Outreach Officer

Posted 6 months ago

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health interventions, education and economic initiatives in Nigeria.

To strengthen our operations and interventions in the country, we are seeking qualified candidates for the following position:

OUTREACH OFFICER: will be responsible for overseeing community mobilization and gender inclusion activities in the state, with guidance from the Community Mobilization and Gender Specialist. S/he will ensure implementing activities to promote enrollment, retention and learning for girls, also ensuring community outreach activities to promote positive norms around girls’ education. H/She will also coordinate with the school-based committees to design school leadership strategies that will promote inclusive education for girls and learners with disabilities.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • Bachelor’s Degree / Diploma in sociology, Community Development, Social Work and Social Administration or Social Sciences is required.
  • Competency and skills in community engagement and understanding of education and gender issues; sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of political and ethical issues is required.
  • Five (5) years working experience with INGOs, NGOs and/or CBOs is an advantage.
  • Must be computer literate (MS Office Packages/Internet).
  • Ability to work well with others, develop and maintain compatibility among recipients of assistance.
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills, cross cultural and collaborative.
  • Outstanding communication skills (Oral and Written).

Method of application: Interested and Qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:  AHNi-ProgMgtJobs@ahnigeria.org

Vacancy closes: Tuesday 5th December 2023

Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disclaimer: AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview

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