Working under the supervision of the Training and Capacity Development Director, the Lesotho Senior Programs Manager (SPM) will oversee supervising activities implemented by FHI 360 Capacity Development and Support program (CDS) in Lesotho which include primarily the Faith based and Community Initiative (FCI) and organisational/institutional development of the Civil Society Organisation (CSO). He or she will directly supervise Managers leading different streams such as a) FCI technical component, b) finance and operations, c) monitoring and evaluation, d) human resources (HR) and office administration and e) organisational development.
Ensure effective collaboration and communication with the donor and all key stake holders including Communities of Faith (COF) and the Project Steering Committee (PSC) and represents FHI 360 in key external platforms as appropriate Supervises and coordinates technical, organizational development, finance, operations and HR staff activities in the Lesotho office to ensure maximum efficiency. Coordinate teams and ensure harmony among the Lesotho team and leads in ensuring program integration, creating a one program approach and team culture in the Lesotho office. Under close supervision by the Training and Capacity Development Director, responsible for the onsite planning, organizing and implementing the FCI and CSO OD activities in Lesotho and ensures that program aligns with key goals, strategic objectives, program standards and targets. Ensures quality implementation of the program and that it meets the targets and indicators set by USAID Supported and guided by the Pretoria based FHI 360 finance leadership, participate in the budgeting processes and provide ongoing oversight in the management of the CDS Lesotho budget locally. Working closely with the CDS Monitoring and Evaluation leadership in Pretoria, provide onsite oversight in the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities such as development of indicators; setting of targets; development of tools, data collection and validation; timeous performance and result reporting into relevant database(s). Working closely with the Human Resource Manager in Pretoria, ensures that the human resources functions and duties are efficiently executed. Provide onsite oversight in quality report writing including data collection at sub- awardee level in line with the PEPFAR targets, indicators and milestones for the implementation process. Perform any other related tasks assigned by the Director for Training and Capacity Development Director.
Master’s degree in Public Health, Social and Health Sciences, Development Studies or Business Administration or its International Equivalent Ten – 15 years’ progressive experience in senior management position in development programs; preferably in USAID/PEPFAR funded programs. Sound practical knowledge in the development, management, planning and reporting of HIV Prevention, treatment, care and support including the HIV cascade (95-95-95). Familiarity with USAID and PEPFAR programs. Strong leadership, management and supervisory experience.