JOB LOCATION: Calabar, Cross River State


THE BRIDGE LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION (TBLF) – One of Nigeria’s leading nonprofit organizations based in Calabar, Cross River State, and focused on leadership development with a vision to raise a community of inspired, equipped, and influential young leaders, who lead themselves and others. We provide relevant and tailored programmes that support effective youth transitions in the area of leadership, education, social change entrepreneurship, and employability for young people in Africa particularly Nigeria.

We are on a strategic journey towards building a world-class leadership institute that seeks to be a bridge-builder and a development hub for young people. We seek to hire a Programme Officer to support the organization in designing, redesigning, and executing tailored programmes


  1. Report to and work closely with the Programme Team in the planning and implementing programmes/projects in line with TBLF s vision and mission.
  2. Support with developing and implementing comprehensive strategies for the organisation’s success.
  3. Organize and ensure the successful implementation of programmes such as conferences, workshops, trainings specifically for young people and in line with stakeholder’s expectations.
  4. Establish new strategic relationships with potential partners and effectively manage existing relationships.
  5. Follow proper project management processes when executing projects in line with and aligning with all TBLFs internal processes.
  6. Responsible for promoting all programmes, services and impact on various media, working with the communications unit.
  7. Prepare reports on the impact of all programmes, working with the monitoring and evaluation unit.
  8. Develop and manage programme budget, ensuring transparency and efficiency in the use of organization’s funds
  9. Engage in other tasks as may emerge as a result of the growth of the organization

Behavioral Capabilities

  • 5+ years of relevant post NYSC experience with significant Knowledge in the non-profit sector.
  • Program conceptualization, design and delivery.
  • Partnership development, fundraising, stakeholder management, and experience in grant writing.
  • Strong work ethics, a self-starter, very creative
  • Team leadership and management skills, supervisory skills
  • Project Management.
  • Passion for Leadership and youth development in Nigeria/Africa.
  • A high level of integrity

Application deadline: January 31st, 2024

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