Senior Capacity Strengthening Advisor

Senior Capacity Strengthening Advisor

FHI 360

Lilongwe, Malawi

Job Summary:

Directs the development and implementation process of a company’s services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing projects. Plans and directs schedules and monitors budget/spending. Monitors the project/program from initiation through delivery. Organizes the interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/program on schedule and within budget constraints. Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.

Accountabilities:

  • Leads the operational and tactical activities for one or more programs.
  • Develops and implements processes and procedures to achieve strategic technical goals of multiple programs.
  • Directs and guides managers, and staff with training and developing process improvement initiatives to ensure compliance with company and government standards.
  • Engages in writing publications and developing proposals for new programs.
  • Provides technical expertise with monitoring and evaluating programs and serves as primary decision maker for technical issues on project/program.
  • Oversees the strategic direction, budgetary planning, and technical process of department to ensure business objectives are met.
  • Identifies and consults with executive management on recommendations to make better business decisions.
  • Supports performance management and professional development of direct reports, including ongoing feedback, coaching, and career support.

Applied Knowledge & Skills:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures with program management and technical development.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent and demonstrated organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent and demonstrated project management and technical skills.
  • Ability to influence, motivates, negotiate and work well with others.

Problem Solving & Impact:

  • Works on problems of complex scope and require in depth evaluation of issues and assessment of intangible factors.
  • Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies to select methods, techniques for obtaining results.
  • Decisions made generally affect overall success of functional, division or company operations.

Supervision Given/Received:

  • Leads and directs staff to achieve strategic department and organizational goals.
  • Sets budgets, goals, and develops procedures and training for department.
  • Develops and recommends solutions to management for projects, programs and corporate development.
  • Typically reports to a Chief Officer.

Education:

Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field.

Experience:

  • Typically requires 10+ years of project management experience within a relevant area.
  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.

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