NGO / Non-Profit Associations

Program Director in a Non Governmental Organization

Hamilton Lloyd and Associates – Our client, a Non Governmental Organization (NGO), is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Program Director

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Our client is seeking to engage the services of a Program Director
  • The role is a senior management position, and is a high responsibility role, as the ideal candidate will be required to manage staff, programs and see to the delivery and overall success of each program.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Working relationships will include Board of Directors, Advisory board, Local and International NGOs / Partners, government agencies.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum of Upper Credit in relevant course and Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
  • 10 years + experience, of which at least 3 years are senior non-profit management experience in development
  • Fund raising, grant seeking skills and excellent Marketing skills
  • 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
  • Excellent organisational and leadership skills
  • An analytical mindset with great problem-solving abilities
  • Strong organisational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
  • Ability to convey vision of the organisation’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.

Job Responsibilities

  • Initiate and set goals for programs according to the strategic objectives of the organisation
  • 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 organisation’s programs.
  • Seek for relevant partnership in other to position the organisation 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 organisation.
  • 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 organisation foster and maintain a strong relationship, while maximising the opportunities the board of director, advisory board bring on board.

Deadline: 20th August, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their professional CV and Cover Letter to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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