Senior Programs Officer in Abuja, Nigeria

Healthcare / Medical
Project Management
Minimum Qualification
Master's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the general supervision and guidance of the Executive Secretary of ADEA (Director), the Senior Programs Officer will be required to perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the implementation of the strategic objectives and initiatives of the Strategic Medium Term Plan;
  • Contribute to the preparation and implementation of the annual work program within the approved budget, policies and procedures of the organization;
  • Coordinate the planning and organization of policy dialogue forums and key events involving ADEA's development partners and host institution;
  • Coordinate efforts to mainstream gender-related activities in ADEA programs and projects;
  • Provide technical support to Inter-Country Quality Nodes, especially at their formative stage;
  • Contribute to relevant, policy-centered research agenda and analytical work among the Working Groups in emerging and priority areas of education development;
  • Work closely with the African Development Bank and any other relevant partners in the management of the Education Research in Africa Award;
  • Contribute to Working Groups' efforts to strengthen the capacity of African Ministries of Education through technical assistance, training and information sharing in the various fields of education;
  • Coordinate efforts of the Working Groups to promote and create new networks, and revive/strengthen existing ones on key emerging and priority issues in education and training;
  • Collaborate with the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer in ensuring rigor, quality and timeliness in the production of technical documents and reports;
  • Collaborate with the focal point for knowledge management in the African Development Bank to leverage the Bank's network and field offices in the dissemination of ADEA's knowledge products.
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