Program Manager - Education

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VSO is the world's leading development organization that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It's a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world's poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.


Role overview

The job holder is expected to lead in the strategic design, development, and implementation of VSON Education Program in line with the country office strategic plans and priorities. Provide comprehensive programming, management and coordination support in the implementation and measurement of VSON Education programs. The job holder will report to the Head of Programs and will be located in Abuja, Nigeria (with frequent travel to project locations).


Skills, qualifications, and experience

  • A holder of Degree in Development studies, social Sciences or related fields. A Minimum of 5 years relevant experience
  • Good understanding of development challenges and working norms in Nigeria with a particular focus on Education programming.
  • Practical experience gained within an NGO context and of managing Education program.
  • Experience in budgeting and financial management, particularly in the context of project planning.


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VSO Nigeria

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)





Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years