Project Director in Lagos, Nigeria


Health, Wellness and Fitness
Project Management
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Position Summary
  • The Project Director will collaborate with external partners operating programs for the management and treatment of childhood illnesses.
  • The Project Director is responsible [hr meeting the projects technical objectives. managing financial resources, managing program staff. maintaining good working relationships with host government officials and local partners. managing donor reporting and ensuring high-quality delivery of services.
  • The Project Director reports to the Country Director.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure high-quality technical programming through hands-on guidance and support grounded in the project’s results framework and adhering to expected technical quality and reporting requirements
  • Manage all project planning responsibilities, including the production of annual work plans, guide and oversee the alignment of the budget to expected results, and review and approve annual budgets and quarterly reports
  • Ensure that proper program monitoring and evaluation systems are in place and functioning, and work together with program stall’ and partners to track progress made towards reaching project objectives and targets and make adjustments needed based on program performance data.
  • Regularly coordinate and collaborate with external partners. including the donor, CSO partners, state and local government, international NGOs and other stakeholders.

Finance & Administration:

  • Provide oversight for all administrative and financial operations at the state office
  • Maintain up to date understanding and adherence to Pacts policies and procedures amongst all regional office staff
  • Monitor progress against the budget and assure timely and high-quality monitoring and reporting of finances, focusing on performance

Human Resources:

  • In cooperation with Pact Nigeria's HR, oversee the management and on hoarding of state office stall to ensure a diverse, skilled and productive workforce and promote an organizational culture where Pact’s values are practiced
  • Ensure levels of authority and responsibility are clearly defined, understood and followed within the project team
  • Provide proper supervision and management for all direct reports.
  • Ensure the proper implementation of Pact’s performance management system (hr direct reports. This can include: proactively addressing performance issues through regular, constructive and honest feedback and coaching and identifying necessary staff development for direct reports.
  • Actively promote staff wellness by monitoring regional office organizational health and taking corrective actions as needed. Invest in consistent team building to increase cohesion between staff in all geographic areas of the country.
  • Along with the Security Coordinator, support the management of Security and Safety Administration by developing and updating a staff and asset security plan in line with the local context and in alignment with Pact Nigeria/DC security guidance: keeping key Pact staff abreast of any security issues, as they arise.
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