Capacity Advisors at Heartland Alliance International – Nigeria

Heartland Alliance International, one of the world’s leading anti-poverty organizations, works in communities in the U.S. and abroad to serve those who are homeless, living in poverty, or seeking safety.

Heartland Alliance International – Nigeria, is currently recruiting to fill the position listed below:

Job Title: Capacity Advisor

Location: Lagos

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Job Description

  • The Capacity Advisor serves as the focal point for the capacity building of local partners and organizational development.
  • Providing support to the HAl and local partners program staff through trainings, program coordination and management and effective communication in a right based environment.
  • Nascent (greenhouse) organizations may be co-located with HAl programming.
  • He/She is responsible for the full implementation of HAl programming job at the field level.
  • Capacity Building Support: Implement the capacity development plan of local partner’s program staff through conducting on-site, formal and informal trainings, including training-of-trainers sessions and advising step-down trainings to meet program objectives.

Minimum Qualifications

  • First Degree in Medical Science, Management; Social Science or related field; Advanced Degree in Public Health or Social Science preferred.
  • At least four years’ experience working with a NGO, must include Project Implementation; Supervisory and Capacity building experience in public health or social science program management.
  • Previous experience working in Lagos and knowledge of local language is essential
  • Experience working with in collaboration with local partners, NGOs and CBOs
  • Experience in capacity building, HIV/AIDS Advocacy, prevention, treatment and care, STI management and or care.

Application Closing Date
5:00pm, 31st October, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates who are passionate and committed to working with vulnerable and marginalized groups should kindly submit a one-page cover letter, CV (not exceeding 3 pages) with 3 professional references (name, company, email and phone number) to:


  • The subject of the email “MUST” be the Position Title and Location applied for.
  • Candidates must meet the minimum requirements listed and should be committed to the promotion of human rights, regardless of age, ethnicity, class or gender.
  • Candidates must be willing to work with diverse population in a supportive and accepting manner.
  • Please do NOT contact the listed email address with other enquiries.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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