Program Manager Recruitment at Africa Franchise Institute (AFI)

Program Manager Recruitment at Africa Franchise Institute (AFI)

Africa Franchise Institute (AFI)
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Africa Franchise Institute (AFI)

Program Manager Recruitment at Africa Franchise Institute (AFI). Please make sure you read through the job requirements before applying for this position.

Africa Franchise Institute (AFI) is the first-ever franchise modelled training and certification business school, which is designed for business owners and executives of franchise businesses in Nigeria and the wider Pan African Region. We offer business-changing experience to entrepreneurs by providing high standard training programmes as to obtaining all-round understanding of the concept of Franchising, as a globally proven tool for business standardization and expansion.

Job Title: Program Manager

Location: Lekki, Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

The Ideal Candidate

  • The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing, coordinating and improving the internal and external programs of the organization which align with the organization’s strategic vision.


  • Expanding program offering and enhancing the quality of existing programs
  • Developing and implementing a strategy for the program team, including developing a robust risk mitigation plan
  • Understanding how different projects interlink and overlap
  • Liaising with the marketing and Digital media communications team to increase awareness of programs
  • Managing budgets and reporting on fund allocation
  • Participating in tender and grant application process including design, submission and review
  • Coordinating and running events, seminars, webinars and workshops
  • Gathering feedback and presenting insights
  • Reporting on program performance to executive team and directors
  • Identifying opportunities for continual improvement
  • Developing industry partnerships
  • Implement productivity, quality, and customer-service standards by resolving problems, completing audits, identifying trends, determining system improvements, and implementing change.

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  • Bachelor’s Degree with minimum of 5 years cognate experience as a Program Manager in a reputable Business or Management Training School is a MUST.
  • High level of proficiency with Google suite (sheets, docs, slides) and communication technologies, such as Slack and Zoom.

Required Core Competencies:

  • Ability to schedule and manage tasks effectively
  • Risk management and problem-solving skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Cost control and budgeting skills
  • Teamwork and motivational skills
  • Organizational and multitasking skills
  • Information Technology and Computer skills.

Application Deadline

10th February, 2021.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV in Ms Word to: [email protected] using “Program Manager” as the subject of the email.

Note: Only qualified candidates would be shortlisted.

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