Country Manager, International Alert (Nigeria)

International Alert working for 30 years with people directly affected by conflict

International Alert is looking for an exceptional peacebuilding professional to lead its Nigeria country programme. Based in Abuja you will lead and develop Alert’s peacebuilding work in Nigeria, including development strategic priorities and ensuring these are reflected in programming plans; manage the country programme, supervising partners and ensuring quality control of Alert’s peacebuilding outcomes. You will be managing current initiatives, in the area of post conflict recovery and reintegration, gender and conflict sensitivity.

Alert’s methodology is based on long term engagement in conflict affected regions and you will be required to develop a clear strategy that can be sustained over time, a strategy which will also make reference to the wider West Africa/Sahel region.

With a post graduate degree in a relevant subject, you will have substantial experience in peacebuilding, you will be an experienced manager able, among others, to commission, supervise and ultimately deliver research outputs and data from programme monitoring. You will have an eye for detail in project management and enjoy working in a diverse team.

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