Self Help Africa Deputy Country Director – Programmes Jobs in Malawi

Self Help Africa Deputy Country Director – Programmes Jobs in Malawi

Job Purpose

Deputy Country Director—Programmes works with the Country Director and Programmes. The DCD-P oversees the programme implementation across various projects, including the monitoring and evaluation function in all programmes.

Key duties and responsibilities:

Programme Management & Operations

  • Oversee the development, implementation, reporting of country office programs and projects and ensure that they are in line with Country strategy and Global SHA Strategy.

  • Ensure that projects and programs receive adequate technical support to meet all program technical quality standards and requirements in line donor and sector Quality standards.

  • To ensure quality control of donor reporting in accordance with funding partner requirements, for submission through the Country Director

    Culture, People, and Resourcing

  • Provide leadership and management support to SHA staff reporting to this position including coordinating workplans, building team spirit and working, conducting performance appraisals, supporting staff development, etc.

  • To encourage staff involvement and commitment to the running of the programme through regular meetings and visits and a participatory team approach to decision making.

  • To ensure we have the right senior management staff complement and recruit where appropriate according to in-country guidelines and SHA policy, including equal opportunities,.

  • To play a key role on the safeguarding committee, to embed robust safeguarding systems and processes across the organisation and to nurture a safeguarding culture at SHA.

  • Provide proper supervision and management for all direct reports and lead the functioning of a strong, effective and coordinated Program team.

  • To support the CD and SD in ensuring effective and efficient management of human and financial resources of SHA Malawi.

  • To ensure adequate budgeting of all new project initiatives, including contributions to core costs, in line with the cost recovery policy.

  • To ensure effective project budgetary control and monitoring in line with SHA’s financial procedures and guidelines, fraud and risk management policies.

  • To follow up with project managers on implementation of the recommendations of internal and external audits and to support the annual global audit process.

    Synergies, Organisation Development, and Alignment

  • To represent SHA, when delegated

  • To oversee the development
    of and implementation of SHA’s locally led development policy and specifically growing SHA’s equitable and long term partnerships with local organisations.

    Demonstrating Impact

  • To ensure effective monitoring and evaluation of all programmes, demonstrating success, impact, and VFM

  • Line Manage the National M&E Coordinator, support the Malawi M&E technical working group and ensure implementation of the National M&E framework.

    Finance Models, Funding, and Compliance

  • Lead in monitoring the programme portfolio and take the necessary measures to maintain a healthy portfolio at all times.

  • To lead the proposal development processes to ensure development of high quality, competitive proposals for submission to potential donors through the CD and with the SHA Business Development group.

  • To oversee the development, testing and implementation of new innovative, market-oriented programme approaches appropriate for the context of Malawi.

  • In conjunction with the programme managers implement systems to ensure quality of programme design, implementation, monitoring, learning and evaluation, which incorporate learning from the sector

    Education Knowledge, Experience and Other Requirements

  • Master’s degree in relevant field, such as Development Studies, Public Health,and/or other related fields.

  • At least 8 years of experience in managing and implementing programs preferably in the livelihood space, public health with a focus on nutrition

  • Relevant work experience in International Non – non-governmental organizations operations or relief/Development field.

  • Demonstrated experience with proposal development with a range of international donors

  • Experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with donors and government counterparts.

  • Relevant work experience in International Non – non-governmental organizations operations or relief/Development field.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Self Help Africa Deputy Country Director – Programmes Jobs in Malawi

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