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Project Manager at Concern for Women and Children Development Foundation (COWACDI)


Concern for Women and Children Development Foundation (COWACDI) is a woman-led organization born out of passion for the well-being of Women and Children in Nigeria. It has a special interest in mitigating the suffering of vulnerable persons (mostly Women & Children) in times of crisis. Currently, the organization has focused its attention on the North East of Nigeria with special emphasis on Borno, Yobe, and Adamawa states (the BAY states) due to the decade-old crises. COWACDI intervenes through a community-based approach in addressing Gender-Based Violence prevention and response programmes, child protection, peace-building programmes, and empowerment of youth and women. COWACDI operates with full respect for humanitarian law and works with concrete policies and principles of international standards such as humanity, impartiality, neutrality and independence, and accountability to the affected population.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Maiduguri-Bama / Monguno / Ngala, Borno
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Ensure project activities comply with the policies and regulations of the donor organization.
  • Responsible for overseeing the development and execution of project deliverables, leading project planning, budgeting, action plans and monitoring processes.
  • Responsible for submitting activity reports, meeting minutes and financial reports on a regular basis to the director.
  • Coordinates the development and delivery of project plans, documentation, training, presentations and budget proposals to management and staff.
  • Identifies and resolves project issues and implements improvement plans to ensure the project stays on schedule and within budget.
  • Identifies partnerships, opportunities, and information to present to management to help achieve strategic goals of the Organization.
  • Ensures close collaboration and coordination with cooperating partners to guarantee smooth implementation of activities and achievement of results as specified in grant agreements.
  • Lead and motivate the project team and monitor project activities and project expenditure and coordinate work with consultants and volunteers in the project
  • Provide guidance and monitoring for project staff, ensuring clarity over project plans and priorities and encouraging effective teamwork.
  • Develops best practices and tools for project execution and management.
  • Defines project scope, goals, and deliverables that support business goals and the strategic vision of management.
  • Performs other duties assigned.


  • Interested candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in relevant fields with 4 – 8 years work experience.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Cover letter and CV in a single PDF format to: [email protected] stating the position they are applying for as the subject of their mail

Application Deadline  14th December, 2022.