Program Manager at Devatop Centre for Africa Development

Through its TALKAM Human Rights Program, a tech-driven initiative, DEVATOP has successfully impacted millions of citizens in Africa, stimulating them and their leaders to take strategic action against human rights abuses.

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Location: Abuja
  • Job Field: NGO/Non-Profit, Project Management 

Job Overview: 

  • Devatop Centre for Africa Development is seeking a passionate and experienced individual for the position of Program Manager and to serve as Head of Program Department. 
  • The successful candidate will act as a coordinator between multiple projects at DEVATOP to ensure effective implementation, delivery, and alignment with donor requirements.
  • A program manager is tasked with developing programs to support the organization’s strategic direction, as well as creating and managing long-term goals.


  • Organizing programs and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the organization.
  • Developing new programs to support the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Creating and managing long-term goals.
  • Developing a budget and operating plan for the program.
  • Developing an evaluation method to assess program strengths and identify areas for improvement.
  • Writing program funding proposals to guarantee uninterrupted delivery of services.
  • Managing the program staff with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities.
  • Lead and evaluate project managers and other program staff and develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities
  • Meeting with stakeholders to make communication easy and transparent regarding project issues and decisions on services.
  • Ensuring timely reporting from the program team and to the Executive Director and donors.
  • provide strategic guidance to program teams and project managers and oversee the progress of operations within the program department

Qualifications for Program Manager

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Experience in project management, program coordination, or a related field in the NGO Sector.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency in project management software and Microsoft Office
  • Expertise in analyzing data using statistical software.
  • Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis, and production of reports.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Professional and pleasant demeanor to meet with stakeholders.
  • Sharp attention to detail with an extraordinary ability to multitask.
  • A reliable and diligent worker.

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