Program Assistant (Dakata L.I.F.E.)

Posted by Jobgurus Services - VERIFIED EMPLOYER VERIFIED27 Jan 3:23 pmKano Municipal, Kano

Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN) is a social enterprise that connects underserved Nigerian youth with Information and Communication Technology (ICT) opportunities. PIN piloted the capacity building program in 2007, and is now ready to extend the model to other locations across Nigeria. The current training program includes the ICT training, entrepreneurship training, Life Skills training, internship/job placements for the period following their training, and new businesses established by trainees. This expansion plan will help PIN reach - train, place in internships/jobs and help start businesses - youth in the new training locations.

Location: Dakata, Kano
Reporting To: Program Officer

Job Summary

Provides essential support services in developing, managing, monitoring and reviewing programs, events and trainings
Roles and Responsibilities

Policy and Administration
Assist the team with the identification and interpretation of program strategies and policies
Researching and developing materials and reports
Identifying and logging problems associated with the smooth running of programs
Offers administrative support as required by the project
Liaison with the program team to actively participate in corporate functions
Resource Control and Financial Management
Effective management of tools and resources for programs planning and development
Ensure that all financial data associated with programs are recorded and documented
Programs Planning and Implementation
Collaborate with other team members where needed to execute projects
Assist in the preparation of files and documents for the smooth running of programs
Provide essential support services to the team on a regular basis
Research and provide regular updates on all program practices and methodology
Draft reports of all programs and planning processes
Community Relations
Assist in promoting partnerships with other external organizations
Provide the communities with relevant information about the organization’s programs and events
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Degree in any field of management from a tertiary institution or equivalent experience
Good understanding and commitment to volunteering services
Understanding of project planning, processes, implementation and development
Excellent oral and verbal communication skills
At least 1 year experience in a similar role
Key Results Areas:

Timely completion of tasks and assignments
Working collaboratively with the team to ensure smooth running and completion of programs
Identifying and developing programs and events that aligns with organizational policies.

Only applicants who have completed the mandatory 1 year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) will be shortlisted.
Interested candidates must live in Kano as the organization will not bear the cost of travel or relocation expenses related to this job application.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.

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