The Education Program Manager (PM) shall work seamlessly with other Programme Managers (PMs) to achieve the overall objective of PF in line with its Education, Shelter and Education Initiatives. She/He shall partner and work with academic institutions (primary, secondary and tertiary) as well as vocational training institutions, NGOs and other stakeholders to develop and implement a range of Education interventions for the economically challenged including but not limited to academic scholarships, teacher training and talent development initiatives.

Key Deliverables

  • Programme Development & Management
    • Prepare and set clear priorities for all Education programmes
    • Coordinate excellent delivery of all sub-programmes under the education programme
    • Ensure all Education goals and objectives are achieved, in line with the mission and vision of Pistis Foundation
    • Identify and screen programme beneficiaries
    • Conduct periodic impact assessments on scholarship beneficiaries as well as other Education intervention programme
    • Determine baseline for measurment of impact programmes with the monitoring and evaluation team
  • Project Management
    • Develop Annual/ Quarterly work-plan identifying, action, responsibilities, timelines, et al. of activities required to successfully complete Education projects.
    • Determine resources (time, money, equipment etc.) required to complete projects/ programs
    • Develop forms and records to document project activities.
    • Coordinate successful implementation of programme activities.
    • Effectively engage and manage volunteers for Education projects
  • Stakeholder Engagement & partnerships
    • Develop appropriate Education partnerships and collaborations.
    • Build & maintain good relationships with select Educational institutions, including collaborating with host communities, government agencies, youth development organisations and other related education institutions.
    • Lead the planning and implementation of periodic stakeholder engagement/ meetings.
  • Field Operations & Coordination
    • Plan and seamlessly manage critical education improvement projects such as teacher training, scholarships etc.
    • Ensure effective coordination of field teams in delivering intervention programmes.
    • Provide oversight of the Education team’s development and execution of social intervention programs.
  • Policy & Procedure, Implementation
    • Facilitate the effective implementation of programs according to approved applicable Government education Policies and national/global educational standards.
    • Efficiently manage the operational aspects of implementing PF Adopt a school program and other social intervention programmes.
  • Reporting and Evaluation
    • Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly as well as annual reports including baseline and impact assessments reports for all Education Interventions and programmes.
    • Lead monitoring and evaluation activities of the education in collaboration with the monitoring and evaluation manager.
  • Staff/Volunteer Training and Management
    • Identify knowledge, skills, and abilities required to fulfil volunteer roles.
    • In consultation with the General Manager and management, recruit, interview and prospective volunteers/ interns for Education programmes.
    • Establish and implement performance management process for all programme staff in unit
  • Budget planning & control
    • Develop and submit monhtly as well as annual budget for the education team and operating plan to support the programme.
    • Monitor all budgeted and planned programme expenditures in line with approved budget.
    • Ensure financial reports and supporting documentation for funders are prepared as outlined in funding agreements

Qualification and leadership

  • Strong leadership qualities with minimum of 10 years work experience in the Educational space (7 years of which must be management)
  • Excellent communication, coordination, team bonding and volunteer management skills
  • Proven ability to work under pressure as well as across multiple technical areas simultaneously, supporting and mentoring teams/ staff.
  • Report writing skills with proven organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Globally conscious and technologically savvy.
  • Familiarity with the Sustainability Development Goals

Qualified candidates can send their CVs to

Job Category: Education
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lagos

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