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  • Posted: May 20, 2022
    Deadline: Jun 1, 2022
  • The Nigerian Women’s Trust Fund (WF) was created in 2011 to increase the representation of women in Nigerian governance at all levels and address the growing concerns about the gender imbalance in elective and appointive positions. Nigeria currently falls short of the National Gender Policy benchmark of 35% minimum gender representation and other globa...
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    Programme Officer

    Location: Abuja - Nigeria

    Reports to: CEO

    Contract length: 5 years, renewable yearly

    Remuneration: Negotiable and competitive within the sector.

    Main Role:

    Strategy Development

    • Conduct regular analysis of political issues on inclusive and participatory democracy in line with the Fund’s thematic priorities
    • Support the implementation of the approved project work plan
    • Support the development of thematic work output particularly on women's political participation, gender advocacy and leadership development
    • Support the development of appropriate strategies for advocacy with partners.

    2. Program Development

    • Lead the organizing and facilitation of dialogue meetings, workshops and seminars with government representatives, civil society, and international development partners
    • Pursue alliances, networks, and collaboration with organizations with similar or complementary thematic focus to advance the implementation of the project work plan.
    • Identify opportunities and help in developing relationships for promoting women’s political participation.
    • Represent the organization at meetings, seminars, coordination fora and other events.
    • Provide effective and ongoing communication to diverse audiences in project areas.

    Recruitment’s qualifications:

    Excellent working level of English language in both writing and speaking.

    Educational qualifications:

    Bachelor’s degree in Women and Gender Studies, political sciences, international relations, or related field.


    At least 5 years of experience in the design and implementation of development projects implemented by national/international NGOs/UN bodies/Governments.

    Work Environment:

    Traditional Office hours of 8 am – 5 pm on weekdays with some travel in and outside Abuja.

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