ActionAid Education Project Coordinator Jobs in Nigeria

ActionAid Education Project Coordinator Jobs in Nigeria

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 America.


Project Management:

  • Coordinate the BreakingBarriersProject in Sokoto, Lagos & Abuja and work at the State and National levels with relevant government agencies.
  • Share experiences with other implementing countries (Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania) for programme quality.
  • Coordinate activities of movement/union/coalitions.
  • Coordinate activities of the state partners on programme delivery and ensure compliance with terms of reference in the memorandum of understanding.
  • Prepare/revise work plans and budget plans in close consultation with AAN’s thematic lead
    Lead and ensure the effective implementation and management of project deliverables.
  • Supervise and monitor progressagainst annual and quarterly work plans and budget plans.
  • Provide strategic guidance on programme implementation by Project Partners.
  • Ensure drafting of public press (Media) statements for review before release.
  • Ensure timely (quarterly) submission of reports of monitoring and other incidental activities as required by the donor.
  • Coordinate and supervise the project personnel, fixed assets, financial assets and other resources in accordance with ActionAid policies and procedures; and in line with donor agreement.
  • Ensure that inputs for the realization of objectives of the projects are processed in a timely and transparent manner.
  • Supervise the engagement with and mobilization of existing networks, professional and cluster groups, and platforms at national and local levels.
  • Oversee, monitor, revise and ensure correct administrative and financial management of the project.
  • Ensure effective implementation of the project.
  • Obtain feedback from beneficiaries, stakeholders and other citizens, and document their experience and perspectives.
  • Contribute to implementing AAN Country Strategy.

    Relationship Management:

  • Map and build strong relationships with key decision makers and stakeholders and represent the project to external contacts.
  • Act as the intermediary between Partners and International project management team.
  • Monitor, provide support; review the functioning and achievements of the Project.
  • Create and manage relationship with the National and International project accountability team.

    Internal Relationships:

  • Entire AAN staff

    External Relationships:

  • People Living with Disability groups,
    Youth organisations,Nigerian Union of Teachers, LaborUnion, Tax Justice Network, Civil Society Action Education For all and other relevant professional bodies,organised private sector, Norwegian embassy in Nigeria, relevant government agencies and media


  • First degree in Social Sciences or Arts/Humanities
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field
    Membership of relevant professional Institute
  • At least 7 years relevant experience
  • Minimum of 4-year experience in a similar project role
  • Experience on ProjectMonitoring and Evaluation
  • Previous works on Social
  • Investment initiatives, Accountability and good governance projects.
  • History of working with and within CSO community.
  • Knowledge of M&E, CSOs, media and youth movements landscape in Nigeria
  • Experience in working in an International Development organisation
  • Experience in community-based work and engagements with CSOs

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should kindly download and complete the "Application Form" below and send as an MS Word attachment to: Subject line of emails must state clearly, job title of position applied for and location e.g.Education Project Coordinator, Breaking Barriers Project - Abuja Application Closing Date 3rd April, 2019.


  • Only electronically submitted forms will be considered. Submitted CVs will be disregarded.
    Submitted applications for this position will be reviewed as received.
  • ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment. Applications from women and candidates from the North East and North West are particularly encouraged.
  • While we respect all applicants, interview dates will be communicated only to shortlisted candidates.

    For more information and job application details, see; ActionAid Education Project Coordinator Jobs in Nigeria

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