Senior Program Manager Job in Nigeria

Amy Consulting - Our client, a reputable NGO with interests in Community Development and Leadership, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Program Manager

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The ideal candidate would be responsible for overseeing the planning, implementation, and evaluation of programs and initiatives.
  • He / she will coordinate with various stakeholders, managing project budgets, ensuring program effectiveness, and driving the achievement of organizational goals.
  • He / she will have a strong passion for social impact, excellent leadership skills, and a proven track record of successfully managing programs in the non-profit sector.

Key Responsibilities
Program Planning and Management:

  • Lead the development of strategies, goals, and objectives for Community Development and Leadership programs in alignment with the organisation's mission and vision.
  • Create detailed program plans, timelines, and budgets, and ensure adherence to set deadlines and financial parameters.
  • Conduct needs assessments and research to identify Community Development and Leadership related challenges and opportunities for intervention.
  • Oversee the implementation of programs, ensuring high-quality delivery and efficient use of resources.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including team members, partner organizations, and community representatives.

Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Develop and implement a robust monitoring and evaluation framework to assess program effectiveness and impact of Community Development and Leadership programs.
  • Collect, analyse, and interpret program data and outcomes to inform decision-making and improve program performance.
  • Conduct regular program reviews, identify areas for improvement, and implement necessary changes.

Partnership Development:

  • Identify and establish strategic partnerships with relevant organizations, government agencies, educational institutions, and community groups to enhance program reach and impact.
  • Collaborate with partners to develop joint initiatives, secure funding opportunities, and share best practices.
  • Maintain positive relationships with existing partners and explore opportunities for collaboration and resource-sharing.

Financial Management:

  • Develop program budgets, closely monitor expenses, and ensure compliance with financial policies and procedures.
  • Prepare regular financial reports, including budget variances and forecasting, to support program decision-making and donor reporting.

Leadership and Capacity Building:

  • Provide effective leadership and guidance to other staff, ensuring a cohesive and motivated team environment.
  • Foster a culture of learning and professional development, identifying training needs and providing necessary support to enhance team members' skills.
  • Conduct regular performance evaluations, provide constructive feedback, and implement strategies for team improvement.

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field (such as International Development, Social Sciences, or Non-profit Management). Master's degree is an added advantage.
  • Proven experience (5+ years) in program management, preferably in the non-profit sector.
  • Strong understanding of program design, implementation, and evaluation methodologies.
  • Excellent project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation, including the use of data-driven approaches to inform decision-making.
  • Familiarity with fundraising and donor reporting processes.Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to engage and collaborate with diverse stakeholders.
  • Strong leadership abilities, including the capacity to motivate and inspire teams.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and project management tools.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

N900,000 Monthly.

Application Closing Date
16th February, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their most up-to-date Resume to: using "Senior Program Manager" as the subject of the mail.