Programme Cordinator Needed at ActionAid

ActionAid is a global movement of people working together to further human rights and defeat poverty for all.

Programme Coordinator

ActionAid Nigeria is inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill the position of Programme Coordinator in three states: 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

  • 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
  • Proven Leadership Qualities

Method of Application

All interested candidates should complete the application form accessed from Applications should be sent in an MSWord attachment to[email protected]. Only Electronically submitted forms will be considered. Scanned application forms will be disregarded.

Subject line of emails must state clearly the Name of Applicant, Job Title of position and Location applied for e.g. Ibrahim, Joy: Programme Coordinator – Borno

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

Closing date for receipt of applications is 28th June 2015. While we respect all applicants, interview date will be communicated only to shortlisted candidates.

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