Program Manager Vacancy at Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF)
Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF)
Abuja, Nigeria
4d ago
source : MyJobNigeria

INTRODUCTION : -

Program Manager job opportunity is available at Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF) for individuals who possess relevant qualifications.

Job Purpose

  • Oversees all aspects of an ongoing program, from its development to implementing program activities.
  • Ensures program is completed to a consistently high standard, within budget, that objectives are met on time, suiting the company’s image and objectives.
  • Makes sure the program meets professional standards and industry regulations.
  • DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : -

  • Establishes short and long-term program objectives and ensures team members meet them.
  • Recruits, hires, and trains team members.
  • Develops regular budgets and schedules (usually annually) to support the program’s implementation.
  • Develops funding plans to ensure the program’s ongoing delivery and success.
  • Creates and implements guidelines for evaluating the program’s strengths and areas where improvement is required.
  • Assigns tasks to team members to ensure project objectives are completed as required.
  • Communicates expectations to team members.
  • Counsels and disciplines team members who do not perform to expectations or who violate company policies.
  • Appraises team members’ performances and offer feedback to employees and, when appropriate, to managers.
  • Resolves problems with program as they arise.
  • Monitors program’s progress and reports this in regular meetings with high-end managers and any stakeholders funding the program.
  • DESIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION : -

    The ideal candidate should have :

  • B.Sc / BA in Public Health, Business Administration, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 8 years of relevant experience with international development programs.
  • Or M.Sc / MA Degree in Public Health, Business Administration, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, Reproductive Health, Nutrition, Nursing, Food Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 3 7 years’ relevant experience with international development programs.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.
  • Skills / Competencies :

  • Knowledge of health and development programming in a developing country.
  • Basic accounting and financial management skills.
  • Working knowledge of major donor policies (Global Fund) as well as international not-for- profit organizations.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding health related issues.
  • Proven ability to coordinate a multi sectorial development project.
  • Ability to organize systems to monitor administrative and implementation results.
  • Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
  • Work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow.
  • Perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy.
  • Interact with diplomacy and tact and follow-up on requests in timely and efficient manner.
  • Use a computer to accurately and rapidly enter and retrieve data and information.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize own work under tight deadlines, as well as to work on own initiative and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.
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