Forward Africa (FOFA) Vacancy for a Programme Manager
Sep 2, 2015, 11:22 AM
Forward Africa (FOFA) is a non- profit development organisation founded
in 1992 with the overall aim to reduce poverty and improve the lives of
peoples and communities in Africa.
We do this by strengthening the
capacity of individuals especially women and youths to respond to their
identified basic needs, using resources available within their
communities through initiatives that focus on Health, Economic
Development, Good Governance and Democracy. We work in partnership with
major stakeholders in development such as Agencies, Foundations, Foreign
missions and embassies Governments, Corporate and Private
Organizations. FOFA is registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission
Abuja and is overseen by a seven – member Board of Governors.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:
Job Title: Programme Manager
Location: Owerri, Imo
Reporting to: Executive Director
- FOFA is seeking a qualified candidate to head our dynamic
Programme Unit working across several states in the Niger Delta Region.
- This role would suit a highly motivated and innovative
individual who would relish the challenge of developing the function,
managing a team of their own and taking the next step in their
international development career.
- The desired candidate will ideally be educated to a Master's
degree level with a demonstrated passion and comprehensive understanding
of all aspects of development programme management and the
implementation of development interventions at policy and community
- The candidate will also have strong leadership and management
experience as you will be leading the programme team to achieve the
- In return, this role offers great career development for the
right candidate, and the opportunity to work in a dynamic organisation
working and impacting locally in the southeast and Niger Delta area of
- The salary for this role is highly competitive plus a
contributory pension scheme and up to 25 days annual leave per year,
increasing with service.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's and cover letter to: email@example.com
with 'Programme Manager' as the subject of the email. Your application
should clearly detail your experience and why you believe you are
suitable for the role using the person specification requirements.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and
invited to participate in the recruitment process following the
application closing date above
Application Deadline Wednesday 16th September, 2015.