Project Manager S010452

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International Programme Manager, Dublin (Hybrid)

 

Job Purpose:

The International Programme Manager will be responsible for managing major current projects, developing donor proposals, securing new funding, monitoring & evaluation and impact assessment in the organisation. The International Programme Manager is a senior member of the management team with a significant role influencing major operational and strategic decisions.

 

Responsibilities include:

Project Management:

  • Ensure full project cycle management of all major co-funded projects, including planning, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Work with key staff and international partners to ensure effective management of the projects, ensuring a focus on the strategic needs and priorities of international partners.

  • Perform overseas monitoring visits to key projects when required.

  • Ensure management reporting systems are in place from partners and project staff.

  • Support the capacity building of the organisation and its partners by managing the development the organisational capacity assessment tool and associated roadmaps for selected partners.

  • Lead on the development and revision of key policies.

  • Represent the organisation at various meetings with donors, government officials and other organisations as required.

 

Staff Management:

  • Manage the organisation‘s programme staff in a pro-active manner, through regular calls, meetings and the use of the performance appraisal system.

  • Leads & develops the human resourcing of the International Programme team.

  • Maintain the Technical Assistance Database and use it as a resource in recruiting consultants for short term programme support as required.

  • Ensure all organisation‘s consultants are issued with a contract (including a terms of reference) approved by the CEO.

  • Support & enhance the organisation‘s expanded South to South technical assistance strategy in order to strengthen the capacity of the organisation‘s and international partners to improve the lives of the poor on a sustainable basis.

  • Work in collaboration with the organisation‘s Finance & Compliance Officer to ensure donor compliance.

 

Monitoring, Evaluation, Impact Assessment:

  • Ensure that the organisation‘s monitoring, evaluation, impact assessment policy is being implemented and develop new M&E tools as required.

  • Review the organisation‘s current initiatives to measure long-term impact.

  • Ensure mechanisms are in place to embed the findings from monitoring and evaluation data into current organisation‘s programmes and future programme design.

 

Strategic Management:

  • Key member of senior management team meetings.

  • Actively contribute to the mid-term review of the organisation‘s strategic plan and the development of actions points linked to the organisation‘s strategic areas.

  • Attend board meetings to report on key priorities for International Programme team.

  • Key stakeholder directing the evolving overall approach to achieve sustainable positive impact with their local partners.

  • Undertake as required other tasks related to the organisation‘s activities.

 

 

New Project Development:

  • Support research and develop new project ideas, focusing on partners‘ strategic needs and external funding opportunities with Business & Innovation Manager

  • Lead on the development, coordination and management of new project proposals: proposal writing and coordination of input from relevant organisation staff, partners and other key stakeholders.

  • Support international partners in leading on the development of in-country new project development, including proposals and budgets.

 

 

Person Specification

 

Essential:

  • Considerable project management experience ideally in an overseas context.

  • Strong track record of staff & project management.

  • Strong financial management skills.

  • Graduate or equivalent in a relevant discipline e.g. Development, International Politics etc.

  • Proven experience in securing institutional donor funding, proposal development and reporting to donors.

  • Commitment to capacity building international partners.

  • Past experience in monitoring, evaluation and results based management.

  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills with experience in producing high quality reports and proposals.

  • Excellent administration and organisational skills.

  • Ability to multi-task and proven experience to be pro-active.

  • Enthusiastic and flexible work attitude: the ability work productively in a team and independently; prepared to work outside normal working hours when needed.

  • Interested in working as part of a committed, professional and mission driven team.

  • Willingness to travel overseas to developing countries for short visits on a regular basis.

 

Desirable:

 

  • Post graduate qualification in a relevant discipline.

  • Project Management qualification.

  • Experience in capacity building local organisations.

 

If you are interested in the above role and you are available immediately please contact Hazel now on 012788610 or email your updated CV to hazel@rplus.ie

 

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