Stakeholder Democracy Network Senior Project Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Stakeholder Democracy Network Senior Project Officer Jobs in Nigeria

SDN is expecting to secure new projects in the near future and is searching for potential candidates who could work in the role of Project Officer or Senior Project Officer.

If you would like to be considered for these future job opportunities, please submit a CV (maximum 2 pages) and a cover letter (maximum one page) explaining how your experience and skills match the job description.

Note: recruitment for these positions is subject to the availability of new projects within the organisation. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. The successful candidates will work in our Port Harcourt Office.

To lead on the implementation of projects using SDN’s Project Management system that is designed to ensure that projects are effectively executed in accordance with donor requirements and SDN’s Programme Strategy and Operational Plans.


Strategy and Programme Development:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of SDN’s mission and vision in the Niger Delta
  • Assist with regular analysis of political and security developments and themes in the Niger Delta
  • Contribute to develop and deepen SDN’s understanding of its focus areas and methods
  • Contribute to internal and external discussions on stability and development in the Niger Delta

    Programme Implementation:

  • Lead the process of planning, development and implementation of projects
  • Lead the development and implementation of research and data collection processes
  • Lead the analysis, review and final output process for all project reporting
  • Produce monthly internal reporting and present to management
  • Lead in organising and facilitating dialogue meetings, workshops and seminars with government representatives, civil society and other relevant project stakeholders
  • Deliver insightful project communications that feed the SDN external communications process
  • Take full ownership and responsibility for one of SDN’s functional pillars

    External Relations and Communications:

  • Identify, build and leverage relationships that are key to promoting stability and development in the Niger Delta
  • Hold regular communication and networking with local partners, local and national institutions and external actors
  • Contribute in developing appropriate strategies for advocacy with key SDN partners
  • Contribute to the SDN external communications process by writing articles for the website and email distribution
  • Design and implement project communications plans that feed the SDN external communications process


  • Identify and develop sources of funding that will complement SDN’s strategy and projects within the
    Niger Delta
  • Lead the funding application process from the initial development of concepts notes to full application submission


  • Post graduate degree in social sciences or related field
  • At least 3- 5 years’ experience in project management in the development sector is essential.
  • Donor reporting experience
  • Experience of managing teams delivering projects, a collaborative approach to team working and ability to coach and build the skills of team members
  • A proven track record of managing projects and/or project teams to deliver high quality projects which have resulted in positive outcomes for their target beneficiaries
  • Proven ability to negotiate multiple relationships with various stakeholders and local partners
  • Demonstrated planning (including budgeting) and proposal writing skills
  • General knowledge of the political and socio-economic dynamics in the Niger Delta region is essential.
  • Excellent IT skills: word, excel and online communication skills;
  • Strong oral and written communications skills;

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates should send a covering letter (maximum 1 page) and a curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages) to Daniel Bob-Manuel Admin Officer, SDN at on or before July 1st 2019 with the position they’re applying for as the subject title

    The remuneration (gross salary) for a Project Officer is NGN150,000-190,OOO (monthly) while that of a Senior Project Officer is NGN 200,000-280,000 (monthly).

    Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will receive further correspondence.

    For more information and job application details, see; Stakeholder Democracy Network Senior Project Officer Jobs in Nigeria

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