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Vacancy: Programme Manager

A reputable Civil Society Organisation that is into child and youth study and programme implementation seeks the services of a versatile staff who will work closely with senior management.


Job Title: Programme Manager


Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra


Job Summary

  • To manage the organisation’s core programme areas and serve as link between management and project staff and accomplish project objectives by planning, implementing and evaluating project activities.

Job Description

  • Achieve operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing projects, assuring quality of delivery and client and stakeholder service standards; resolving problems; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change.
  • Undertake regular programme planning and review with programme staff and management
  • Coordinate implementation of projects by planning and evaluating project activities.
  • Work with top management to ensure collaboration and alignment of activities through regular meetings and raising of memos
  • Supervise project officers for effective delivery
  • Enhance organisation reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different projects; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Depending on the project, responsibilities can cover all aspects of a project from the beginning stages through to completion. Project managers typically lead by example, so expect to be working at least the same hours as your staff.


Qualification and Requirements

  • A Master’s Degree in Development/Social Studies with knowledge in M&E
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in project management in the NGO sector

Essential Skills / Qualities

  • Commitment to and willingness to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values and mission statement
  • Ability to work in a team and motivate and inspire team members to achieve organisational goals in partnerships with diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Good interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Ability to supervise and mentor junior staff.
  • Ability to initiate and work independently.
  • Proficiency in computer-based skills, including MS Excel, Word and Power Point.
  • Proactive and highly resourceful.
  • Result oriented and a problem solver.

Send cover letter and CV to els131959(a)

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