Nigeria Programme Manager
Partnership for Child Development

Post to be based at Action Health Incorporated, Lagos Nigeria
Salary Range $20,000- $25,000 per annum

Applications are invited for the post of Programme Manager to join the Partnership for Child Development (PCD). PCD is an organisation committed to improving the education, health and nutrition of school-age children and youth in low-income countries.

Home Grown School Feeding

The Partnership for Child Development has launched a new programme that will support government action to deliver cost effective school feeding programmes in sub-Saharan Africa. The Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) programme supports government action to deliver sustainable, nationally owned school feeding programmes sourced from local farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. The programme provides direct, evidence-based and context-specific support and expertise for the design and management of school feeding programmes linked to local agricultural production.

PCD is seeking to recruit a Nigeria Programme Manager to provide an efficient professional service and to be the focal point supporting the delivery of the SHN/HGSF programme in Nigeria. The focal point will facilitate activities, foster partnerships on the ground and work to support in-country stakeholders to enable clear articulation of SHN/HGSF programme needs.


The post holder will be responsible for the administration, organisation and coordination to the HGSF programmes, providing technical assistance and managing relationships with partners and donors both international and in country.


Applicants should hold at least a bachelors degree (masters degree preferred) in international development, agriculture, education or related field with sufficient work experience. He/she must have proven experience of formulation, planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of development projects in general and in particular education projects, including the management of school canteens and working knowledge of national policy for food security and health nutrition. Experience of implementing school feeding programmes in Sub Saharan Africa would be an advantage. Applicants should be motivated, well organised and able to work effectively independently and as part of a team.

Additional information

This full time post is for a fixed-term of one years, renewable for up to three years. All appointments will normally be made at the bottom of the salary rangeFor informal enquiries and to receive more information including the job description, please contact Daniel Mumuni, West Africa Regional Manager- or Abigail Deamer, Operations Manager -

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to and by the 19th September.