Jobs at ActionAid Nigeria (AAN)

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.
Programme Coordinator
Location: Adamawa
Experience: 5 year(s)
Course of Study:
Required Grade:

Locations: Adamawa, Borno & Gombe

Person Specifications

    First Degree in Social Sciences, Arts or Humanities is essential.
    Master's degree in relevant studies is desirable.


    At least five years' experience in Project Management is essential
    Experience on Conflict Situations as it relates to Sexual & Reproductive Health, Community based work and engagements with CBOs is desirable


    Strong communication and writing skills is essential
    Ability to provide practical solutions within set deadlines is essential
    Excellent skills to motivate and inspire a functional team will be essential
    Ability to maintain donor relationship and accountability in line with funding policies and standards.
    Strong analytical/problem solving skills is essential
    Multi-tasking skills is essential
    Negotiation skills is essential
    Excellent planning and prioritization skills is essential
    Highly numerate and excellent skills in Programme Information Management is desirable
    Membership of relevant professional institute is desirable

 Personal Qualities:

    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
    Proven Leadership Qualities

Application Closing Date
28th June, 2015.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should complete the application form and send the form in an MSWord attachment to:  Subject line of emails must state clearly the Name of Applicant and Job Title of position applied for e.g. Ibrahim, Joy: Programme Coordinator - Borno
ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) is a not for profit, non-governmental entity registered with the Nigeria Corporate Affairs Commission. It commenced operations in Nigeria in 1999, while the programmatic operations commenced in January 2000 through a Country Agreement signed with the National Planning Commission of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.