ActionAid Project Coordinator; Women's Voices and Leadership Jobs in Nigeria

ActionAid Project Coordinator; Women's Voices and Leadership 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.


  • Work with the WVL Project team in conducting Partnership Assessment Model of Local Women’s Rights Organisations (LWROs), networks and movements in project states
  • Develop and deploy capacity development plans to address gaps identified from the LWROs/networks/movements assessment in project states.
  • Support the planning and delivery of the WVL-Nigeria Annual Conference on women’s rights
  • Provide mentoring, coaching and hands-on support in establishing effective systems for planning, monitoring and implementation capacity of the LWROs/networks/movements in advancing women and girls’ rights in Nigeria
  • Provide technical support to LWROs in developing Community Based Organisations (LGA) capacity to implement gender equality interventions at community level
  • Support the Granting process of the LWROs/networks/movements and work with project management team to ensure LWROs/networks/movements compliance to Grant agreement
  • Ensure effective data collection of all activities implemented at the state level by LWROs/CBOs/Networks/Movements
  • Provide timely reports to AAN on all activities of the project.


  • First degree in Social Sciences or Arts/Humanities.
  • Master's degree in a relevant field
  • Certification on Gender Development
  • Membership of relevant professional Institute
  • Experience in media relations
  • Grant management
  • Highly numerate
  • Excellent Skills in Programme Information Management
  • Proven Leadership Qualities.
  • At least seven (7) years post NYSC experience; 4 of which should be in a similar position in the development sector preferably in gender development and/or women’s
    rights work.
  • Experience working with the Nigerian CSOs in delivering gender and women’s rights interventions at state levels
  • Experience in organisational capacity development especially civil society organizations.

    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 State Advocacy and Policy Officer Jobs in Nigeria

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