Capacity Advisor

Heartland Alliance International

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Heartland Alliance International, one of the world’s leading anti-poverty organizations, works in communities in the U.S. and abroad to serve those who are homeless, living in poverty, or seeking safety.



Job Description:

  • The Capacity Advisor serves as the focal point for the capacity building of local partners and organizational development.
  • Providing support to the HAl and local partners program staff through trainings, program coordination and management and effective communication in a right based environment.
  • Nascent (greenhouse) organizations may be co-located with HAl programming.
  • He/She is responsible for the full implementation of HAl programming at the field level.
  • Capacity Building Support: Implement the capacity development plan of local partner’s program staff through conducting on-site, formal and informal trainings, including training-of-trainers sessions and advising step-down trainings to meet program objectives.

Minimum Qualifications

  • First Degree in Medical Science, Management; Social Science or related field; Advanced Degree in Public Health or Social Science preferred.
  • At least four years’ experience working with a NGO, must include Project Implementation; Supervisory and Capacity building experience in public health or social science program management.
  • Previous experience working in Lagos and knowledge of local language is essential
  • Experience working with in collaboration with local partners, NGOs and CBOs
  • Experience in capacity building, HIV/AIDS Advocacy, prevention, treatment and care, STI management and or care.

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Heartland Alliance International

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Administration & Office Support

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years