Job Title : Senior Programme Officer
The Senior Program Officer has no less than five years of on-the-job experience working on grants supported by international organisations such as McArthur Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, etc
S / he serves as an intermediate professional position, providing tactical support to the programme division.
Specific duties will include development, technical, administrative and financial management support and oversight.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Serve as primary interface with grant financiers and local staff to implement projects
Achieve project requirements within budget, established timeframe, standards of quality, and donor satisfaction.
Prepare budgets, review and approve field expense reports, wire requests, field wire transfer requests, vendor and consultant payments, etc.
Responsible for oversight, critical review, and reporting of project financials in partnership with finance team.
Represent programme management at offsite venues for the purpose of business development and information dissemination as directed.
Contribute to and inform programme design, knowledge of tools towards implementation of projects, knowledge management and thought leadership, and collection of resources.
Work with Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) team to design and determine indicators, ensure that team has the tools to monitor progress made towards indicators, periodically check in with team on data collection and progress toward meeting objectives, and share experience with regional teams.
Monitor and evaluate project progress and performance, including reviewing deliverables, and make recommendations where project activities may need to be adjusted based on M&E results.
Other duties as assigned.
Education / Experience / Language Requirements
Candidates should possess relevant qualifications.