Programme Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

    Full-Time
    Lagos State
    Posted 7 months ago

    Reference Number: 130-PEO01150
    Department: People & Change Nigeria
    Job type: Permanent

    Roles & Responsibilities
    Programmes Support & Research:

    • Assist with the design, implementation, and adaptation of the Institute’s programmes
    • Plan and execute logistics needed to carry out programmes including coordinating scheduling of guest speakers, program venues (off-site), and timely & friendly communication with programme stakeholders and partners
    • Support and contribute to organisation Institute’s strategic vision, and the continued evolution of its programmes
    • Facilitate or assist with the facilitation of programmes, including teaching workshops, leading discussions, and moderating panels
    • Integrate systems of evaluation and learning into each program to allow for data-driven decision-making, continuous learning, and program evolution based on results
    • Assist with building and maintaining systems to track important programme metrics
    • Pro-actively contribute to day-to-day project implementation and ensure conformity to expected results and project work-plans
    • Assist with intake process, assessing entrepreneurial needs and making appropriate recommendations
    • Support programme marketing initiatives
    • Liaise with other staff within the organization and contribute to the organization’s overall effectiveness
    • Support proposal development processes as needed

    Administrative Support:

    • Maintain all programme files and documentation
    • Help maintain program tracking documentation and databases
    • Prepare and issue contracts
    • Make pertinent logistical arrangements for the prompt and effective implementation of activities
    • Arrange external and internal meetings

    Financial Management:

    • Prepare requests for advance of funds and/or direct payments
    • Monitor budget expenditures and maintain a proper record of budgets and spending
    • Prepare proposals for budget revisions
    • Prepare and submit expenditure and budget status reports
    • Liaise with internal or external auditors wherever required
    • Prepare reports as scheduled and special reports as required for budget preparations and audit
    • Advise and assist international and national consultants and others on all aspects of allowances, travel claims and other financial matters and calculate payments due for claims and services;
    • Undertake other financial and administrative tasks on an ad hoc basis

    Procurement:

    • Arrange for procurement of equipment, supplies and services;
    • Arrange for equipment maintenance and insurance as required;
    • Physically clear and ensure delivery of equipment and supplies procured;
    • Maintain equipment and spare inventory including verification and transfer when required

    Others:

    • Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.

    Educational Qualification & Experience

    • A Bachelor’s Degree and/or Master’s Degree in Education, Business Administration, Public Relations or similar field
    • At least five years of previous experience in project administrative and financial management or related work for a donor organization, consulting company or NGO is an advantage
    • Experience in administrative work, accounting/finance, economics, or other substantive area is required
    • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling web-based management systems

    Competencies
    Corporate Competencies:

    • Demonstrates commitment to organization Institute’s mission, vision and values
    • Exerts strict adherence to corporate rules, regulations and procedures. Familiarity with the internal control framework and results-based management tools is essential
    • Is adept at cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity; enjoys working in a multi-cultural environment; engages with empathy with persons of diverse backgrounds and experiences

    Knowledge Management and Learning:

    • Shares knowledge and experience.
    • Actively works towards continuing personal learning, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.

    Development and Operational Effectiveness:

    • Ability to perform a variety of specialized tasks, including support to design, planning and project implementation and reporting.
    • Ability to establish and maintain contacts with operational-level staff and external parties
    • Excellent interpersonal skills are essential.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on invite.pwc.co.za to apply

    Job Features

    Experience

    5 years

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