Program Manager at Decagon

  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Website Decagon

Decagon is an Elite Software Development Training Institute that runs a 6-month intense software and leadership training, focused on transforming Nigerian youths to world-class software developers and leaders in the tech industry even if they cannot pay.

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Program Manager

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time


Program Manager at Decagon


Duties / Responsibilities
In this role, you will:

  • Conduct regular program monitoring, evaluation, documentation, and clear reporting on the progress of program implementation against indicators and targets and determine corrective measures to improve program delivery.
  • Manage a diverse program and agile team to ensure delivery of agreed deliverables, technical curriculum, plans, and strategies as per company policies, procedures, and standards
  • Provide accurate and timely reports of program status throughout its lifecycle.
  • Ensure program activities are on track, including developing and implementing solutions as necessary.
  • Conduct capacity building and/ or mentoring activities for program staff as required.
  • Facilitate team building and cohesive working amongst team members.
  • Review and support the elaboration of program documents and reports
  • Provide feedback to the program team to ensure optimal performance;
  • Organize programs and activities in accordance with Decagon’s mission and vision.
  • Develop new programs to support the strategic direction of Decagon.

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (preferably in Human Resources/ Business Administration/ Project Management or related field)
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in Learning and Development.
  • Thorough understanding of program management techniques and methodologies.
  • Practical experience working in a tech-driven academic environment (Preferred).
  • Collaborative with the ability to manage multiple concurrent projects, while maintaining a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills – should have a strategic mindset as well as be able to lead and develop others.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • An analytical mindset with great problem-solving abilities.
  • High emotional intelligence.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and Program Management software (e.g. Basecamp, MS Project, etc.).

Benefits of working at Decagon

  • Decagon offers an energized, upbeat work environment that strongly fosters employee work-life balance.
  • A work culture that rewards goal-oriented professionals who enjoy meeting challenges head-on.
  • Great/flexible work culture – as long as you get the work done.
  • Amazing personal growth experience – at one of the fastest-growing start-ups in Nigeria.
  • Pension, health plan, Monthly transportation allowance, and weekly data allowance
  • Working with a motivated and talented team.
  • More importantly, an opportunity to transform the Software Engineering Ecosystem in Nigeria and beyond.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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