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  • Posted: Jun 3, 2022
    Deadline: Jun 15, 2022
  • Ascentech Services Ltd acts as a gateway to provide a wide range of recruitment and selection services to companies. We are a dedicated team of professional consultants offering top-of-the-line executive recruitment and selection services. We cater for the needs of a range of professionals seeking employment and work together to create effective solutions using our networks and strong client base.
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    Program Associate

    Job Responsibilities
    Project Management:

    • Oversee project design and planning, and lead the development of project work plans with clear timelines and deliverables.
    • Facilitate project inception meetings with key stakeholders to align on project objectives, scope, and implementation timelines and routine project check-in meetings to provide updates to client/donor.
    • Provide technical leadership in the development of project execution approaches and tools.
    • Provide on-the-job mentoring to the project team.
    • Delegate roles/tasks to teammates and provide technical oversight to ensure timely achievement of project deliverables
    • Provide technical leadership to the team on the analysis of project data and in monitoring and evaluation of the project activities outlining insights to optimize performance
    • Oversee the development and submission of project reports in line with client/donor requirements and facilitate project closeout.

    Business Development:

    • Lead the development and submission of grant applications and technical response to RFPs or expression of interest (EOIs)
    • Facilitate brainstorming sessions to pool ideas for developing proposals.
    • Develop networks and partnerships to promote an understanding of the company’s work and ensure the sustainability of company’s operations.
    • Develop the capacity of the team on responding to RFPs and/or developing proposals.
    • Provide support to senior management as needed, with brand representation and management, staff capacity development, and general leadership and oversight

    Leadership Development and Performance Management:

    • Participate in the company’s problem-solving, ideation, and capacity building sessions including new staff onboarding and staff mentoring program
    • Participate in company’s periodic performance reviews and provide feedback to team members for performance improvement as applicable

    Required Qualifications and Competencies

    • Required: Bachelor's Degree (First or Second Class Upper) from a recognized University with at least 3 years of professional experience in the health or development sector; or
    • Desirable: Master’s degree in Public health, Health financing, Health Economics, Health Policy and Management, Health Systems Strengthening, Health Management/Administration, International Development, Business Administration or related fields with at least 3 years of progressive relevant experience
    • Management consulting experience is an advantage
    • Must be a results-oriented individual with experience in developing and tracking self, clients, team with clear KPIs.
    • Must possess strong strategic thinking, problem-solving and thought-leadership abilities
    • Reliable relationship and stakeholder manager, able to promote team building and collaboration
    • Outstanding quantitative, qualitative, statistical analysis, data synthesis, and report writing skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong team working and interpersonal skills
    • Advanced proficiency with Ms. Office suite
    • Fast learner, open to learning and taking feedback from peers, subordinates, and supervisors
    • Must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
    • Flexibility to travel, work schedule, and assignments

    Performance Management:

    • For performance management and accountability, the Program Analyst/Associate will work with the Program Associate or Senior Associate (as appropriate) to develop and agree on the program-specific scope of work, results from the framework, work plan, and deliverables.
    • These would inform the development of program specific KPIs to be tracked, along with the technical responsibilities of the Program Analyst for performance review and performance improvement.

    N500,000 - N800,000 Monthly.

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