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  • Posted: Nov 26, 2021
    Deadline: Dec 10, 2021
  • As the leading advocacy group of all youth bodies working to end all forms of harmful traditional practices in Nigeria, the Youth Network for Community and Sustainable Development is a movement catalyzing social change by engaging young people and amplifying their voices to speak for Human Rights, through targeted advocacy to key players, capacity building and development, communications and media engagements, partnerships and program implementation. We also work on other sexual and reproductive health and rights issues, Governance and Environment.
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    Head of Programme

    Job Brief

    • We provide a Hybrid and flexi work environment
    • We are looking for an experienced Program Director to supervise a wide range of programs.
    • You will be responsible for the delivery and overall success of each project.
    • You will supervise managers and inform management on progress and performance.
    • A successful Head of Programme must have a broad knowledge of program management principles.
    • They must have a strategic mindset as well as be able to lead and develop their subordinates.
    • The goal is to ensure every project will be delivered successfully and add the highest possible value to the organization.


    • Initiate and set goals for programs according to the strategic objectives of the organization
    • Plan the programs from start to completion involving deadlines, milestones and processes
    • Develop or approve budgets and operations
    • Devise evaluation strategies to monitor performance and determine the need for improvements
    • Supervise all program and project managers involved to provide feedback and resolve complex problems
    • Discover ways to enhance efficiency and productivity of procedures and people
    • Apply change, risk and resource management principles when needed
    • Read reports prepared by managers to determine progress and issues
    • Ensure program operations and activities adhere to legal guidelines and internal policies
    • Keep senior management informed with detailed and accurate reports or presentations


    • B.Sc / BA / Diploma in Management or a relevant field; M.Sc / MA is a plus.
    • 2 - 3 years experience.
    • Proven experience as program manager
    • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
    • Excellent Knowledge of performance evaluation techniques and key metrics
    • Outstanding knowledge of data analysis, reporting and budgeting
    • Working knowledge of MS office and program management software (e.g. Basecamp, MS Project etc.)
    • A business acumen with a strategic ability
    • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
    • An analytical mindset with great problem-solving abilities
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Through understanding of the SRHR and GBV landscape in Nigeria and regionally.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should please send their CV and Cover Letter as a single document to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

    Note: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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