Financial Inclusion Programme Coordinator

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

Product & Project Management

NGO, NPO & Charity NGN Confidential
1 month ago

Job Summary

We seek an enthusiastic, self-starter professional with a commitment to excellence to join our Financial Inclusion Programme in Nigeria. The successful candidate will combine a demonstrated interest in financial inclusion and international development with a knack for non-profit, program analysis, and management and thrive in a start-up environment. The candidate should also share a commitment to RPA’s values of integrity, diversity, quality, and trust.

  • Minimum Qualification:Degree
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:3 years

Job Description/Requirements


  • Provide a coordinating role in the development of a three-year Corporate Strategy and Roadmap for the key programmatic areas including the monitoring and execution of the implementation plan
  • Support Directors with research, problem-solving, and the accurate and timely reporting of the Nigeria Financial Inclusion Programme activities according to applicable timeframes and formats
  • Manage program reporting process(es) including collation of various project status updates from project staff and technical assistance partners, and the provision of overall program status reporting
  • Act as an integral member of the team responsible for the centralized process for coordination of resources, planning, communication, documentation, travel, and logistics, and maintain a calendar of deadlines and deliverables for Nigeria's financial inclusion program 
  • Support external stakeholder management activities, the cadence of engagements, workshops, and meetings, and delivery of individual projects
  • Execute set priorities, effect change, manage expectations through influence and in partnership with Directors, suggesting tactics and strategies to address any challenges, issues, and opportunities
  • Develop project management tools and trackers as needed to ensure a systematic and clear overview of project activities, budget, and results framework is available to ensure effective project management.
  • Provide support to review and manage the execution of all contracts, memoranda of understanding, and agreements for the Nigeria financial inclusion program 
  • Identify and monitor all contractual obligations of all parties/stakeholders of the Nigeria financial inclusion program 
  • Documentation of technical assistance requirements, review and analysis of Requests for Information (RFIs), and Request for Proposals (RFPs) on the program
  • Monitor and process approved relevant program expenses and invoices
  • Ensure financial inclusion program staff and technical assistance partners adhere to RPA policies and procedures
  • Work with Directors to manage relationships with key stakeholders including relevant Ministries, Departments, Agencies (MDAs), technical assistance partners, consultants, external partners, and the program funder(s)
  • Manage operational responsibilities, including processing payment requests and creating consultant/vendor agreements for financial inclusion Projects (that may not have employees or staff)
  • Participate and capture meeting minutes with the various financial inclusion projects involving technical assistance partners, consultants, and project partners – and update the CRM with the required information for knowledge management.


  • Minimum academic qualification of B.A./B.Sc. Degree or equivalent work experience required;
  • A Master's degree is preferred;
  • 3 - 5 years of related experience in the non-profit sector and/ or consulting disciplines
  • Familiarity and demonstrated interest in financial inclusion concepts and theories
  • Knowledge or experience working with Nigerian Federal Government offices and the digital financial services landscape in Nigeria 
  • Proven ability to multi-task and balance the workload and deadlines for multiple projects
  • Strong organizational and project management skills and a demonstrated attention to detail
  • Clear and prompt communication skills, both oral and written
  • Experience supporting non-profit operations
  • Familiarity with non-profit budgets and income statements is preferred but not required
  • Familiarity with fiscal sponsorship and knowledge of a foreign language (French, Spanish, etc.) and other languages (Hausa, Yoruba, etc.) is preferred but not required
  • Computer proficiency, particularly working knowledge of Office Suite; familiarity with NetSuite/CRM (Helpful)
  • Must be willing to travel for client work as needed.

Remuneration: Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including health coverage, retirement benefits, paid sick leave, vacation and holidays, tuition reimbursement, and access to professional development resources

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