operationalisation of management information systems for capturing and managing data including baseline and coverage information, emanating from project work in the communities, states and national level.
  • Support documentation, information sharing of the WVL Nigeria project activities
  • Liaise with AAN Women’s Rights team and other AAN units in ensuring the WVL Nigeria project and core women’s rights programmes are effectively mainstreamed
  • Support the WVL Project annual planning and budgeting process
  • Any other tasks assigned by line manager.

Key Relationships:

  • Internal Relationships: Entire AAN team
  • External Relationships: WVL Nigeria Project Partners and Networks

Persons Specifications
Education/Qualifications:

  • First degree in Social Sciences or Arts/Humanities – Essential

Experience:

  • At least three years post NYSC experience two of which should be in gender mainstreaming and women’s rights programming – Essential
  • Experience in community mobilization – Essential
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel, Word & Outlook (MS Office in general) – Essential
  • Experience in feminist analysis – Desirable

Skill Abilities:

  • Excellent report writing and analytical skills – Essential
  • Fluency in spoken and written English language – Essential
  • Highly numerate – Essential
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills – Essential
  • Multi-tasking skills – Essential
  • Excellent (proven) interpersonal skills – Essential
  • Negotiation skills – Essential
  • Ability to apply participatory tools – Essential

Personal Qualities:

  • Creative and takes initiative – Essential
  • Team player – Essential
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment – Essential
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times – Essential
  • Self-motivated person able to work without close supervision – Essential
  • Effectively promote AAN’s mission values, and objectives – Essential

Click Here to Download Application Form (MS Word)

Job Title: Finance Coordinator
Location:
 Abuja
Reporting to: Programme Coordinators
Grade: 7
Line Management:  Finance Officer

Overall Purpose

  • The Finance Coordinator will be required to ensure the financial and legal integrity of the organisation within the framework of the policies and procedures established and the requirements of the local law. S/he will be involved financial management of AAN.
  • The post holder will also support in making key financial decisions on AAN projects as well as provide input into AAN annual plans.

Specific Responsibilities
Planning:

  • Engage and lead financial planning processes of projects that fit into the organizational annual plan.
  • Ensure that plans are consistent with ActionAid financial policies and procedures.

Financial Reporting:

  • Responsible for accurate and timely financial and management reporting to donors and project leads
  • Ensure that effective systems are in place to allow adequate financial monitoring.
  • Ensure timely review of monthly financial reports of implementing partners
  • Support in the preparation of the Annual Finance Report and Statutory Report
  • Responsible for timely release of funds to implementing partners.
  • Review monthly bank reconciliation and quarterly staff debtor schedules.
  • Posting of financial transactions data into SUN.

Audit:

  • Take a lead on project audits
  • Responsible for the implementation of project audit recommendations
  • Coordinate management response to internal and external audit findings, and to ensure proper follow up on agreed recommendations of project audits.

Organisational Development Support:

  • Provide technical support to project staff.
  • Build the capacity of non-finance staff and implementing partners on financial and grant management.
  • Participate in the recruitment and assessment of finance staff and partnership assessment of local organisations.
  • Ensure timely remittance of pension deductions to Pension Fund Custodians
  • Support the development of accounting policies and procedures for AAN and implementing partners.
  • Providing quality control checks on ensuring that valid input data are entered into the accounting systems.

Safeguarding Assets and Interests:

  • Ensure that project funds and assets are being used for rightful purposes as intended by the donors.
  • Responsible for regular update of project asset register.

Risk Management:

  • Support Internal Audit unit in identifying project risks and mitigating actions

Others:

  • Reconcile and prepare monthly schedule for accrual, sundry creditors and pension
  • Any other work as may be assigned by line manager

Key Working Relationships

  • Internal: Entire AAN staff
  • External: Donors, partners, external auditors and government agencies

Person Specifications
Education/Qualifications:

  • First degree in Accounting /or Finance is essential
  • Membership of professional accounting body is essential
  • Masters’ degree in relevant studies is desirable

Experience:

  • Minimum of 7 years work experience, 4 of which should be as a professional accountant is essential
  • Ability to work with an accounting software is essential;
  • Experience using SUN software is essential
  • Experience working in an INGO as an accountant is desirable
  • IT literate and have excellent knowledge of Excel & word (MS Office in general).
  • Ability to work with an accounting software is desirable

Skill/Abilities:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English language
  • Highly numerate
  • Excellent planning and prioritisation skills
  • Strong financial expertise and familiarity in management and accounting practices
  • Proven experience in implementing financial and administrative control systems.
  • Proven skills in training and developing staff.
  • Excellent (proven) interpersonal and both oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills.
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Project management skill

Personal Qualities:

  • Creative and takes initiative.
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment.
  • Good motivator of others.
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times.
  • Self-motivated person able to work without close supervision
  • Team player
  • Effectively promote AAN’s mission values, and objectives

Click Here to Download Application Form (MSWord)

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter & Curriculum Vitae in one document and MSWord attachment to: Vacancy.Nigeria@actionaid.org Subject line of emails must state clearly, job title of position applied for and location e.g.Education Project Coordinator, Breaking Barriers Project – Abuja

Job Title: Project Coordinator; Women’s Voices and Leadership
Locations:
 Abuja & Lagos
Reporting to: Project Manager
Slot: 2 Openings
Line Management: Programme Administrator
Grade:7

Job Purpose

  • The Project Coordinator North (who will sit in AAN Abuja office) will be responsible for project implementation in three project states of Bauchi, kano and Kwara, as well as support interventions at the national level while the Project Coordinator South (who will sit in AAN Lagos office) will be responsible for project implementation in Lagos, Cross Rivers and Enugu States.

Technical Responsibilities

  • Work with the WVL Project team in conducting Partnership Assessment Model of Local Women’s Rights Organisations (LWROs), networks and movements in project states
  • Develop and deploy capacity development plans to address gaps identified from the LWROs/networks/movements assessment in project states.
  • Support the planning and delivery of the WVL-Nigeria Annual Conference on women’s rights
  • Provide mentoring, coaching and hands-on support in establishing effective systems for planning, monitoring and implementation capacity of the LWROs/networks/movements in advancing women and girls’ rights in Nigeria
  • Provide technical support to LWROs in developing Community Based Organisations (LGA) capacity to implement gender equality interventions at community level
  • Support the Granting process of the LWROs/networks/movements and work with project management team to ensure LWROs/networks/movements compliance to Grant agreement
  • Ensure effective data collection of all activities implemented at the state level by LWROs/CBOs/Networks/Movements
  • Provide timely reports to AAN on all activities of the project.

Reporting and Accountability:

  • Submit to Project Manager timely informative reports, showing progress towards outputs and objectives of the WVL-Nigeria project
  • Develop concept note for each programme activity for approval by the line manager.
  • Submit situational and any other non-routine reports when necessary or when asked to
  • Facilitate the sharing of information among stakeholders.
  • Submit success stories or case studies on lessons learnt for sharing.
  • Identify and recommend opportunities for collaboration and other forms of engagement by AAN outside the ambit of WVL-Nigeria project.

Financial Management:

  • Participate in and contribute to the development of AAN annual plans and budgets
  • Submit timely financial reports on funds released for activities in the project states ensuring compliance with AAN financial reporting requirements.
  • Support partners to develop realistic budgets, linking budgets to planned and agreed activities.
  • Actively source for and participate in fund raising activity for AAN including developing concept notes and proposals.

Representation:

  • Represent AAN in the state or at national level – including attending meetings on behalf of AAN
  • Make presentations at professional meetings and conferences on matters related to WVL-Nigeria project.

Others:

  • Participate in internal AAN WR TWG meeting to develop strategies for advancing AA Feminist Agenda
  • Participate in AAN Project Steering Committee meeting and report progress
  • Carry out any other responsibilities assigned by the Project Manager.
  • Internal Relationships: Entire AAN team
  • External Relationships: Partners, Donors, CSOs and relevant government agencies.

Persons Specifications
Education/Qualifications:

  • First degree in Social Sciences or Arts/Humanities.

Desirable:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field
  • Certification on Gender Development
  • Membership of relevant professional Institute
  • Experience in media relations
  • Grant management
  • Highly numerate
  • Excellent Skills in Programme Information Management
  • Mobilisation skills
  • Proven Leadership Qualities.

Experience:

  • At least seven (7) years post NYSC experience; 4 of which should be in a similar position in the development sector preferably in gender development and/or women’s rights work.
  • Experience working with the Nigerian CSOs in delivering gender and women’s rights interventions at state levels
  • Experience in organisational capacity development especially civil society organizations.

Skill Abilities:

  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Ability to provide practical solutions within set deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain donor relationship and accountability in line with funding policies and standards.
  • Excellent skills to motivate and inspire a functional team will be essential
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills.
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills

Personal Qualities:

  • A person of integrity, creative and takes initiative, able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times.
  • A self-motivated person able to work without close supervision
  • Able to effectively promote the AAN’s mission values, and objectives.

Click Here to Download Application Form (MSWord)

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter & CV in one document and MSWord attachment to: Jobopenings.Nigeria@actionaid.org Subject line of emails must state clearly the title of position applied and location for e.g. Project Coordinator, Women’s Voices and Leadership- Nigeria Project – Lagos & Abuja.

Note

  • Only electronically submitted forms will be considered. Submitted CVs will be disregarded.
  • Submitted applications for this position will be reviewed as received.
  • ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment. Applications from women and candidates from the North East and North West are particularly encouraged.
  • While we respect all applicants, interview dates will be communicated only to shortlisted candidates.

Application Deadline: 3rd April, 2019.

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