Program Manager
Solidarities International
13h ago
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Job Details

Location : Gusau, Zamfara

Employment Type : Full-time

Contract Start date : Projected contract start date is ASAP

Main Responsibilities

Diagnosis and project design :

Participate in the preparation and implementation of diagnostics

Participate in the design and the financial dimension of the human and logistical resources to implement the projects

Prepare the appendixes and technical chapters (and logical framework) of operation proposals, in cooperation with his hierarchy and the other departments

In collaboration with the administrative service, contribute to the development of program budgets, budget follow up and proposal budgets for the program parts

Implement activities in compliance with the annual operational strategy, Solidarity International technical requirements, and donor criteria

Implementation and operational monitoring :

Ensure the achievement of results of the programs (s)he is responsible for

Plan and oversee the implementation of programs that (s)he is responsible for, both on-time and within the set technical specifications

Plan the activities with the support Departments (administrative, logistics, etc.), according to objectives, and maintains a regular communication and cooperation with these departments

Provide support and advice to the logistics base for the purchase of materials specific to the activities overviewed

Propose and develop indicators for monitoring program activities and context

Use management, activity, results, and context monitoring tools

Respect SI procedures

Assess the relevance of activities, the effectiveness of interventions, and their appropriateness in light of changing circumstances and the needs of populations

Propose program changes according to the changing environment and indicators

Propose activities adjustments if necessary

Anticipate the difficulties associated with conducting activities and help solve problems related to programs

Develop the state of needs and the treasury requests with activity managers

Report the state of decentralized inventory to the logistics department ( field inventory)

Capitalization :

Write the capitalization documents in accordance with SI tools

Prepare handover reports before the end of his / her employment contract and forward them to concerned parties in the mission and at headquarters

Ensure diffusion of SI technical documentation


Participate in validating recruitment for the national technical staff

With the administrative department, define the prerequisites for the vacant positions and, if necessary, adapt the referent job profile.

Welcome and brief new employees or volunteers working under his / her responsibility

Implement training related to operational requirements and the identified training needs

Manage and support the team under his / her responsibility

Conduct workshops and regular or ad hoc meetings

Evaluate the performances of his / her team members

Identify potential changes in members of his / her team(s) and provide feedback to the HR Referent

Make sure his / her team(s) follow the safety rules

Reporting / communications / representation :

Share with the appropriate responsible any information on the security context and any event which may have consequences on SI activities and team safety

Write reports and annexes concerning his / her projects for donor reports and / or amendment

Ensure compliance with reporting deadlines and guidelines

Maintain a local operational communication network and positive relations with the local / governmental authorities, donor representatives, UN and other international agencies in cooperation with the Field Coordinator and Program Coordinator

Assure Solidarités International’s representation in the meetings or forums concerning the projects he / she is supervising

Represent SI on request and / or delegation of the Field Coordinator

Respond to the requirements of the Coordination concerning specific needs

Write the administrative documents to be signed (MOU, handover ) jointly with governmental authorities, communities or partners


Minimum of two years’ experience in WaSH sector

B.Sc. degree in Engineering or similar background

Excellent knowledge of word processing tools and spreadsheets (MS Office Word, Excel etc.)

Familiarity with electronic databases

Ability to deliver high quality outputs in a timely manner

Fluent in spoken and written English, Hausa and Fulani, ability to read and write

A good listener, a good communicator, ability to prioritize and work with little supervision, team player, excellent interpersonal skills.

Good understanding of north west humanitarian context

What we offer

Salary + food & housing contributions + social benefits (medical coverage, 24 days of Annual leaves per year, compassionate leaves, public holidays as announced by government, festive bonus, Life insurance (covering death and permanent disability) etc.

Position is open to delocalization (Advantages are monthly delocalization allowance + one-time resettlement allowance + 4 times a year domestic round trip from workplace to home state)

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