Senior Program Coordinator at The Murtala Muhammed Foundation (MMF)


Company Info


101 to 150 Employees

The Murtala Muhammed Foundation (MMF)

The Murtala Muhammed Foundation (MMF) is a non-profit organisation based on the values of Late Gen. Murtala Muhammed, a former Head of State of Nigeria (1975-76). The MMF has long been regarded as a forerunner in democracy, policy advocacy, education, human rights, women’s empowerment, disaster assistance, and the improvement of Africans’ lives.

Title: Senior Program Coordinator

Location: Lagos


  • The responsibilities of the Senior Program Coordinator are to provide leadership, coordination and oversees all aspect of Programming in accordance to the Foundation goals and objectives.

Responsibilities and Functions

  • Overall management of existing and new programs
  • Expansion plan and strategy and design of new programs in accordance to the vision and Mission of the Foundation
  • New Strategy for MMF Programs
  • Develop an effective plan of action for running MMF programs from inception to completion
  • Manage daily operations that support and implement our current program objectives
  • Strategically map-out a program schedule and timeline and ensure it is followed
  • Suggest innovative plans and processes to improve program functions
  • Develop work systems and processes that effectively drive productivity
  • Seek out new and creative program ideas to implement
  • Develop Strategic plan for the Foundation


  • Set up and coordination of Advisory board
  • Governance review
  • Engagement of existing Board of Trustees

Social Enterprise

  • Manage the social business of the Foundation
  • Strategize on the growth plan for individual programs for sustainability and scale-up


  • Branding and messaging strategy document and implementation plan
  • Communication Strategy
  • Full website Review and Management of MMF Social Media handles


  • ​A bachelor’s degree in Management Science or a related field.
  • Having a Master’s degree and professional certifications is an added advantage.
  • ​8+ years’ experience with an NGO and program management and
  • ​Extensive knowledge of program management strategies
  • ​Excellent communication and networking skills
  • ​Exceptional analytic and problem-solving abilities
  • ​Ability to collaborate with stakeholders
  • ​Organizational skills and the flexibility to jump from priority to priority, which are essential to a role that juggles a variety of functions and projects

Deadline: Not Stated

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using “Senior Program Coordinator ” as the subject of the mail.