Program Manager

Job Summary

One of our clients is seeking qualified candidates to fill this role

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

To contribute to the planning, formulation and assessment of the programs

managed by the Foundation through review and analysis of program proposals, performance monitoring, program evaluation and assessment, and reporting. The Program Manager will be part of a highly efficient and motivated team. He/she will be primarily responsible for planning, formulation and assessment of programs managed by the Foundation through research, review
and analysis of program proposals, performance monitoring, program evaluation, assessment and reporting. The incumbent will assist in identifying, defining and developing funding sources to support existing and planned program activities as well as new projects and programs.
In particular, the responsibilities will include but not limited to:
  • Administrative: Contribute to the design and implementation of program policy. Provide conceptual and strategic leadership in issues of interest to the Foundation. Conceptualize,write, present and draft proposals on selected program issues; design and convene seminars, workshops and conferences. Identify and maintain ongoing relationships with a wide range of stakeholders and represent the Foundation at meetings. Contribute to the Foundation’s over all vision and mission to promote good healthcare be a proponent for education and economic empowerment as well as the overall development and strengthening of the organization.
  • Strategically think and plan for development of program direction and initiatives.
  • Work with other departments to ensure synergy of policy and communication efforts. Serve as resource on policy formation for all staff, partners and donors. Strategically think and plan for development of program direction and initiatives Involve in planning and execution of the projects and initiatives in collaboration with EDAF (Edet Amana Foundation) Team.
  • Develop and maintain adequate resource files and database for assigned program areas. Carry out various research projects for EDAF as may be required. Design and convene seminars, workshops and conferences for training programs. Develop in-depth knowledge of assigned areas including current issues and key resource people and organization and have a clear
  • understanding of how they fit into the Foundation interest.
  • Ensuring the Program Management
  • Cycle is implemented in program activities. Management of projects and programs.
  • Representing the Foundation with external partners. Creating and maintaining monitoring and evaluating plans for projects and programs
  • Fund Raising/Grants: Generate proposals and supporting documents in response to solicitations. Seek for Grants and funding to ensure all programs are well funded. Design and preparation of fund-raising proposals and grants application. Webinar Meetings of active and potential funders, etc. Conduct research, policy analysis and advocacy on the related areas of
  • the Foundation. Facilitate grants ‘kick off’ meetings
  • Training: Organize events, conferences, workshops and seminars based on agreed outlook  and scope.  
  • Ensure timely completion of training programmes according to work plan.
  • Network with other organizations involving in both internal and external as identified.
  • Organizing training programs for external vendors
  • Communication: Writing reports according to established schedule and requirements.
  • Developing communication material (newsletters, annual reports, etc.) for distribution to donors and other stakeholders.
  • Donor Management: Developing a fundraising strategy for the organization. Conducting mapping of institutional donors and foundations (EU, UN, USAID, DFID, others), highlighting common priorities
  • Investigating and spearheading new avenues for individual support and/or donations.
  • Developing a donor management tool where reports and history of donors can be easily tracked.
Competencies Required:
Analytical - synthesizes complex or diverse information, collects and researches data, uses
intuition and experience to complete tasks, designs work flows and procedures. Design -  generate creative solutions. Translate concepts and information into images; demonstrate 
attention to detail
Problem-solving - identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Gathers and analyzes
information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations.
Technical Skills - Assess own strengths and weaknesses, pursues training and development opportunities, strives to continuously build knowledge and skills, shares expertise with others.
Teamwork - balances team and individual responsibilities, exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views
Job Qualifications:
  • A bachelor's degree with a Second Class Upper Minimum.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience working as a Program Manager in a non for profit organization.
  • Proven track record of revenue generation or fund raising
  • The ideal candidate should be outgoing, confident, persuasive communicator with excellent writing skills
  • Program planning skills Must be able to give effective presentations,
  • Excellent Organizational Skills
  • Research Analysis skills
  • Must have a passion for TRANSFORMING LIVES

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