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Project Director


Job Description

Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is one of the leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organizations implementing programs for improving Reproductive Health and Family planning (RH/FP), Care and Treatment of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria etc.

We seek applications from qualified persons for the following position in an anticipated USCDC  Key Population and Adolescent and Young Persons’ project: ’Expansion of Community HIV Response in Nigeria through Civil Society Organizations in some selected states in Nigeria. We offer professional opportunities for career advancement, good working environment and competitive remuneration.

We seek applications from qualified persons for the position of Project Director in an anticipated USCDC- funded Key Population and Adolescent and Young Persons’ project: Expansion of Community HIV Response in Nigeria through Civil Society Organizations in some selected states in Nigeria  The candidate will be based in Abuja with oversight functions on  selected states and report to the Director of Programs.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Provides Overall strategic and technical leadership in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the project in selected states.
  • Serve as the principal point of contact between the Donor and ARFH on procedural and substantive matters related to the project.
  • Lead the development of annual work plans and budget for project implementation.
  • Oversee the advocacy and collaboration with primary stakeholders and gatekeepers to provide enabling environment for the implementation of programme activities at the State and National level.
  • Review and approve submitted programme budgets to guide programme implementation at the national and state level
  • Manage the relationship between ARFH and Sub- Recipient including Sub-Contractor on the project.
  • Represent ARFH at national high-level meetings with Government of Nigeria (GoN), donor and partners
  • Submit narrative and financial reports to the donor and other relevant stakeholders as at when due.

Required Experience

Minimum of 10 years of experience in senior program management position.

Demonstrated experience in AYP and KP comprehensive HIV interventions

  • Proven track record of leadership, supportive supervision, mentoring and coaching skills.
  • Ability to develop and track project work plans and budget effectively.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English Language.
  • Great Interpersonal Communication Skills.
  • Excellent computer skills in Ms Office suite and working knowledge of M & E softwares

Minimum Qualifications

    • MB BS, BSc degree in any medical or social sciences
    • Master’s degree in a relevant field such as Public Health, Development Studies, Social

    Work or other health related field.

Method of Application

Applicants should complete the online form and send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MSWord document) explaining suitability for the job to pduscdc@arfh-ng.org on/or before Tuesday, 6th February, 2024.


Please indicate the title of post applied for in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as three professional referees including their functional e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ARFH has a Child Safeguarding policy in place and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).


Full Time


30 January, 2024


6 February, 2024

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