Policy, Advocacy & Gender Technical Advisor, Enhancing Nigerian Response (ENR) (3 positions)
ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) is one of ActionAid Country Programmes around the world. ActionAid is an International Non-Governmental organization registered in The Netherlands with headquarters in Johannesburg South Africa. ActionAid International works in about 50 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia and the Americas. 22 of these country programmes, affiliates or associates are in Africa and are led by Africans. We have been doing development work on the continent since 1972 and in Nigeria since 1999. ActionAid works with the poor and excluded in Africa, 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.
To effectively remain proactive and consolidate on the new country strategy, AAN is inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill the position of Policy, Advocacy & Gender Technical Advisor. (I position each for Benue, Ogun & Akwa Ibom)Person Specifications
Degree in Social Sciences, Arts or Humanities is essential.
Post graduate degree in a relevant field is essential.Experience
A minimum of 7 years working experience preferably in the social development field is essential
A minimum of 3 years experience in a similar position is essential
Experience of the Nigerian policy environment as it relates with Gender & HIV/AIDS is essential
Experience in HIV Prevention and Gender mainstreaming is desirableSkill/Abilities
Excellent computer application skills is essential
Excellent oral and written communication skills is essential
Excellent conceptual, analytical, documentation and presentation skills is essential
Excellent Skills in policy analysis and interpretation is essentialPersonal Qualities
Creative and takes initiative.
Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
Willing and able to travelHow To Apply
All interested candidates should fill in the application form as accessed from the application pack on www.actionaid-nigeria.org
The application pack contains:
1. Vacancy announcement
2. Job Description
3. Application form.
Download the Job Description
, and Application form.
After filling the Application Form in Microsoft Word document, send it to email@example.com
Subject line of emails should clearly state position applied for and name of applicant with surname first otherwise application will not be considered.
ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment. Applications from women are particularly welcome. Applications are also particularly welcome from candidates living with HIV/AIDs (PLWHAs).
Closing date for receipt of application forms is 12th March, 2010. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Only Electronically completed application forms will be entertained and should be mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Applications will ONLY be considered if submitted on AANs Standard Application forms.