Project Director in Abuja, Nigeria

NonProfit Organization Management
Project Management
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

International Medical Corps – Nigeria is seeking suitably qualified NIGERIA NATIONALS to fill the following positions which is dependent upon availability of funds.


The Project Director is responsible for the overall coordination and management of a program to reduce sources of religious and communal tension and violence. The Project Director will work within International Medical Corps country office in Nigeria and is responsible for: meeting the programs objectives, managing program staff, maintaining good working relationships with host government officials and local partners; donor reporting and management of funds to ensure high-quality delivery of services to target groups and organizations. The Project Director will manage and provide technical support in conflict resolution/management and oversee the gender focused specialists and Organizational Development Specialist to ensure a cohesive approach to achieving program goats. The Project Director will be an integral member of the senior country leadership team, working closely with the Country Director, other staff and project leads to integrate conflict mitigation programming into ongoing efforts as appropriate.


  • Ensure program implementation is on time, target and budget, using effective M&E systems to reach desired impacts
  • Create and maintain systems ensuring effective and transparent use of financial resources for timely and informative reporting in line with donor and IMC policies and procedures.
  • Increase staff capacity by ensuring high quality technical training on conflict management and socio-economic development for staff and local partners and providing ongoing coaching and mentoring.
  • Promote earning and knowledge management through documentation and knowledge sharing around best practices and lessons learned.


  • Minimum of seven (7 years of experience managing and coordinating conflict immigration/management programs in developing country contexts.
  • Previous experience as a Project Manager or similar role.
  • Experience developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation plans.
  • Comprehensive experience in approaches to governmental and private sector development.
  • Degree in Peace and Conflict Resolution, International Development or Public Administration
  • Exceptional knowledge of relevant USAID and federal regulations and policies.
  • Knowledge and organizational management experience in post-conflict countries preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills required to explain complex processes to a diverse group of stakeholders.
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