Program Manager

Job Information

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    Category NGO & Development Jobs
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    Posted On Jan 3 ,2021
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    Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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    Employer Name Society For Education and Economic Policy Research in Nigeria (SEEPRIN)
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    Contact Email

Job Description

The S/he willwork directly with the Executive Director to support various projects acrossmultiple thematic area

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

To perform excellently on this role, the candidatemust be able to perform each of the following essential duties andresponsibilities:

  • Supports management in providing management and technical oversight of programs, ensuring that program activities are effectively and efficiently implemented
  • Provides management and support for work planning (research and non-research), project implementation, budget development and tracking, and sub awards management within established policies and principles of SEEPRIN, within the regulations and standards set by the donor;
  • Ensures that rigorous analytical management systems are in place and that staff are capable of enforcement of compliance of these systems to achieve financial administrative and programmatic goals;
  • Excellent skill in opportunity scanning, concept and proposal development, marketing and resource mobilization
  • Oversees work plan monitoring systems development and implementation
  • Provide support to various administrative and finance support units to ensure projects receive the quality and quantity of services required in a timely manner;
  • Provides timely and accurate programmatic reports and other contractual deliverables to management and donors as required;
  • Works with the Project leadership in communicating with donors and partners about the project
  • Provides training, mentoring and coaching to program management and project staff
  • Supervise and manage the program team to ensure conformity to the project goals and deliverables.
  • Ensure that project activities are executed successfully, completed within time frames and project scope to meet program objectives
  • Ensure timely writing of program reports for review and thereafter onward submission to Executive Director and the donor as stipulated in sub contract agreement;
  • Use creative strategies to comprehensively identify and clearly synthesize complex information about various research studies; develop publishable articles based on rigorous scientific evidence, policy issues, program evaluations
  • Provide guidance and advice to the program management team on technical issues and related advocacy in projects
  • Network and maintain a dialogue with relevant stakeholders e.g. Government Institutions, National and International Development Organizations to ensure collaboration and synergy on projects and sharing of experiences.
  • Support the media and communications effort in preparation and dissemination of program-related and non program-related information.
  • Support the monitoring, evaluation, and reporting on programs by ensuring the collection of relevant baseline information and formulation of indicators that are sensitive to program delivery.
  • Assist with other team and organizational activities as may be required

Supervisory Responsibility

Position has day to day supervisoryduties and will also be required to supervise ad-hoc staff from time to time.


Education and Professional Experience


Skill Requirement


Functional Requirements

KnowledgeManagement and Learning

               Developmentand Operational Effectiveness

                    Managementand Leadership

                         Builds strongrelationships with within and outside the organization

Method of Application – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!

Interested and qualified applicantsshould send an application package consisting of

  1. Suitability Statement for the role
  2. Detailed Curriculum Vitae with desired salary at the top left corner of the document
  3. Soft copy of academic publications or programmatic report previously written 

The package should be sent in the orderlisted above in a SINGLE PDF FILE to with the Position title as the subject ofthe email on or before Wednesday 20th January 2021.


NB: Please note that applications that does not follow the methoddescribed above will be rejected.