Daniel Ogechi Akujobi Memorial Foundation recruitment for Program Officers in Lagos

Daniel Ogechi Akujobi Memorial (DOAM) Foundation is a charitable, humanitarian, and non-governmental organization established in 2006.

The Foundation is dedicated to the enhancement of the education, health and empowerment of less-privileged children and youths in our society.

The Foundation is presently seeking for skilled and highly motivated candidates to join its team in the position below:

Job Title: Program Officer
Location:
Lagos
Job Objective

  • The Programme Officer will be involved in proposal and report writing, community engagement, donor/benefactor stewardship and fundraising amongst others.
  • In this role, She/He will be responsible for developing and sustaining long-term relationships with current potential donors to maximize their philanthropic participation with the Foundation and must have strong interest in working with vulnerable populations, especially children and the youth.

Responsibilities

  • Database and donor relationship management
  • Fund raising
  • Develop ideas, projects and provide support to the Program Manager to develop strategies and intended outcomes to actualize the Foundation’s mission and values.
  • Research avenues and maintain a knowledge base to further develop and enhance the capacity of orphaned and vulnerable children (OVCs)
  • Prepare routine reports on program activities.
  • Prepare grant agreements and maintain grantee files.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of funded projects.
  • Work with the Program Manager in partnering with other NGOs/CBOs and Institutions for building community driven strategies of improving the livelihood of orphaned and vulnerable children, including less privileged youths.
  • Engage communities in defining their needs and building community driven strategies to address these needs.
  • Any other duties as defined by the Program Manager.

Key Requirements

  • A first Degree in any Social Science discipline from a reputable University.
  • Unquestionable ethics and personal integrity.
  • Pleasant and amiable personality
  • Good resource planning, organization and utilization skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Result oriented, with excellent report writing skills.
  • Minimum of 3 years hands-on experience on programme development and management in the non-profit or development sector.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work as part of a team, as well as independently.
  • Intellectual agility and the ability to analyze think critically and understand issues and trends in the non- profit sector.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Curriculum Vitae, Experiences and suitability for the position (no more than 1 page) and Cover letter describing why you are interested in the position and summarizing your relevance, including names and contact details of three referees to: [email protected]

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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