Programme Manager Climate Resilient Agriculture For Tomorrow Program (Craft) In East Africa

Programme Manager Climate Resilient Agriculture For Tomorrow Program (Craft) In East Africa
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Snv Netherlands Development Organization


Programme Manager Climate Resilient Agriculture For Tomorrow Program (Craft) In East Africa

Details of the offer

In its new Strategic Plan period (2019 – 2022), SNV will more explicitly aim for systems change during project preparation and implementation - by strengthening institutions and kick-starting markets that help many more to escape poverty beyond our projects. We will continue to position ourselves as a premium organisation and invest in making knowledge flow to and from the frontline.
Qualifications
A relevant advanced academic qualification;

Minimum of ten years of progressively responsible work experience in managing and implementing multi-faceted, multi-country donor-funded development projects;

Solid experience in project management, especially of Netherlands Government funded projects;

Able to strategically lead, inspire and energise project teams;

Preferable background in/understanding of agribusiness, value chain development and climate change;

Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation;

Demonstrated experience in managing various project partners;

Excellent social and networking skills, ability to engage with the private sector, civil society and governments;

Highly-motivated self-starter with strong organizational skills who takes individual accountability seriously;

Strong strategic decision-making and excellent communication skills (written and oral) including reporting and presentation skills;

Fluency in both written and spoken English;

Willingness to travel to all project locations.
Responsibilities

Execute overall programme management;
Guide the programme set-up, including developing work plans, budgets and competence table with financial responsibilities and mandates;

Lead and steer the programme implementation team in the 3 countries;

Build, strengthen and manage partnerships with governments, key partners, institutions and stakeholders;

Manage sub-contractors and coordinate project consortium partners;

Manage donor relation and reporting to the donor;

Overall management of all human, physical resources related to the project;

Ensure proper control and management of financial resources of the project, including the matching grant facility;

Monitor performance of the project management team to ensure all milestones set in the work plan are met, develop mitigation plans to reduce risks and take corrective actions to remedy any deviation from the work plans;

Account and report to SNV and the donor on project performance;

Guide knowledge development, documentation and communication and branding in close collaboration with the donor;

Present results and represent the programme in relevant national, regional and international fora.

Job Requirements
Required education
: Post-graduate education

Required relevant work experience
: 10 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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