Program Director in Oyo, Nigeria

Program Development
Program Development
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

It is a full time position. S/he will assist the COP in the implementation of the project and strengthening of the capacity of OVC coordinating structures at the State, LGA and Communities.. The Program Director will provide technical leadership and integrate Quality Improvement mechanisms in programming for vulnerable children and their households. The Program Director reports to the COP.


1.      Ensures that technical, financial, and administrative activities are carried out according to USAID policies and procedures.

2.       Provides support for the capacity assessment of SMWASD, LGAs and CSOs. Develop strategies to fill the gaps and strengthen capacity to provide support to vulnerable children in a sustainable manner.

3.      Coordinate activities of the CSOsfor optimal performance and provides enabling environment to leverage support from other Partners.

4.      Conducts advocacy to the public and private sectors to generate support for vulnerable children and provides technical support to MDAs and LGAs in the adaption of National tools and policy documents for OVC activities.

5.      Provides leadership in the development of work plans and tracks the budget for compliance.

6.       Monitors project activities to ensure quality service delivery to OVC and timely reporting of activities.


1.      A degree in Social sciences, Health, Development Studies or related disciplines. Possession of higher degrees-MPH, Ph.D will be added advantage. Preference will be given to candidates with proven experiences in OVC and HIV/AIDS programming.

2.       Minimum of 8years' experience in managing large OVC programs with significant experience in managing PEPFAR and other donor supported projects for vulnerable children in Nigeria.

3.      Excellent communication skills in oral and written English language.

4.      Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point.

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