Programs Director
SiSa Consults
Lagos, Nigeria
4d ago
source : Fuzu

are looking for an experienced Program Director to supervise a wide range of

programs. You will be responsible for the delivery and overall success of each

program. You will supervise managers and inform management of progress and

performance. A successful Program Director must have a broad knowledge of

program management principles. They must have a strategic mindset as well as be

able to lead and develop their subordinates. The goal is to ensure every

program will be delivered successfully and add the highest possible value to

the organization.

  • 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

  • Develop or approve budgets and
  • operations

  • Devise evaluation strategies to
  • monitor performance and determine the need for improvements

  • Supervise all program and
  • project managers involved to provide feedback and resolve complex problems

  • Discover ways to enhance the efficiency and productivity of procedures and people
  • Apply change, risk, and resource
  • management principles when needed

  • Read reports prepared by
  • managers to determine progress and issues

  • Ensure program operations and
  • activities adhere to legal guidelines and internal policies

  • Keep senior management informed
  • with detailed and accurate reports or presentations


    and Effective Compliance

  • Coordinating daily operational
  • functions, monitoring budgets, improving departmental efficiency,

    requesting audits, and analyzing reports.

  • Plan and coordinate procedures
  • and systems and devise ways to streamline processes.

  • Ensure the successful launch of
  • special ministries’ initiatives within a stipulated time frame, budget, and


  • Plan and coordinate procedures
  • and systems and devise ways to streamline processes


    Efficiency and Adequacy

  • Recruit and train executive
  • staff and allocate responsibilities across the departments within the

    special ministry.

  • Assess staff performance and
  • provide coaching and guidance to ensure maximum efficiency

  • Conduct and facilitate training
  • programs across the social initiatives and other initiatives of the

    and Resources

  • Driving the process of
  • resourcing for the initiatives

  • Oversee the budget and
  • expenditures across departmental initiatives and projects.

  • Manage the financial budget and
  • expenses across the departments.


    and Skill Requirement


    Qualification and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree recommended.
  • Minimum of 7 years experience
  • and at least 3 years in a managerial role

  • Proven experience as the 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.)

  • Business acumen with a
  • strategic ability

  • Experience in the NGO space is
  • Skills

  • Must have strong organizational
  • skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with strong

    attention to detail.

  • Must possess very strong
  • interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with key


  • Excellent communications and
  • leadership skills.

  • Must be able to travel as
  • required

  • Experience in project and
  • events management

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