Program Manager
Lagos, Nigeria, Nigeria
4d ago

Isidore Mission is to be the pipeline for higher quality food production, processing and delivery in Africa. Their platform offers agile technology, access to zero interest capital, and valuable extension services for agri-businesses to grow.

From small suppliers to large processors, customers trust us to unify their supply chain and expand their reach. They are proudly backed by Founders Factory Africa.

About the role

They are looking for a Program Manager to help to oversee the fulfilment of larger organisational goals, by coordinating activities between multiple projects and teams.

You will supervise and organise activities and ensure that ongoing projects align with Isidore’s overall objectives. Your focus will be on implementing strategic tasks that align new programs with our business strategy and goals.

What do you need to be considered successful?

You must be an extremely ambitious, analytical and hard-working individual, capable of interacting with internal teams, clients and stakeholders at all levels.

You are obsessed with numbers, a good communicator, self-motivated, a natural problem solver, and have a passion for fintech / agritech.

You will also be responsible for the following :

  • Organising programs and activities in accordance with Isidore’s mission and goals.
  • Developing new programs to support the strategic direction of the company.
  • Developing a budget and operating plan for the program.
  • Developing an evaluation method to assess program strengths and identify areas of improvement.
  • Ensuring company goals are met in key areas of success as outlined in our OKRs.
  • Implementing and managing changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved.
  • Meeting with stakeholders to ease communication and transparency regarding issues and decision making.
  • Producing accurate and timely reporting of program status on weekly, monthly, quarterly bases.
  • Working closely with the Founders and Executive team to scale programs and company growth.
  • Identifying and addressing problems and risks.
  • Aligning or realigning deliverables with program outcomes
  • How Important are you to the bottom-line?

    As their Program Manager, you will be interested in gaining experience working in an African startup - preferably fintech or agritech.

    You will plan, execute, track, communicate and manage end to end product / program lifecycle to ensure the desired customer and business value is delivered.

    The biggest problem solving duties on the Job

    Your primary focus will be in ensuring that measurable KPIs are developed for the program, and that they align with the overall KPIs for the product and company

    What you need to have done in your career?

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, management, or other business-related fields
  • Proven experience in program management.
  • Proven experience managing an excellent team.
  • Thorough understanding of project / program management techniques and methods
  • Excellent knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles
  • Ability to effectively manage competing deadlines for projects in a high-pressure work environment, with varying degrees of supervision.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to notice discrepancies in data.
  • Impeccable negotiation and conflict resolution ability.
  • What do you stand to gain?

  • Travel expenses covered
  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity for growth
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