Community Mobilization and Gender Specialist at Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi)

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is a non-profit organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting global health and economic initiatives in Nigeria. It was established as an affiliate of the Family Health International (FHi360) to sustain FHI’s achievements in strengthening indigenous organizational capacity in Nigeria. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

We are seeking qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title:
Community Mobilization and Gender Specialist

: Abuja
Contract Type: Fixed term
Project: RANA

Project Summary
  • The Reading and Numeracy Activity (RANA) is DFID-funded through UNICEF on early primary grades reading pilot project implemented in partnership with FRI 360 in collaboration with the Niger, Kebbi & Katsina state governments. RANA aims to improve literacy and numeracy for girls and boys in primary grades 1-3 in the supported states. It will assist approximately 100 formal Schools and integrated Qur’anic Schools (lQS) in each of the states.
  • Community Mobilization and Gender Specialist will support to adopt and integrate gender sensitive community reading promotion strategies for improved learning Outcomes at state and community levels, in collaboration with Civil Society Organizations (cSOs).
  • Under the supervision of Field Coordinator, h/she will assist in planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of all community led activities in the focus states.
Minimum Recruitment Standards
  • Master's Degree or equivalent in Education, Gender Studies, Sociology, Anthropology or related discipline with 5 years working experience in community mobilization and gender integration at the national or international level.
  • Expertise in community mobilization and gender analysis, strategic planning, and integrating gender balance into project design and management is desirable.
  • Experience in dealing with issues of gender main-streaming in material development and within public institutions and/or international organizations required.
  • Hands-on experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects is essential.
Application Closing Date
22nd May, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume and Cover Letter as a single document to: with the Job Title and Location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail

  • AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • 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.
  • AHNI does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.


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