Young Professional Development Programme – Programmes Trainee
LEAP Africa Jobs Recruitment [5 new positions]
Lagos, NG
13h ago
source : NGRJobs

The Programme

  • The Young Professional Development Programme is a project aimed at raising emerging leaders in the development sector in Africa.
  • It is designed to equip fresh graduates with the right knowledge, skills, tools and essential training needed to accelerate their career development, professional potential and opportunities for global exposure.
  • In the end, the full potential of the individual is attained.
  • This programme is one of LEAP Africa’s premier innovations, and it is solely targeted at refining the talents of young graduates.
  • It is a well structured 12 months post-NYSC on-the-job training experience, with hands-on supervisory mentorship that builds the young graduate’s key strengths, equipping them with the capacity to create positive and lasting impact in communities across Africa.
  • Hence the skills gap between school learning and practical real-world implementation will be bridged by this programme.
  • Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Support the Programmes team with the design of projects. This may include consultation with partners, designing activities, budgeting, creating timelines for delivery and monitoring & evaluation planning.
  • Support the Programmes team in managing active projects including coordinating activities with stakeholders, reviewing financial and narrative reports and keeping up-to-date records of project activities.
  • Support the Programmes team with general administration tasks, such as creating reports, knowledge / information management and other responsibilities.
  • Undertake research on assigned projects and provide similar support on special projects where required
  • Delivery / Lead regular presentations to the team.
  • Ensure information requested on projects is presented accurately and on time.
  • Perform all other tasks as assigned.
  • Requirements

    Criteria for selection :

  • Minimum of a BSc Degree from an accredited university.
  • Must have completed the NYSC programme with not more than 2 years of working experience.
  • Not more than 27 years.
  • Candidates should be based in Lagos and able to commit to 12 months at LEAP Africa.
  • An individual with a strong commitment to social change, a history of volunteering is an added advantage.
  • Innovation-driven, rather than embracing status quo
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for excellence.
  • Engagement in extracurricular activities in school or community is an added advantage.
  • Skills :

    The required candidate Should possess the following :

  • Proficiency in the G-Suite, MS Word and MS PowerPoint.
  • Smart and well-articulated.
  • Strong project management skills Interest and experience in programme management, research curriculum development, event planning
  • Very good communication skills Verbal and written
  • Open to / keen on learning new things i.e. have a growth mindset.
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