Programs Lead needed at EIENigeria

4 weeks ago

Job title : Programs Lead

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : March 06, 2024

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We are looking for a self-driven individual with strong work ethics, collaborative spirit, leadership, fundraising, planning, strategizing, marketing, problem-solving skills.


  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • 5 years’ minimum experience in a similar role.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office.
  • Working knowledge of grants and fund-raising activities.
  • Have apt knowledge and interest in governance and politics.

The Programs Lead will be responsible for the following:

Program Management

  • Execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs.
  • Effectively apply EiE’s methodology and enforce project standards.
  • Design evaluative measures to track program effectiveness.
    Oversee collection of performance data on programs and activities, for evaluation and strategic review and reporting purposes.
  • Minimize exposure to risks on projects.
    Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the non-profit sector dealing with good governance and civic engagement.
  • Prepare and present reports to board, funders, and community stakeholders.
  • Manage relationships with organizational coalition members strategy input and partnerships on programs
  • Generate innovative project ideas and strategies related to EiE’s mission and goals.
  • Maintain official records, documents and internal/external communications as appropriate.
  • Ensure project documents are complete and stored appropriately.
  • Manage project timeline.
  • Perform the cost-benefit analysis to estimate the strengths and weaknesses of new projects.

Stakeholder Management

  • Work with community agencies, organisations and institutions as appropriate to carry out organisational and program goals.
  • Engage stakeholders in advocacy to advance EiE’s mission and goals.
  • Prepare and present reports to board and funders, as well as community stakeholders.
  • Manage relationships with partners.
  • Identify fundraising strategies that benefit and complement the mission and the vision of EiE.

Team Collaboration and Management

  • Challenge project members to develop as leaders while serving as mentors.
  • Ensure working environment is conducive to the nature of EiE’s work and impromptu causes.
  • Identify resource needs and assign individual responsibilities.
    Supervise the activities of the Programs Team.

Organisational Development

  • Maintain regular contact with funding organizations and report on program activities in intervals mutually established between funders and EiE.
  • Ensure effective systems to track progress, and regularly assess program components, to measure successes to effectively communicate to the Board, funders, and other stakeholders.
  • Seek contracts and partnerships and spearhead the development of proposals.
  • Take a leadership role in seeking out and writing funding applications
  • Prepare and submit reports as required including weekly reports; monthly reports for the Board and funding organizations/sources.
  • Prepare final reports for funding organizations/sources in cooperation with the Administrator.

How to Apply for this Offer

If you fit this profile, kindly send your CV and cover letter to

  • Administrative / Management jobs
  • Programs Lead jobs

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