VP Program Manager (m/f)

Adra Moçambique

Adra is recruiting a VP Program Manager (m/f), to be based in Afungi, Mozambique.
  • The VP Program Manager is responsible for the direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of program, while remaining aligned with strategy, commitments and goals of the organization. He provides managerial and technical support throughout the implementation of the program cycle, including coordination with the client, government entities, stakeholders and other service providers. He reports directly to ADRA Mozambique Program Director and coordinates closely with the client
  • Among specific roles, the Program Manager will undertake: Pulling together and Leading Program Team: he will ensure that all program staff performs their duties assigned to them, complying with deadlines, according to the regular plans, provide them the tools to collaborate effectively
  • Planning Program Resources: he will ensure the achievement of the goals and objectives of the program, aligning with the organization’s overall business strategy focused on the VPP scope and determining available resources, estimating time and financial commitment, as well as monitor and report on the program’s progress
  • Quality and Satisfaction: the Project Manager will develop tools and strategies to ensure continuous communications with various stakeholders, reporting on progress and being open to their feedback and to keep them satisfied with milestone achievements to ensure their full collaboration
  • Manage Issues and Risk: he will be ready and to solve emerging problems and mitigate risks to the program in the field, in permanent consultation with ADRA senior management, where necessary; he will have a far-reaching sight to allow a forecast of potential problems and risks, so that he and his team can set in place a plan of action to mitigate them
  • Monitoring Progress: he will ensure permanent program monitoring, through the Data Administrator, to make sure a program is progressing as planned. Monthly reports will be expected of him, reflecting on the program progress and metrics
  • Plan and implement programs
  • Help define program scope, goals and deliverables
  • Define tasks and required resources
  • Collect and manage program team
  • Conceptualize program resources
  • Create schedule and program timelines
  • Track deliverables
  • Support and direct team
  • Lead quality assurance
  • Monitor and report on program progress
  • Present to stakeholders reports on progress as well as problems and solutions
  • Implement and manage change when necessary to meet program outputs
  • Evaluate and assess result of program
  • Master degree or higher in a relevant field including sociology, anthropology, geography, communication, International Relation, international development, public administration, or related areas
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with communities
  • At least 10 years of experience managing integrated community development projects
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in Portuguese and English
  • Be fluent in at least 2-3 of the following local languages Kiswahili, Kimwani, Chimakonde, or Kimakwé is an advantage
  • Experience as a program manager
  • Experience in strategic planning, risk management and/or change management:
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Excellent decision-making and leadership capabilities
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 13.12.2019
  • Expires 19.12.2019
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