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  • Posted: Nov 22, 2019
    Deadline: Nov 29, 2019
  • Africa Youth Growth Foundation is a regional Non-Governmental Organization in Abuja for youth growth, development and empowerment, with a mission of building an African society through constructive engagement with stakeholders expand opportunities for self-development and realization among the youth.
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    Program Officer-Volunteer

    Job Description

    • The Program Officer will be responsible for organizing programs and activities for our organization.
    • He/She will be tasked with developing programs to support the organization's strategic direction, as well as creating and managing long term goals.
    • You will also be in charge of developing budgets and operating plans for programs and writing project funding proposals.

    Program Officer Responsibilities

    • Organizing programs and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the organization.
    • Developing new programs to support the strategic direction of the organization.
    • Creating and managing long-term goals.
    • Developing a budget and operating plan for the program.
    • Developing an evaluation method to assess program strengths and identify areas for improvement.
    • Writing program funding proposals to guarantees.
    • Managing a team with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities.
    • Ensuring goals are met in safety, quality and team member performance.
    • Implementing and managing changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved.
    • Meeting with stakeholders to make communication easy and transparent regarding project implementation.
    • Producing accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle.
    • Analyzing program risks.

    Program Officer Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Business or related field.
    • Proven experience in program management in the NGO Sector
    • Proven stakeholder management skills.
    • Proven experience managing a team.
    • Experience using computers for a variety of tasks.
    • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    • In-depth Understanding of project management.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications with a Cover Letter not more than one page specifying motivation for the application and addressed to the "Human Resource Manager, Africa Youth Growth Foundation" via email to: indicating "Communication Officer Volunteer - Kogi" OR Program Officer-Volunteer in the subject line.

    Note: This position is open only to applicants residing Kogi State, Nigeria and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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