An International Dwvelopment organisation seeks to fill the role below
Position Start Date: Immediately
The State Program Manager (SPM) will be responsible for the development, contracting, implementation and close-out of a portfolio of activities at the state-level. The SPM will work with Abuja-based Program Development staff, NERI Senior Management, and community stakeholders to identify, prioritize and design activities that will respond to community development priorities in order to further the objectives of the NERI project. The SPM, working with state-level grants and implementation staff, will be charged with oversight of project activities to ensure that all tasks are completed within timeframe and budget parameters defined during project design. The SPM will be tasked with the programmatic and administrative closeout of all activities, including final reporting, disbursement of funding (in concert with finance staff) and disposition of any project inventory. The SPM will serve as the main point of contact for state-level actors and community stakeholders to ensure that all activities fit within a strategic and coherent portfolio. The SPM will be expected to regularly report to Program Development and Grants staff and receive management and guidance from NERI Senior Management. The SPM will be expected to liaise with various levels of stakeholders, including government officials, civil society organizations and community actors; the selected candidate must be able to maintain good relations with all associated parties. This position will be based at Adamawa State (north eastern Nigeria,) with frequent coordination visits to Abuja.
Reporting & Supervision:
The State Program Manager reports to the Program Development Manager.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please reference the job title and location on the subject line, your cover letter and resume/CV.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.