Horizont3000 Programme Manager Jobs in Kenya

Horizont3000 Programme Manager Jobs in Kenya


Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for HORIZONT3000’s financing Programme in East Africa encompassing almost 20 Partner Organisations in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania:

  • Coordinate all processes of the Financing Programme in East Africa in compliance with the HORIZONT3000 regulations and contracts

  • Conduct programmatic monitoring of Partner Organisations in line with HORIZONT3000 Monitoring & Evaluation Policy

  • Provide contractual guidance for Partner Organisations

  • Provide capacity building to the Partner Organisations e.g. in PCM (Project Cycle Managment), Logframe development, narrative reporting, monitoring and evaluation and the like based on prior mutual needs assessments

  • Coordinate with the HORIZONT3000 Finance Experts who are responsible for the financial monitoring and conduct the Audit Process

  • Prepare base- and end-line reports/evaluations with external consultants

  • Supervise the Programme Team consisting of five staff technically

  • Screen potential new partners; identify and design new projects

  • Coordinate responses to EU-Calls and the implementation of EU funded projects

  • Ensure reporting to donors in time and according to the required standards and formats

  • Accompany programme coordinators form headquarters, donor representatives and staff from Member Organisations on their monitoring visits

  • Work closely with the with programme coordinators from at Headquarters in Vienna

    Location

  • The Financing Programme Manager will be employed by HORIZONT3000 East Africa in Kampala, Uganda with frequent travelling within Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor University Degree in Development Studies, Project Management, Business Administration or similar field and at least five years’ experience in a comparable position preferably in an (international) NGO in the field of development cooperation.

    Skills and Competences

  • Experience in project design, monitoring and reporting and familiarity with Project Cycle Management tools

  • Competences in financial management of programmes and projects

  • Experience
    in managing projects funded by institutional donors like bilateral agencies and foundations

  • Work against tight deadlines and under pressure

  • Plan, prioritise and manage own workload under minimal supervision

  • Self-driven and well organised

  • Excellent team player while being a supervisor at the same time

  • Relevant, proven experience in supervision of teams

  • Willingness to work outside normal hours when required

  • Willingness to frequently travel in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania

  • Attention to detail, orderliness, integrity and passion for capacity building

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent Communicator

  • Elaborated negotiation skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages (especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Knowledge of Kiswahili will be an added advantage

  • Experience in implementation of EU-Projects will be an added advantage

  • Experience in Gender Mainstreaming will be an added advantage

    Terms of service

  • The Financing Programme Manager forms part of the team at the Regional Office East Africa in Kampala and reports to the Regional Director.

  • After a probation period of six months the contract will be for three years renewable; subject to performance.

    How to Apply

  • Send your typed application including cover letter, curriculum vitae and copies of relevant academic certificates and references by email to:

  • office@horizont3000.org until 27th of January 2020.

  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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