Parliamentary Technical Adviser: ActionAid Jobs in Nigeria

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6 Jul, 2009

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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 organization registered in The Netherlands and headquartered in Johannesburg South Africa. ActionAid International works in 52 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. 22 of these country programmes, affiliates or associates are in Africa and are led by African’s. 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 our new country strategy, AAN is inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill the vacant position below:

Position:  Parliamentary Technical Adviser State Accountability & Voice Initiative (SAVI).

Person Specifications

Education/Qualifications

  • Degree in Social Sciences, Arts or Humanities is essential;
  • Post graduate degree in relevant fields is desirable

Experience

  • A minimum of 8 years working experience preferably in the social development field is essential
  • A minimum of 4 years experience in a similar position is essential
  • Experience of the Nigerian policy making processes and engagements with parliament is essential

Skill/Abilities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills is essential
  • Excellent conceptual, analytical, documentation and presentation skills is essential
  • Excellent skills in policy analysis and interpretation is essential

Personal Qualities

  • Creative and tasks initiative.
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Willing and able to travel.

Method of Application:

Interested candidates should fill in the application form as accessed from the application pack on www.actionaid-nigeria.org. The application pack contains the

Vacancy announcement, job Description and Application form.

ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment; Applications from women are particularly welcome. Applications are also particularly welcome from candidates living with HIV/AIDs).

Closing date for receipt of application forms is 17th July, 2009.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. O

Only Electrically completed application forms will be entertained and should be mailed to

[email protected]

Application will ONLY be considered if submitted on AAN’s Standard Application forms.

TITLE OF POSITION APPLIED FOR SHOULD BE CLEARLY STATED IN EMAIL SUBJECT LINE.

APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED OTHERWISE.

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