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Jun 262018
 

Organization: Yes We Help
Country: Ghana
Closing date: 29 Jun 2018

**DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a highly motivated Programs Manager to ensure proper implementation and completion of our Projects in Winneba (Ghana).

About us

Yes We Help is an international non-profit organization that works to raise awareness about international development issues in developed countries and improve the access to education, water, and better standards of life of vulnerable communities.

You’ll contribute to ensuring access to quality education by ensuring proper implementation and completion of the Education Project in Winneba through its different phases as well as the appropriate management of its specific scope, schedule, resources, quality, risks, representation, coordination and contractual requirements.

Key activities in your role will include:

Program Management and Leadership

  • Scope, develop and lead project plans and articulate the program’s strategy and objectives.

  • Define and oversee a list of dependent projects needed to reach the program’s overall goals.

  • Coordinate and drive execution, oversee collaboration across projects and liaise with partners on status, risks and necessary modifications to the implementation plan.

  • Lead the engagement and coordination with relevant national and local stakeholders to deliver the program objectives.

  • analyse,understand and forsee the needs of end users and embed the findings in the programs and the activities of multiple teams.

  • Representational duties with key government and other stakeholders.

  • Lead organizing and delivering workshops and conferences as outlined in the program.

  • Lead collection of data for required donor and other internal and external reporting.

  • Lead and coordinate with the MEAL team on collecting data for required technical assessments, according to the needs of the program (and/or identify data sources for future use).

  • Managing deliverables within the allocated program budget.

  • Facilitate the resolution of issues within your organization and across teams.

  • Guide and manage field operations as to, the prevailing security, cultural and social situation.

  • Maintain project profiles for the specified sector.

  • Develop the operational and management policies

Manage and Develop the Project Team

  • Select, recruit and train teams.

  • Ensure implementation of the Security and Health Protocols.

  • Train the all project(s) staff providing them with a full induction on all relevant components of the projects.

  • Manage conflict resolution and motivation exercises with the project(s) team in a proactive manner.

  • Supervise performance review of the project’s team.

  • Supervise Comprehensive Records and Reports in a Timely Manner

  • Review weekly, monthly and quarterly internal and external reports.

  • Track the progress of activities and outcomes as well as ensuring the tracking of relevant indicators.

  • Work in coordination with the Volunteer Manager, Project Managers and the Team leaders for a smooth functioning of the Volunteers program.

Requirements

  • Have a Bachelors equivalent in Education, International Development, Political or Social Science, Economics, Business Administration or related field.

  • Proven program management experience of unto 3 – 5 years in humanitarian or development sectors.

  • Have excellent leadership skills.

  • Have experience in managing teams.

  • Have planning and analytical capacity.

  • Have very good communication & training skills.

  • Ideal candidate should have familiarity with educational projects.

  • Excellent knowledge of English with Spanish highly desireable.

  • You are able to remain calm under pressure and can easily adapt to changing circumstances.

  • Have strong basic IT skills (Google Drive, MS Office)

Benefits

Yes We Help will offer a shared accommodation + salary + monthly stipend + tickets to destination and return ticket upon completion of probation period + 22 days leave.

How to apply:

**Application Process

Interested candidates should apply for this position by sending an updated cv (max. two pages) and a cover letter to fer@yeswehelp.org. Closing date for applications: on or before the 29th June.**

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