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  • Job Position: Programme Officer (EU-ACT)
  • Job Location: Abuja, Sub Saharan Africa, NG
  • Pay band: 6
  • Department: Business Delivery   
  • Duration: Fixed term contract ending December 2022

Job Description

  • The Programme Officer (EU-Agents for Citizen Driven Transformation) will be responsible for managing the administrative and logistical support to programme activities to ensure quality and timeliness of delivery; good control of resources and compliance with agreed programme management systems and processes;  ensuring full and complete budgets are prepared and met for all activities with variance reports prepared as and when required; in coordination with other Programme Officers, take responsibility and utilize M&E tools for measuring results during the programme activity implementation.
  • The postholder will take responsibility for managing specific component activities and ensuring coordination with other team members.
  • The role may involve travels and project field visits to support EU-ACT (Agents for Citizen-driven Transformation) Programme CSO partners to collect communication materials and provide technical support with regards to capturing lessons and effective documentation of same.

Job Requirements

  • Graduate-level education
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with an FCR (Justice, Security and Conflict) project
  • Demonstrable experience of working as part of a successful team/function
  • Proven experience of scheduling and supporting meetings with internal stakeholders/ external partners


  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Experience of operating in a complex, multi-cultural context

N8,106,740 per annum.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • All applicants should have a pre-existing legal status to live and work in Nigeria.
  • A connected and trusted UK in a more connected and trusted world.

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