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Program Manager - BMGF HCD +

Closing: Dec 30, 2022

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Published: Dec 19, 2022 (2 months ago)

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The Programme Manage will report to the Executive Director. S/he provides administrative, financial, contractual, and management oversight for a portfolio of projects. S/he will work directly with project and technical leads to ensure projects achieve quality programming and development outcomes.

Requirements & Specifications

  •        Interested candidates should have a minimum of the first degree in any social science discipline especially in economics, data science, statistics and business.
  •         8- 10 years of progressive work experience in program management capacity.
  •         A Master’s Degree or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is an added advantage
  •         Demonstrated experience leading and producing competitive proposals
  •         Demonstrable experience in the management of program complete life cycle
  •         Excellent project planning, management, and monitoring & evaluation skills
  •         Demonstrable business acumen and global agility, including an in-depth understanding of financial and budget planning. 
  •         An excellent communicator with brilliant leadership, negotiation, and analytical skills.
  •        Excellent communication and IT skills, including strong reporting/presentation skills and familiarity with a wide range of IT applications
  •         Outstanding interpersonal, highly motivated and driven with a passion for delivering to the client
  •        Build the capacity of the place teams to deliver on programme deliverables, reporting, and financial management.
  •        Experience of closely working with government departments at local and state levels is highly desirable

Language:

  • Fluency in English and French language is required.
  • Experience working in Francophone countries is compulsory


Responsibilities
The Programme Manage will report to the Executive Director. S/he provides administrative, financial, contractual, and management oversight for a portfolio of projects. S/he will work directly with project and technical leads to ensure projects achieve quality programming and development outcomes.

Requirements & Specifications

  •        Interested candidates should have a minimum of the first degree in any social science discipline especially in economics, data science, statistics and business.
  •         8- 10 years of progressive work experience in program management capacity.
  •         A Master’s Degree or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is an added advantage
  •         Demonstrated experience leading and producing competitive proposals
  •         Demonstrable experience in the management of program complete life cycle
  •         Excellent project planning, management, and monitoring & evaluation skills
  •         Demonstrable business acumen and global agility, including an in-depth understanding of financial and budget planning. 
  •         An excellent communicator with brilliant leadership, negotiation, and analytical skills.
  •        Excellent communication and IT skills, including strong reporting/presentation skills and familiarity with a wide range of IT applications
  •         Outstanding interpersonal, highly motivated and driven with a passion for delivering to the client
  •        Build the capacity of the place teams to deliver on programme deliverables, reporting, and financial management.
  •        Experience of closely working with government departments at local and state levels is highly desirable

Language:

  • Fluency in English and French language is required.
  • Experience working in Francophone countries is compulsory


  • Accountable for managing project financial and contractual performance targets and leading monthly project financial reviews, technical deliverables, and troubleshooting any issues.
  •       Works with designated Technical Lead to ensure that technical activities and deliverables are high quality and implemented per the contract scope of work and approved work plan.
  •         Proactively identifies and analyzes risk areas and advises the relevant stakeholders on preventative measures.
  •       Served as the primary point of contact for operational and financial matters related to project implementation.
  •         Manages resource needs for performance and encourages collaboration within the broader organization.
  •        Responsible for project outcomes by providing the necessary support for target teams to succeed.
  •         Participates and provides support to project field teams during strategic planning sessions.
  •         Develop proposal and terms of reference as the need arises
  •         Manage budget realignments, contract modifications, and subcontract modifications.
  •        Participates in research, pre-positioning and/or proposal management for opportunities
  •        Managing project budgets and advising on options to keep the budget on track
  •        Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, master budget etc.
  •        Produce reports to suit relevant stages of the projects.


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