Senior Programme Officer Job at Africa Leadership Forum

Africa Leadership Forum - We are leading Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) involved in socio-economic and manpower development in Nigerian and across Africa. Our engagement covers Governance, Women and Gender Development, Entrepreneurship and SME development, Youth, Health, Tech-Hub and Business Incubation.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Senior Programme Officer

Job Location: Ota, Ogun

Job Description
As a result of expansion, there is the urgent need to fill the role of a Senior Program Officer to support effort of the Organization in the following Key Areas:

  • Operations & Management
  • Research
  • Data Management
  • Reporting and Communication
  • Capacity Building.


  • To provide support in strategic direction to the organization
  • Ensure support in effective, high quality, consistent implementation & delivery of the organisation's programmes nationwide and internationally
  • Work on the implementation of programmes, and at the same time provide feedback, advice and directions as appropriate and ensure that quality standards are met
  • Establish and roll-out the most effective way to measure and articulate programme impacts
  • Support the organization on key donor/partner and all stakeholders' relationships thereby raising the profile of the Foundation
  • Support in coordinating program portfolio to ensure the highest level of project quality and accountability, while fostering continuity through building local capacity and developing innovative programme interventions
  • Cultivation of high level relationships with relevant stakeholders
  • Keep abreast of the trends within the donor environment
  • Drawing on programme practice to identify potential advocacy and research agenda
  • Support in the development of networks and partnerships with national/regional/international institutions and donor collaboration, fund raising and project development within the country.


  • Postgraduate / Master's qualification in Social Sciences, Management or a related field
  • At least six (6) years' professional experience with an international NGO
  • Project management, planning coordinating skills
  • Monitoring, evaluation and quality management skills
  • Systems management skills with advanced levels of computer literacy
  • People management and performance management skills
  • High level written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain exceptional levels of attention to detail under pressure
  • Strong team management skills with experience of working in disparate teams
  • Experience of working in projects with a huge budget size
  • Experience working in a humanitarian context
  • Experience in proposal development and reporting
  • Significant experience in budget holding duties
  • Willingness and ability to travel at short notice.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and relevant documents to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: The Africa Leadership Forum is an equal opportunity organisation, women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

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