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Vacancy for Program Director at a Non-Governmental Organization


Hamilton Lloyd and Associates – Our client is a social, leadership and good governance Non-Governmental Organization. Due to internal expansion and re-structuring, they are looking to hire a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Program Director

Location: Abuja
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Job Summary

  • The Program Director as a senior Management position, is charged with the responsibility to manage staff, programs and see to the delivery and overall success of each program.

Job Responsibilities

  • Initiate and set goals for programs according to the strategic objectives of the organization
  • Plan the programs from start to completion involving deadlines, milestones and processes
  • Seek for grants and funding from corporate and International Partners in order to run the Foundation’s programs.
  • Seek for relevant partnership in other to position the Foundation on a global level
  • Develop and approve budgets and operations
  • Supervise all program and project managers involved to provide feedback and resolve complex problems
  • Responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and develop initiatives to support the strategic direction of the Foundation.
  • Discover ways to enhance efficiency and productivity of procedures and people
  • Devise evaluation strategies to monitor performance and determine the need for improvements.
  • Keep senior management informed with detailed and accurate reports or presentations.
  • Manage governance by ensuring that the organization fosters and maintains a strong relationship, while maximizing the opportunities the board of director, advisory board bring on board.

Person Specification

  • Fund raising, grant seeking skills and excellent Marketing skills
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • An analytical mindset with great problem-solving abilities
  • Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
  • Ability to convey vision of the organization’s strategic future to staff, board, volunteers and donors.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to interface and engage diverse volunteer and donor groups
  • Strong presentation and public speaking ability
  • Proven experience as program director or other managerial position
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
  • Excellent Knowledge of performance evaluation techniques and key metrics
  • Outstanding knowledge of data analysis, reporting and budgeting
  • Working knowledge of MS office and program management software (e.g. Basecamp, MS Project etc.)
  • A business acumen with a strategic ability


  • Minimum of Upper Credit in relevant course and Master’s Degree will be an added advantage


  • 5-10 years experience in senior nonprofit management experience in development

Deadline: 7th April, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: recruitment@hamiltonlloydandassociates.com with the title of the role as the subject of the mail.


  • The body of the mail should outline Total years of relevant experience to the role, Location and Age.
  • Please read Role necessities very carefully and apply if qualified. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
  • If after 2 weeks of application you do not hear from us, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

For More Info: Contact – Success Nwsou via success@hamiltonlloydandassociates.com


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