26 Jun 2012

Full-Time Head of Policy, Campaigns & Communications

Action Aid – Posted by ActionAidAnywhere

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Job Description

Action aid is an international anti-poverty agency working in 40 over countries taking sides with the poor and excluded people to end poverty and injustice together. It is registered in Netherlands as a federation of affiliate programmes and commenced operation in 1999, through a country agreement signed with the planning commission of federal republic of Nigeria. To effectively strengthen our policy advocacy, campaigns and communication work and consolidate on our country strategy, Action aid Nigeria is inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill the position of head; policy, campaigns and communication


Persons Specifications


  • Degree in Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities is essential

  • Masters in Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities is essential


  • A minimum of Ten years working experience preferably in the social development field is essential

  • A minimum of five years’ experience in a management position preferably heading a unit focused on advocacy and campaign initiative is essential

  • Experience in working with civil society organizations, society movement and the media is essential

  • Experience in fund raising and donor fund management is essential

Skills or Ability

  • Excellent oral and written communication is essential

  • Excellent conceptual, analytical, documentation and presentation skills is essential

  • Excellent skills in networking, policy advocacy and campaign work is essential

Personal Qualities

  • Strong commitment to human right and social economy justice and proven track record of policy advocacy and popular activism

  • able to work effectively in a diverse team environment

  • Willing and able to travel

How to Apply

All interested candidates should complete the application form accessed from http://www.actionaid.org/nigeria/jobs/head-policy-campaigns-communication and send an attachment by applying online below, Only electronically submitted forms will be entertained. Action Aid offers competitive terms of employmemnt. Application from women are particularly welcomed and applicants living with HIV/AIDS.

Closing date is 9th of July.

Job Categories: BSC Jobs and NGO and Legal Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time.

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