The Program Manager (PM) will be responsible for the contracting, Implementation and close-out of a portfolio of activities. The PM will work with in close collaboration with Senior Management (including USAID/OTI) and community stakeholders to identify, prioritize and design activities that will respond to community development priorities in order to further the objectives of the NLCB program. The PM, working with a small multidisciplinary team of 8 to 10 staff, will be charged with oversight of project activities to ensure that all tasks are completed within timeframe and budget parameters defined during project design. The PM will be tasked with the programmatic and administrative closeout of all activities, including final reporting, disbursement of funding (in concert with finance staff) and disposition of any project inventory. The PM will serve as the main point of contact for state-level actors and community stakeholders to ensure that all activities fit within a strategic and coherent portfolio. The PM will be expected to report daily to and receive guidance from Senior Management. The PM will be expected to liaise with various levels of stakeholders, including government officials, civil society organizations and community actors; the selected candidate must be able to maintain good relations with all associated parties. In addition, the Program Manager will be expected to collaborate horizontally with other PMs to share lessons learned and jointly design program strategy.
REPORTING & SUPERVISION
The Program Manager will report to the Regional Program Manager (RPM) based in Maiduguri. All Program Managers should expect direct interactions with members of Senior Management Team and with the client, USAID/OTI. In the North east, the Program Managers will supervise and lead multidisciplinary activity management teams, comprised of Community Development Facilitators (CDFs), Grants Officer, Procurement Officer or Assistants, M&E Officer or assistant, finance assistant and Logistics Officer or assistant. While these team members also report technically to their line managers in Abuja, the PM is expected to lead the team and ensure that they work together to design, implement, monitoring and learn from activities.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Required Skills & Qualifications:
Qualified applicants MUST submit the following documents to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 24th, 2019:
Please reference the job title and location on the subject line, your cover letter and resume/CV.
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