Community Liaison Manager in Abuja, Nigeria

at Action Against Hunger

NGO/Community Services & Dev
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Position Overview:
The Community Liaison Manager will primarily be responsible to the Field Coordinator (FieldCo) for the active involvement of community’s, Ministries, non-governmental organizations (NGO), Community-Based Organizations (CBO) and other social partners, by liaison, training and sensitizing communities for the identification, formulation and implementation of AAH programs in a bid to contribute to the eradication of extreme hunger, malnutrition and poverty in Northern Nigeria.

Specific Objectives:

  • Provide support to AAH’s Acceptance strategy in program delivery
  • Ministries, non-governmental organizations (NGO), Community-Based Organizations (CBO) and other social partner’s awareness and support to AAH programs
  • Participate in regular external meetings at LGA level and at state level when required



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology or Rural Development or in a related field with at least five years’ relevant project experience working with rural communities
  • Minimum two years’ work experience in humanitarian contexts, with at least 1 year in conflict/insecure contexts.


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • Excellent team player
  • Previous experience with Community Liaison management duties
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in English
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Commitment to AAH mission, values and policy


Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience with AAH
  • Fluency in Hausa or Kanuri
  • Administrative and management competence would be an asset.



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