Job Title: Programme Officer Job Description

  • The Programme Officers will form the core of a pioneer team of five in Nigeria (based in Abuja).
  • They will assist the Director in the planning, programming, implementation and monitoring of several interventions including the organization’s flagship programme.
  • They will provide input to the country and regional operations plan as well as prepare proposals, submissions and reports.
  • They will also provide support to the independent evaluation arm of the organization and will be solely responsible for the design, planning and implementation of a range of monitoring and evaluation-related assignments.

Core Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical and research support to home and field office operations
  • Manage organization’s data base
  • Assist in developing country and regional operations plans in compliance with global strategic and regional priorities as well as with annual programming/planning instructions
  • Supervise regular data collection and ensure quality of the data by random verification and validation
  • Participate actively in programme planning processes
  • Analyze data and prepare study reports
  • Develop fact sheets on specified topics and regions
  • Write and edit reports and other documents
  • Provide administrative and logistical support to project teams
  • Undertake regular updates of the organization’s websites
  • Travel regularly to project regions to review and manage project activities and field staff
  • Manage associate consultants, field staff and partners
  • Undertake other tasks as determined by the Director

Specific Requirements and Skills

  • A university degree, preferably in the social sciences
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a development organization, working on a development project or in an NGO
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, graphics design and SPSS or similar analytical tool.
  • Understanding of the history, theory and practice of development
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to speak and write French is an advantage

Application Closing Date 21st July, 2017.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified Applicants should send their CV’s and a cover letter to: