Job Vacancies at Ventures Platform Foundation

Ventures Platform Foundation is a social impact organization focused on creating an Africa with sustainable and inclusive wealth by building and supporting entrepreneurs and innovators who leverage technology in creating solutions to Africa’s most urgent problems. We are committed to building capacity in young people especially females to leverage technology and sustainable enterprise in creating these solutions.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Communications Executive
Location: 
Abuja

Job Description

  • At Ventures Platform, we are constantly taking on exciting programs with far reaching impact and rewards
  • In 2019, we are looking to expand on our project team and are looking for amazing candidates who will work with us as Communication Executives, on our different programs through the year.

Our choice candidate will be responsible for:

  • Managing the internal and external communications strategies and campaigns of assigned VP Programs.
  • Communications across all media channels to a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Managing the Social Media Community, Coordinating and Distributing Content

Content Production and Management:

  • Copy-write, proofread, and revise communications to be published via the company’s communication channels
  • Creating and supporting the production of publicity brochures, handouts, direct mail leaflets, promotional videos, photographs, films and multimedia programs
  • Collect, research, and prepare communication materials for external and internal audiences
  • Create marketing and promotional materials, both print and electronic
  • Work with the Program Manager to create media-related thought leadership materials
  • Create and deliver press releases, media relations content, corporate newsletter content, social media content
  • Create and maintain a well-arranged content library

Web and Social Media Management:

  • Maintaining and updating information on the organization’s website
  • Scheduling and Publishing contents on the social media platforms
  • Drive growth of social media followership and engagement
  • Collate and periodically report data analytics on web and social media platforms

Public Relations and Promotion:

  • Leverage relationship with media personnel to promote the company’s visibility
  • Design and launch online and offline marketing campaigns
  • Promote products and services through public relations initiatives
  • Develop marketing communications campaigns for assigned programs

Qualification/Experience

  • A relevant University Degree
  • 2-3 years experience in managing brand communications across different channels

Functional Competencies:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Information management skills including a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experience and sensitivity of working with people from a wide range of cultures.
  • Capacity to manage and prioritize a high workload, working to tight deadlines
  • A friendly and helpful attitude
  • Adaptable and flexible, with the ability to learn new skills quickly
  • Competent, conscientious and motivated with a methodical approach to work
  • Capacity for independent working as well as the ability to contribute as an active member of the team
  • Passion for excellence, and willingness to break records.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Program Administrator
Location: 
Abuja

Job Description

  • We are looking to employ a smart, vibrant and intuitive candidate to take up an interesting role on our team as Program Administrator on a Contract basis.

Our choice candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • You will carry out administrative activities for the Project team, including program schedules, vendor management, time and resource management and allocation and daily adhoc responsibilities.
  • Carry out administrative activities for assigned VP Programs i.e follow up on schedules, vendor management, time and resource management; allocation and daily adhoc responsibilities.
  • Maintain a standard operating procedure document and data bank for collecting and collating different kinds of data that could improve program planning.
  • Schedule and organize complex meeting and travel arrangements.
  • Handle the requisition and retirement of program expenses.
  • Provide administrative support for the Programs Manager and the Team, (which may include matters of strict confidentiality).
  • Provide administrative and logistics support for program activities such as events and trainings.
  • Maintaining a tracking system for major scheduled events and activities.
  • Support the Program Manager to manage the program calendar.
  • Provide cover and support for other members of the VP team where necessary.
  • Communicate persuasively and tactfully with the VP team and the community, to ensure cooperation and compliance with milestones on the program.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university
  • At least 1-2 years administrative experince

Skills & Requirements:

  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, with the ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment.
  • Capacity to manage and prioritize a high workload, working to tight deadlines.
  • Proven time management and organizational skills, delivering work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide advice and interpretation of policy and procedures associated with program managements
  • Intermediate skills in the use of MSWord, Excel and Powerpoint to prepare, proof and edit a range of written material including correspondence and reports.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Program Manager
Location: 
Abuja

Description

  • At Ventures Platform, we are constantly taking on exciting programs with far reaching impact and rewards
  • In 2019, we are looking to expand on our project team and are looking for amazing candidates who will work with us as Program Managers on our different programs through the year.

Program Management:

  • Manage and supervise the implementation of the program and ensure the objectives and achieving impact are met.
  • Provide technical and strategic management support to the program.
  • Develop work plans and financial budget for the project in collaboration with VPF team.
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders in both public and private sectors nationally and globally as it affects the program.
  • Serve as the official point of contact with all program partners and the program sponsor.
  • Ensure sponsor compliance in implementation of projects.
  • Ensure strict compliance with sponsor terms of reference requirements/ reporting deadlines.
  • In collaboration with the M&E Coordinator and Program Repertoire, oversee the collection and timely reporting of all programs according to internal and sponsor requirements.
  • Monitor and evaluate project activities.

Qualifications
Background and Experience:

  • More than 3 years experience in successful project/program management is essential
  • The Program Manager will be an independent professional with deep project/program management experience
  • Strong and demonstrated capacity for organization and management
  • Excellent reporting skills
  • Demonstrated experience interacting and collaborating with Government institutions, private sector, and NGOs
  • Experience in digital entrepreneurship program management will be an added advantage.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Strong leadership, written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Team building, communication and networking skills.
  • Negotiation, analytical skills, diplomacy and drive for results.
  • Ability to perform under pressure and in a politically sensitive environment.
  • Comfortable presenting to large groups.
  • Motivated and able to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment and with external partners.
  • Ability to assess the effectiveness and sustainability of programme structure and implementation modalities.
  • Demonstrated analytical capacity including data collection and analysis, and synthesizing information into clear, concise reports.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 19th February, 2019