REGIONAL PROGRAMME MANAGER – SUDAFRICA
Luogo di lavoro: Estero
Scadenza: 18 maggio 2016
CBM is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world. Based on its Christian values and over 100 years of professional expertise, CBM addresses poverty as a cause and a consequence of disability, and works in partnership to create an inclusive society for all.
The RPM (Regional Programme Manager) coordinates the development, implementation, and monitoring of CBM’s programme work in the Southern African region (AFS) in the framework of CBM’s Global Programme Strategy (GPS2) and related programmatic policies. Specifically, the RPM manages the elaboration regarding all regional programmatic work, and implementation of country strategic plans, directly reporting to the Regional Director Southern Africa.
Coach the regional and country programme teams in strategic planning, monitoring, learning, evaluation. This includes support to Country Offices in the field of effective planning, regional integration of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) instruments, Child Safeguarding policies, and adherence to Safety & Security policiesProactively engage with members of CBM Member Associations programme teams for effective resource allocation for programme initiatives and efficient utilisation of resources allocated to partner projectsGuide the implementation of all programmatic undertakings, including the effective regional utilization of relevant Monitoring, Learning & Evaluation toolsDrive the further development of the AFS Regional Plan, based on GPS2 and co-facilitate design and implementation of Country PlansDevelop strategies and ensure implementation following the roll-out of Regional Office Partner Assessments with all future (and current) partnersContribute to the development of policies and legislation in areas relevant for disability and developmentIdentify needs and opportunities with government as well as national and international NGOs and donor agencies, engaging in networking and building alliances
Professional Profile and Requirements
Relevant academic degree (e.g. development studies, business administration; social sciences with focus on disability would be an asset)Experience of at least ten (10) years in the development sector of which at least seven (7) in the developing world, including in AfricaExperience of at least five (5) years in relevant programme management positionsExcellent leadership and communication skillsExcellent managerial qualities with regard to programming and administration; solid understanding of finance and budgets. Good knowledge of international mainstream development – as well as disability and development-related discussions and trends
Personal Profile & Competencies
The ability to develop medium and long-term strategies with regard to project portfolio developmentSelf-starting personality who is capable of working in participatory approaches, focused on sustainability and partner capacity developmentStrategic thinker & result orientedCompetent in empowering / developing othersExcellent communication skillsA mind-set that is more flexible than doctrinalA strong team player who combines firm professionalism with a skilful and motivating personality (good emotional intelligence)Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlinesExcellent command of English (both written and oral), French would be an assetAble and willing to travel intensively in the Southern African regionIn possession of a valid international driving license
The future job holder adheres to CBM’s values and commits to CBM’s Child Safeguarding Policy.
CBM encourages persons with disabilities to apply for this position.
Candidates with the required profile and proven experience, who meet these qualifications, are invited to submit in English via e-mail, a meaningful letter of motivation, stating why s/he wishes to work for CBM, CV, names of three professional referees and salary expectations to: email@example.com. Application deadline: May 18th, 2016.