Program Manager at DKT International Nigeria


  • Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country and the 7th most populous country in the world with over 175 million people. Nigeria has continued to grow, urbanize, and modernize and it is projected that at its current growth rate, it will reach a population of about 450 million people by 2050 and will be the 3rd most populous country in the world. However,…

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    Program Manager

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 6 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    Donor Relationship:

    • Identify strategic areas for funding and lead proposal development/ ownership
    • Manage a portfolio of existing and new donors
    • Develop concept notes and proposals from conception to submission and approval
    • Capture and translate current activities in supply chain, sales/distribution, marketing, and media communication to potential donors
    • Maintain consistent communication with donors to ensure timely acknowledgements / updates
    • Develop monthly, quarterly, annual and other periodic reports.

    Program Management:

    • Ensure implementation of program strategies
    • Coordinate departmental teams in achieving program targets
    • Strongly articulate the activities of DKT Nigeria to make persuasive presentations to external stakeholders
    • Provide guidance and expert advice on implementation of new or emerging service delivery initiatives/services, including youth-friendly services
    • Research funding opportunities and leverage CSR and/or workplace giving objectives
    • Provide progress reports on project activities to country leadership
    • Attend meetings and represent DKT to external stakeholders
    • Provide oversight to programs and support staff
    • Special projects as assigned

    Monitoring & Evaluation:

    • Strengthen monitoring and evaluation procedures
    • Coordinate current organization activities to be captured / presented by the M & E team
    • Monitor and evaluate overall progress on achievement of results in sales, marketing and programs
    • Support monitoring and evaluation of the effects and impact of the DKT operations

    Qualification / Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or related field
    • Proven experience proposal writing and successful grants
    • Proven experience in managing relationships with International private donors
    • Strong and polished interpersonal & presentation skills; written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to communicate complex issues in a concise, accessible, and engaging way
    • Strong network and networking skills
    • Experience in family planning, sexual and reproductive health
    • Experience in the planning and execution of largescale projects, including activities planning
    • Excellent analytical (qualitative and quantitative) skills
    • 6 years+ experience in a demanding and fast-paced environment

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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