14 Oct

Program Associate

, Lagos
  • Full-Time
  • ₦N65,000 - N135,000
  • Closing Date: 21-Dec-2020

Job role

  • Research and recommend potential funding sources to the organisation.
  • 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, current and stored appropriately.
  • Develop project proposals.
  • Collect performance data on programs and activities, for evaluation and strategic review and reporting purposes.
  • Minimize exposure to risks on projects and ensure project / program outcomes are consistently achieved.
  • Develop and monitor program budgets.
  • Provide correspondence to the Programs Lead on projects managed.
  • Prepare general proposals and applications to external bodies, e.g. for funding and contractual purposes.
  • Maintain and implement funding calendar activities.
  • Understand the organisation’s objectives and programs to know funding agencies to recommend.
  • Build external contacts and participate in external networks for the exchange of information and to form relationships for future collaboration.

Minimum Requirements

  • ·         Minimum of a bachelor’s degree.
  • ·         3 years’ work experience in similar role.
  • ·         Proficient in research, interpreting and analyzing diverse data.
  • ·         Apt knowledge and interest in governance and politics.

Essential Skills

  • ·    Ability to gather and analyse information skilfully
  • ·    Ability to fact-check proposals and statements
  • ·    Ability to work according to set timelines and meet deadlines
  • ·    Ability to excellently use Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • ·    Ability to perform budgeting functions for the purpose of grant applications


  • ·         Health Insurance (family cover)
  • ·         Quarterly Team Time Out
  • ·         Annual Retreat (location provides a mini-vacation)
  • ·         Gifts for landmark events
  • ·         Office pays 75% on trainings
  • ·         Working from Home