JOB VACANCIES

Program Manager, Social Intervention

Job Title: Program Manager, Social Intervention

Location:  Eastern Region/Kwahu

Employment Type: Fixed Term (Renewable)

Report To: Director of Development

Job Brief

The Program Manager will ensure successful management of the Social Intervention program. Other relevant aspects of the role include managing and encouraging beneficiary participation, liaising with other stakeholders, planning, and contributing to the Social Intervention’s sub programs, i.e. Education Program, Social Services program, Scholarship program and the Volunteer program.

Major Responsibilities

Education Program Responsibilities:

  • Provide creative vision and leadership for education program activities.
  • Develop and manage the education program, work plan coordinate and implement educational program for the community
  • Routinely evaluate and ensure that educational programs are developed and maintained which are responsive to the needs of the community and education stakeholders
  • Develop and implement operating policies as necessary or as directed to ensure is working in an efficient manner
  • Collaborate with staff on the preparation of quarterly and annual financial budget for approval
  • Develop and oversee school calendaring and schedule community school visits and other events
  • Perform other duties assigned

Social Services Program Responsibilities:

  • Develop program initiatives and program outlines
  • Plan and implement thrift shop and other social services projects
  • Ensure maintenance and filing of all project and field related informations, documents and reports
  • Arrange and coordinate project meetings and trainings
  • Assist other Program Managers and Officers in carrying out official duties when the need arises.

 Scholarship Program Responsibilities:

  • Manage and provide support to the Foundation’s scholarship committee
  • Develop, implement, coordinate and maintain the scholarship program including preparation of new scholarship agreements, monitor and maintain regular contact with students and other stakeholders.
  • Prepare scholarship application process for students and coordinate scholarship application screening.
  • Assist in the coordination of other foundation special events as planned
  • Assist staff in office computer operations and database input, respond to enquiries relating to the scholarship program and develop and maintain the scholarship online presence

Volunteer Program Responsibilities:

  • Standardize and maintain the volunteer program
  • Liaise with the Project Coordinator to ensure the organization has enough targeted volunteers to fulfil its service mission.
  • Collaborate with the volunteer team to use variety of methods to attract suitable candidates
  • Orient new volunteers who come on board
  • Connect volunteers with staff and programs needing volunteer support
  • Ensure that an appropriate volunteer appreciation program is in place
  • Develop and carry out program evaluation to ensure volunteer feedback and satisfaction with the program
  • Maintain files on all volunteers.

Qualification, skills&Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Project Management/Development studies/ Education/Social Work or any other relevant field
  • Minimum of 3-5years experience in a Managerial role with a track record of executed projects
  • Skilled in partnering with relevant institutions &authorities, both international and local NGO’s to enhance the mission and vision of the organization
  • Ability to develop tangible and insightful programs
  • Strong project management and financial analysis skills
  • Must have previous experience in volunteer program coordination
  • Ability to structure complex tasks and translate targets into work plan
  • Track record of building strong stakeholder relationships

Application

E-mail cover letter and CV to: managecorporate@gmail.com

Deadline: 14th March, 2019

Program Manager, Livelihood Empowerment

Job Title: Program Manager, Livelihood Empowerment

Location:  Eastern Region/Kwahu

Employment Type: Fixed Term (Renewable)

Report To: Director of Development

Job Brief

The purpose of this position is the lead the Livelihood program team. The position holder will support the organization’s growth in the livelihood sector while directly managing and supporting staff working to implement the organization’s livelihood portfolio. S/He will be responsible for financial accountability, external stakeholder engagement, and giving support to program officers working in the livelihood unit. The job holder will be responsible to manage and oversee three (3) sub programs that falls under the livelihood development program, i.e. Agriculture, Economic Empowerment and Housing& Infrastructure.

Major Responsibilities

Agricultural Program Responsibilities:

  • Conduct farmer needs assessment to inform program design
  • Establish relationship with relevant stakeholders as appropriate such as farmer cooperatives
  • Produce an action plan and procurement process for the implementation phase based on findings and recommendations provided in the design phase
  • Lead on program mobilization and outreach to farmers
  • Design a strategy to strengthen stakeholder engagement in supporting and addressing farmer needs in the community
  • Develop program workplans and ensure timely implementation of the program activities in line with work plans and activity schedules
  • Monitor, identify and advice on challenges and risks facing the implementation of the program.
  • Any other duties assigned
  • Supervise the project team by planning and monitoring work calendar and project budgets.
  • Coordinate logistics for team members and stakeholders
  • Track and ensure deliverable requirements move forward in a timely, cost effective manner
  • Implement the work plan in accordance with ethical organizational and legal principles.
  • Monitoring and evaluating all processes and activities to ensure target goals are achieved.

Economic Empowerment Program Responsibilities:

  • Develop program workplans and ensure timely implementation of the program activities
  • Lead the program activities and ensure excellence in execution
  • Maintain program work plan and ensure timely program implementation
  • Ensure program activities are implemented with sound managerial, technical, financial, human resource, and overall programmatic practices
  • Proactively identify strategies to achieve program goals and to address bottlenecks to effective execution of the program objectives
  • Hold regular team meetings to track implementation progress
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationship with all stakeholders
  • Represent the program at internal and external functions
  • Manage the program budget to ensure spending rates are on target
  • Responsible for all deliverables under the program, including specific outputs and outcomes
  • Manage innovative monitoring and evaluation plans to track program progress

Housing and Infrastructure Program Responsibilities:

  • Assume overall responsibility for the implementation, management, monitoring, budgeting, reporting, operational and financial planning of this program.
  • Assess the Housing&Infrastructure needs of community members
  • Develop and maintain program work plan and ensure timely program implementation
  • Coordinate and link with stakeholders
  • Support and supervise the program and building sites.
  • Perform any other assigned duties as directed.

Qualification, skills&Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Project Management/Development studies/ Agriculture/Engineering or any other relevant field
  • Minimum of 3-5years experience in a Managerial role with a track record of executed projects
  • Skilled in partnering with relevant instutions&authorities, both international and local NGO’s to enhance the mission and vision of the organization
  • Ability to develop tangible and insightful programs
  • Strong project management and financial analysis skills
  • Ability to structure complex tasks and translate targets into work plan
  • Track record of building strong stakeholder relationships

Application

E-mail cover letter and CV to: managecorporate@gmail.com

Deadline: 14th March, 2019

Director of Development

Job Title: Director of Development  

Job Location:  Eastern Region/Kwahu

Employment Type: Fixed Term (Renewable)

Report To: Director/General Manager Operations  

Job Brief  

The Job holder will be a change-agent responsible for overseeing all programmes by planning, implementing and monitoring all development-oriented activities within the organization. He/she will display a positive attitude, show concern for people and community, self-confidence and good listening ability. 

Director of Development responsibilities:  

  • Provide overall leadership and management of the Foundation’s programs including leading the planning phase, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects, ensuring quality of projects and field level management is of the highest standards.
  • Enforce quality assurance with all projects being implemented by providing line management support to all Project Managers, Programme Officers and Volunteer Coordinators.
  • Support the translating of the Foundation’s global vision, strategies and methodologies into project implementation and ensuring project design and implementation are geared towards achieving community impact.
  • Lead the process for developing and growing the Foundation’s programmes to reflect a fair balance in the programme portfolios that will include but not limited to Livelihood development programmes, social interventions and Health&Sports programme.
  • Provide leadership to Programme Managers and Officers in the management of field resources and project budgets and ensure these are used in compliance with approved guidelines (vehicle management etc)
  • Assess programme staff capacity needs and facilitate appropriate training.
  • Lead and manage by motivating employees to remain optimistic even when faced with challenges and encourage good performance and values
  • Allocate resources and supplies to ensure staff and volunteers can complete their responsibilities to their highest potential.
  • Ensure that all implemented activities are relevant to mission and vision of the organization.
  • Engage the external community to build and maintain essential relationships
  • Support and connect with the population targeted by the NGO
  • Implement the development plan in accordance with ethical organizational and legal principles by supervising the activities being performed by Program Managers and Program officers.
  • Develop and manage timelines for activities to ensure strategic plans are carried out in a timely manner.

Qualification, skills&Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Project Management/Development studies/ Social Work or any other relevant field
  • Minimum of 3-5years experience in a Managerial role with a track record of executed projects
  • Skilled in partnering with relevant instutions&authorities, both international and local NGO’s to enhance the mission and vision of the organization
  • Ability to develop tangible and insightful programs
  • Strong project management and financial analysis skills
  • Ability to structure complex tasks and translate targets into work plan
  • Track record of building strong stakeholder relationships

Application

E-mail cover letter and CV to: managecorporate@gmail.com

Deadline: 14th March, 2019