Programme Manager - DRC

  • Added Date: Wednesday, 17 June 2020
  • Deadline Date: Wednesday, 08 July 2020

Concern Worldwide started working in DRC in 1994. Since that time we have grown into one of the leading humanitarian organisations operating in DRC with national rapid response programmes, resilience programmes, cash, WASH and nutrition programmes. This is an exciting opportunity to support the development of existing and new programmes for DRC and ensure that they are implemented to the highest quality. Today, 1 in 10 people in humanitarian need live in DRC- come and help us do our part.

About the role

This is a new 12-month role with unaccompanied terms based in Goma, North Kivu (with 60% travel), Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with a salary of Grade 3 (โ‚ฌ36,527 - โ‚ฌ40,586).

You will report to the North Kivu Area Coordinator, and will line manage the SIDA (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency) funded team, including livelihoods officers and assistants, and a WASH team. You will liaise with the Programme Director, the SAFER (rapid response) PM, M&E Manager, Gender and Protection Manager, Logistics Coordinator, Base Manager, Country Financial Manager, HR Manager.

We would like you to start on 15 July 2020.

Your purpose:

Concern and Danish Refugee Council have initiated a rapid deployment consortium (AFTER- Action following the Emergency Response) to implement early recovery activities, including livelihoods, gender and protection response. Activities will be implemented following a rapid response, in collaboration with organizations engaged in Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) activities. The AFTER PM will be managing the Concern part of the programme and will ensure high quality and timely implementation of all activities in line with the proposal, budget and project plan. You will furthermore ensure lessons learned are captured from this new type of programming and coordinate closely with Danish Refugee Council.

You will be responsible for:

Programme Management

  • Provide effective and efficient management of the project implementation in line with the project proposals and donors requirements and ensure timely production and submission of project reports and budget revisions

  • Promote and ensure appropriate participation and equitable access of beneficiaries and communities through appropriate mechanisms

  • Participate in conducting joint assessments and planning responses together with other teams and follow up on the recommendations & assist in the development of funding proposals as relevant to support the WASH programme in North Kivu

Financial Management:

  • Produce timely and accurate budgets, forecasts and budget revisions for the projects

  • Manage the projects budget and ensure expenditure is in line within agreed projects plans and budgets.

  • Ensure that project expenditure is undertaken in line with finance policies and procedures, and that resources are optimally utilised.

  • Take overall budget responsibility for the SIDA AFTER Programme

Coordination and Leadership:

  • Share information on Concernโ€™s activities and interventions and promote good relations and collaboration with other stakeholders and actors

  • Actively participate in the GTRR (Groupe de Travail de Reponse Rapide) and other relevant coordination mechanisms

  • Develop strategies and plans that contribute to raising the profile of Concern as an expert organization and leading actor in rapid early recovery programming

Monitoring and Evaluation/Accountability:

  • Work closely with field teams on objectives, indicators and activities and develop clear monitoring frameworks for each project in collaboration with the M & E Manager and Programme Director.

  • Maintain an effective monitoring and planning system, which informs reporting and project design.

  • Work with the team to identify and document project learning and success cases and disseminate learning

  • Ensure effective implementation of the M&E plan, ensuring accurate information is collected and analysed for all programme components.

  • Ensure that impacts or problems are identified clearly discussed in the team and community and fed back into the programming.

  • Concern is committed to increasing its accountability to different stakeholders, and particularly to beneficiaries. Working with the support of the Programme Director, you will ensure the Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS) of accountability benchmarks are understood by team members and appropriately incorporated into programme activities.

  • As part of the accountability initiative, participate in the implementation of the Complaints Response Mechanism (CRM) and ensure that programme information is clearly communicated to communities.

Staff Management and Development:

This vacancy is archived.

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