Internet4Good Africa is a youth-led initiative that is shaping a healthy narrative about internet use for young Africans.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Programme Coordinator
Location: Lagos, Nigeria (Remote but physical availability for project-related events/field work is required).Duration: 6 months contract with a possibility of extension
To enhance the quality of I4Gs programs and to ensure that these programs/projects are planned, implemented, monitored, and evaluated to the highest possible standards.
Through close collaboration with colleagues, partners and others identify areas for programme growth and sustainability.
Key AccountabilitiesWorking with Partners (20%):
Identify and cultivate new partnerships while leveraging existing relationships with local and international partners to achieve the organization’s strategic priorities and ensure its sustainability.
Develop and support longer-term relationships with these partners that go beyond the duration of individual projects.
Establish partnership agreements with partners where appropriate.
Promote shared learning and collaboration between partners by facilitating partner networks and meetings.
Project Management (40%):
Be the technical lead at country office and take the lead in all programmatic areas
Manage all aspects of the project cycle including planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation.
Ensure that all project documentation and reports are made available in a timely and accessible way.
Apply change, risk, and resource management
Assume responsibility for the program’s people and vendors
Assess program performance and aim to maximize value for money
Prepare reports for program directors
Formulate, organize, and monitor inter-connected projects
Decide on suitable strategies and objectives
Coordinate cross-project activities
Financial Management & Fundraising (20%):
Develop and control deadlines, budgets, and activities
Monitor expenditure of project financial resources and liaise with the finance officer where necessary.
Follow up with other partners on any actions arising from audits carried out by the finance officer or by external auditors.
Effective Communication (20%):
Develop and lead high-quality communications and advocacy campaigns that align to our brand and increase participant engagement in the programmes.
Be proactive in the documentation of case studies, interesting news stories, learnings and key achievements etc.
Represent I4G at various events and stakeholders’ forum
Job Holder Entry Requirements
B.Sc / BA in Management or a relevant field; M.Sc/M.A is a plus but not required.
Proven experience (at least 3 years) as a Program Manager or other leadership position. Volunteer experience is recognized. If you have led a community-focused project (Eg: in school) or coordinated a team of youth volunteers, you might be what we are looking for.
Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision. Highly entrepreneurial and comfortable taking ownership of big projects, while managing uncertainty or competing priorities.
Self-reflective and aligned with Internet4Good’s values.
Interpersonal and intercultural sensitivity
Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods.
Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel); working knowledge of program/project management software (eg: Basecamp, MS Project, etc.) and remote working tools (Google Workspace, Google Docs, Google Sheets, etc) is a strong advantage
Strong impact reporting and data storytelling skills. Experience preparing concise and visually-appealing reports, proposals, and content using tools like Powerpoint, Canva, SurveyMonkey, Visme etc.
Permission to live and work in Nigeria.
A flexible, rewarding and fast-paced work environment, with high potential for career growth.
Opportunity to work on projects across Africa.
Monthly call and internet allowance in addition to salary.
How to ApplyInterested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply
Application Deadline 3rd January 2023.