Communities Will Connect Initiative

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Job Title
Assistant Program Manager
Experience
Junior
Vacancies
1
Salary
100 - 1000 GHS Others
Location
Anywhere
Job Type
Part Time Remote
Deadline
08 January, 2024
Skills
  • 1 year or more of relevant work experience
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgroun
  • 18+ years-old
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize tasks

Description

s a trailblazing organization dedicated to awakening the spirit of innovation in primary and secondary students, particularly focusing on young girls in underserved communities. Our primary mission is to empower students aged 10 to 16 with crucial digital skills and cultivate a passion for careers in computer science and technology. Through initiatives like the High School Summit, Communities Will Connect provides a platform for students to explore STEM fields, fostering the next generation of changemakers equipped to address real-world challenges.

Position Overview: Communities Will Connect is seeking a dynamic and dedicated Program Manager to spearhead the planning and execution of our High School Summit. This annual hybrid event gathers high school students from across Africa, offering them a transformative experience through workshops, inspirational talks, and networking opportunities. As the Program Manager, you will play a pivotal role in bringing this vision to life and empowering young minds to become effective changemakers.

Responsibilities:

  • Program Development: Collaborate with stakeholders to shape the vision and content of the High School Summit, ensuring alignment with the organization\'s mission and goals.
  • Design an engaging and inclusive curriculum that incorporates digital skills, STEM education, and empowerment themes.
  • Project Planning and Execution: Develop comprehensive project plans encompassing timelines, milestones, and resource requirements for successfully implementing the High School Summit.
  • Lead and coordinate a multidisciplinary team to deliver a seamless and impactful event.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with schools, educators, sponsors, and other partners to enhance the reach and impact of the High School Summit.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for program-related inquiries and foster positive collaborations with participants.
  • Budget Management: Work closely with the finance team to develop and manage the program budget, ensuring efficient resource utilization while maintaining program quality.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation: Implement robust monitoring and evaluation mechanisms to assess the effectiveness of the High School Summit, collecting feedback for continuous improvement.
  • Analyze data and prepare reports on program outcomes for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Event Coordination: Oversee all aspects of event planning and execution, including logistics, participant engagement, and ensuring a safe and inclusive environment.
  • Safer Internet Day Coordination: Collaborate with relevant teams to plan and execute Safer Internet Day activities on February 11th, aligning them with the organization\'s mission and objectives.

Qualifications:

  • Must have good working experience and attitude.
  • Proven experience in program management, with a focus on educational or youth development programs.
  • Strong project management skills, demonstrating success in planning and executing events.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Knowledge of STEM education and digital skills initiatives.

Compensation

This will be discussed at the interview stage. 

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