New Job at Meadow Hall Foundation for a Program Coordinator

Meadow Hall Foundation was incorporated as the non-profit arm of the
Meadow Hall Group to support communities, public schools, pupils and
teachers through various charitable initiatives and programmes. The
vision of the Foundation is to touch the heart of the Nigerian child.
We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Program Coordinator
Job Description
The programme coordinator will manage programmes, projects, and events.
The programme coordinator reports to the Head of Meadow Hall Foundation
The main responsibilities of this position are:

  • Assist the Head of Meadow Hall Foundation in program delivery
    including preparation of reports and correspondence, material for
    briefs and/or submissions, background material for communicative
    writing and provision of financial management requests and reports
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Define project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Communicate, regularly, with all relevant stakeholders
  • Work with other staff to plan and implement programs that would
    create opportunities for the populations (including underprivileged
    students and their teachers) served by MHF
  • Work with the Head, MHF and members of MHF’s Board to develop,
    implement and evaluate various programmes, projects and/or events
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of program areas, including current
    issues and key resource people and organizations, and a clear
    understanding of how they fit into MHF’s interests
  • Represent the Foundation professionally by making presentations, responding to inquiries and attending meetings and conferences
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Successfully manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Support and contribute to the finalization of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) frameworks
  • Assist in the development of M&E tools and processes
  • Assist in the M&E of existing projects including the preparation and finalization of M and E reports in program areas
  • Update, as necessary, M&E plans
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Qualifications & Skills Required

  • A university degree in an appropriate discipline, such as project management, development studies, business management.
  • A minimum of three years relevant work experience
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in (a) project management (b) a development program;

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to:
Application Process
Prepare a one-page statement in English that describes your suitability,
skills and experience with reference to the five selection criteria
listed below. Use practical examples, referring to your professional or
academic experience, to describe how you satisfy each of the selection
criteria. Please use the five selection criteria as sub-headings:

  • Experience in (a) project management (b) a development program;
  • Planning, organising and team skills;
  • Research, investigative and analytical skills;
  • Communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Understanding of Meadow Hall Foundation’s goals and programmes.

Application Deadline: 26th May, 2017.

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