Program Manager (Learning) at Eko Innovation Centre

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Eko Innovation Centre is an Innovation Centre created to foster the growth and development of start-ups and entrepreneurship in Nigeria. Here, we take them from concept to commercialization.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Program Manager (Learning)

Location: Ikoyi, Lagos

About The Role

  • The Project Manager Learning will be responsible for the strategic development, implementation, execution, and coordination of a training school, training programmes and learning initiatives for EIC.
  • The focus is to build training programs relevant to techies, techprenuers and start-ups to enable their enterprise development.

Job Duties

  • Acts as the Program lead and Project manager for our Learning and Development program
  • Builds out a strategic plan and roadmap for Learning and Development opportunities and initiatives, including Continued Education, policy and data trainings
  • Prioritize competing needs with good reasoning and creative solutions
  • Works with cross-functional teams to develop and design our UX team trainings
  • Maintains and refines research programs and initiatives, establishing best practices, next steps and outcomes
  • Coordinates resources across multiple projects and teams
  • Contributes to program processes and tools, updating databases and initiating improvements where needed.
  • Partners with Researchers and other Research Ops & Program Managers on program areas such as the Continued Education Series and contributes to other research team programs and initiatives when needed
  • Facilitates relationships between teams, moves initiatives forward, finds resources, raises concerns to appropriate owners early and resolves open issues that prevent progress
  • Hold the line when schedule or progress is in jeopardy while maintaining respectful relationships
  • Predicts roadblocks and obstacles and establishes meetings or integration points between teams

Role Requirements

  • 3-5 years of Program or Project Management experience
  • 2+ years in experience creating learning and educational programs for teams
  • Experience with communication, organisation and juggling multiple priorities
  • Track record of operating independently and delivering results
  • Skilled in learning content development
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents.
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience collaborating effectively across multiple functions.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties and changing priorities.
  • Possess professional maturity, cultural sensitivity, and the integrity that exemplifies Eko Innovation’s values.
  • Strong ability to be analytical (quantitative and qualitative), problem solve, think big picture, and get into the weeds.
  • Strong experience with leading teams/projects using agile practices.
  • Experience in strategic planning, risk management and/or change management.
  • High level of proficiency with Google suite(sheets, docs, slides) and communication technologies, such as Slack and Zoom.

Leadership and Growth Behaviors:

  • Act like An Owner: Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders.
  • Externally Focused: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
  • Performance Driven and Accountable: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
  • Fast/Agile: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
  • Develop self and others: Develop self and support others’ development to achieve full potential.
  • Growth Mindset: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • Smart Risk: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.

Salary Range
N300,000 – N350,000 / Month.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candiates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email

Application Deadline  11th May, 2022.

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