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Hope Inspired Foundation for Women and Youths (HIFWY) is a woman-led Organisation, founded in 2015 with the mission to empower women and youths with disabilities, through education, capacity building and self-determination for independence and productive living as well as equal participation in all aspects of community life.
The Hope Inspired Foundation for Women and Youths (HIFWY), with funding from the disability Rights Fund (DRF), is implementing a one-year project(September 1, 2022, to August31, 2023) titled “strengthening Community Engagement to Deepen Sexuality Education for Women and Girls with Disabilities in Lagos State”.
The project aims to improve access to inclusive, comprehensive sexuality education for women and girls with disabilities, strengthening their capacity as self-advocates in the promotion of their sexual rights, and in sensitizing the public on the sexuality and sexual rights of women and girls with disabilities. It is expected that, an improved access to sexuality education will serve as an entry point in the prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls with disabilities.
As Programs Manager, the holder of this role will help align operations with the objectives of HIFWY, execute effective strategies for the project implementation, and deliver on key Organizational objectives. We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Programs Manager for DRF Project
Employment Type: Full-time
Reporting line: Founder and Executive Director
To facilitate the implementation of our Disability Rights Fund (DRF) funded project in line with the overall Agenda of HIFWY and the Board management.
Day-to-day coordination of the project activities and the actualization of its set objectives.
Direct phases of project from inception through completion
Provide regular updates to management, team on work performed, plans, and project budget execution status.
Creating and managing virtual and physical project activities and other project related engagement and programs of HIFWY.
Communicate project expectations to project partners, stakeholders as well as team members in a timely clear fashion
Manage and provide content for the social media engagement of the project.
Identify project problems obtaining solutions, like allocation of resources.
Direct the work of employees and/or Consultants procured for the project including from service, technical, finance, and administrative Program Management Office areas.
Evaluating impact of programs and providing quarterly/Annual reporting on project activities and impact.
Develop partnerships that will drive sustainability of the project after the implementation year (2023).
Facilitate the process of impact assessment of programs on beneficiaries.
Develop quality and standard periodic project reports for HIFWY’s management and Funders (weekly, monthly, quarterly).
Day-to-day coordination of existing programs and volunteer operations on the project.
Oversee the preparation and submission of monthly, quarterly financial reports, as well as, annual activity-based project budgets and reports.
Support proposal development for grants and other fund-raising initiatives for HIFWY.
Responsible for any other tasks relating to Organizational Strengthening of HIFWY, as may emerge or may be assigned.
Qualification / Experience
Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Program Management or other related disciplines with over 5 years’ strategy and programs management experience in the Development sector (especially in a disability focused NGO or youth development space)
Very knowledgeable on Disability Rights particularly those of women/girls with Disabilities and Women’s rights in general and relevant issues
He/she must be an experienced trainer and facilitator
Strong community mobilization skills and stakeholder management, practical experience working in the Disability community is an added advantage.
Experience in designing or driving innovative funding strategies or idea development, community outreach for non-profits.
Excellent oral, writing/reporting skills
Strong organization and management skills
Ability to work under pressure and be flexible as well
Commitment to the mission and values of HIFWY.
Application Closing Date
10th November 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Send Cv’s and Cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Please include “Application: Program Manager” in the email subject.
Note: Only qualified applicants will be contacted.
(HIFWY) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an inclusive organization, we welcome qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and cultures who reflect the (HIFWY) values. Persons with Disabilities particularly Women with Disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.