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Program Associate at New Incentives


New Incentives is a pioneer in a growing movement of giving small incentives to caregivers whose infants get immunized, while increasing awareness of the health benefits of childhood vaccinations.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Program Associate

Location: Remote
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Program Associate supports all Operations Department activities including program oversight, monitoring and evaluation, and administrative tasks.
  • The Program Associate is responsible for supporting review of staff productivity and output; progress against established plans; review of program monitoring indicators; coordination of geographic expansion and coverage survey analysis; and other responsibilities to ensure that the organization is able to deliver high-quality programming.
  • This is an opportunity to join a fast-paced organization that is hoping to reach more than a million infants served by the end of 2022.
  • Successful candidates will find themselves in a position to grow with the organization.

Project Management:

  • Ensure that the established plan for expansion remains on track by all teams and check inputs to confirm that all requirements are being met.
  • Work with Operations Coordinator to ensure that staffing is optimized and that gaps are proactively planned for and avoided.
  • Optimize scheduling through review of planned vs executed activities and identify improvements for system-generated and manual work activities.
  • Ensure compliance to time tracking, document management and communication policies.
  • Assess bottlenecks, support teams, and help improve coordination.
  • Review the pipeline of tasks for all teams and assist with prioritization while reviewing completed tasks against intended objectives.
  • Review time and output reports from all managers, share weekly assessments and recommendations.

Program Monitoring:

  • Review program monitoring metrics (KPIs) and work with teams to ensure gaps are being addressed.
  • Review quality of team communication and team management by reviewing 1:1s and providing guidance.
  • Conduct review of data from visits made by supervisors and auditors, identify opportunities for improvements, and conduct capacity building and training.
  • Support assessment of all program activities and quality improvement activities, including data entry and basic data analysis.
  • Coordinate with partners on coverage survey analysis and assessment of geographic expansion.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years relevant work experience in managerial positions
  • Skilled problem-solver and self-starter
  • Comfortable working with a diverse group of individuals in different locations and time zones to meet project objectives within established timelines; able to effectively move from strategy to details seamlessly
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently in a fast-paced and evolving environment
  • Comfortable working with or learning computer applications, experience with Google Workspace tools.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, organization skills, and attention to detail
  • Resourceful and thrives at keeping projects and teams organized and on track
  • Comfortable in an environment that embraces evaluation and quality improvement
  • Problem-solving attitude with strong interpersonal and collaboration skills

What you can Expect from this Role

  • An opportunity to work with an innovative team that was recently recognized as one of the most cost-effective charities in the world
  • An opportunity to work with a highly accountable and passionate team
  • A healthy work-life balance
  • The flexibility of working remotely for part of the year
  • A position with significant growth opportunities.
  • A job that will directly lead to many lives being saved by preventing the spread of dangerous diseases through uptake of childhood vaccinations
  • A challenging role where your abilities will lead to material change and personal growth
  • Working under the direct supervision of the Chief Operating Officer

Additional Information:

  • We invite applicants who are highly motivated, detail oriented, and have demonstrated a good fit with the organization’s principles of accountability, diligence, and cost-effectiveness.
  • In this role, you will receive significant responsibility and will be responsible for delivering consistently.
  • This role is only for those who are able to meet the challenges of a quickly growing organization running a pioneering program with unique execution.
  • If you succeed in this role, there will be significant opportunities to grow.
  • This role can be based anywhere, with an expectation of spending significant time (approximately 20 – 30% of the year) in Nigeria.
  • Travel will primarily be within Northern Nigeria as well as to the capital, Abuja.
  • We have a Security Unit that actively carries out security assessments and provides security guidance.
  • Support and reimbursement for applying for visas to travel will be provided for all required travel, along with travel insurance.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply


Application Deadline  6th May,2022.

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