This position requires desk work as well as travelling in field areas.
Leading the planning, monitoring and management of program activities of assigned project.
Lead the team members in achieving results of the project and supervise them by providing technical support.
Ensure strong documentation and timely reporting of program. Preparing training reports, lessons learnt documentation, stories of change and other program related documentation when required.
Supervise team members in managing program data in both soft and hard copies in a timely manner.
Building strong and long-term relationship through networking and promotion of project activities with relevant stakeholders (CSOs, Universities, ministries, human rights commission etc.).
Increase visibility of the program activities at local, national & regional level as per Communication Policy for the portfolio.
Mobilization and selection of target participants for training.
Ensuring the quality outputs/results of the project as per implementation timeline.
Planning and management of trainings/meetings with government departments and relevant ministries in at Provincial and Federal Level.
Close coordination and follow up with project participants & stakeholders; other projects and departments within the organization.
Ensuring effective budget utilization and timely discussing spending trends with Program Coordinator.
Updating M&E Plan and reporting against Log Frame.
Ensure value for money in execution of program activities.
Timely reporting senior management of developments in advocacy efforts and timely pursue for advice, if and when needed.
Contribute in brainstorming sessions for developing new ideas, proposals, and concept notes under the ambit of departments Portfolio.
For the position of Senior Program Officer, Graduate/Master in Social Work/Development Studies/International Relation/Public Policy or related discipline from recognized university.
A minimum of 6-8 years of work experience in development sector, at least half of which should have been related to capacity building program, legislative advocacy work, and strengthening partnerships.
Knowledge of management theories and concepts.
Experienced in Organizational Development (OD) processes, approaches and change management.
Understanding and Skills around HR, Financial Management & reporting.
Experience in partnership management.
Ability to travel on short-notice. The frequency of travel is high for this position.
Computer Skills (use of Microsoft Office specifically Excel for budgeting/planning & PowerPoint for presentations).
Excellent Writing skills (English), pro-active in communication & information sharing.
Understanding about capacity building approaches and experience in fund raising for Capacity Building Programs.