You will manage the programme officers, manage donor reporting and proposal development. You will lead on development and or, revision of operational systems, procedures and guidelines ensuring these are fit-for-purpose. Lead, develop plan and monitor existing projects, maintain donor relations, expanding donor funding and facilitating communication between stakeholders.
-Ensures the implementation and monitoring of, organisational policies and standards, effective planning, evaluations, reporting systems and financial management.
-Manage Departmental progress against the Programme Strategy and revise as appropriate
-Please a key role in building the technical capacity of UK Programmes and establishing the Department as a core function of the organisation.
-Play a leading and positive role in Change Management across the organisation.
To lead on securing additional funding through large institutional grants or through partnerships with INGOs
-Facilitate all aspects of project management for assigned proposal efforts, including initial research, review/analysis, template creation, task management, kick-off/status calls, scheduling, input review/consolidation and delivery;
-Monitoring of project progress through field trips, close communication with project staff, monitoring of expenditure, communication with donors and problem solving.
-Provide support to monitoring and evaluation teams, assisting in capacity building where appropriate.
-Supporting countries in developing submitting high quality reports (narrative and financial).
-Supporting Finance, in the processing of all grant claims and payments, ensuring reconciliation of budgets
-Maintaining electronic and hard-copy files for all grants, in line with established systems.
-Ensuring project financial reports are updated in information systems.
Skills and Experience required:
-Experience of Managing a team or having direct reports with experience in developing and conducting Personal Development Reviews
-Experience of Project management frameworks and governance approaches
-Strong financial/cost management capability, including experience of managing budgets, challenging costs & interpreting data.
-Knowledge of donor regulations, policies and procedures,
-Experience Working in an overseas location (preferably a developing country)
-Ideally will have an Additional language of either Arabic or French