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Program Officer, Technical Officer-M&E, Technical Officer-Education needed at AHNi

Vacancies: Program Officer, Technical Officer-M&E, Technical Officer-Education

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is a non-profit organization that promotes socio-economic 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 three-year pilot project on Hausa language early primary grade reading and numeracy, implemented by FHI360 in partnership with Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) and Federation of Muslim Women Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN) as part of UNICEF’s Girls

Education Project Phase 3 (GEP3) with funding Support from U.K. Department for International Development (DFID). RANA is implemented in collaboration with the governments of Katsina and Zamfara states and aims to improve literacy and numeracy for girls and boys in primary grades 1-3 by assisting approximately 200 formal schools and Integrated Qur’anic Schools (IQS) in the states. Due to the extension on this Project, we are seeking qualified candidate for the following positions:

Position Title: Program Officer

Contract Type:    Full Term

Project:                RANA

No. Read.:           1

Location:             Niger

Program Officer Under the supervision of the Senior Program Officer, H/She will provide support in the coordination activities of the AHNI/Nigeria field offices. H/She will support program planning, design, review and the monitoring of the program implementation and field offices.

Minimum Recruitment Standards:

  • BS/BA in education, behavioral sciences or its recognized equivalent with 5-7 years of relevant experience with international development programs.
  • Or MS/MA degree in education, behavioral sciences or its recognized equivalent with 3-5 years relevant experience with international development programs.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.

Position Title: Technical Officer-M&E

Contract Type:    Full Term

Project:                RANA

No. Read.:           1

Location:             Kebbi

Technical Officer-M&E will collect, enter and clean state-level activity data, monitor flow of data collection and check for data accuracy. The incumbents will maintain regular communication with state-level partners to offer data-requirement support

Minimum Recruitment Standards:

  • Bachelor degree or HND in the numerical sciences or development Science with at least 3-year work experience in monitoring and evaluation of education programs.
  • Experience with word processing, spread-sheet, and presentation software.
  • Working knowledge of data processing computer packages.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and working knowledge of the Hausa Language.
  • Well-Organized, with ability to track multiple project activities and deadlines
  • Experience in providing administrative support to work teams
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required
  • Ability to work successfully in a team-based environment
  • Experience with database management and tablet technology for monitoring purposes

Position Title: Technical Officer-Education

Contract Type:    Full Term

Project:                RANA

No. Read.:           3

Location:             Kebbi, Kano & Niger

Technical Officer-Education Under the supervision of the RANA Literacy Coordinator, the Technical Officers will coordinate the Hausa Language reading materials content development for continuous professional development of early primary grade teachers with integrated numeracy and gender contents. They will be responsible for the state educational program planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of the reading interventions implemented by AHNi and its partners in the assigned States. The Technical Officers are responsible for technical leadership of early grade reading program and/or IQS activities in the assigned states, providing expertise in instruction, assessment, research, coaching. Draining and materials development. Working closely with the RANA Project Director, Literacy Coordinator and other technical staff, the Technical Officers will ensure effective planning, delivery and documentation of program interventions.

Minimum Recruitment Standards:

Advanced degree in education with a concentration in early grade reading, literacy, language acquisition and non-formal education or related field. At least 5 years’ experience in education reform with a focus on primary education sector work in language acquisition and/or child literacy or reading especially in Hausa Language, certification as reading/literacy specialist preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to work with government, partners and/or local government structures and school settings.
  • Proven expertise in mother tongue (L1), early grade reading instruction and/or assessment and reading material development, preferably in Hausa Language.
  • Significant experience in developing and producing of supplementary reading materials, workbooks, trainers’ and teachers’ guides and instructional materials to improve early grades reading.
  • Has ability to coordinate reading interventions, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities
  • Strong leadership qualities and facilitation skills, experience in working with teachers to improve practice

Method of Application:

Please forward your resume (cv) and cover letter as a single document, stating Position and location on the mail subject to the addresses as detailed below:

Program Officer AHNi-ProgMgtJobs@ahnigeria.org
Technical Officer-Education  


Technical Officer-M&E  


Vacancy closes on Wednesday 21st March, 2018. AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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.

Disclaimer: AHNi does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

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