SENIOR MANAGER, STRENGTHENING OF NATIONAL NGOS PROGRAM
United States of America
- Organization: IMC - International Medical Corps
- Location: United States of America
- Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
- Project and Programme Management
- Managerial positions
- Closing Date: Closed
JOB SUMMARY: The position of Senior Manager, Programs, Strengthening Capacity of National NGOs to Respond to Humanitarian Crises (NNGO Project) sits within the Humanitarian Response Training Unit, which houses a number of global projects dedicated to training and strengthening the capacity of key stakeholders to better coordinate and respond to humanitarian crises. The Senior Program Manager will lead on the implementation of a project focused on capacity strengthening of and capacity sharing with National Non-Governmental Organizations (NNGOs). Working with project partners and the selected NNGO participants, this position will manage the development and delivery of the various components and learning opportunities within the project design, including in-person workshops, deployment of Subject Matter Experts to individual participating NNGOs, and virtual sessions on relevant topical issues. As part of the HRTU team, this position will also support Unit activities as required.
SALARY RANGE: Mid $90s to Mid $110s
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation:
MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Lead on the management and oversight of the project deliverables by providing general project direction and ensuring the completion of project activities, including the development of the project work plan, meeting of compliance requirements and adherence to project budget in line with recognized and established standards.
• Supervise project staff to ensure timely and quality program implementation.
• With project team, refine criteria for selection of the NNGOs and the requirements for their participation and carry out assessments of the institutional capacity and training needs of NNGOs participating in the project.
• Build partnerships with selected NNGOs and liaison with key stakeholders in order to ensure an effective learning environment and facilitate development of individual organizational work plans based upon op a needs identified in the capacity assessments.
• Develop and oversee a team of Subject Matter Experts, including external consultants, to engage in key components of the workplan.
• Working closely with project learning experts, ensure that the review of and revisions to content of curriculum is managed effectively and efficiently and that high-quality curriculum materials are developed.
• Facilitate communication with donor counterparts, making sure there is no overlap in activities and that all program components are completed on time.
• Oversee the organization of all project training activities and dissemination of materials and surveys.
• Oversee the development and implementation of all project workshops to include: review and updating of workshop curriculum; employment of appropriate and current training methodologies and topics; and; facilitation of workshop sessions as required.
• Work with the M&E team to ensure proper information and feedback is captured and reported.
• Oversee all the logistical and financial arrangements for program activities, e.g., workshops and domestic meetings and events related to the program and coordination of internal and external communication.
• As needed, assist in review and development of curricula and courses , including the in-person and online aspects of HRTU capacity-strengthening projects.
Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed in this document are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and not necessarily all inclusive.
Code of Conduct
As applicable to this position, an individual must promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout the organization and maintain a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Staff are also responsible for preventing violations to our Code of Conduct and Ethics, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any violations to the Code of Conduct and Ethics or Safeguarding Policy, you have an obligation to report.
If this is a supervisory position, one must set an example of ethical behavior through one’s own conduct and oversight of the work of others; ensure that those who report to you have sufficient knowledge and resources to follow the standards outlined in the Code of Conduct & Ethics; monitor compliance of the people you supervise; enforce the Code of Conduct & Ethics and International Medical Corps’ policies, including the Safeguarding Policy and the Protection from Harassment, Bullying and Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace Policy, consistently and fairly; support employees who in good faith raise questions or concerns.
It is all staff shared responsibility and obligation to safeguard and protect populations with whom we work, including adults who may be particularly vulnerable and children. This includes safeguarding from the following conduct by our staff or partners: sexual exploitation and abuse; exploitation, neglect, or abuse of children, adults at risk, or LGBTI individuals; and any form of trafficking in persons.
International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.
• Typically, a Bachelor's degree in international affairs or similar. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Master’s degree is preferred;
• Typically, 10+ years of experience in the area, including managing projects internationally, or/and domestically;
• Demonstrated program management skills, in particular experience in managing US Government funded projects;
• Background and experience in training;
• Knowledge of the humanitarian sector, through previous field and/or HQ exposure;
• Strong interpersonal skills and strong communication skills, both oral and written;
• Proficient in computer applications, especially with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
MISCONDUCT DISCLOSURE SCHEME
All offers of employment at International Medical Corps are subject to satisfactory references and background checks. International Medical Corps participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme from the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response (SCHR). In accordance with this, we will request information from an applicant’s previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.
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