Programme Manager at Eye Foundation Hospital Group (EFHG)

Programme Manager at Eye Foundation Hospital Group (EFHG)

Eye Foundation Hospital Group (EFHG) is a healthcare group with speciality in Eye care services. The Eye Foundation Hospital was started in 1993 as a high tech specialist eye hospital capable of providing services comparable to those obtainable abroad. It is the first and foremost indigenous eye practice in the country that runs a group practice with many sub specialized ophthalmologists.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Programme Manager

Location: Ijebu Imushin, Ogun
Employment Type: Full-time
Report To: Programme Director

About the Role

  • The Programme Manager is responsible for driving the Eye Foundation Community Hospital and Kunle Hassan Eye Foundation Academy’s strategic direction. The Programme Manager will have experience in key management and leadership roles.
  • The Programme Manager is responsible for achieving the strategic direction of the social enterprise. They lead external relations with government, donors, local and international NGOs as well as corporate organizations to identify collaboration opportunities, fundraise and ensure delivery of key programmes.
  • The Programme Manager has overall responsibility for the financial and administrative management of the social enterprise in compliance with set policies and procedures.
  • They provide guidance, supervision, capacity building, and leadership and oversees performance management.

Strategy, Leadership and Management:

  • Support the development of a strategy to drive the success of the respective institutions and be responsible for helping to deliver that strategy
  • Lead on selected operational management responsibilities, including potentially: project oversight, budget management, impact assessment (monitoring and evaluation), communications or as further defined according to need
  • Provide general support to all projects implemented by the respective institutions
  • Develop performance metrics, monitoring and reporting frameworks
  • Provide progress reports on projects to key officers for prompt decision-making
  • Oversee activities of the Academy in the absence of the Director

Programme Management:

  • Lead on Programme Management & Delivery, including budget development, management, monitoring and evaluation
  • Lead and manage fundraising, communication, outreach, volunteers and external relations efforts that build and sustain the work of the institutions
  • Lead and manage staff to oversee internal and external communications to all stakeholders including print, web, and social media activities.
  • Ensure effective leadership and management of all programmes
  • Lead proposal writing processes from a programme perspective and coordinate with other departments
  • Ensure timely and high-quality reporting is done by all programmes to donors/stakeholders
  • Ensure projects developed meets high standards in terms of design, implementation and M&E through proper Project Cycle Management
  • Prepare programme budgets collaboratively with programme and finance staff
  • Track programme expenditure through monthly programme review meetings using financial expenditure reports prepared by the finance department
  • Ensure compliance to donor policies, procedures and procurement

Documentation And Learning:

  • Ensure that profiles, activities and learning of the respective institutions are properly documented disseminated and effectively stored
  • Coordinate the development of reports, newsletters and other communication of the institutions

External Relations:

  • Maintain active and regular working relationships with donors, other NGOs, private sector and other formal support base of the institutions
  • Maintain and regularly update a directory of partners, donors, international and local NGOs, companies and other partners and stakeholders
  • Develop and manage relationships with local and international stakeholders, using these to support the development of new partnerships and programmes
  • Represent the institutions externally in some circumstances (media, speaking opportunities, event representation, exhibitions and workshops)
  • Coordinate visibility and profile raising of the organizations across various platforms – including advertisements, events, communications, programmes, promotions aimed at sponsors, promoters, partners, influencers and general public
  • Facilitate partnerships between local and international companies in the form of commercial partnerships or joint ventures and social impact collaborations
  • Take responsibility for delivering delegations (both inward and outward) and events that support the development of the respective institutions

Business Development:

  • Develops annual and long-term strategic plan for enhancing corporate fundraising
  • Lead effort to develop and grow the institutions’ presence among corporate institutions and high net worth stakeholders
  • Identify potential relevant international and/or local partners and funders (private sector partners, national and international NGOs, think tanks, academia, etc.)
  • Develop fundraising documents (be it expression of Interests/ Concept Notes / Proposals) in line with strategy and donor requirements and in close collaboration with relevant units
  • Pursue new strategic opportunities, cultivate new leads, understand business and innovation needs and convincingly present the opportunities for collaboration
  • Own all funding and partnership contracts and be responsible for their review and negotiation
  • Ensure that contractual obligations and reporting deadlines are known and met.


  • Minimum of BSc in Public Health from a reputable institution; a Master’s in Public Health is preferred.
  • 10 – 15 years work experience.
  • Must have NGO experience.
  • Education Services NGO experience is an added advantage.
  • Must be an intermediate user of Microsoft Office Suite {Word, Excel, and PowerPoint}
  • A medical Doctor with experience in Ophthalmology is highly desirable

Skills and Competencies:

  • Project Management
  • Negotiation and Business Case Analysis
  • Effective Planning Skills
  • Leadership and Team Building
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation.

Application Closing Date
31st March, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV and Applications to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


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