Project Officer Job in Nigeria

 AnneMarthas Global Services Limited is a Human Resources recruitment, outsourcing, management and advisory company located in Lagos, Nigeria. With a growing reputation for being the all round HR management strategic partner for new and existing companies.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Officer

Location: Lagos



Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • This role involves coordinating project activities, managing resources, ensuring compliance with donor requirements, and achieving project goals and objectives.
  • The Project Officer will work closely with the Program Manager and other team members to ensure the successful implementation of projects.

Key Responsibilities
Project Planning and Coordination:

  • Develop detailed project plans, including timelines, budgets, and resource allocation.
  • Coordinate project activities and ensure alignment with the NGO's goals and objectives.
  • Liaise with stakeholders, including donors, partners, and community members, to ensure effective project implementation.

Project Implementation:

  • Oversee the day-to-day execution of project activities.
  • Ensure projects are implemented according to approved plans and within budget.
  • Manage project resources, including personnel, equipment, and materials.

Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Develop and implement monitoring and evaluation (M&E) frameworks to assess project progress and impact.
  • Collect and analyze data to measure project outcomes and identify areas for improvement.
  • Prepare regular progress reports for internal and external stakeholders.

Financial Management:

  • Assist in the preparation of project budgets and financial reports.
  • Monitor project expenditures and ensure compliance with donor requirements and organizational policies.
  • Work with the finance team to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting.

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Maintain comprehensive project documentation, including plans, reports, and correspondence.
  • Prepare detailed and accurate project reports for donors and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure all project documents are properly filed and accessible for audit purposes.

Community Engagement:

  • Engage with community members and local stakeholders to ensure their involvement and support for projects.
  • Conduct community needs assessments to inform project design and implementation.
  • Facilitate community meetings and focus groups to gather feedback and ensure community-driven development.

Capacity Building:

  • Provide training and support to project staff and community volunteers.
  • Develop and deliver capacity-building initiatives to enhance the skills and knowledge of project beneficiaries.
  • Identify and address training needs within the project team.

Compliance and Risk Management:

  • Ensure projects comply with all relevant laws, regulations, and organizational policies.
  • Identify and mitigate project risks to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of best practices in project management and apply them to improve project performance.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Project Management / Development Studies / Social Sciences, or a related field. A master's degree or project management certification (e.g., PMP, PRINCE2) is a plus.
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years of experience in project management within the NGO sector.
  • Strong knowledge of project management principles, tools, and techniques.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and project management software.
  • Experience with monitoring and evaluation (M&E) frameworks and tools.

Salary
N300,000 monthly

Application Closing Date
31st July, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CVs to: ademidunlana@gmail.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.