Program Officer, NGO
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AfriGrowth Foundation seeks an experienced leveled Program Officer to be based in Abuja.
The Program Officer, at the direction of and in conjunction with the Executive Director/ Founder of AfriGrowth will provide leadership and creative implementation for ALL programs.
Our expectations are that the Program Officer will be a highly motivated, well-organized self-starter with excellent interpersonal communications skills who enjoys public and community interactions.
Job Title: Program Officer - NGO
- Provide expertise in planning and executing community development projects according to deadlines and within budget.
- Communicate effectively to old and new stakeholders, and community heads in the different communities in which projects have been commissioned by the Foundation.
- Coordinate and ensure quality control of all Project activities and outputs.
- Provide documentation on best practices and lessons learned during field work and present to Management.
- Required to prepare grant applications and seek funding for the operational and improvement of existing programs - Actively seek for financial funding through grant applications, organizational and individual sponsorship, in-kind gifts, and other new sources of funding for the programs. Supervise and assist in training program volunteers and contractors.
- Oversee and develop accurate documentation in client files.
- Act as the Foundation’s liaison to external meetings.
- Participate in any other activities which may be required to be undertaken to fulfill the objectives of the Foundation.
- Education: Bachelor’s degree required
- At least 2 to 4 years of work experience, NGO or Community Development experience is a MUST.
- Demonstrate excellence in interpersonal skills.
- And Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Excellent organizational and project management skills.
- High degree of accuracy and attention to detail required.
- Self-starter who is comfortable in a close-knit team-oriented setting.
- Flexibility and eagerness to learn and work on different tasks as needed.
- Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. – MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
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