Program Manager - Donor Funded Projects

Program Manager - Donor Funded Projects

Room to Read

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Position Overview:

The Program Manager - Donor Funded Projects will coordinate all donor funded projects of Room to Read Bangladesh. S/he will maintain and monitor project planning, project schedule and coordinate with government and other stakeholders, budget and expenditure, reporting to Global Office (GO), donor and government. The Program Manager - Donor Funded Projects will report directly to the Country Director.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Implement a Financial Pipeline Tracking System for timely funding, budget monitoring and cost control based on sound financial and budgeting principles;
  • Closely work with Director, Accounting and Finance for all donor funded projects’ financial reporting, budget variances and expenditure analysis;
  • Liaison and coordinate with Director, Program Operations on Donor Funded Projects for effective monitoring of project implementation, target achievement, budget monitoring, necessary compliance, and reporting;
  • Organizing and participating in meetings with donor, partners, and other stakeholders;
  • Documenting and following up on important actions and decisions from all project meetings;
  • Ensure timely submission of project documentation to donor, GO of Room to Read, project lead and other stakeholders, as required;
  • Ensure projects adhere to frameworks and all documentation is maintained appropriately for each project;
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, government, and donors;
  • Facilitate meetings where appropriate and distribute agenda and minutes to all project team members and Country Management Team;
  • Preparing necessary presentation materials for meetings based on different requirement of the projects;
  • Assess project risks, issues and provide solutions where applicable in consultation with the Country Director;
  • Follow-up with all project implementation calendar to track each goal and objective of projects;
  • Preparation and submission of different periodical reports.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Education, Administration, Social Science, Project Management, or related fields;
  • A minimum 10 years of experience including 3 years in a senior managerial role in donor relation and compliance monitoring;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of education issues, including teaching methodologies and community involvement in schools;
  • Thorough understanding of Government of Bangladesh’s Pre-Primary and Primary Education system;
  • Experience of working with the existing pre-primary and primary curriculum;
  • Experience of reviewing curriculum’s and making recommendations;
  • Experience of leading and supporting a team of at least 50 staff;
  • Experience of reporting;
  • Strong planning, budgeting/financial management, administrative, supervisory, coaching and program development skills;
  • Knowledge about government compliance of donor funded projects, approval and reporting system of NGOAB.

Skills & Competencies Required:

  • Strong planning, supervising, and program development skills;
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills;
  • Understanding of monitoring, evaluation, and process documentation;
  • Strong motivation in working or volunteering in a non-profit organization that is focused on maintaining high quality work and low overhead;
  • Prior track record of achieving results in a fast-paced, growth-oriented global or regional organization;
  • Report writing skills and experience, Ability to juggle multiple priorities simultaneously;
  • Computer literate (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Workshop/training and facilitation skill.

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