The Programme Manager will report to Cesvi’s Head of Mission as per the Alliance2015 Organigram.
The Programme Manager will line manage: sectorial experts such as Food Security and Livelihood Coordinator, WASH Coordinator & MEAL officer.
The Programme Manager (PM) will:
S/he will oversee the implementation of humanitarian response and recovery programmes in vulnerable communities affected by cyclone Idai and lead the Cesvi A2015 programme team;
S/he will be responsible for the overall project cycle management (PCM): context analysis, assessments, problem analysis, project design, logical framework, proposals, planning, implementation, monitoring, including PDM’s, and evaluation;
S/he will assure the inclusion of all the support departments (logistics, finance, administration, HR) in project implementation;
S/he will ensure that programme activities and proposal development plans are coordinated between sectors and align with Cesvi country strategy plan;
S/he will supervise and manage the sectoral technical experts responsible for the implementation of activities in their specific sector;
S/he will assure, together with the Area Manager, adherence to the minimum Sphere standards, Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS) and humanitarian principles and train the team accordingly;
S/he will assure the integration of CRM, PSEA, mainstreaming, protection and DRR components in coordination with Cesvi/A2015 technical units;
S/he will assure the programme activities are in line with the Emergency Response Strategic and Activity Plan;
S/he Representation of Cesvi/Alliance2015 in relevant coordination structures and other meetings will be in place and on the ground;
S/he will establish contacts in Nhamatanda with all relevant national and international actors to avoid overlaps and gaps in the response;
S/he will establish contacts with potential partners and assess local partner capacities for a joint response if relevant for new funding opportunities;
S/he will actively finalize thejoint emergency preparedness response plan, in coordination with Alliance partners;
S/he will collect information on humanitarian needs as well as current and planned response actions (and resulting gaps);
Review available assessments and response plans (OCHA, UNHCR, WFP, other NGOs or UN agencies);
S/he will identify new donors and design new funding proposals;
S/he will manage the implementation of approved proposals;
S/he will act as budget holder of the programme budget lines during the deployment and hold signature power as per Cesvi guidelines;
S/he will manage the programme team on the ground. If required, the Programme Manager will manage the recruitment and employment of programme staff;
S/he will represent Cesvi/Alliance2015 in relevant coordination structures and other meetings will be in place and on the ground.
University and/or Master degree in International development, International Relations and/or Political Science;
Minimum 5 years’ experience in management of overseas projects/program in the INGOs sector;
Good knowledge of main donors’ rules and procedures (UE, ECHO, WFP, AICS – Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development);
Understanding of development issues and organizational goals;
Good organizational and time management skills;
Flexible and with a positive attitude;
Proactive attitude in problem solving;
Knowledge of Portuguese written and spoken;
Knowledge of English written and spoken;
Computer literacy, particularly in Microsoft Office Programs such as Word and Excel as well accounting packages & other database competencies.
Prior working experience in a post-emergency setting;