Project Coordinator at Action Against Hunger


Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Coordinator

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Duration: 12 months
State Date: 01-09-2023


Your Job and Your Responsibilities

  • As a Project Coordinator you effectively manage and coordinate appropriately the project specific scope, schedule, resources, quality, risks, representation, coordination and contractual requirements.

More specifically:

  • You ensure efficient, effective, quality and timely implementation of the entire projects under your supervision: as updating and implementing the Project Implementation Plan (PIP), finalizing and managing the Project Scope Documents (PSDs), developing and maintaining records of the project, initiating and overseeing needs and technical assessments within the scope of the project, ensuring contractual activities are completed on time, donor rules respected and budget properly follows up.
  • You manage and develop the project team: as ensuring that all project staffs have full induction and briefings on projects, ensuring that staff and partners are aware of any project changes, ensuring staff are aware of Do No Harm and humanitarian principles and other codes of conduct, defining objectives and do evaluation of project team.
  • You assist in wider organizational development through learning and proposal: as monitoring and reporting any areas of geographic/sectoral growth for the organization based on field analysis, contributing to overall project design.
  • You manage external relations related to the project: as representing ACF in external meetings as requested, supporting HODs in sharing evidence of program impact and needs on the ground, promoting and defend humanitarian and ACF principles.
  • You ensure project data management and reporting: as ensuring development of a data collection and entry plan complete with tools and timeline that is integrated into the PSDs and PIPs, ensuring quality production of respective reports.
  • You manage and support to local implementing partners: as participating in the local partner selections processes, supporting the local partners on program launching and activity planning.

Your Profile

  • You have a Degree in Business Administration, Project Management or any relevant field, preferably in International Relations or Humanitarian Programs.
  • You have a significant experience with INGOs in insecure setting on projects coordination.
  • A previous experience with ACF in emergency and post-emergencies an asset.
  • You have at least 4 years of experience in project cycle management at a senior level in an INGO.
  • You prove excellent management skills specially of large scale multisectoral programme (HR, projects, stress management) and you are able to organize, train and motivate a multicultural and multidisciplnary team.
  • You show excellent diplomatic and negotiation skills. You are disciplined and able to work independently.
  • You speak fluently in English and have excellent drafting and writing skills.

National Package

  • Basic salary: starting from 938,683 NGN per month
  • Rent allowance: 50,000 NGN per month
  • Hardship allowance: 30,000 NGN per month
  • Transportation allowance: 16,667 NGN per month
  • Leave allowance: 10% of basic salary per month
  • Pension: ACF contribution 10% of gross salary, employee contribution 8% of gross salary
  • Annual leave: 2 days per month
  • Private health insurance: 100% health care coverage provided by ACF
  • Private life assurance: 24/7 life assurance coverage provided by the organization
  • Training: free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform
  • Relocation benefits: 120,000 NGN lump sum relocation allowance + 20 days accommodation allowance (10,000 NGN per night) +  flight ticket from the home base to the working base at the beginning and end of the assignment
  • Women at ACF are entitled to benefits such as maternity leave, compassionate leave for a hospitalized child and creche facilities for babies
  • Delocalised staff in the field offices are entitled to 2 flight trips per year back to their state of origin (within Nigeria)

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


Note: ACF is committed to people with disabilities and actively fights against all forms of discrimination.


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