Friday 2 November 2012


Program Coordinator Vacancy at Murtala Muhammed Foundation


  • The program coordinator is to manage the day to day activities in the office
  • Involve in planning and execution of the projects and initiatives in collaboration with MMF team.
  • Develop proposals, formulate recommendations for funding
  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end.
  • Develop new initiatives and ideas of projects that will be beneficiary to the community and how best it can be implemented.
  • Develop full-scale projects plans and associated documents
  • Organized and put up proper office structure in MMF Kano
  • The program coordinator will be involved in the designing and implementation of the ICT curriculum for women in the neighbourhood.
  • Develop pattern to teach women as most of them don’t have previous ICT experience.
  • Develop ICT based tools that address women’s specific needs.
  • Teaching the women innovative ways to use computers inside and outside the classroom.
  • University degree in Social Science, with UPPER CREDIT is compulsory.
  • 3-5 years of relevant working experience as Program coordinator/officer.
  • Experience in project planning, formulation, monitoring and assessment in an NGO setting;
  • Firm understanding on current issues in disaster-risk reduction, policy advocacy, maternal health, poverty reduction, and education etc;
  • Fluent in English and Hausa Language
  • Good communication skills
  • Must be based in Kano
Application Deadline: Open until filled
In order for your application to be complete, please send a cover letter, resume, (which comprises of three References, and answers to the following narrative questions below)

  • Please detail past experience that will help you be successful as a Program Coordinator, Address specific skills (computer, accounting, writing, managing, planning, fieldwork, etc.) as well as specific work experience that relates to this position.
  • Detail your experience, background, and interest in working with young women adults, and other youth populations.
  • A significant responsibility of the Program Coordinator includes program development. What is your strategy for developing, evaluating, and supporting a successful project?
  • The Program Coordinator is charged with soliciting revenue, generating projects for their program. Please detail any background you have in fundraising, grant management, and project solicitation.
Applications should be sent to: and Skype account must be included in the resume because interview will be done via Skype.
All applications should be sent to the above email address, no hard copy should be sent to the office.

DUE DATE: December 15, 2012.

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