Program Manager at Gender Peace Network, Monrovia, Margibi, Bomi – Liberia Job Vacancy

Job Description

Duties include developing and implementing program and strategies, project management, technical oversight, monitoring and capacity building and community engagement. S/he will report to the Executive Director and be responsible for guiding implementation of CWH project in Margibi and Bomi Counties as well as supporting new program development. This will include engaging and building the capacity of local partners to deliver on the project Agreement methodology and carrying out appropriate monitoring and evaluation processes. At the request of the Executive Director s/he will represent GP-NET in several critical partnerships both in Monrovia and in the fields.

REQUIREMENT

  • Develop program strategies, objectives, work plans and metrics.
  • Oversee and implement program activities and manage technical and program staff.
  • Monitor, measure, and provide periodic progress and metric reports.
  • Ensure compliance with GP-NET & USAID policies, funding agreements and local requirements.
  • Identify capacity building needs and support efforts to address capacity gaps.
  • Promote information sharing. Build stakeholder understanding and support by developing fact sheets, statistics, and related communication materials. Hold conferences and other events to share best practices and lessons learned.
  • Effectively engage stakeholders including donors, government and NGOs, technical colleagues and other partners important to program success.
  • Represent the organization externally and serve as a trusted point of contact for GP-NET.
  • Identify opportunities for program growth and development.
  • Support program financial sustainability by identifying funding opportunities. Partner with GPNET
    and HQ staff on funding proposals and contribute to regional/global fundraising efforts.
  • Support the Executive Director as required

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Occasional travel 35% or more as needed.
  • Ability to work in remote locations or under difficult working conditions

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 4- 6 years or more related work experience.
  • Master’s Degree and 2-3 years or more related work experience
  • Program or project management experience, preferably in the women empowerment and
    protection, NGO, advocacy or related for-not-profit arena.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Participatory Rural Appraisal techniques
  • Strong technical and analytical skills.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Up to 2 years’ experience supervising others including multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Team player and able to work effectively with diverse works groups in a multicultural
    environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Success in influencing and partnering with key stakeholders and raise funds.
  • Proven ability to multitask and meet priorities. Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
    with changing priorities and under minimal supervision.
  • Fluency in English required. Preferred
  • Experience in developing Monitoring and Evaluation processes
  • Three (3) years program management experience, including at least 1-2 years in a field-based
    social / community development programming;
  • At least two (2) years’ experience working on SGBV issues in conflict and post conflict settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of gender power dynamics and rights based programming
  • Clear understanding of GBV programming, desirable.
  • Excellent and demonstrated oral and written communication skills;
  • Able to network and build coalitions
  • Good interpersonal and team building skills;Excellent computer skills: MS Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook and Outlook Express;

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Gender Peace Network is an expert working group of peace and development NGOs, academics and grassroots peace builders. Building on UNSCR 1325, GP-Net promotes, facilitates and monitors the meaningful inclusion of gender perspective and practice on peace and Security.

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