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  • Posted: Jan 25, 2022
    Deadline: Feb 8, 2022
  • Our combined knowledge and expertise will enable the Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) to achieve its goals over time. Our founder and principals are leading figures from business, government, and academic life.
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    Programme Associate

    The Programme Associate will manage the execution of projects and programmes under the Health Policy unit of the Aig-Imoukhuede Foundation and report to the Head, Consulting/Health Policy Unit. 

    This role will be responsible for tracking, monitoring, analysing, and reporting on all projects and programmes under the Health Policy unit within the organisation.

    The ideal candidate will be a person with very good writing and oratory skills, interested in working on health-related projects and has ability to brainstorm ideas.

    • Assist with the design, implementation, and adaptation of the Health Policy Unit’s programmes.
    • Support and contribute to organisation’s strategic vision, and the continued evolution of its programmes
    • Facilitate or assist with the facilitation of programmes, including teaching workshops, leading discussions, and moderating panels
    • Integrate systems of monitoring, evaluation and learning into each program to allow for data-driven decision making, continuous learning, and results-based program evolution
    • Pro-actively contribute to day-to-day project implementation and ensure conformity to expected results and project work-plans
    • Assist with intake process, assessing entrepreneurial needs and making appropriate recommendations
    • Support programme marketing initiatives.
    • Liaise with other staff within the organization and contribute to the organization’s overall effectiveness
    • Support proposal development processes as needed.
    • Maintain all programme files, database, and documentation.
    • Prepare and issue contracts
    • Make pertinent logistical arrangements for the prompt and effective implementation of activities including coordinating scheduling of guest speakers, program venues (off site), and timely & friendly communication with programme stakeholders and partners.
    • Prepare requests for advance of funds and/or direct payments
    • Monitor budget expenditures and maintain a proper record of budgets and spending
    • Prepare and routinely submit expenditure and budget status reports
    • Liaise and cooperate with internal or external auditors wherever required
    • Undertake financial and administrative tasks on an ad hoc basis
    • Other duties as may be assigned by the Head, Consulting/Health Policy Unit.

    Person  Specification

    • A Bachelor’s degree and/or Master’s degree in Economics, Business Administration, Public Relations, or health related field
    • At least three years of previous experience in project administrative and financial management or related work for a donor organization, consulting company, or NGO is an advantage
    • Experience in health stakeholders’ and community engagement or other substantive area is required
    • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling web-based management systems
    • Excellent knowledge of English (both speaking and writing)
    • Good interpersonal and communications skills
    • Must possess strong planning, organisational and execution skills,  
    • Excellent project and deadline management skills  
    • Able to read, analyse and interpret complex information effectively 
    • Problem solving skills and able to implement creative solutions to problems 
    • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities 

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