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Programme Advisor Nigeria

ZOA International

Full-time Staff - Nigeria, Africa

Apply by: 30th April 2017

General information

Job location: Maiduguri, NE Nigeria
Starting date: As soon as possible
Vacancy closing date: 30th April 2017
Duration position: 12 months renewable
Workhours: Full time

About ZOA
ZOA is an international NGO which offers RELIEF to people who are affected by conflict or natural disasters. ZOA wants to contribute to a new perspective of HOPE in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the affected communities we work on the RECOVERY until they can provide to take care of their livelihoods. The work of ZOA is coordinated from Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. From Apeldoorn ZOA operates in fifteen countries in Africa, Middle East Region and Asia. ZOA works approximately with 1000 employees worldwide.

ZOA is looking for a
Programme Advisor

for ZOA’s Programme in North East Nigeria

Your challenge is to develop the emergency programme portfolio providing humanitarian assistance to the victims of the Boko Haram Insurgency.

Your main tasks and responsibilities

Be part of the ZOA Nigeria leadership team
Manage the project design and proposal writing
Manage needs assessments
Manage the monitoring of project implementation and ensure the quality
Ensure compliance with donor reporting requirements
Manage project evaluations


The candidate is expected to fully support the vision and mission of ZOA

Graduate level education, preferably masters level
Minimum 5 years’ experience in institutional project execution
Minimum 3 years’ experience in M&E systems and proposal writing
Institutional donor proposal requirements
Monitoring, project evaluation and needs assessment methodologies
Data management and analysis including GIS and Kobo collect

Excellent written and spoken English
Proposal writing
Data analysis
Development of people of different cultural background

Passion to serve the poor
Developing others to realise their potential
Integrity, honesty, transparency

Special conditions

Maiduguri is subject to restrictions due to the level of security
This is a non-family duty station
Rest and recuperation conditions apply for this post

We offer
ZOA offers you a challenging job, an inspiring and motivated team in the programme country and good benefits and remuneration which suits the charities sector.

Do you need more information?
For more information about ZOA, please visit at our website

If you have questions about this vacancy, you can contact Mrs. Charity van Bemmel, HR Officer, email

Interested and you want to apply?
ZOA operates with an equal opportunities policy and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified women and men, people of all nationalities, and cultural backgrounds, and candidates with disabilities are welcome to apply.

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly via our website

CV’s of no more than 5 pages in length are appreciated.

Please provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in the application. References of previous positions held should not be older than five years.

Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment. A written test will be part of the recruitment procedure. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be considered. Internal candidates will have priority, in case of similar results.

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