PROGRAMME MANAGER – CARE 973 views0 applications

Position Summary

Successful candidate will join the CaLP team in the Horn of Africa
region. S/he will focus on delivering existing commitments, maintaining
effective engagement with a wide range of actors and the wider
community, exploring opportunities for further engagement within the
scope of the agreed strategy and plans as well as developing new funding

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead the planning and management of training courses in the region.
  • Manage relationships with certified trainers and Training Partner Organizations.
  • Occasionally facilitate or co-facilitate courses (subject to relevant skills and experience).
  • Actively promote the use of capacity building resources.
  • Contribute to further development of overall capacity building plans
    by providing feedback on changing training needs and interests.
  • Convene Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) actors to collaborate and
    share knowledge, including planning and delivery of webinars and
    learning events.
  • Promote the use of CTP standards and guidance, exploring the option of dedicated learning events on new standards.
  • Prepare relevant synthesis reports akin to others generated by the East Africa team.
  • Plan and manage the development of case studies or other learning products.
  • Explore ways of strengthening dissemination activities to enhance the uptake of resources.
  • Lead and support the delivery of existing commitments related to gender and CTP.
  • Support the strengthening of coordination capacity at national and regional level.
  • Liaise with Cash Working Group leads in multiple countries on a regular basis.
  • Arrange meetings of CWG leads.
  • Engage with government bodies, clusters and other humanitarian systems to promote and enhance the coordinated use of cash.
  • Contribute to regional perspectives & global policy debates
    & at the same time disseminating information on global policy
  • In collaboration with relevant staff, support the development and
    implementation of a regional communications plans to aid the
    dissemination of CTP evidence and the work more broadly.
  • Support the Administration & Communications Officer to ensure East Africa information bulletins are regularly produced.
  • Contribute to the updating of the website.
  • Lead an ‘audit’ of member engagement in the region.
  • Develop and implement plans to support enhanced engagement with all members.
  • Develop and manage ‘member only’ or ‘member priority’ events.
  • Represent the organization with members, non-member, donors and other external stakeholders as relevant.
  • Explore opportunities to promote the work of the organization in appropriate national and regional fora.
  • Manage grants and budgets as agreed with the Regional Representative.
  • Ensure internal monitoring and reporting systems are continuously updated.
  • Develop new funding applications to support the organization’s work in the region.
  • Produce high quality and timely donor reports related to any regional grants and contribute to global reports as relevant.
  • Work with all staff (locally and remotely) to ensure effective delivery of agreed plans.
  • Contribute to the work of the whole team within agreed priorities, capacities and plans.
  • Ensure that the organization complies with the procedures & processes of its host agencies and donors.
  • Explore and respond to new opportunities that emerge for the
    organization to advance its mission, in line with capacities, annual
    plan and strategy.

Required Qualifications

  • Over four (4) years’ humanitarian experience in the areas for cash programming and food security.
  • Programme and grant management experience.
  • Understanding of Cash Transfer Programming in humanitarian contexts.
  • Knowledge of the international humanitarian system and understanding
    of some of the key debates related to cash transfers programming.
  • Strong communication/donor relation experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships.
  • Written and verbal communication skills in French is desired.
  • Skills and experience of facilitating training and/or events.
  • Experience of working in a network environment.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Understanding of gender programming. Strong coordination experience.

Method of Application

Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to send their application letters and detailed CV to the given email
by November 6, 2018. Candidates are required to quote the position
title on the subject line of the email when applying. CV & Cover
letter should be sent as one document. Only shortlisted candidates will
be contacted. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

CARE is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and
diversity. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Our
selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children
from abuse.

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