Deputy Director, Programs – Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS)

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Job Description

Job Summary

  • Deputy Director – Programs under the direct supervision of the CEO, the Deputy Director – Program  provides management oversight for the ACE-5 projects as well as ensure compliance with all donor on the project requirements
  • Coordinates program development, work planning budgeting, implementation and project monitoring and evaluation.

Job Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Public Health or other relevant field


  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in program management
  • Sound knowledge of HIV/AIDS programs
  • Experience in working with local partners, including host Governments, NGOs and CBOS
  • Knowledge of the Nigerian local context is an asset, as well as familiarity with USAID and PEPFAR programs


  • Previous experience working with USAID or PEPFAR-supported programs, including familiarity with USAID procurement requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to be the technical specialist and as the lead subject matter expert in programs.
  • General understanding of organization’s structure, policies and practices, and the impact on own area.
  • Strong diagnostic, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to exchange information, present recommendations and collaborate with colleagues and peers within the organization and possibly externally

We have a competitive compensation package.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one-page Cover Letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to “Human Resources Unit” via: [email protected]


  • Application must explicitly state your full names with the position and location applied for in the subject of the email. 
  • Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers. 
  • Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. 
  • ECEWS does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview. 
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • ECEWS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)
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