Programs Manager

Posted on 09 Sep, 2021
Closing on 30 Sep, 2021

Job Description

Name Job: Programs Manager
Deadline:  30 Sep 2021
Location: Sana'a 
Reporting to:  Executive Director

About us:

Heran Foundation  (HFLD) is a non-profit foundation established in  November 4, 2008 to provide community development, civil awareness and capacity-building programs. It also implements positive interventions in emergency situations.

Job General Summary

Develop action plans and mechanisms for programs and projects and contribute in the achievement of the objectives of Heran for Local Development Foundation through supervision and follow-up of all operational work in the relevant operational plan.

Specific Tasks and Duties 

Program and Grant Management and Leadership 

  • Collaborate closely with the Executive Director of and other Program related Org Units on the full cycle of program management, including design, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Oversee implementation and administration of the program, setting program direction and ensuring that all activities are conducted in full compliance with donor regulations and Heran Foundation policies and procedures.
  • Develop programs that promote learning, development, training, and motivate task forces to ensure the highest quality of service delivery
  • Develop programs that promote learning, development, training, and motivate task forces to ensure the highest quality of service delivery
  • Manage budget, prepare projections, review BVAs, and ensure timely and appropriate spending.
  • Develop work plans and track progress on all program objectives, activities, and targets, ensuring program implementation is on time, progressing towards targets and within budget.
  • Coordinate across technical, programmatic, operational and management teams to facilitate continuity and complementarity of programming.
  • Identify challenges with implementation and make recommendations for course correction.
  • Ensure that program implementation is responsive to communities and partners and consistent with Heran’s relevant program guidelines, principles, values, quality standards, and strategic plan.
  • Supervise, train and build the capacity of program staff, identifying capacity building needs and devising development plans for staff members.
  • Conduct appraisals and provide regular, constructive feedback to staff members.
  • develop and contribute to the creation of MEAL systems for programs and projects.
  • Ensure that MEAL systems provide adequate feedback to inform program development and course corrections as necessary
  • Lead the drafting process of program reporting.
  • Ensures that monthly, quarterly reports and statistics are collected in time.

Communications, Coordination, and Organizational Representation 

  • Prepare program-related communications materials including social media posts, website content, awareness materials, etc
  • Identify, build and manage collaborative partnerships with other humanitarian partners, coordination bodies, local authorities and other stakeholders. 
  • Develop strategic partnerships and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders including donors, government actors, UN agencies, international and local NGOs.
  • Work closely with program partners.

Essential Criteria:

  • Degree in social work, psychology, international development, law, management, or other relevant area.
  • At least five years of NGO program management experience in international settings including project design, implementation, budget management, staff management, and MEAL.
  • Compassionate, confident, dynamic and independent leader
  • Serve as a positive role model and Heran Foundation ambassador at all times.
  • Treat all people with respect regardless of age, gender, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, disability status, marital status and ethnicity.
  • Maintain a positive, cooperative attitude
  • Strong belief in human rights and gender equality
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, diplomacy, and persuasion skills
  • Strong ability to work independently, including the ability to multitask, prioritize competing tasks, and manage time effectively
  • High standard of spoken and written English; Arabic
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to work in a stressful setting and adapt quickly to changing environment
  • Strong people and project management skills, strong leadership skills.

How to Apply

  • Send One PDF with your cover letter, CV, and contact information for 3 references to using “Program Manager" as the subject of your email.
  • Only complete applications will be reviewed. 
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Important Notes / مقترحات هامة

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