Project Manager, Programmes

  • Herbert Macaulay Way, Alagomeji-Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Full-time

Company Description

CcHUB is Africa’s leading technology innovation ecosystem builder on a mission to accelerate the application of science, technology and social capital for economic prosperity across Africa.
Our mandate is to build a formidable innovation ecosystem with a deeply rooted network, 
cultivating strategic partnerships and practical industry know-how that can support 
entrepreneurs and innovators in building thoughtful, relevant and scalable solutions. From our locations in Lagos, Abuja, Ijebu Ode, Nairobi and Kigali, we have built a vibrant community of over 81,000 people and have supported to a portfolio of over 120 early-stage ventures including Lifebank, Ushahidi, Riby, BudgIT, Stutern, Kopo Kopo, Sendy, mFarm, Wecyclers and many more.

Job Description

We are looking for a Project Manager to be responsible for organizing programs and activities. You will be tasked with developing programs to support the organization's strategic direction, as well as creating and managing long term goals. You will also be in charge of developing budgets and operating plans for programs and writing program proposals.

The Project Manager will manage CcHUB’s programmes aimed at bringing together mixed stakeholder groups to co-create new technology-driven solutions to social and economic problems in Africa.

  • Develop project documentation including proposals, project plans, and reports

  • Conduct background research on the focus area/topic of prospective projects to define the scope of engagement

  • Organize and support facilitation of events including stakeholder workshops, ideation sessions, and events.

  • Develop the content of all external communication (website, press releases, banners, social media, etc)

  • Use online and offline channels to disseminate information on projects to ensure maximum participation of critical stakeholders

  • Manage teams to deliver innovation and technology projects to a high level of quality

  • Responsible for achieving project milestone deliverables/timelines, track and report on all project metrics

  • Identify and engage new stakeholders including development agencies,  research institutes, technical partners and end-users

  • Carry out other duties as assigned by the Director, Programmes

Qualifications

  • Previous experience in project management techniques and knowledge.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Strong training and facilitation skills.

  • Proficiency with social networking platforms including Facebook, Twitter, blogs, user forums, and customer support apps.

  • Ability to build and manage relationships.

  • Working knowledge of design thinking methodologies and their application.

Additional Information

What's On Offer?

  • A competitive salary, based on experience
  • Health, Dental and Optical Plans
  • Work alongside world-class talent
  • A culture of learning and innovation
  • Opportunities for career growth and training
  • Interaction with industry leaders and forward-thinking people
  • A chance to make a social difference
  • Rooftop weekly workouts
  • Overall fun company