Programme Manager Health

organization: world volunteer services

deadline: 1st October 2017

Health Programme Development and Delivery: Lead the development and delivery of the VSO Uganda Health programme strategy and signature package. Ensure cross cutting themes (gender, inclusion and climate change) are included as well as integration with other thematic areas (livelihoods, education and governance).

Analyse and understand the health development context and needs, key stakeholders and strategic partners.

By applying the VSO people first principles ensure staff, volunteers, partners and primary actors are engaged in development, planning and review processes

Ensure effective, high-quality, and timely health projects in compliance with VSO procedures, donor and government regulations; deliver against timeframes and output and outcome targets/ objectives within the programme strategy and project plans

Ensure narrative and financial reporting within agreed deadlines is in place and up-to-date as per VSO guidelines and donor requirements.

Programme Funding: Proactively identify health funding opportunities and partners. Work with Head of Programmes (HoP), Regional Funding Adviser and Country Director to develop concepts and proposals.

Budgeting and Forecasting:

Develop realistic project plans and budgets, ensuring compliance with donor requirements and that resources (volunteers, staff and funding) are allocated appropriately and achieve value for money. Including full participation in the annual budget process.

Maintain and regularly review financial plans/budgets to deliver programme/project objectives; ensure effective grants management and expenditure within agreed budgets; identify any areas of variance and communicated to HoP (project team and partners) with suggested corrective actions; Ensure VSO’s financial and procurement requirements are adhered to by project team and partners.

Monitoring and Evaluation: With the M&E staff, lead the design and delivery of appropriate M&E mechanisms to measure, document and disseminate progress, good practices and impact in health programme. Producing good quality communications materials from VSOs Health work; providing early warnings were performance is below target; and that reporting is in line with VSO and donor requirements.

Ensure monthly progress, quarterly review meetings and monitoring visits are conducted to ensure implementation is on track according activity plans and targets in log frames; Ensure activity and monthly reports are submitted by staff, volunteers and partners; reports are reviewed with feedback provided.

Facilitate a culture of learning and knowledge sharing between staff, volunteers and partners.

Partnership Development and Management: Develop and maintain good networks and relationships with key stakeholders and partners. Build and support networks between key stakeholders (donors, other agencies, volunteers, partners etc) to strengthen programme impact; ensure application of VSO people first principles in the partnerships.

Represent VSO and develop effective working relationships with district and national governments, and at internal and external events and meetings.

Volunteer Management and Support: work with the programme support team to induct, orient and provide on-going support to volunteers.

Engage volunteers in planning and review processes, supporting them to identify linkages between their work and delivery of VSOs goals.

Line Management: manage, coach and motivate a high performing health team within the performance management framework ensuring application of VSO people first principles. Conduct monthly 1-2-1 meetings with direct reports.

Conduct quarterly support supervision visits to Health partners and volunteers to support the partnerships, ensure quality standards and mitigate risk; provide on the job coaching and support as needed.

Other Duties:

Deputise for the HoP or other colleagues as required. Fulfil other appropriate level responsibilities as defined by the HoP from time to time.

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply:

Health Programme Development and Delivery: Lead the development and delivery of the VSO Uganda Health programme strategy and signature package. Ensure cross cutting themes (gender, inclusion and climate change) are included as well as integration with other thematic areas (livelihoods, education and governance).

Analyse and understand the health development context and needs, key stakeholders and strategic partners.

By applying the VSO people first principles ensure staff, volunteers, partners and primary actors are engaged in development, planning and review processes

Ensure effective, high-quality, and timely health projects in compliance with VSO procedures, donor and government regulations; deliver against timeframes and output and outcome targets/ objectives within the programme strategy and project plans

Ensure narrative and financial reporting within agreed deadlines is in place and up-to-date as per VSO guidelines and donor requirements.

Programme Funding: Proactively identify health funding opportunities and partners. Work with Head of Programmes (HoP), Regional Funding Adviser and Country Director to develop concepts and proposals.

Budgeting and Forecasting:

Develop realistic project plans and budgets, ensuring compliance with donor requirements and that resources (volunteers, staff and funding) are allocated appropriately and achieve value for money. Including full participation in the annual budget process.

Maintain and regularly review financial plans/budgets to deliver programme/project objectives; ensure effective grants management and expenditure within agreed budgets; identify any areas of variance and communicated to HoP (project team and partners) with suggested corrective actions; Ensure VSO’s financial and procurement requirements are adhered to by project team and partners.

Monitoring and Evaluation: With the M&E staff, lead the design and delivery of appropriate M&E mechanisms to measure, document and disseminate progress, good practices and impact in health programme. Producing good quality communications materials from VSOs Health work; providing early warnings were performance is below target; and that reporting is in line with VSO and donor requirements.

Ensure monthly progress, quarterly review meetings and monitoring visits are conducted to ensure implementation is on track according activity plans and targets in log frames; Ensure activity and monthly reports are submitted by staff, volunteers and partners; reports are reviewed with feedback provided.

Facilitate a culture of learning and knowledge sharing between staff, volunteers and partners.

Partnership Development and Management: Develop and maintain good networks and relationships with key stakeholders and partners. Build and support networks between key stakeholders (donors, other agencies, volunteers, partners etc) to strengthen programme impact; ensure application of VSO people first principles in the partnerships.

Represent VSO and develop effective working relationships with district and national governments, and at internal and external events and meetings.

Volunteer Management and Support: work with the programme support team to induct, orient and provide on-going support to volunteers.

Engage volunteers in planning and review processes, supporting them to identify linkages between their work and delivery of VSOs goals.

Line Management: manage, coach and motivate a high performing health team within the performance management framework ensuring application of VSO people first principles. Conduct monthly 1-2-1 meetings with direct reports.

Conduct quarterly support supervision visits to Health partners and volunteers to support the partnerships, ensure quality standards and mitigate risk; provide on the job coaching and support as needed.

Other Duties:

Deputise for the HoP or other colleagues as required. Fulfil other appropriate level responsibilities as defined by the HoP from time to time.

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bW5hbnRhYXlpLjc3NDYwLjM4MzBAdnNvLmFwbGl0cm…

 

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