WFD’s Nigeria office seeks a Programme Administrative and Finance professional to support the Global Equality Project based in Abuja, Nigeria. 

Contract length: immediate start – until March 2022

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract for Service

Programme Administrative and Finance Assistant (PAFA) – Nigeria

To ensure the programme is delivered with WFD’s good standard, high quality, and meet donors’ requirements, we are looking to recruit an experienced programme, finance administrator to support the project lead with the effective delivery of these programmes.

The core skills and experience we are looking for are;

  • At least 2 years financial management and budgetary experience
  • Advanced Excel with extensive use of SAGE and/or other accounting software packages
  • Strong communication relationship management skills with staff and a range of donors
  • Excellent levels of spoken and written English 
  • First degree or similar, in a relevant discipline e.g. Business, Finance or Administration.

The PAFA plays a critical role in assisting the project lead working closely with the head office in London and our stakeholders, in the management of financial and administrative procedures for programmes.

In addition to taking responsibility for the financial management of programmes, general administrative and office management, the PAFA will assist with the logistic arrangements.

This is a locally based field role; applicants must be eligible to work in Nigeria

​If you would like a copy of the job description please download the JOB DESCRIPTION

Global Equality Project

The programme has the strategic objective of deepening inclusive and accountable citizens’ participation in political and societal decision-making processes. Funded by the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, the Global Equality Project (GEP), implemented between August 2021 to March 2022, will focus on exploring and strengthening gender equality, inclusion and rights of marginalised groups. To realize this, WFD will work with parliamentarians and officials, independent institutions, civil society organisations and other stakeholders.  

Gender equality, human rights, inclusivity, and support for thematic areas wherever appropriate are integrated in the work we do. This project will build on success recorded with the implementation of the Commonwealth Equality Project (CEP), which strengthened the use of law to advance the protection of women, girls and the vulnerable, against sexual and gender-based violence, using an evidence-based approach.  

WFD’s Competency and Skills Framework

WFD’s competency and skills framework describes the behaviours required for each position. This position provides a support function within the organisation, candidates applying for this position will be assessed at interview against the competencies relevant for a Support Level position. For more information about the WFD’s Competency and Skills Framework please visit www.wfd.org/careers/.

Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis therefore this position may close before the closing date 13th September 2021.

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