ACTED Nigeria Job Recruitment Application Portal- How to Apply

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ACTED Nigeria Job Recruitment Application Portal – ACTED Nigeria is currently recruiting adequately qualified persons for the positions below. Interested persons may apply below

ACTED has been committed since 1993, to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, whileco – creating longer-term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential. ACTED, headquartered in Paris, France is present in four continents and our teams intervene in 37 countries towards 18million people, responding to emergency situations, supporting rehabilitation projects and accompanying the dynamics of development. Over 5,000 staff are dedicated to implementing and developing our projects.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Shelter Project Manager

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Contract: Service contract
Contract duration: 6 months with possibility of extension
Starting Date: ASAP


  • REACH was born in 2010 as a joint initiative of two International NGOs (IMPACT Initiatives and ACTED) and the United Nations Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT).
  • ’s purpose is to promote and facilitate the development of information products that enhance the humanitarian community’s decision-making and planning capacity for emergency, reconstruction and development contexts. REACH facilitates information management for aid actors through three complementary services: (a) need and situation assessments facilitated by REACH teams; (b) situation analysis using satellite imagery; (c) provision of related databases and (web)-mapping facilities and expertise.
  • IMPACT Initiatives is a humanitarian NGO, based in Geneva, Switzerland. The organization manages several initiatives, including the REACH Initiative. The IMPACT team comprises specialists in data collection, management and analysis and GIS. IMPACT was launched at the initiative of ACTED, an international NGO whose headquarter is based in Paris and is present in thirty-seven countries around the world, founded in 1993. ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard-to-reach areas.
  • ACTED develops and implements programs that target the most vulnerable populations that have suffered from conflict, natural disaster, or socio-economic hardship. ACTED’s approach looks beyond the immediate emergency toward opportunities for longer-term livelihood reconstruction and sustainable development. Independent, private and non-profit, ACTED respects strict political and religious impartiality and operates following principles of non-discrimination, and transparency, according to its core values: responsibility, impact, enterprising spirit and inspiration.
  • ACTED has been operational in Nigeria since early 2017, and is working in the northeast responding to the humanitarian crisis. We collaborate with other NGOs and UN agencies to maximise the positive impact on the communities with whom we work. The two organizations have a strong complementarity formalized in a global partnership, enabling IMPACT to benefit from ACTED’s operational support in its fields of intervention.
  • The Shelter Project Manager, under the operational guidance of ACTED Operations Manager and in close coordination with ACTED Programme and Reporting Department, will be responsible for ensuring the proper and timely implementation of ACTED’s Shelter and NFI Projects for the most vulnerable displaced populations in Northeast Nigeria. The Project Manager oversees field operations and ensures effective and timely completion of activities, delivery of quality outputs and achievement of outcomes with maximum impact for beneficiaries.
  • The Project Manager supervises the day-to-day management of all aspects of the Shelter and NFI project and is responsible for liaising with relevant internal departments as well as external partners and project external stakeholders. The Project Manager is responsible for ensuring full compliance with ACTED’s Code of Conduct as well as internal policies (SEA Policy) throughout the implementation of the Project.

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Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

The position is responsible for the coordination and oversight of a range of projects that contribute to implementing the Shelter programme in Northeast Nigeria. This includes the management of the Shelter Officer and Shelter Technical Supervisors will be responsible for the implementation of the projects. Moreover, this position will require the establishment and close oversight of kind NFI distribution. He/she will also be responsible for external coordination, ongoing development of the Shelter Strategy, ensuring best practices and lessons learned are implemented, and oversight of the project cycle management.

  • To ensure overall compliance with ACTED procurement procedures.
  • Develop overall project implementation strategy, systems, approaches, tools and materials
  • Plan the various stages of project implementation and set direction by prioritizing and organizing activities Oversee and manage the implementation of the project ensuring that technical quality and standards are considered and respected during project(s) implementation
  • Organize regular project coordination meetings with the project team
  • Ensure budget utilization and physical target achievements are reviewed at least once a month as per the work plan
  • Ensure project implementation is on time, within target and within budget, using effective M&E systems to reach desired impacts
  • Ensure that the project is implemented in accordance with relevant ACTED technical guidelines and standards
  • Anticipate and mitigate risks and trouble-shoot any unforeseen challenges during the project implementation
  • Regularly update the work plan, output tracker, PMF and other documents relevant to effective project management
  • Providing direct assistance to the technical supervisors and distribution activities being implemented.
  • Supporting the program field teams and ensuring that they are wholly involved in programme planning, direction, and implementation thereof.
  • Provide technical inputs and guidance and ensure that technical quality and standards are considered during project implementation.
  • Collect technical information and analyse associated opportunities and risks; as well as identify and collaborate with relevant technical authorities and partners.
  • Support the design and or implementation of NFI distributions
  • Contributing to ensuring that all financial, logistics and administrative requirements are in place in accordance with acted FLAT procedures.
  • Draft memos detailing lessons learned and best practices identified during the project – memos will be developed for internal and external partners.
  • Ensure that the project cycle management framework tools including the PMF are developed and regularly updated
  • The Shelter Project Manager shall undertake regular field coordination visits to ensure that:
  • Activities are correctly completed across the entire camp and that expected standards are met.
  • Targeted indicators as stated in the Project Management Framework (PMF) and/or Log frame are met in a satisfactory manner

Administration and Operational Management of Project Implementation:

  • Review the BFU(s) and provide accurate forecasts with BOQs
  • Forecast monthly cash requirements of the project and submit them to Finance
  • Liaise with Finance Department and Selected MTA supplier on beneficiaries’ Cash transfers.


  • Send accurate and precise order forms in a timely manner
  • Contribute to quality checks and procurement committees to finalize suppliers’ selection according to the applicable scenario
  • Confirm quality of material selection when applicable


  • Participate in the recruitment of technical staff
  • Ensure that project staff understand and can perform their roles and responsibilities
  • Follow up on the work plans and day-to-day activities of the project staff
  • Manage the project staff in cooperation with Country Representative/Area Coordinator
  • Ensure a positive working environment and good team dynamics
  • Ensure capacity building among staff in relevant sectors


  • Ensure project records and documents are adequately prepared, compiled and filed according to ACTED procedures
  • Ensure all staff awareness of, and respect of, ACTED’s Code of Conduct and other policies as well as FLATS procedures


  • Ensure that each member of the project team is aware of security issues, policies, and SOPs and that they follow them accordingly
  • In cooperation with the relevant Security Department, monitor the local security situation and inform the Country Representative or Operations Manager and Country Security Manager of developments through regular written reports (if relevant);
  • In cooperation with the relevant Security Department, identify a safe location to conduct cash distribution.

External Relations:

  • Support, facilitate or undertake communication and liaison activities to actively consult and involve beneficiaries, key informants, actors, partners, and stakeholders in all stages of project design and implementation
  • Cultivate good relations with key humanitarian actors – local and international, including government authorities and non-state actors, through regular attendance at technical meetings and bilateral meetings
  • Ensure that always contact with beneficiaries is conducted in a sensitive and respectful manner
  • Where relevant, liaise with donors and work closely with partners on project updates, site visits and other communication

Quality Control:

  • Assess the activities undertaken and ensure efficient use of resources
  • Undertake regular field visits to provide technical guidance and supervision as well as regularly monitor the progress of project activities
  • Ensure lessons learned are documented, shared and reflected in project planning and decision making
  • Advise on, and assist with, project reviews conducted by AMEU
  • Ensure quality control, analysis of added value and impact, identification and capitalization on best practices and lessons learnt and provide relevant feedback for new project development
  • Identify and analyse gaps, ACTED’s added value, synergies and opportunities in the areas the project(s) is/are implemented and pass relevant information to the N+1.


  • Provide regular and timely updates on progress and challenges to supervisors and other team members
  • Draft (internal) narrative reports and contribute to the development of financial reports through regular budgetary follow-up
  • Contribute to drafting of (external) project progress and final reports, ensuring the quality and accuracy of technical information provided


  • Degree in Engineering
  • At least 5 years of experience in project management in an international relief or development setting.
  • At least 3 years of experience in coordination, project management, international development, and related fields.
  • Experience working on both Shelter projects desired
  • Experience in cash transfer programmes or assistance through voucher systems is an asset
  • Local language preferred.

Application Closing Date
30th November, 2022.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Area Coordinator, Nigeria

Reference Code: AC/NIA
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Employment Type: Fixed term | 12 months | ASAP

Job Description
You will be in charge of:

  • The Area Coordinator is responsible for representing ACTED`s interests with local authorities, donors, beneficiary communities and other key stakeholders.
  • The Area Coordinator is member of the senior management team and works to ensure program quality and operational implementation, as well as growth where appropriate and feasible, and strong representation.
  • The Area Coordinator directly supervises Project Managers ensuring that projects and programs address beneficiary needs and are implemented according to ACTED’s global strategy, donor guidelines, approved work plans and budgets.
  • The Area Coordinator also oversees day-to-day operations and security in the respective area.


  • Context analysis
  • Strategy Implementation
  • Networking, positioning and general representation:
  • Proposal development
  • Advocacy
  • Promotion of ACTED network

Management and Internal Coordination:

  • Staff Management
  • Internal Coordination

Project Implementation Follow-up:

  • Project Implementation Tracking
  • Project Quality Control
  • Partner Management

FLATS Management:

  • Finance Management
  • Logistics & IT Management
  • Administration and HR Management
  • Transparency/Compliance Management
  • Security Management

Expected Skills and Qualifications

  • University Education in a relevant field such as International Development, Emergency Operations, Humanitarian Programming, Technical Degree in Camp Management, or the like.
  • Extensive project management experience in emergency and/or development programmes.
  • Base management skills preferred (HR, Finance, Logistcis);
  • At least four (4) years relevant work experience, preferably including security management.
  • Proven capabilities in leadership and team management required;
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills, and flexibility in cultural and organizational terms.


  • Salary between 3100 and 3500€ monthly (before income tax), depending on the level of education, security level, etc as well as a monthly living allowance of $300
  • Accommodation and food provided in ACTED guesthouse
  • Pension, health insurance, life insurance and repatriation assistance (& unemployment insurance for EU citizens)
  • Flight tickets every 6 months & visa fees covered
  • Contribution to the luggage transportation: up to 100 kgs, depending on the length of the contract
  • R&R every 3 months, flight tickets covered up to $500 and allowance of $200
  • Annual leave of 25 to 43 days per year
  • One week pre-departure training in ACTED HQ, including a 3-days in situ security training
  • Tax advice (free 30-minute call with a tax consultant)
  • Psychological assistance

Application Closing Date
28th November, 2022.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application (CV and Letter of Motivation) to: using the Reference “AC/NIA” as the subject of the email.

Job Title: Country Security Manager

Reference Code: CSM/NIA
Location: Abuja (with frequent travels to Yola)
Employment Type: Fixed term | 6 months | September 2022

Job Description
You will be in charge of:

  • The Country Security Manager is responsible for overseeing daily security management of all ACTED premises and project sites, ensuring a permanent monitoring and assessment of the security situation in country, as well as reviewing and implementing ACTED security management guidelines and protocols.
  • He/she will also advise the Country Director and Senior Management Team on all issues of safety and security and provide appropriate security training and mentoring.

Main Duties

  • Department management
  • Context & Risk analysis
  • Develop and update Country Security Plans, SOPs and Contingency Plans
  • Daily Security Management
  • Crisis management:
    • Adapt crisis management protocols to the local situation;
    • Act as a key member of the Crisis Management Team so that safety policies and procedures are implemented;
  • Reporting
  • Training and briefing:
    • Conduct security briefing for each new international staff arriving in country;
    • Design security training modules for Country Director’s approval and HQ endorsement;
  • Develop and maintain a security network
  • Ensure external representation

Expected Skills and Qualifications

  • 2-3 years of working experience in insecure environments; preferably in Africa, Asia, or the Middle East;
  • Extensive experience in security management and procedures;
  • Demonstrated communication and organizational skills;
  • Ability to train, mobilize, and manage both international and national staff Flexibility and ability to multi-task under pressure;
  • Ability to work well in unstable and frequently changing security environments;
  • Willingness to work and live in often remote areas under basic conditions;
  • Proven ability to work creatively and independently both in the field and in the office;
  • Advanced proficiency in written and spoken English;
  • Knowledge of local language and/or regional experience highly desirable.


  • Salary between 2900 and 4100€ monthly (before income tax), depending on the level of education, security level, etc as well as a monthly living allowance of $300
  • Contribution to a housing allowance of up to 75% of ACTED benchmark or accommodation and food provided in ACTED guesthouse
  • Pension, health insurance, life insurance and repatriation assistance (& unemployment insurance for EU citizens)
  • Flight tickets every 6 months & visa fees covered
  • Contribution to the luggage transportation: up to 100 kgs, depending on the length of the contract
  • Annual leave of 25 to 43 days per year
  • One week pre-departure training in ACTED HQ, including a 3-days in situ security training
  • Tax advice (free 30-minute call with a tax consultant)
  • Psychological assistance.

Application Closing Date
27th November, 2022.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their application (CV and Letter of Motivation) to: using the Reference “CSM/NIA” as the subject of the email.

Note: ACTED will never charge a fee for the recruitment process.

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