British High Commission Programme manager Jobs in Kenya

British High Commission Programme manager Jobs in Kenya



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Responsibilities


  • Programme management of National and Local Conflict Prevention projects (30%)
  • Help technical leads in the proactive development of project ideas
  • Receive project proposals and prepare initial assessment summaries for consideration by the CSSF Head of Programmes and South Sudan Strand Board.
  • Assist with production of Business Cases for projects in line with each department’s procedures
  • Oversee procurement in line with relevant HMG procurement procedures
  • Support Programme Team in delivery of Conflict, Stability and Security projects
  • Create and maintain schedule of key project milestones (start/end dates, report due dates, monitoring visits required, evaluations) and be responsible for holding technical leads to timescales.
  • Particular overseeing in the design and delivery of the Embassy’s National Level Conflict Reduction programme.
  • Regular travel will be required to South Sudan and, subject to the security situation, occasionally outside of Juba.

    Financial Management of projects

  • Assessment of partner budgets to ensure in line with UK government rules and regulations and value for money
  • Maintenance of accurate spreadsheets regarding project allocations, monthly spend and forecast spend
  • Financial reporting back to the Head of Programmes (monthly),
  • Monitoring of programme spend, including against allocation per project and liaison with implementing partners
  • Arrange for transfer of funds to partners as required

    Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Liaison with implementing partners and Regional M&E Adviser in order to monitor progress against project objectives
  • Arranging and oversight of project monitoring visits
  • Regular reporting of project progress to the South Sudan Strand Board and wider programme team.

    Team Support and Learning and Development

  • As a member of the Regional and Sudans CSSF team and the South Sudan HMG Team, provide hoc support to other team priorities.
  • To undertake necessary training and development activities for the job


    Requirements


  • Experience in programme management.
  • Experience in financial management.
  • Experience working in politically sensitive programming and with senior stakeholders; on peace agreement implementation and/or with the security sector


    How To Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 18th July, 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; British High Commission Programme manager Jobs in Kenya


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