Foundation (YAF) is a non-profit Civil Society Organization established in 2002
with offices in Abuja, Lagos and Akwa Ibom states which seeks to play a significant
role in facilitating a just, equitable and fair society where all youths can
have access to social, economic and political opportunities. YAF is working to
redefine the role and contribution of the Nigerian youth in the governance and
development processes in the country. YAF is currently recruiting qualified
Programs Manager in their Abuja Office:
candidate will be responsible for designing, planning, coordinating, evaluating
and reporting on projects carried out by project officers, consultants and
partners. The Program Manager reports to the Executive Director and supervises
several program staff.
• The Program Manager will provide
overall technical and administrative leadership and expertise for the
• S/he operationalizes the
organization’s programs and projects strategy and contributes to defining the
annual and multi-annual programmatic strategy of the organization
• S/he contributes to the
institutional development of the organization: strengthening human and
financial resources, the visibility and recognition of the institution.
• S/he will ensure that monitoring
tools are in place and well used; that the schedule is respected; makes sure
corrective measures are identified and implemented; verifies and evaluates
• S/he serves as the primary liaison
with government counterparts, local authorities, and/or civil society and other
sector partners on management and technical matters.
• Ensures that program components
are results-oriented, ensures high quality deliverables and relevant and timely
Skills & Qualifications:
• Degree in development related
subjects or another relevant field.
• At least 7 years’ experience in
the development sector
• A minimum of 3 years’ experience
in senior programs positions and supervision of complex development projects
• Experience working on youth
for all Applications: 26th of April, 2019.
Method of Application
send their CV, 1-page suitability statement along with two (2) references by
the 26th of April 2019 to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Only candidates available to start
work immediately should apply.
• Only shortlisted candidates will
be contacted for follow up and interview.
• Only Electronically submitted
applications via email will be accepted.
• Subject line of emails must
clearly state the Job Title of position applied for.
• YAF encourages applications from
women, people with disabilities, and young people meeting the above