SOS Children’s Village Vacancies for Programme Directors in Isolo-Lagos, Owu-ijebu Ogun, Gwagwalada - Abuja, Jos-Plateau

SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria is looking for Programme Directors, to lead planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the children’s village programmes.

Job Title: Programme Director

Job Location:

 Isolo-Lagos, Owu-ijebu Ogun State, Gwagwalada - Abuja FCT and Jos-Plateau State

Job Requirements
    Advanced diploma/degree (University, higher colleges) in Community Development, Child Development, Child & Youth Care, Management, Human Resource Management, Education, or Social Work.
    Experience in coordination and collaboration of stakeholders including government agencies, host state governments and counterparts, and international donor agencies.
    Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
    Familiarity with the political, social, economic, and cultural context of working in Nigeria preferred.
    Strong passion for child’s rights and development
    Must be vigorous and versatile in handling task,
    A strategic thinker and innovative in his /her approach.
    An additional master degree in one of the above mentioned fields is an added advantage.
    Minimum of 5 years of work experience in leadership, management and child/youth quality care (preferably in an NGO)
    Strong work experience in community development, child/youth care, education, or social work is desired.
    Possess good communication and interpersonal skills

Job Responsibilities

    The Program Director will have overall strategic, programmatic, financial, and management responsibility for the project.
    The Program Director will be the primary liaison with the client as well as with other donors, partners, and stakeholders, including the Nigerian Government
    Working closely with and managing a core staff of technical and administrative program professionals,
    She/he will ensure that project objectives, outcomes, and deliverables are met and that financial, operational, and reporting requirements of the donor are adhered to.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to send their applications and detailed resume/curriculum vitae (CVs) with three traceable references to:
The National Director
SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria
18 Church Street, Off Salvation Street,
Opebi, Ikeja
P.O Box 660 Shomolu Lagos,
Or by mail to:

Deadline 25th February, 2014

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