Job Vacancy: Programs Lead

Welcome2Africa international is a private sector development company committed to the positive economic growth of Africa and from the get-go, founded upon the vision to redefine the image of Africa.

Welcome2Africa International develops and initiates a range of activities to catalyze and facilitate investment, trade and business/commercial interest into and across Africa - All with a current focus and commitment to the development and transformation of Africa's Agribusiness sector.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Programs Lead

Location: Wuse II, Abuja

Job Description

  • Design, implement and manage Welcome2Africa International Programs, identify opportunities for new initiatives or program expansion towards achieving the organization goals and objectives.

  • Coordinate and manage clients’ relationships (KPI alignment, key deliverables. Validation, feedbacks etc.)

  • Project administration (program finalization, organizing, budgeting, reporting, etc)  

  • Coordinating and training the various team members that are to deliver on the programs.  

  • Develop work plan weekly and follow up with the completion

  • Communicate with all stakeholders of all outlined programs (internal, external, partners, sponsors etc.)  

  • Track, monitor, and evaluate all program metrics and achieve milestone completion.  

  • Ensure that all programs are on track in line with the budget and timeline perspectives.  

  • Identify areas of improvement of all programs and share best practices.  

  • Work hand in hand with the CEO to develop plans for Welcome2Africa International.

  • Ensure Welcome2Africa International meets the forecasted profit outlined and agreed by the CEO and Board.  

  • Facilitate partnership with government agencies, donor organizations, private firms, international organizations and other service providers interested in trade and investment in Africa.  

  • Develop stakeholder mapping for each program

  • Adequately maintain and update stakeholders and partners database

  • Make phone calls and send out emails to follow up with partners/stakeholders.

  • Implementing and monitoring Standard Operating Procedure for all program activities.

  • Participate in developing and nurturing collaborations with external partners including donors and individual supporters, policy makers, media and other stake holders.

  • Ensure that all staff and volunteers adhere to the project implementation principles. 

  • Identify and compile list of potential investors, partners and relevant stakeholders that the organization can work with.

Skills

  •  Experience and certification in Project Management (Not in View) is a must

  •  Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.

  •  Ability to work independently as well as with a team.

  • Creative thinking and analytical skills

  •  Strong work ethics, reliability and willingness to learn.

  • Ability to work flexibly across multiple projects and tasks.

  •  Great attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified  candidates should send their CV's and a Cover Letter detailing your suitability and experience to:  hr@welcome2africaint.com