Senior Programmes Officer

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Senior Programmes Officer

  • Post Date:September 23, 2021
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 10-15 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

Supervisor: Executive Director
Expected start date: 1 October 2021

The Senior Programmes Officer is envisaged to have the following responsibilities:

  • Drafts proposals, work plans, quarterly and other reports with minimal guidance;
  • Support programme officers with editing and preparing reports in line with donor expectations and requirements;
  • Develops program concepts and leads strategic discussions;
  • Supports proposal process and timeline for proposal submissions;
  • Develops program objectives, results and indicators, as well as program strategy;
  • Oversees programmatic progress and measures program performance, timing and results;
  • Conducts assessments;
  • Contributes to the planning, design and evaluation of DZT programs in collaboration with the Program officer for Monitoring Evaluation and Learning;
  • Supervises Program Officers / Assistants as assigned, and identifies development opportunities for Program and Senior Program Assistants and Program Officers;
  • Represent DZT and its capacity and operations to donors, clusters, and other key stakeholders;
  • Support Finance in tracking of funding to ensure strategic priorities are funded and effective leveraging of available funding;
  • Regularly input into the existing reporting tracking system for all donor funds which clearly identifies dates and content requirements for the donors;
  • Provide grant management for designated projects to support timely implementation, to ensure operations are in alignment with context, and to submit reporting to donor organisations;
  • Support the Deputy Chief of Party/Programmes Managerto develop staff care and capacity building plan specifically on programming and grant management, as required.

Qualifications: Education / Knowledge / Technical Skills and Experience

  • Must be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social sciences, Political Sciences, Development and have a relevant Master’s degree;
  • Minimum 10 years of experience working in the Development Sector;
  • Highly analytical with demonstrated problem-solving skills;
  • In-depth knowledge of various development sectors, project/logframe design and proposal writing;
  • Demonstrable experience working with or submitting proposals to major donors, such as USAID, UNICEF and other agencies;
  • Highly effective written and verbal communicator;
  • Good networking skills and ability to interpret and present information with influence and impact;

To apply

Send CV and application letter to [email protected] indicating Senior Programmes Officer in the subject line.

Deadline: 27 September 2021