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Recent Job Opportunities at Ventures Platform, 9th September, 2019

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Ventures Platform is a seed stage fund and accelerator that actively finds, funds and supports innovative companies solving real problems across Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • At Ventures Platform, we are constantly taking on exciting programs with far reaching impact and rewards. In 2019, we are looking to expand on our project team and are looking for amazing candidates who will work with us as Project Managers on our different programs.

Project Management:

  • Manage and supervise the implementation of the program and ensure the objectives and impact are met.
  • Provide technical and strategic management support to the program.
  • Develop work plans and financial budget for the project in collaboration with VPF team.
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders in both public and private sectors nationally and globally as it affects the program.
  • Serve as the official point of contact with all program partners and the program sponsor.
  • Ensure sponsor compliance in implementation of projects.
  • Ensure strict compliance with sponsor terms of reference requirements/ reporting deadlines.
  • In collaboration with the M&E Coordinator and Program Repertoire, oversee the collection and timely reporting of all programs according to internal and sponsor requirements.
  • Monitor and evaluate project activities.

Skills & Requirements

  • Ability to coordinate and manage resources-both financial and non-financial
  • Written & Verbal Communication
  • Research and Analysis
  • Program and Project Management Skills
  • Pays great attention to details
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Ability to Multitask
  • Follows VP Quality control process and is process driven
  • Available to travel out of Abuja on need basis
  • Project Management field experience in an NGO space

Qualifications
Background and Experience:

  • More than 3 years experience in successful project/program management is essential.
  • The Project Manager will be an independent professional with deep project/program management experience.
  • Strong and demonstrated capacity for organization and management.
  • Excellent reporting skills.
  • Demonstrated experience interacting and collaborating with Government institutions, private sector, and NGOs.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: State Project Coordinator

Location: Imo
Job Type: contract

Job Description

  • We are looking to employ a smart, vibrant and intuitive candidate to take up an interesting role on our team as State Project Coordinator, on a contract basis.
  • Our choice candidate will be responsible for the following:
    • You will carry out administrative activities for the Project Team, including program schedules, vendor management, time and resource management and allocation and daily ad-hoc responsibilities.
    • Carry out administrative activities for assigned VP Programs i.e follow up on schedules, vendor management, time and resource management; allocation and daily ad-hoc responsibilities.
    • Maintain a standard operating procedure document and data bank for collecting and collating different kinds of data that could improve program planning.
    • Schedule and organize complex meeting and travel arrangements.
    • Handle the requisition and retirement of program expenses.
    • Provide administrative support for the Programs Manager and the Team, (which may include matters of strict confidentiality).
    • Provide administrative and logistics support for program activities such as events and training.
    • Maintaining a tracking system for major scheduled events and activities.
    • Support the Program Manager to manage the program calendar.
    • Provide cover and support for other members of the VPF team where necessary.
    • Communicate persuasively and tactfully with the VPF team and the community, to ensure cooperation and compliance with milestones on the program.

Skills & Requirements
Who You are:

  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, with the ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment.
  • Capacity to manage and prioritize a high workload, working to tight deadlines.
  • Proven time management and organizational skills, delivering work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide advice and interpretation of policy and procedures associated with program management
  • Intermediate skills in the use of MSWord, Excel and Powerpoint to prepare, proof and edit a range of written material including correspondence and reports.
  • Familiar with Google suite and the Trello software.

Qualifications

  • At least 2-3 years administrative experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: State Project Coordinator

Location: Abia
Job Type: contract

Job Description

  • We are looking to employ a smart, vibrant and intuitive candidate to take up an interesting role on our team as State Program Coordinator, on a contract basis.
  • Our choice candidate will be responsible for the following:
    • You will carry out administrative activities for the Project Team, including program schedules, vendor management, time and resource management and allocation and daily ad-hoc responsibilities.
    • Carry out administrative activities for assigned VP Programs i.e follow up on schedules, vendor management, time and resource management; allocation and daily ad-hoc responsibilities.
    • Maintain a standard operating procedure document and data bank for collecting and collating different kinds of data that could improve program planning.
    • Schedule and organize complex meeting and travel arrangements.
    • Handle the requisition and retirement of program expenses.
    • Provide administrative support for the Programs Manager and the Team, (which may include matters of strict confidentiality).
    • Provide administrative and logistics support for program activities such as events and training.
    • Maintaining a tracking system for major scheduled events and activities.
    • Support the Program Manager to manage the program calendar.
    • Provide cover and support for other members of the VPF team where necessary.
    • Communicate persuasively and tactfully with the VPF team and the community, to ensure cooperation and compliance with milestones on the program.

Skills & Requirements
Who You are:

  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, with the ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment.
  • Capacity to manage and prioritize a high workload, working to tight deadlines.
  • Proven time management and organizational skills, delivering work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide advice and interpretation of policy and procedures associated with program management
  • Intermediate skills in the use of MSWord, Excel and Powerpoint to prepare, proof and edit a range of written material including correspondence and reports.
  • Familiar with Google suite and the Trello software.

Qualifications

  • At least 2-3 years administrative experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Program Administrator

Location: Abuja
Job Type: contract

Job Description

  • We are looking to employ a smart, vibrant and intuitive candidate to take up an interesting role on our team as Program Administrator on a contract basis.
  • Our choice candidate will be responsible for the following:
    • You will carry out administrative activities for the Project Team, including program schedules, vendor management, time and resource management and allocation and daily ad-hoc responsibilities.
    • Carry out administrative activities for assigned VP Programs i.e follow up on schedules, vendor management, time and resource management; allocation and daily ad-hoc responsibilities.
    • Maintain a standard operating procedure document and data bank for collecting and collating different kinds of data that could improve program planning.
    • Schedule and organize complex meeting and travel arrangements.
    • Handle the requisition and retirement of program expenses.
    • Provide administrative support for the Programs Manager and the Team, (which may include matters of strict confidentiality).
    • Provide administrative and logistics support for program activities such as events and training.
    • Maintaining a tracking system for major scheduled events and activities.
    • Support the Program Manager to manage the program calendar.
    • Provide cover and support for other members of the VPF team where necessary.
    • Communicate persuasively and tactfully with the VPF team and the community, to ensure cooperation and compliance with milestones on the program.

Skills & Requirements
Who You are:

  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, with the ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment.
  • Capacity to manage and prioritize a high workload, working to tight deadlines.
  • Proven time management and organizational skills, delivering work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide advice and interpretation of policy and procedures associated with program management
  • Intermediate skills in the use of MSWord, Excel and Powerpoint to prepare, proof and edit a range of written material including correspondence and reports.
  • Familiar with Google suite and the Trello software.

Qualifications

  • At least 1-2 years administrative experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: State Project Coordinator

Location: Sokoto
Job Type: contract

Job Description

  • We are looking to employ a smart, vibrant and intuitive candidate to take up an interesting role on our team as State Program Coordinator, on a contract basis.
  • Our choice candidate will be responsible for the following:
    • You will carry out administrative activities for the Project Team, including program schedules, vendor management, time and resource management and allocation and daily ad-hoc responsibilities.
    • Carry out administrative activities for assigned VP Programs i.e follow up on schedules, vendor management, time and resource management; allocation and daily ad-hoc responsibilities.
    • Maintain a standard operating procedure document and data bank for collecting and collating different kinds of data that could improve program planning.
    • Schedule and organize complex meeting and travel arrangements.
    • Handle the requisition and retirement of program expenses.
    • Provide administrative support for the Programs Manager and the Team, (which may include matters of strict confidentiality).
    • Provide administrative and logistics support for program activities such as events and training.
    • Maintaining a tracking system for major scheduled events and activities.
    • Support the Program Manager to manage the program calendar.
    • Provide cover and support for other members of the VPF team where necessary.
    • Communicate persuasively and tactfully with the VPF team and the community, to ensure cooperation and compliance with milestones on the program.

Skills & Requirements
Who You are:

  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, with the ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment.
  • Capacity to manage and prioritize a high workload, working to tight deadlines.
  • Proven time management and organizational skills, delivering work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide advice and interpretation of policy and procedures associated with program management
  • Intermediate skills in the use of MSWord, Excel and Powerpoint to prepare, proof and edit a range of written material including correspondence and reports.
  • Familiar with Google suite and the Trello software.

Qualifications

  • At least 2-3 years administrative experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Deadline: 14th September, 2019.

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