ActionAid Nigeria Job Vacancies for Project Coordinators 5 Positions | Closed on 6th June, 2013

ActionAid Nigeria Job Vacancies for Project Coordinators 5 Positions | Closed on 6th June, 2013

ActionAid Nigeria is recruiting for the position of Project Coordinators to SMILE Project in FCT, Nasarawa, Kogi, Benue and Edo. There five vacancies are available for this position.

The job holder will be embedded within each State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development (SMWASD) in Kogi, Nasarawa, FCT, Benue and Edo. Candidate will report directly to the OVC Project Manager.

Technical Responsibilities
  • Coordinate the organisational development of the SMWASD through targeting technical assistance in carrying out organisation capacity assessment of the SMWASD
  • Develop capacity development package to address gaps identified in the SMWASD
  • Provide mentoring, coaching and hands on support  in establishing effective systems for planning, monitoring and coordination of the OVC response
  • Work with the SMWASD to institute an effective monitoring and evaluation system that will feed into the national level system
  • Serve as the state representative of the SMILE project
  • Provide technical support to the SMWASD in developing LGA capacity to coordinate community level OVC interventions
  • Work with the SMWASD to effectively manage all SMILE service providers in the state
  • Ensure effective data collection of all activities implemented at the state level
  • Provide timely reports to AAN on all activities of the project.
  • Candidate will be responsible for delivering ActionAid component of SMILE project at state level
  1. Candidate must have Degree in Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts or Humanities is essential.
  2. Required masters degree in a related field is desirable.
  3. Candidate must have 7 years post NYSC experience is essential
  4. Four (4) years’ experience in a similar position in the development sector preferably in community based health work is essential
  5. Ability to maintain donor relationship and accountability in line with funding policies and standards is essential
  6. Demonstrable facilitation skills is essential
  7. Strong oral and written communication skills is essential
Personal Qualities
A person of integrity, creative and able to take initiative with ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment is essential

Important Date
The application will close on 6th June, 2013. While AAN respect all applicants, interview date will be communicated only to short listed candidates.

How to apply?
All interested candidates should complete the application form accessed from and send as an attachment to

Only electronically submitted forms will be entertained.

ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment. Applications from women are particularly welcome.

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