Call For Application – Programme Coordinator

Job Title: Programme Coordinator

Reports to: The Executive Director

Job Location: Calabar, Cross River State



The Bridge Leadership Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation with the vision to raise a community of inspired, equipped and influential young leaders, who lead themselves and others. We are committed to building generations of young people educated to become compassionate, entrepreneurial and engaged citizens who are empowered to take responsibility for their own lives for making a difference in the world.


The Programme Coordinator is a member of the organization, working in all aspects to include, but not limited to, leadership initiatives, grants management, community engagement, donor stewardship (donor-advised funds) and events.


Job Duties Core Functions/Responsibilities:

  1. Report to and work closely with the Executive Director
  2. Support the development and implementation of the Foundations programmes, projects and activities.
  3. Design and update the Foundation’s training curriculum and provide training to youth, teachers, community workers and volunteers.
  4. Conduct research and develop original material for the Foundation’s publications.
  5. Establish new strategic relationships with potential partners and manage existing relationships.
  6. Write effective concept notes, fundable proposals and reports.
  7. Collate and report progress on the department’s projects periodically
  8. Support with the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of youth-focused programming across Africa.
  9. Manage the organization’s brand, actively promoting its programmes, services and impact through different media.
  10. Formulate and implement strategies that align with the organization’s overall strategy, including the marketing and financial strategy
  11. Prepare regular reports on impacts of the Foundation to all funders and partners.
  12. Manage the Foundation’s Programme budget, ensure transparency and efficient use of the organization’s funds.

Required Skills/Competencies

  1. Track record in curriculum development and instructional design
  2. Strong ability in the use of Microsoft packages and adequate knowledge of tech-related applications.
  3. Strong communication, interpersonal and time management skills
  4. Strong work ethic, a self-starter
  5. Leadership and Management Skills-Supervisory skills
  6. Project Management Skills
  7. Business Development and Marketing Skills
  8. Facilitation and Presentation skills
  9. Passion for youth development, education, training and Nigeria’s development
  10. Strong financial discipline
  11. Proven entrepreneurial ability and capacity to work with significant autonomy
  12. A high level of integrity and preparedness to keep stakeholders engaged

Qualifications and experience:

A first degree in any relevant course will be considered. An advanced degree may be an advantage. Minimum of 3-4 years’ relevant work experience in the non-profit sector focused on youth leadership and development.

Application Requirements

This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional.

If you would like to join the Foundation’s team and be part of building resilience and economic growth in Africa, please submit your cover letter and curriculum vitae to


Deadline for Submission: Closed

Kindly note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Bridge Leadership Foundation is a non-profit leadership and capacity development Foundation established in 2011 committed to raising generations of transformational leaders.


  1. Ubon Imeobong Efiong
    October 8, 2020

    I would love to be part of this great family at all levels.
    Thank you.

  2. Betini Effiong
    October 8, 2020

    I am definitely interested in working with your team if dedicated and committed gentlemen and ladies who are bent on making stars out of teachers who will in turn become pace setters in the 21st century society, I am open minded to whatever positive development comes into the teaching profession for the betterment of all sectors involved in molding our youths to become great future leaders….that future is now and I’m definitely part of it…..

  3. October 9, 2020

    A great way to influence the society!

    October 9, 2020

    The goals and of the foundation has inspired me into wanting to be apart of this foundation. To learn more and hopefully build a career .

  5. Caroline Ekeng Nsa
    October 12, 2020

    I will love to be part of this great Family

  6. Dorcas udo
    October 14, 2020

    I appreciate every single step taken by this team to bring development to our society I pray that someday I’ll be part of you 🙏

  7. Christina Ekpenyong Bassey
    November 11, 2020

    I’ll love to be an intern I’m a fast learner and dedicated in what I do if given this opportunity I will not take it for granted. I’m a graduate, but yet to get my certificate, I’m good with Microsoft and also fluent in English. Please a little consideration should be given to me.

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