Program Manager – Nigeria

GRS is an international adolescent health organization that leverages the power of soccer to educate, inspire and mobilize at-risk youth to overcome their greatest health challenges, live healthier, more productive lives, and be agents for change in their communities.

Role Overview

The GRS Program Manager – Nigeria position will be responsible for operationalizing and aligning the GRS Nigeria country strategy and programming to the organization’s strategic plan. This role oversees and coordinates GRS technical assistance to local partners to deliver on grants, organizational development support to affiliate organizations, business development and partner stewardship, and executes the strategy alongside partners to position Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ methodology for both upstream and downstream influence. As the primary representative for Grassroot Soccer in Nigeria, this position will be responsible for cultivating and strengthening Grassroot Soccer’s network of partners and programs and ensuring continual progress towards strategic goals and objectives.


  • Manage day-to-day operations of GRS workstreams for in-country partners, including program design and development, training, and other technical support as needed
  • In conjunction with Director of Programs, create and oversee monthly and annual work plans that ensure project goals are being met in a timely fashion
  • Coordinate technical assistance to implementing partners, including but not limited to workshops, trainings, and support visits
  • Please see full job description for additional responsibilities.

Specifications & Competencies

  • 5+ years of experience managing, implementing, and monitoring concurrent, large scale international development projects in Nigeria
  • Experience in and knowledge of adolescent health programming
  • Demonstrated experience implementing and/or providing technical assistance to partners in donor funded projects
  • Please see full job description for additional information and to apply.

Job Overview

Date Posted

November 29, 2021


Lagos, Nigeria with up to 30% domestic travel and 10% international travel

Job Type

Full Time