Programme Manager at Making of Champions Limited

Making of Champions Limited is a Sports Media & Management Company that was set up to elevate the profile and performance of Sports in Nigeria and the rest of Africa, and is dedicated to maximising the potential that sports has to bring the country, and the continent on a whole, together.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Programme ManagerLocation: LagosSummaryMoC is looking to add a Programme Manager to join the team in Lagos, to help drive the growth of MoC’s Student-Athlete Scholarship, from 5 Athletes on full Scholarships from Corporate Sponsors in Nigeria, to 20 Athletes in 2019 and 40 Athletes in 2020. MoC’s Scholarship, the first of its kind in Nigeria, provides Athletes with the opportunity to optimally combine Secondary and University Education with pursuing a professional Athletics as a member of MoC, by sponsoring the tuition, training, competitions, healthcare and living costs of the most promising Athletes discovered across Nigeria.The Programme Manager will be responsible for building up the structure of the Student-Athlete Scholarship to ensure that the programme is equipped for the rapid increase in Scholarship recipients anticipated and required over the next 2 years, through to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. They will lead all phases of the Student-Athlete Scholarship pipeline, starting from recruitment of the highest potential Athletes to MoC Track Clubs across Nigeria (primarily in Lagos, but also in Ibadan, Enugu & Port-Harcourt as may be required).The role requires a pro-active, energetic candidate with prior work experience in a client-facing environment an advantage. Building and maintaining relationships with the key stakeholders (sponsors, universities, sports authorities and Athletes’ families) will be critical. We’re looking for a highly driven person to contribute to the success & growth of Athletics in Nigeria, on a 1 or 2-year placement, or full-time, to forge an exciting career in Sports Management!

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