NGO / Non-Profit Associations

Programme Associate at PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria – Our client is a non-profit organisation founded to inspire the transformation of Africa’s public sector. They work with government, academic institutions and other partners to improve governance and transform public sector performance.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Programme Associate

Reference Number: 130-PEO01150
Location: Lagos
Department: People & Change Nigeria
Job type: Permanent

Roles & Responsibilities
Programmes Support & Research:

  • Assist with the design, implementation, and adaptation of the Institute’s programmes
  • Plan and execute logistics needed to carry out programmes including coordinating scheduling of guest speakers, program venues (off-site), and timely & friendly communication with programme stakeholders and partners
  • Support and contribute to organisation Institute’s strategic vision, and the continued evolution of its programmes
  • Facilitate or assist with the facilitation of programmes, including teaching workshops, leading discussions, and moderating panels
  • Integrate systems of evaluation and learning into each program to allow for data-driven decision-making, continuous learning, and program evolution based on results
  • Assist with building and maintaining systems to track important programme metrics
  • Pro-actively contribute to day-to-day project implementation and ensure conformity to expected results and project work-plans
  • Assist with intake process, assessing entrepreneurial needs and making appropriate recommendations
  • Support programme marketing initiatives
  • Liaise with other staff within the organization and contribute to the organization’s overall effectiveness
  • Support proposal development processes as needed

Administrative Support:

  • Maintain all programme files and documentation
  • Help maintain program tracking documentation and databases
  • Prepare and issue contracts
  • Make pertinent logistical arrangements for the prompt and effective implementation of activities
  • Arrange external and internal meetings

Financial Management:

  • Prepare requests for advance of funds and/or direct payments
  • Monitor budget expenditures and maintain a proper record of budgets and spending
  • Prepare proposals for budget revisions
  • Prepare and submit expenditure and budget status reports
  • Liaise with internal or external auditors wherever required
  • Prepare reports as scheduled and special reports as required for budget preparations and audit
  • Advise and assist international and national consultants and others on all aspects of allowances, travel claims and other financial matters and calculate payments due for claims and services;
  • Undertake other financial and administrative tasks on an ad hoc basis


  • Arrange for procurement of equipment, supplies and services;
  • Arrange for equipment maintenance and insurance as required;
  • Physically clear and ensure delivery of equipment and supplies procured;
  • Maintain equipment and spare inventory including verification and transfer when required


  • Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.

Educational Qualification & Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and/or Master’s Degree in Education, Business Administration, Public Relations or similar field
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling web-based management systems
  • At least five years of previous experience in project administrative and financial management or related work for a donor organization, consulting company or NGO is an advantage
  • Experience in administrative work, accounting/finance, economics, or other substantive area is required

Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrates commitment to organization Institute’s mission, vision and values
  • Exerts strict adherence to corporate rules, regulations and procedures. Familiarity with the internal control framework and results-based management tools is essential
  • Is adept at cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity; enjoys working in a multi-cultural environment; engages with empathy with persons of diverse backgrounds and experiences

Knowledge Management and Learning:

  • Shares knowledge and experience.
  • Actively works towards continuing personal learning, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

  • Ability to perform a variety of specialized tasks, including support to design, planning and project implementation and reporting.
  • Ability to establish and maintain contacts with operational-level staff and external parties
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are essential

Deadline: 21st October, 2020.

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

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