Executive Director at Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria (PPFN)

The Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria (PPFN) is a national non-governmental organization promoting Reproductive Health (RH) in Nigeria. As a full member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), PPFN has expanded the scope of its programs beyond family planning to cover broad reproductive health, emphasizing the needs of adolescents and young people and safe motherhood. 

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Executive Director

Job Ref: ED 2021
Location: National Headquarters, Abuja


  • The Executive Director is responsible to the Board (and IPPF Africa Regional Office for institutional, financial and programmatic development and management.
  • He/she is to ensure congruence between the country situation and the plan; facilitating linkages and contacts with government, donors, and partners for resources to SRH and PPFN and supporting PPFN governance and management organs at national and regional levels


  • Minimum of a Master Level Degree in Health or Social Sciences or a Basic Degree in Medicine with specialization in Public Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, or General Medical practice.
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years relevant work experience including ten years in senior management
  • Strong current contacts with brood leadership (public service, religious and traditional, civil society, a private corporate sector at all levels (federal, state and local)
  • Computer literacy skills such as Microsoft Packages (excel, word, access), SPSS, Epi-info, etc
  • Excellent conceptual, analytical, writing and oral communication skills Team leadership and team playing qualities/experience
  • Mature, sensitive and caring but firm and decisive, able to assume and account for the highest level of management responsibility
  • Familiarity with and knowledge of volunteer-based NGO is essential
  • Membership of relevant professional associations.
  • Strong knowledge of NGO operations particularly those in reproductive health including family planning, maternal and child health, sexual health and women development, program development and management.
  • Familiarity with varied socio-cultural issues as they relate to SRH in the country and sensitivity to cross-cultural issues and concerns.
  • Familiarity with key national and international implementing, support and donor organizations in SRH.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send in their one page Letter of Application indicating the position applied and justification for their applications, comprehensive career Resume (not more than 5 pages), personal contact Address (not post office box address please) and (quoting the reference) to:
The Acting Executive Director,
Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria,
4, Baltic Crescent off Danube Street,
Abuja (FCT).

Submit via email to:


Application Deadline  29th November, 2021.

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