Action Aid (AA) Nigeria is seeking the services of both graduates interns and experienced job seekers to fill the vacant positions in their organization.
 
Apply for the ongoing Action Aid Nigeria Graduate Recruitment 2022. See the 3 job positions, descriptions, eligibility, and how to apply.
ActionAid is an anti-poverty agency that prioritises work with people living in poverty and exclusion; 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.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1.) Head of Programmes

Location: Abuja

Requirements
Essential:

  • First Degree in Social Sciences or Arts / Humanities.
  • Master’s Degree in a relevant field.

Desirable:

  • Membership of relevant professional Institute.

Experience:
Essential:

  • A minimum of 10 years work experience
  • At least 5 years experience in management position.
  • Experience in International development agency
  • Experience of community-based work especially working with partners
  • Experience of using Human Rights Based approach (HRBA) in programming
  • Experience in proposal and report writing
  • Understanding of Government & CSO structures/ operations.

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of Monitoring & Evaluation.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to recognise and exploit new fundraising opportunities.
  • Strong communication and report writing skills
  • Excellent programming skills
  • Ability to provide practical solutions within set deadlines.
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills
  • Highly numerate
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Demonstrable IT skills.

Personal Qualities:

  • Proven Leadership Qualities
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • A person of 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 with minimum supervision
  • Effectively promote AAN’s mission, values and objectives.
Application Closing Date
4th April, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should complete the Application Form below and send in an MS Word attachment to: Vacancy.Nigeria@actionaid.org using the Job Title and Location eg: “Head of Programmes – Abuja” as the subject of the email.
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2.) Director, Organizational Effectiveness

Location: Abuja

Person Specification
Education Qualifications:

  • At least First Degree and Master’s Degree in Social Sciences or Arts / Humanities is essential
  • Membership of CIPMN and relevant professional Institute is essential
  • Specialisation in Human Resources Management is desirable.

Experience:

  • At least 10 years minimum working experience is essential
  • 5 to 7 years HR/OD experience at Senior Management position, in a large organisation with experience in Human Resource planning, recruitment, design and implementation of progressive HR strategies, systems, procedures and practices is essential
  • Good knowledge of National Labour laws and Employee Relations Systems is essential
  • Proven experience in leading, supporting and motivating staff and teams is essential
  • Experience in working with International development agencies in a similar position is desirable
  • Understanding of gender issues in development and demonstrable commitment to promoting gender equity within the organisation is essential.
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Skill / Abilities:

  • Excellent Management & Leadership skills
  • Excellent skills in facilitation and capacity building for inter-linkages between staff, partners & stakeholders
  • Excellent conceptual, analytical, documentation and presentation skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including report writing.
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Negotiation skills
  • Excellent financial skills
  • Ability and experience of working with different cultures and nationalities
  • A strong understanding of human rights, women’s rights, and socio-economic justice.
Application Closing Date
25th March, 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should complete the Application Form below and send in an MS Word attachment to: Vacancy.Nigeria@actionaid.org using the Job Title and Location eg: “Director, Organizational Effectiveness, Abuja” as the subject of the email.
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3.) Head of Finance

Location: Abuja

Person Specification
Education Qualifications:

  • First Degree in Accounting / Finance is essential
  • Master’s Degree in relevant field is essential
  • Nationally recognised Professional Accounting Qualification is essential.

Experience:

  • At least 10 years post NYSC experience is essential
  • At least 6 years post professional qualification experience with 3 years in a senior position is essential
  • Experience in implementing financial control systems is essential
  • Experience in using SUN Accounting Systems & Spreadsheets is essential
  • Experience in working with International development agencies in a similar position is desirable
  • Audit firm experience is desirable
  • Experience working with different cultures and nationalities is desirable.

Skill / Abilities:

  • Excellent management & leadership skills
  • Excellent skills in facilitation and capacity building for inter-linkages between staff, partners & stakeholders
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to multitask
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ability to interface effectively with other members of staff and solve problems using own initiative.
Application Closing Date
25th March, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should complete the Application Form below and send in an MS Word attachment to: Vacancy.Nigeria@actionaid.org using the Job Title and Location eg: “Head of Finance – Abuja” as the subject of the email.
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4.) Partnerships & Local Rights Programme Manager

Location: Abuja

Education / Qualifications
Essential:

  • First Degree in Social Sciences or Arts / Humanities
  • Master’s Degree in a relevant field

Desirable:

  • Membership of relevant professional Institute

Experience:
Essential:

  • Eight (8) years minimum working experience.
  • At least four years’ experience in project management.
  • Experience in community mobilization
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel, Word & Outlook (MS Office in general)
  • Staff supervision and management
  • Engagement with government at State and local levels
  • Experience in social mobilization and campaigning
  • Monitoring and evaluation
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Desirable:

  • Experience working with women groups and persons with disabilities

Skill Abilities:

  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Ability to provide practical solutions within set deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain donor relationship and accountability in line with funding policies and standards.
  • Excellent skills to motivate and inspire a functional team will be essential
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills.
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills
  • Skills in community mobilization, advocacy and negotiation
  • Highly numerate
  • Excellent Skills in Programme Information Management

Personal Qualities:

  • Manager and team player,
  • A person of 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
  • Demonstrable experience in working with communities
  • Ability to travel to rural communities including North East and South South
  • Effectively promote AAN’s mission values, and objectives
  • Proven Leadership Qualities
Application Closing Date
4th April, 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should download, fill and send the completed Application Form below in MS Word attachment to: Vacancy.Nigeria@actionaid.org using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the email.
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5.) Administrative Officer

Location: Abuja

Requirements
Essential:

  • First Degree in Social Sciences or Arts / Humanities.

Desirable:

  • Membership of relevant professional institute.

Experience:
Essential:

  • Minimum of three years’ work experience in Front Desk management and Office administration or a related function.
  • Experience in store management.
  • Experience supporting procurement.
  • IT literate with excellent knowledge of Excel & word (MS Office in general).

Desirable:

  • Experience in working with international development of NGO agencies.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English language
  • Highly numerate
  • Excellent planning and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent (proven) interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Experience of designing and co-ordinating training/meetings
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills.

Personal Qualities:

  • Creative and takes initiative.
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Good motivator of others
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times.
  • Team player.
  • Self-motivated person able to work with minimum supervision
  • Effectively promote AAN’s mission values, and objectives.
Application Closing Date
4th April, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should complete the Application Form below and send in an MS Word attachment to: Vacancy.Nigeria@actionaid.org using the Job Title and Location eg: “Administrative Officer – Abuja” as the subject of the email.
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6.) Business Development Coordinator

Location: Abuja

Experience:

  • At least six years’ post NYSC experience, including at least four years’ experience in a similar position in the development sector is essential
  • Experience in donor management and proposal development is essential
  • Experience in strategy development and management is essential
  • Experience working on donor relationship is desirable
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Skills / Abilities:

  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to monitor institutional donor projects.
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills
  • Highly numerate
  • Excellent (proven) interpersonal skills
  • Experience developing successful, high profile donor proposals is desirable
Application Closing Date
28th March, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should download, fill and send the completed Application Form below in MS Word attachment to: Vacancy.Nigeria@actionaid.org using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the email.
Click here to download the Application Form (Ms Word)

7. Graduate Programme Intern, Governance

Person’s Specification
Education / Qualifications:

  • First Degree in Social Sciences or Arts / Humanities.

Experience:

  • Relevant NYSC experience in the related fields
  • Experience in Programmes and administration.

Skills / Abilities:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English language
  • Highly numerate
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent (proven) interpersonal skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Experience in support.ing training/meetings.

Personal Qualities:

  • Creative and takes initiative.
  • Team player
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Self-motivated person able to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to relate with AAN’s mission values, and objectives.
8. Project Coordinator – Campaign for Inclusion of Women and Young People in Political and Governance Processes (We-YOU Pro)
Persons Specification
Education / Qualifications:

  • First Degree in Political Sciences or other Social Sciences or Arts / Humanities.

Desirable:

  • Master’s Degree in a relevant field
  • Membership of relevant professional Institute.

Experience:

  • At least seven years’ experience, out of which four years should be in a similar role with particular emphasis on election interventions in the development sector preferably at the state level
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in community-based work and engagements with CBOs.

Skills / Abilities:

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

Personal Qualities:

  • A person of integrity, creative and takes initiative,
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times.
  • A self-motivated person able to work without close supervision.
  • Able to effectively promote AAN’s mission values, and objectives.

Desirable:

  • Proven Leadership Qualities.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should complete the Application Form below and send in MS Word attachment to: Vacancy.Nigeria@actionaid.org using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the email.

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