Programme Officer I/ Centre Manager needed in a Non-Governmental Organisation

About us
Our client is a not-for-profit organisation; non-political and non-governmental social enterprise based in Ibadan, Oyo State with an operational base in Kaduna, Nigeria. . The organisation’s thematic interests include – micro-enterprise, governance, and new media deployment for development.

Job Responsibilities

  • Frontline the execution of programmes and activities of the organisation;
  • Sustain existing relationship with media partners, government institutions, development partners and partner civil society organizations;
  • Develop concept notes, project proposals and initiate other fund raising initiatives in collaboration with the programmes manager;
  • Provide content ideas and also write contents to be used on the online platforms of the organisation;
  • Develop budget and grant monitoring and evaluation systems;
  • Keep the Programme Manager informed on activities of the project by providing appropriate correspondence, reports as well as making regular updates;
  • Coordinate the day to day running of the organisation/centre and continually brainstorm on new ideas for growth and sustainability.

Required Skills and Competence

  • A first degree or similar experience in relevant field. Degrees in social sciences, humanities and law will be preferred. An advanced degree in development related studies would be an added advantage.
  • Good experience in programmes and project management coupled with sound analytical, reporting, strategic thinking and planning skills;
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel, Power point, Microsoft Word and internet research skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication ability needed in preparation of narrative reports and project updates;
  • Ability to communicate in another official language and in the local lingua franca (Yoruba and or Hausa) will pass as an advantage;
  • Self driven, with capacity to work with little or no supervision;
  • Attention to details and ability to process information accurately is essential;
  • Proven record of team building and cross-group collaboration with ability to positively influence others and successfully resolve differences;
  • Key is the candidate’s ability to work under intense pressure despite delivering outputs with sound quality in timely manner.

Expiry Date
18, May 2017


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