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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 programmes beyond family planning to cover broad reproductive health, emphasizing the needs of adolescents and young people and safe motherhood.  PPFN seeks suitably qualified candidates for the vacant position of:

Post:                           Gender/Youth Focal Officer (GYFO 2023)

Location:                    National Headquarters, Abuja

Responsibilities:      The purpose of this position is to support the provision of access to adolescent-friendly sexual and reproductive health information and services including age-appropriate comprehensive sexuality and gender-equality education through adolescent-focused projects. The officer will also be responsible for gender mainstreaming and proactive technical support to the organization. S/he will work with all departments and projects to ensure that gender equity principles are incorporated into all policies and programme activities.


    • Degree in Gender studies, Development Studies, Social Sciences, or other related disciplines.
    • Two years of relevant work experience including one year in NGO (preferably in Reproductive Health (RH).
    • In-depth knowledge of ASRH and gender in a reproductive health setting
    • Excellent contextual, analytical, writing, and oral communication skills.
    • Good team playing qualities/experience.
    • Familiarity with key national and international implementing support and donor organizations in RH.
    • Computer literacy skills.
    • Prior training in adolescent and youth development and participation, sexual reproductive health and rights, and gender and their application in development settings will be an advantage.

Suitably qualified persons are invited to send in their one-page letter of application indicating the position applied and justification for their applications, comprehensive career resume (not more than 2 pages), personal contact address (not post office box address) not later than one  week of this publication to:

The Executive Director

Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria

4 Baltic Crescent, Off Danube Street, Maitama.


All responses to this advertisement should be emailed to gyfo@ppfn.orgApplicants are advised to download and complete “Applicant’s Forms 1 and Form 2” and submit them along with their applications.

PPFN subscribes to all best practices when working with children and vulnerable adults and advocates that they (children and vulnerable adults) should be treated with respect regardless of their race, colour, gender, language, religion, opinions, nationality, ethnicity, social origin, property, disability or other status.

PPFN does not discriminate on grounds of race, creed, ethnic origin, political belief, gender, disability, age, education, or social status especially in applications for membership, providing information or services, recruiting staff, or in any other aspect of PPFN’s work and in the pursuit of its objects”.  Female applicants are encouraged to apply.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.