Country Manager – Nigeria

Salary: £54,169 per annum, plus excellent benefits
Based: Abuja, Nigeria
Contract: 12 months with the possibility of extension
Closing date: 26 September 2019

International Alert is looking for an exceptional peacebuilding professional to lead its Nigeria country programme.

Based in Abuja, you will lead and develop our peacebuilding work in Nigeria, including developing strategic priorities and ensuring these are reflected in programming plans, managing the country programme, supervising partners and ensuring quality control of our peacebuilding outcomes. You will be managing current initiatives in the area of post-conflict recovery and reintegration, gender and conflict sensitivity.

Our methodology is based on long-term engagement in conflict-affected regions and you will be required to develop a clear strategy that can be sustained over time.

With a postgraduate degree in a relevant subject, you will have substantial experience in peacebuilding, you will be an experienced manager able, among other things, to commission, supervise and ultimately deliver research outputs and data from programme monitoring. You will have an eye for detail in project management and enjoy working in a diverse team.

Kindly note the above are some of the requirements for the job. For the full job requirements, please read the job description.

To apply, please follow the link below and click 'Apply for this job'. Please upload your CV and cover letter.

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We reserve the right to close applications early, so early applications are encouraged.

The deadline for applications is 26 September 2019 at 23:45 (UK time).

International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.