Programme Manager Kano, Nigeria

Job Information

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    Category NGO & Development Jobs
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    Posted On Jun 14 ,2022
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    Qualifications Master
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    Employer Name AECF

Job Description

Take the lead in setting up the programme office, team management and prudent execution of the programme activities in line with the approved proposal and budget, including all aspects of programme reporting to the donor.

Lead the planning and execution – together with external consultants – of the detailed market assessment

and gender-focused value chain analysis that will underpin the design of the programme including

assessing the potential for synergies and partnership strategies with other programmes and agencies, i.e.,

women’s rights organizations, Community Based Organizations, training providers, etc.

Lead planning and execution of the programme including overseeing the competition/challenge process,

identifying, and shortlisting potential investible businesses and associations; conducting and coordinating operational, financial, and strategic due diligence reviews, and preparing investment memos.

Oversee the contracting of investee companies and associations, carry out ongoing management of selected companies to achieve program goals.

Plan and use resources (people and/or finance and/or physical assets) in accordance with AECF guidelines and delegated accountability so that objectives are achieved in the most efficient and effective manner possible.

Coordinate capacity needs assessments for design of technical assistance and business development service products and monitor delivery of the same.

Undertake the capacity needs assessment (technical, financial, equipment, knowledge, etc.) of the investees and work with the Enterprise Development team on appropriate interventions.

Maintain productive working relationships and linkages with donors, and other development partner organizations, international organizations, government departments, private sector partners, sector leaders, etc.

Working with the AECF Impact team, develop and maintain results measurement plans ensuring they align with the programme objectives and theory of change.

Ensure compliance with internal controls and integration of AECF’s enterprise-wide risk framework into the programme.

Represent AECF in relevant activities with key stakeholders in Nigeria.