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[Job Vacancy] Project Assistant at Women Friendly Initiative (WFI)

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Women Friendly Initiative (WFI) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to the improvement of the quality of life of particularly women, children, and the youth. Since 2003, WFI has worked closely with key stakeholders to address disease burdens and social deprivations amongst these populations through cutting-edge, innovative, and sustainable solutions. WFI strengthens local institutions, structures, and entities that enhance community health, economic and social welfare, and women and girl-child rights. In the recent past, WFI in collaboration with the FMOH and NPHCDA developed, launched, and piloted the implementation of the national guidelines on promoting access to AYFHS in primary health care facilities in Nigeria. WFI in partnership with a coalition of Civil Society Organizations, is currently advocating for the implementation of the guidelines at the sub-national level in selected states of Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Project Assistant

Location: Kuje, Abuja (FCT)Employment Type: Full-time


We seek qualified candidates for the position of Project Assistant located in Abuja, for a five-year USAID-funded project focused on improving the health and well-being of urban, poor adolescents aged 15 – 19 by increasing voluntary Family Planning (FP) uptake and continued use – from a holistic, human capital perspective in Lagos and Kano states.
The project, implemented by a consortium of international and local partners, is fostering a youth-powered ecosystem to advance urban adolescent health and well-being.
The ecosystem centers around Youth Hubs, which are safe spaces to access sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) information and services.
WFI works with the consortium to facilitate referral linkages between hubs and known higher quality, youth-friendly SRHR providers. These could include primary healthcare nurses, PPMVs, community pharmacists, depot holders, and community health extension workers.
WFI collaborates with the State Associations of: Patent and Proprietary Medicines Vendors (NAPPMED), Community Pharmacists, and the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), to work alongside SMOH master trainers and provider associations to monitor and build the capacity of traditional and non-traditional actors on youth-friendly health services leveraging on, the existing Commodity Logistics Management Systems (CLMS) of government and, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of private sector suppliers for FP commodities.


Operationalize administrative procedures such as Timesheets, Travel and transportation, Documentation, and Procurement of services of consultants.
Seek request for proposals and develop same for winning grants for the Organization
Collect, register, and maintain all information on project activities;
Advise all project counterparts on applicable administrative procedures and ensures their proper implementation;
Contribute to the preparation and implementation of progress reports;
Experience in Developing Proposals for winning Grants
Help the organization in sourcing for other fund from Donors – Through proposal writing.
Develop Proposals for winning Grants for the Organization
Experience in developing Concept Notes and Proposal writing
Help the organization in seeking for funding for its sustainability.


Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree with 4 – 6 years relevant work experience.


How to ApplyInterested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Cover letter and Resume, plus scanned copy of Credentials to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Application Deadline  Monday; 9th January, 2023 (5.00 pm).


WFI is an equal opportunity employer.
Applications sent through social media platforms or other routes outside the stated email above will be disqualified