ActionAid Jobs in Nigeria: Programme Administrators

Posted on :

4 Feb, 2010

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NGO Jobs in Nigeria

actionActionAid Nigeria (AAN) is one of ActionAid Country Programmes around the world. ActionAid is an International Non-Governmental organisation registered in The Netherlands with headquarters in Johannesburg South Africa.

ActionAid International works in 50 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. 22 of these country programmes, affiliates or associates are in Africa and are led by Africans.  We have been doing development work on the continent since 1972 and in Nigeria since 1999.

ActionAid works with the poor and excluded in Africa, 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.

To effectively consolidate on new country strategy, AAN is inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill the position of Programme Administrators, (HSS) 2 positions based in Abuja & Enugu.

Person Specifications

• Degree in Social Sciences, Arts or Humanities is essential.

• At least three years post NYSC experience in Administration and/or programmes & Excellent working knowledge of Excel, Word & Outlook (MS Office in general) & experience in handling cash are essential.
• Office administration experience & Experience in working with international development of NGO agencies are desirable.

• Attention to details; fluency in spoken and written English language; ability to work independently and in a team & highly numerate skills are essential.
Excellent planning and prioritisation skills & strong analytical/problem solving skills are desirable.

Personal Qualities
Excellent oral and written communication skills; well developed and proven interpersonal & organisational management skills; able to work effectively in a diverse team environment; creative and should be able to take initiative; should be ready to work additional hours at crucial times; must be willing to travel extensively, confident to train staff effectively in a fast-paced environment & high integrity are essential.

All interested candidates should fill in the application form as accessed from the application pack on www.actionaid-nigeria.orgThe application pack contains the Vacancy announcement, Job Description and Application form. Subject line of emails should clearly state position applied for otherwise application will not be considered.

ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment. Applications from women are particularly welcome.  In line with the GIPA principle, applications are also particularly welcome from candidates living with HIV/AIDs (PLWHAs).

Closing date for receipt of application forms is 6th February, 2010.  Interview date will be communicated to shortlisted candidates. Note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Only electronically completed application forms will be entertained and should be mailed to [email protected].  Applications will ONLY be considered if submitted on AAN’s Standard Application forms.

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