The Civil Society Scaling-Up
Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) is the Civil Society Alliance of the Scaling Up
Nutrition (SUN) movement in Nigeria. We are a non-governmental, non-religious,
non-political and non- profit-making coalition, of over 400 organizations with
a shared vision to transform Nigeria into a country where every citizen has
food and is nutrition secured. Since our
incorporation in 2014 we have continued to advocate, generate evidence and
build capacities of state and non-state actors towards changing the nutrition
story in Nigeria
The Program Officer will
play a critical role in the planning, implementation, and monitoring of various
programs and initiatives within the organization. Working closely with the
program management team, the Program Officer will be responsible for
coordinating program activities, managing project timelines, and ensuring the
achievement of program goals and objectives. The role requires strong
organizational and communication skills, as well as the ability to collaborate
effectively with internal teams, external stakeholders, and project partners.
in the development and implementation of program strategies and plans.
program activities, including organizing meetings, workshops, and events as
assigned by the program manager.
effective utilization of resources and adherence to project timelines.
research and gather relevant data to support program development and
support and maintain relationships with internal teams, external partners, and
with stakeholders to identify program needs, goals, and objectives.
the development and implementation of communication and engagement strategies.
project documentation, including proposals, budgets, and progress reports.
and address project risks and challenges in a timely manner.
and support in the preparation and submission of grant proposals and funding
the MEAL Officer to develop and implement monitoring and evaluation plans for
and analyze program data to measure progress and impact.
reports on program outcomes, including recommendations for improvement.
program evaluations and assessments.
the documentation and dissemination of program best practices and lessons
informed about relevant industry trends, policies, and practices.
knowledge and insights with the program team and stakeholders.
other task assigned by the program manager.
CS-SUNN is an equal opportunity
employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender or
disabilities. Hence all qualified and interested candidates should apply.
CS-SUNN has zero tolerance for any form of sexual exploitation and abuse.
We remain fully committed to the “do no harm principle” and the prevention of
sexual misconducts of any kind. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
degree in Nutrition and any relevant fields.
of 3 years cognate experience in project management in the NGO sector.
in the development, managing and implementation of project budgets.
in report, grant and proposal writing
project management skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks,
manage timelines, and meet deadlines.
communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage
conflicts and diversity.
organizational and problem-solving skills, with attention to details.
in using project management tools, softwares, and Microsoft Office Suite.
of monitoring and evaluation principles and methodologies is desirable.