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10 Jun 2020

Full-time Eko Innovation Centre Recruitment – Program Manager (Research and Sustainability)

Eko Innovation Centre – Posted by Nigeriabucket Staff Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Eko Innovation is currently seeking application from suitably qualified candidate to fill the position below:

The Job : Program Manager (Research and Sustainability)

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Profile

  • The Project Manager, Research & Sustainability will be responsible for aligning EIC with SDGs by driving all civic-tech initiatives, government projects, partnerships, & grants.
  • The role will also identify and lead a relevant local research project to satisfy a defined business objective.

Job Duties

  • Lead the creation of new programs in support of overall sustainability strategy in partnership relevant stakeholders.
  • Develop tools, processes, or other capabilities to support execution and transition responsibility to business.
  • Obtaining funding for projects through rebate applications, grants, and project proposals.
  • Create and manage a roadmap to transform and improve the organization’s performance and drive cross-functional teams to these goals through influence and partnership.
  • Manage a portfolio of strategic sustainability initiatives and programs, identifying gaps and proposing solutions.
  • Report periodically to management on activities, milestones reached on targets
  • Oversee and support the consulting and research teams on a variety of activities & activities.
  • Manage metrics to report program success as well as find opportunities for improvement
  • Supervise & Manage deliverables of the Community Business Officer which includes internal stakeholders & facility operations at 50, Awolowo Road, Ikoyi as well as social media & corporate communications
  • Oversee external stakeholders, public and private engagements on behalf of Eko Innovation Centre
  • Manage government, public & social sector engagements
  • Manage & Execute the Research & Sustainability Program pillar of the Eko iCentre including Grants processes, Research & Data acquisition processes and learning gamification projects
  • Ensure 100% Success of all Programs and Workshop.

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3-5 years of experience in Business Operations or Sustainability, Community Engagement, Diversity Programs, or other transformational roles.
  • Experience in a sustainability field (e.g., community/social engagement/redevelopment, environmental restoration programs, diversity programs, circular economy initiatives).
  • Experience drawing meaningful insights from data to create strategy, tell a narrative, and operationalize solutions.
  • Experience in automation, tool, process development, and/or analytics.
  • Experience partnering effectively on cross-functional projects or teams. Ability to build relationships and influence key partners to achieve results through collaboration.
  • Ability to communicate effectively across multiple levels including executive leadership, peers, and managers. Ability to identify and track metrics of success.
  • Excellent execution through program management and communication skills.

Leadership and Growth Behaviors:

  • Act like An Owner: Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

How To Apply

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


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Job Categories: Research Jobs In Nigeria. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: Eko Innovation Centre jobs and Program Manager (Research and Sustainability) jobs. Salaries: N100000 - N200000.


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