International / Multinational

Graduate Intern, Partnership and Local Rights Programme at ActionAid (AA) Nigeria

ActionAid (AA) Nigeria is an affiliate of ActionAid International, which is a global alliance of organisations working towards achieving a world without poverty and injustice in which every person enjoys the right to a life with dignity. As a large and visible development organisation, we work in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and America. Our expertise lies in community-led approaches to development and working through partnerships with the poor and other grass root organisations.

We invite applications from qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Intern, Partnership and Local Rights Programme

Location: Abuja


  • The Programme Intern will be responsible for providing administrative and programme support to the Partnership & Local Rights Programme (P&LRP) unit for effective programme implementation and delivery.
  • The intern is expected to take advantage of the space offered for experience gathering, self-development, while providing quality service to ActionAid Nigeria.
  • This is a standard 1-year programme and non-renewable upon expiry.
  • The Intern position is an opportunity offered by ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) for young graduates to earn a post NYSC experience. It is therefore both a learning and value-adding relationship between interns and AAN.

Person Specification
Education / Qualifications:

  • At least First Degree in Social Sciences or Arts / Humanities is essential


  • Relevant NYSC experience in the related fields is essential
  • Experience in programmes and administration is essential
  • Experience in videography will be an added advantage

Skill / Abilities:

  • Highly numerate
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent (proven) interpersonal skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Experience in supporting training/meetings.

Deadline: 10th March, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should kindly download and complete the Internship Application Form and send your Applications in an MS Word attachment to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Click Here to Download Application Form (Ms Word)

Click Here for more on the Job Description (PDF)

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  • Only electronically submitted forms or CVs as applicable will be considered. Scanned application forms will be disregarded.
  • Subject line of emails must state clearly, job title of position applied for and location e.g “Intern, Partnership and Local Rights Programme – Abuja”.
  • ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment. Applications from women and candidates from the North East and North West are particularly encouraged.
  • While we respect all applicants, interview dates will be communicated only to shortlisted candidates.

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