Communication Officer at Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (Ahni)


Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (Ahni) is a Non-Profit Organization that Promotes Socio­economic 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.

The Reading And Numeracy Activity (RANA) is A 3-Year UNICEF-Funded Early Primary Grades Reading Pilot Project Implemented In Partnership With FH1 360 In Collaboration With The Governments Of Katsina And Zamfara States. 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 (IQS) In Each Of The States. We Are Seeking Qualified Candidate For The Following Positions:

Position Title Contract Type Project No. Reqd. Location
Communication Officer Fixed Term RANA 1 Abuja

Communication Officer: Will Develop Publications From Field Visits To Program Implementation Sites And Liaise Closely With Target Groups To Identify Success Stories And Evidence Of Project’s Impact, Also Take Lead In Dissemination Of Communication Materials And Publications To Relevant Stakeholders.

Minimum Recruitment Standards:

  • At Least A Bachelor’s Degree In Social Science/Mass Communication Or Other Relevant Developmental/ Communication Studies,
  • At Least 3 Years Of Professional Work Experience In Designing And
  • Executing Communication Activities, Preferably In Development Programs.
  • Ability to Work in A Team Under Tight Deadlines In A Dynamic And Fast-Paced Work Environment
  • Very Good Mastery Of English And Hausa (Both Verbal And Written).
  • Knowledge Of And Experience With Graphics, Printing Management, Media Production, Communication, And Dissemination Techniques And Methods, This Includes Alternative Ways To Inform And Entertain Via Written, Oral, And Visual Media.
  • Experience with Communication/Creative Agencies/Vendors Will Be Added Advantage
  • Ability to Create New Ideas, Relationships, Systems, Or Products, Including Creative Contributions
  • Proficient In Use Of Computer Applications Related To The Tasks.
  • Experience Working With Local NGOs,  INGOs And Government Bodies Would Be An Advantage

Method Of Application:

Please Forward Your Resume (CV) And Cover Letter As A Single Document To:

Vacancy Closes On 29th December, 2017. 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 Tor A Test Or Interview.