Programme Coordinator – Benin City needed at Non Profit Organisation

Job title : Programme Coordinator – Benin City

Job Location : Edo

Deadline : May 24, 2024

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About Us:

We are a newly established charity/non-profit organization dedicated to promoting empowerment and advancement for women and girls in Nigeria. Our goal is to create a future where every woman and girl has the opportunity to thrive and realize her full potential. We understand the significance of investing in women and girls to drive positive societal change. Despite being in the early stages of our organization, we are committed to making a meaningful impact by addressing the unique challenges and obstacles faced by women and girls throughout Nigeria. Your passion, commitment, and expertise will be essential in driving our mission forward and effecting tangible change in the lives of women and girls. We are thrilled to welcome you to our team and embark on this journey of empowerment and transformation together.

Position Overview:

As a Programme Coordinator, your primary responsibility is to spearhead the planning, execution, and oversight of our projects and programmes, which are designed to foster women’s empowerment and drive progress towards gender equality in Nigeria. In this pivotal role, you will be instrumental in project management, programme coordination, communications and volunteer management efforts. Your contributions will directly impact the success and effectiveness of our initiatives, ultimately leading to positive change and empowerment within the communities we serve.

Key Responsibilities

Project Management:

  • Assist in developing project plans, timelines, and budgets.
  • Coordinate project activities, including organizing meetings, workshops, and training sessions.
  • Monitor project progress and performance indicators to ensure alignment with project objectives.
  • Collaborate with project team members and partners to achieve project milestones.

Programme Management:

  • Coordinate the implementation of programmes aimed at promoting women’s empowerment and gender equality.
  • Ensure that programme activities are effectively executed and aligned with our mission and strategic objectives.
  • Monitor programme outcomes and evaluate impact using established metrics and indicators.
  • Identify opportunities for programmatic improvements and innovation.

Reporting:

  • Prepare comprehensive reports on programme activities, progress, and outcomes for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure that reports are accurate, timely, and in compliance with donor requirements and organizational standards.
  • Collect and analyze data to measure programme effectiveness and impact.
  • Communicate findings and recommendations to inform decision-making and strategic planning.

Communications:

  • Assist in developing communication strategies and materials to raise awareness of our programmes and initiatives.
  • Coordinate the production of promotional materials, including newsletters, brochures, and social media content.
  • Engage with stakeholders, partners, and the media to promote our mission and activities.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of communication efforts and adjust strategies as needed.

Volunteer Management:

  • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers to support programme delivery and implementation.
  • Assign tasks and responsibilities to volunteers based on their skills, interests, and availability.
  • Provide ongoing support, guidance, and feedback to volunteers to ensure their effectiveness and satisfaction.
  • Recognize and appreciate the contributions of volunteers to our mission and objectives.

Knowledge and Experience

Essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., Social Sciences, International Development, Women’s Studies).
  • Proven experience in project management or programme coordination, preferably in the field of women’s empowerment or gender equality.

Desirable:

  • Experience working with NGOs or non-profit organizations.
  • Familiarity with gender mainstreaming approaches and principles.
  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation frameworks and tools.

Skills and Personal Attributes

Essential:

  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Calendar, and Outlook.

Desirable

  • Experience in community engagement.
  • Ability to speak in local languages such as Bini and any other.
  • Commitment to gender equality and women’s rights.
  • Familiarity with project management tools such as Monday.com, Trello, etc.

Values and Behaviours

We uphold a set of core values that serve as the foundation of our work and guide us towards our vision:

  1. Equality: We champion gender equality, ensuring that every woman and girl has equal opportunities for success.
  2. Innovation: We embrace creativity and innovation, constantly seeking new solutions to empower women and girls.
  3. Community: We foster a sense of belonging, creating spaces where women and girls support each other and grow together.
  4. Transparency: We value openness and honesty in all our interactions, building trust with our stakeholders.
  5. Accountability: We take ownership of our actions and strive for excellence in achieving our goals.

Working With Us

Joining us as a Programme Coordinator means embarking on a journey where you can truly make a difference in the lives of women and girls across Nigeria. You’ll thrive in a dynamic and supportive work environment where your contributions are valued and recognized.

We are offering a basic salary of N80,000 monthly and an array of benefits designed to support your well-being and professional growth:

  • Salary Increase: After completing a 3-month probation period, you can expect a minimum of a 25% salary increase. Additionally, annual salary increments between 5% and 10% are offered based on performance appraisal.
  • Communication Allowance: Receive a monthly allowance for internet and phone calls.
  • Health Insurance: Ensuring you have access to quality healthcare coverage.
  • Remote Work: Enjoy the flexibility of fully remote work, promoting a healthy work-life balance.
  • A four-day work week: Friday is dedicated to personal development.
  • Travel Opportunities: Participate in local and international travels for training, meetings, and official events, broadening your horizons and enriching your experiences.
  • Global Collaboration: Collaborate with experienced professionals from around the world, learning from their expertise and building valuable connections.
  • Wellness Support: Benefit from dedicated wellness time, fostering your overall well-being and resilience.
  • Flexible Hours: Enjoy flex hours and flex days, allowing you to manage your work schedule according to your needs and priorities.
  • Career Coaching: Receive guidance and support through career coaching, empowering you to navigate your professional journey effectively.
  • Personal Development: Opportunities abound for personal and professional growth, with access to training, mentorship, and skill-building initiatives.

Terms of Appointment

This is a full-time, permanent position starting in July 2024 and based in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. As a Programme Coordinator, you’ll work 7 hours daily, Monday through Thursday, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, with a one-hour unpaid break. Fridays are designated for personal development, providing you with dedicated time to focus on your growth and well-being.

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