Head of Program at a Reputable Company

Head of Program at a Reputable Company


A reputable company is recruiting suitable candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Program

Location: Lagos

Job Description
A Head of Program typically has a wide range of responsibilities, which can include:

  • Managing the implementation of new programs according to the company’s strategic plan
  • Ensuring that projects are completed on time, within budget, and meet quality standards
  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously and overseeing their progress to ensure they are completed on time
  • Coordinating with stakeholders to address issues and concerns throughout the program life cycle
  • Maintaining communication with senior leadership regarding program status and risks
  • Developing strategies to improve program management processes and outcomes
  • Recruiting and hiring new employees as needed to support program needs
  • Managing staff members, including hiring, firing, evaluating performance, and making recommendations for promotions
  • Inspire a business-oriented, professional, results-driven environment across the organization
  • Understands and navigates organization dynamics; builds strong informal networks
  • Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions.
  • Implement policies and procedures and build support for Board decisions amongst staff
  • Work closely and openly with the Board and its committees, ensuring ongoing communication of risks, issues, as well as successes
  • Responsible for the effective administration of MMF’s Operations, providing strategic leadership and hands-on management for all of the administrative and operational functions of the organization in accordance with the mission, objectives, and policies
  • Plans, Oversees and implements appropriate resources to ensure that the operations of the organization work in sync and seamlessly.
  • Responsible for signing all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into and on behalf of the organization.

Organization Mission and Strategy:

  • Works with board and staff to ensure that the MMF mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach.
  • Develops, plans and ensures the implementation of programs that helps achieve the organization’s mission.
  • Act as the chief external advocate for the organisation ensuring key messages for the goals of MM F
  • Provides strategic leadership for the enhancement of MMF’s brand through collaborative efforts with International bodies, other professional, civic and private organizations.
  • Understands context and has a clear long-term view, ensuring alignment with MMF strategic direction.
  • Use strong analytical and innovative thinking to develop clear business strategy to achieve goals

Program Funding and Financial Management:

  • Develop high performing funding strategies, ensuring funding goals are achieved, ensures resources are sufficient to guarantee the financial health of the organization.
  • Responsible for adequate funding to run existing and new programs
  • Provide strong financial leadership, ensuring financial goals are achieved
  • Ensure financial accountability and transparency that demonstrates MMF as leaders in the effective use of charitable donations.
  • Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the
  • Monitor board-approved budget and manage daily financial operations to ensure maximum utilization of resources and optimum financial positioning for the organization
  • Prudently direct resources and manage all financials within budget guidelines and according to current laws and regulations

Program Formation and Management:

  • Ensure Programmes are well planned from start to completion involving deadlines, milestones and processes.
  • Ensure Programmes are implemented and managed effectively. Structuring the supervising of all program and project managers involved to provide feedback and resolve complex problems.
  • Seek for grants and funding from corporate and International Partners in order to run the Foundation’s programs.

Brand Positioning and Advocacy:

  • Manage all aspects of the organization’s marketing and public relations, ensuring high visibility to prospects and the public, and build interest in engaged philanthropy
  • Develop and maintain a strong positive brand Image, visibility and reputation for MMF
  • Ensure MMF’s profile is enhanced through media appearances, and top-level engagement with Government, businesses, the general public and other NGOs, representing the organization and serve as chief spokesperson publicly at events, conferences, and partnership meetings
  • Act as the chief external advocate for the organisation, promoting the organization and its mission, programs, partners, and members in a consistently positive manner.

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Minimum of Second Class Upper Division) or equivalent in International Development or a relevant field. Master’s degree preferred
  • 7-10 years of progressive overseas experience in humanitarian and development programs
  • Experience in a Non profit Organization is an added advantage
  • Substantial experience developing and leading large and complex humanitarian and development programs
  • Demonstrated experience in leading strategic and operational planning
  • A proven track record of growing organizational capacity and programming

Application Closing Date
25th January, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button