Programme Manager (Niger) at the Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria (PPFN)

The Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria (PPFN) is a national non-governmental organization promoting Reproductive Health (RH) in Nigeria. As a full member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), PPFN has expanded the scope of its programs beyond family planning to cover broad reproductive health, emphasizing the needs of adolescents and young people and safe motherhood.

We seek suitably qualified internal and external candidates for the vacant position below:

Job Title: Programme Manager

Ref: PMNCR2018
Location : North Central Regional Office, Minna – Niger

  • The purpose of the position is to organize, coordinate and initiate the planning, development and implementation of Integrated Reproductive Health and Family Planning (RH/FP) projects in the respective locations as part of the strategy to expand access to a broad range of RH/FP information and services.
  • MA/MSc Public Health or Social Sciences or equivalent.
  • Seven years relevant work experience including not less than five years in an NGO (preferably in SRH).
  • Excellent contextual, analytical, writing and oral communication skills.
  • Team leadership and team playing qualities/experience.
  • Familiarity with key national and international implementing, support and donor organizations in SRH.
  • Computer literacy skills such as Microsoft Packages (excel, word, access), SPSS, Epi-info, etc.
  • Sensitive and caring but firm and decisive in managing junior-level staff.
  • Strong knowledge of NGO operations particularly those in reproductive health including family planning, maternal and child health, sexual health and women development, program development and management.
  • Familiarity with varied socio-cultural issues as they relate to SRH in the country and sensitive to cross-cultural issues and concerns.
  • Membership of relevant professional associations.
Application Closing Date
12th December, 2018.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send in their one page Letter of Application indicating the position applied and justification for their Applications, comprehensive career Resume (not more than 5 pages) and Personal contact address (not post office box address please) quoting position reference to:
The Executive Director,
Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria,
4, Baltic Crescent off Danube Street,
Maitama – Abuja.

All applicants are advised to download “ Applicant’s Form 1 and 2 " fill and submit along with his or her Application to:

Click here to download Applicants Form 1 (MS Word)

Click here to download Applicants Form 2
(MS Word)

  • PPFN subscribes to all best practices when working with children and vulnerable adults and advocates that they (children and vulnerable adults) should be treated with respect regardless of their race, colour, gender, language, religion, opinions, nationality, ethnicity, social origin, property, disability or other status.
  • PPFN does not discriminate on grounds of race, creed, ethnic origin, political belief, gender, disability, age, education or social status especially in applications for membership, providing information or services, in recruiting staff, or in any other aspect of PPFN’s work and in the pursuit of its objects”.
  • Female applicants are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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