The Program Manager is a senior management position responsible for the planning, management, supervision and documentation of country programs.
He/She works closely with the Country Director who is responsible for strategic planning, policy, advocacy and external relationships.
Provides strategic direction as well as technical and managerial leadership to Ipas Nigeria country programs.
Manage and oversee implementation of programs to ensure achievement of donor requirements.
Ensure program results and budget spending consistent with donor requirements.
Oversee financial and operational performance of programs.
Develop proposals, programmatic workplans and budgets.
Lead Knowledge management efforts including evaluation, using data for decision-making and integration of best practices.
Supervise and strengthen capacity of team of experienced senior technical staff.
Develop positive working relationship with health aystems and other partners to ensure results are delivered.
Masters' degree required
8 years related experience required
3 more years of leading program operations experience required.
previous supervisory experience required
Cross sultural work experience required.
Proven experience in writing proposals and donor reports.
Demonstrated computer experience and familiarity with software packages.
Working knowledge of project management and strategy development
Working knowledge of budget management.
Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with government officials, donors and other stakeholders.
Must be able to complete some HR responsibilities when necessary.