Creative Associates International

Program Director

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Creative Associates International is recruiting for Full time Program Director

Job Description

Creative Associates International (Creative) is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Creative has been in Nigeria since 2004, and is currently accepting applications from senior and mid-level candidates for long-term positions for an anticipated agriculture value chain and competitiveness development program in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Program Director, Partnership for Learning for all of Nigeria (PLANE)

Requisition Number: 18-0094
Location: Abuja

Project Summary

  • The Department for International Development (DfID) Partnership for Learning for all in Nigeria (PLANE) program’s proposed impact is “more children and young people acquire knowledge and skills that enhance their life chances,” and the proposed outcome is that “state and non-state basic education systems deliver better quality learning for children, including for marginalized groups.”
  • It will tentatively focus on Kaduna, Kano, Borno and Yobe states while providing support to the federal government.

Position Summary

  • The Program Director is responsible for the overall planning, implementation and management of the program as well as the achievement of the goals and objectives of the program in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • The Program Director reports to the Project Director based in headquarters and supervises several program staff.

Primary Responsibilities

  • The Program Director provides overall technical and administrative leadership and expertise for the program;
  • S/he serves as the primary liaison with government counterparts, local authorities, and/or civil society and education sector partners on management and technical matters; and
  • S/he will supervise program implementation and ensure the activities meet stated goals and reporting requirements.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Master's degree in education or another relevant field. PhD is desired;
  • At least 10 years of experience in international development;
  • At least 5 years of experience in senior management positions;
  • Significant experience working with education programs in conflict/crisis affected countries; and
  • Fluency in English.

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About Creative Associates International
Creative Associates International provides outstanding, on-the-ground development services and forges partnerships to deliver sustainable solutions to global challenges. Its experts focus on building inclusive educational systems, transitioning communities from conflict to peace, developing sustainable economic growth, engaging youth, promoting transparent elections and more. Creative is recognized for its ability to quickly adapt and excel in conflict and post-conflict environments. To del...
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