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Programme Associate at PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria

  • Manager Administration/ Office/ Operations
  • Anywhere
  • Applications have closed
  • At least five years of previous experience in project administrative and financial management or related work for a donor organization, consulting company or NGO is an advantage

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Programme Associate

Reference Number: 130-PEO01150

Location: Lagos

Department: People & Change Nigeria

Job Field: Manager Administration/ Office/ Operations

Job type: Permanent

Roles & Responsibilities
Programmes Support & Research:

  • Assist with the design, implementation, and adaptation of the Institute’s programmes
  • Plan and execute logistics needed to carry out programmes including coordinating scheduling of guest speakers, program venues (off-site), and timely & friendly communication with programme stakeholders and partners
  • Support and contribute to organisation Institute’s strategic vision, and the continued evolution of its programmes
  • Facilitate or assist with the facilitation of programmes, including teaching workshops, leading discussions, and moderating panels
  • Integrate systems of evaluation and learning into each program to allow for data-driven decision-making, continuous learning, and program evolution based on results
  • Assist with building and maintaining systems to track important programme metrics
  • Pro-actively contribute to day-to-day project implementation and ensure conformity to expected results and project work-plans
  • Assist with intake process, assessing entrepreneurial needs and making appropriate recommendations
  • Support programme marketing initiatives
  • Liaise with other staff within the organization and contribute to the organization’s overall effectiveness
  • Support proposal development processes as needed

Administrative Support:

  • Maintain all programme files and documentation
  • Help maintain program tracking documentation and databases
  • Prepare and issue contracts
  • Make pertinent logistical arrangements for the prompt and effective implementation of activities
  • Arrange external and internal meetings

Financial Management:

  • Prepare requests for advance of funds and/or direct payments
  • Monitor budget expenditures and maintain a proper record of budgets and spending
  • Prepare proposals for budget revisions
  • Prepare and submit expenditure and budget status reports
  • Liaise with internal or external auditors wherever required
  • Prepare reports as scheduled and special reports as required for budget preparations and audit
  • Advise and assist international and national consultants and others on all aspects of allowances, travel claims and other financial matters and calculate payments due for claims and services;
  • Undertake other financial and administrative tasks on an ad hoc basis

Procurement:

  • Arrange for procurement of equipment, supplies and services;
  • Arrange for equipment maintenance and insurance as required;
  • Physically clear and ensure delivery of equipment and supplies procured;
  • Maintain equipment and spare inventory including verification and transfer when required

Others:

  • Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.

Educational Qualification & Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and/or Master’s Degree in Education, Business Administration, Public Relations or similar field
  • At least five years of previous experience in project administrative and financial management or related work for a donor organization, consulting company or NGO is an advantage
  • Experience in administrative work, accounting/finance, economics, or other substantive area is required
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling web-based management systems

Competencies
Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrates commitment to organization Institute’s mission, vision and values
  • Exerts strict adherence to corporate rules, regulations and procedures. Familiarity with the internal control framework and results-based management tools is essential
  • Is adept at cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity; enjoys working in a multi-cultural environment; engages with empathy with persons of diverse backgrounds and experiences

Knowledge Management and Learning:

  • Shares knowledge and experience.
  • Actively works towards continuing personal learning, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

  • Ability to perform a variety of specialized tasks, including support to design, planning and project implementation and reporting.
  • Ability to establish and maintain contacts with operational-level staff and external parties
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are essential

Application Closing Date
21st October, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online