We are Hiring: Programs Officer

Deadline: 15th April, 2024:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@ofwafrica.org

Job Summary:

The Programs Officer (Project Management) will be responsible for overseeing the planning, implementation, and evaluation of all programs and projects undertaken by Open Foundation West Africa. This role requires strong project management skills and experience, as well as a commitment to achieving the organization's mission and objectives. The Programs Officer will work closely with internal teams, external partners, and stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of programs in alignment with organizational goals.

Key Responsibilities:

Program Planning and Design:

  • Collaborate with the Executive Director and other team members to develop program objectives, strategies, and work plans.
  • Conduct needs assessments and stakeholder consultations to identify program priorities and target beneficiaries.
  • Design and develop detailed project plans, timelines, and budgets for program implementation.

Project Implementation and Coordination:

  • Lead the execution of program activities according to the established project plans and timelines.
  • Coordinate with internal teams, external partners, and consultants to ensure the effective delivery of program components.
  • Monitor project progress, identify risks and issues, and implement corrective actions as needed to keep projects on track.

Stakeholder Engagement and Relationship Management:

  • Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with project partners, donors, government agencies, and other stakeholders.
  • Provide regular updates on project activities, milestones, and outcomes.
  • Facilitate stakeholder meetings, workshops, and trainings to promote collaboration and knowledge sharing.Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL):
  • Develop and implement MEL frameworks to track and measure program performance and outcomes.
  • Collect, analyze, and report data on program indicators, outputs, and impacts to inform decision-making and learning.

  • April 1, 2024