Livelihoods Programme Manager

Job Information

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    Category West Africa Jobs
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    Posted On Jul 9 ,2020
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    Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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    Employer Name Concern Worldwide
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Job Description

  • Participate in programme proposal development, taking a lead on Livelihoods activities, including the global proposal, logical frameworks, results frameworks, implementation plans, M&E plans and budget and participate in reviews and revisions as necessary during the life cycle of the programme.
  • Support the Program Assistants and Field Team Leaders: (i) in preparing and implementing programme activity plans that correspond to the approved donor proposals and budgets and (ii) in identifying and implementing amendments to the planned activities when requested.
  • Ensure quality monthly reports and Donor narrative reports have been submitted on time (with case studies and photos).
  • Prepare complete, accurate and realistic budgets for donor proposals and as part of Concern’s regular internal budget procedures, ensuring that all activities are fully and accurately budgeted, liaising with other Managers and support departments as appropriate.
  • Ensure all expenditure is authorised and spent in accordance with Concern’s internal and donor procedures and that the allocated budget is utilised effectively and any necessary adjustments are requested in a timely manner.
  • Monitor monthly management account reports from Finance to ensure that expenditure is being accurately recorded and to avoid any unjustified under- or over-spends
  • Review and supplements monthly reports prepared by the Assistants and Field Team Leaders on expenditure v. budget to the Country Management Team, explaining any variances.
  • Work with Assistants and Field Team Leaders to ensure all aspects of Livelihoods, DRR and Education activities adhere to programme quality standards and policies (research, PM&E, accountability and mainstreaming) in a coherent and integrated manner.
  • Ensure that the Livelihoods, DRR and Education activities are accurately reflected in the integrated M&E plan, identifying activities to be monitored and data to be collected, in collaboration with Assistants, Field Team Leaders and MEAL team
  • Ensure the establishment, implementation and management of cross cutting elements notably Gender Equality and accountability.