VACANCIES…(Closing date 14th May, 2022)

Are you an exceptional self-starter or a solutions-driven social development professional, looking for opportunities to advance your career? Then here’s the opportunity you’ve been seeking!
SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria is hiring! Click to apply for the position that most suitably matches your skillset.

Established in 1949, SOS Children’s Villages is a dynamic social development international organization working globally to meet the needs and protect the interest and rights of orphaned and vulnerable children.  In Nigeria, SOS Children’s Villages was established in 1973 after the civil war as an affiliate of SOS Children’s Villages International which is a federation of 137 SOS Children’s Villages Associations worldwide. We build families for neglected, abandoned or orphaned children, we help them shape their own futures and we share in the development of their communities. In fulfilment of our expansion project, we urgently require skilled individuals to fill the following vacancies. All eligible candidates are required to possess the under-listed skills in addition to role-specific requirements:

  • Understanding the NGO/INGO sector
  • Excellent understanding of children’s rights and child protection issues
  • Awareness and basic understanding of issues affecting orphans & vulnerable children, such as the causes of vulnerability (e.g. HIV & AIDS, Gender, Social Development Issues, Youth Development); local and national responses, etc.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English – other languages, an asset
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills, including the ability to identify problems and possible solutions, and the ability to reflect these in a report.
  • Good communication skills and people development skills, including facilitation, coaching and mentoring skills, to build the capacities of co-workers from partner organizations; as well as of children and their caregivers, and other community members
  • Collaboration skills, being driven to work with others and being able to build strong working relationships with community members and groups
  • Fluent in at least one of the local languages spoken in the Programme’s target communities
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required within and between project/programme locations
  • Ability to work successfully in a cross-cultural, team-based environment
  • Strong use of MS Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Office 365


In accordance with the organization’s Child Protection Policy, all employment is subject to applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.



Qualified candidates should apply through the website address: not later than two weeks from the date of publication. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.