Project Director at American University of Nigeria

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Project Director at American University of Nigeria


The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Project Director

Location: Mubi, Adamawa

Department: Program

Employment Status: Full (Project)

Report to (Supervisor): Administrator of and Contracts

Supervises: Conflict Management and Finance Officer

Job Summary

  • This position is a local position and opens to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Position Background

  • The Project Director will lead on the design and implementation of the project and explore, analyze, recommend, design, and oversee implementation of conflict management components of the project.
  • S/he will develop an approach to ensuring collaboration with relevant stakeholders.
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Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead on the delivery of the project design that is tailored to the beneficiaries as per British Council guidelines.
  • Identify and lead peace- and conflict mitigation activities.
  • Manage Finances and also the technical and administrative of the Project.
  • Work with the relevant government agencies to ensure alignment with their priorities, as well as to reach out to the beneficiary .
  • Conduct periodic visits to communities and interface with the target beneficiaries.
  • Identify and the positive and negative values of conflict and manage its impact on team performance and project success.
  • Provide support for vulnerable youths to get access to the project’s programs.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Administrator of and Contracts.
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Position Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Conflict Resolution, Development Studies, Economics, Management, or related field.
  • At least 4-7 years of experience in managing conflict-related projects or similar projects.
  • Excellent management skills.
  • Fluent in Local Hausa languages and English.
  • High of report writing skills (Desirable).
  • Previous knowledge of INGO experience (Preferable)
  • Proven experience delivering conflict management programs in the North East.
  • High level of computer literacy (primarily in Microsoft Office packages).

Description of

  • Salary and are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.



How to Apply

Interested and qualified should send their Resumes, Cover Letters and References on a single file in a word document or PDF format to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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  • Only shortlisted will be contacted.
  • AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at

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