Do you want to spark innovation and help youngsters change the world? Do you see young people and grassroots organizations as visionary changemakers?
NGYouthSDGs is recruiting for a Project Manager to assist foster youth-led change in Enugu, Nigeria. You will be joining a team of compassionate and committed individuals that believe in empowering young people and grassroots organizations to have a greater impact and campaign for youth rights. We appreciate teamwork and integrity, and we are dedicated to empowering young people to take constructive action in their communities. Feedback and learning wake us up in the morning, and as a youth-centered organization, we are motivated by a vision for meaningful youth participation.
What you will be doing:
Formulate and execute effective strategies to ensure the successful delivery of the youth program.
Identify and collaborate with relevant stakeholders to foster partnerships and support for the programme.
Oversee day-to-day programme activities, ensuring adherence to the project timeline and budget.
Coordinate training sessions, workshops, and other capacity-building initiatives.
Establish monitoring and evaluation mechanisms to assess the impact and effectiveness of the programme.
Manage the programme budget efficiently, ensuring proper allocation of resources and compliance with financial guidelines.
Maintain accurate and comprehensive project documentation.
Prepare and submit regular reports to internal and external stakeholders as required.
REQUIRMENTS/ELIGIBILITY for the Nigeria Youth SDGs Project Manager Recruitment 2024
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in business, economics, international development, social enterprise, philanthropy or related fields.
Demonstrable track record with a minimum of 3 years of work experience in program management, event management, facilitation, stakeholders management and analysis-driven insight for the nonprofit, charitable or social enterprise sector; or having transferable skills from the private or public sectors such as corporate social responsibility (CSR) or environmental social and governance (ESG) that can be adapted to the role.
Demonstrated experience in strategic analysis, problem-solving, and team building and management.
Strong writing skills in policy research, report writing and concept note development.
Expertise in social and economic inclusion, livelihoods, education and civic participation for youth.
Diplomatic with strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of cultural sensitivity.
Proactive leader with excellent communication and relationship skills; demonstrating also the ability to prioritise and effectively manage competing work streams and deliverables.
Ability to work independently with strong time management skill.
Experience designing and implementing youth action projects.
Experience supporting business development in proposal/concept note development.
Experience in policy research and development.
Salary: N170,000 Naira
Instead of a traditional cover letter, please share your CV and answers to the following questions in 1-2 A4 pages:
What excites you most about this role and how is it directly connected to your skills or experience;
What experiences in project management would you bring to this role;
What do you think are the key challenges facing youth changemakers and youth lead groups and organizations in Nigeria and how do you think funders should tackle this?
What do you think are the most important aspects of building and managing a team? Please give examples of your experience and approach to management.
Kindly send your curriculum vitae and answers to the questions above to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: Project Manager in the subject line. The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 11th February 2024. Please note that interviews will be offered on a rolling basis.