ActionAid in Nigeria Vacancy for Project Officer – Abuja

ActionAid is an anti-poverty agency that prioritises works with the poor and excluded; 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.

ActionAid Nigeria is inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill the following position within the organisation:

Project Officer – Abuja

The Project Officer will provide dependable, high quality and appropriate programme administrative support to the Strengthening Citizens Resistance Against Prevalence of Corruption (SCRAP-C) project team of AAN as well as program specific support to the various initiatives of ActionAid Nigeria.

Person Specifications


  •  First degree in social sciences or arts/humanities is essential
  • At least three years post NYSC experience in programming and administration
  • is essential
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel, Word & Outlook (MS Office in general) & experience in handling cash is essential
  • Office administration experience is desirable


  • Highly numerate
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Experience in coordinating training/meetings

To apply, kindly complete the application form accessed from  Applications should be sent in an MSWord attachment to Only electronically submitted forms will be considered. Scanned application forms will be disregarded.

Kindly refer to the website – for detailed job description/or terms of reference and application form of respective positions.

Subject line of emails must state clearly, job title of position applied for and location e.g Project Officer – Abuja.

ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment. Applications from women are particularly encouraged. Closing date for receipt of applications is 9th April 2018. While we respect all applicants, interview dates will be communicated only to shortlisted candidates.

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