International Programmes Manager

International Programmes Manager

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  • Sector:

    Operations, Admin & Support, Projects & Programmes, General

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  • Salary:

    £32k - 35k per year

  • Contact :

    Harriet Mountain

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7328

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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An international charity are looking for an International Programmes Manager to oversee the UK Programmes Department, managing the departmental strategy and monitoring progress against KPIs.

You will manage the programme officers, manage donor reporting and proposal development. You will lead on development and or, revision of operational systems, procedures and guidelines ensuring these are fit-for-purpose. Lead, develop plan and monitor existing projects, maintain donor relations, expanding donor funding and facilitating communication between stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:
-Ensures the implementation and monitoring of, organisational policies and standards, effective planning, evaluations, reporting systems and financial management.
-Manage Departmental progress against the Programme Strategy and revise as appropriate
-Please a key role in building the technical capacity of UK Programmes and establishing the Department as a core function of the organisation.
-Play a leading and positive role in Change Management across the organisation.
To lead on securing additional funding through large institutional grants or through partnerships with INGOs
-Facilitate all aspects of project management for assigned proposal efforts, including initial research, review/analysis, template creation, task management, kick-off/status calls, scheduling, input review/consolidation and delivery;
-Monitoring of project progress through field trips, close communication with project staff, monitoring of expenditure, communication with donors and problem solving.
-Provide support to monitoring and evaluation teams, assisting in capacity building where appropriate.
-Supporting countries in developing submitting high quality reports (narrative and financial).
-Supporting Finance, in the processing of all grant claims and payments, ensuring reconciliation of budgets
-Maintaining electronic and hard-copy files for all grants, in line with established systems.
-Ensuring project financial reports are updated in information systems.

Skills and Experience required:
-Experience of Managing a team or having direct reports with experience in developing and conducting Personal Development Reviews
-Experience of Project management frameworks and governance approaches
-Strong financial/cost management capability, including experience of managing budgets, challenging costs & interpreting data.
-Knowledge of donor regulations, policies and procedures,
-Experience Working in an overseas location (preferably a developing country)
-Ideally will have an Additional language of either Arabic or French