Programme Manager

at Jb Skills
Location Century City, South Africa
Date Posted Jul 28, 2021
Category Healthcare Jobs
Job Type Full-time


The Programme Manager Role

The Programme Manager position will support and deliver on NACOSA’s USAID funded Community-based Violence Prevention and Linkages to Response in SA Programme. This position focuses on delivering programmes to:

•Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) and Adolescent Boys and Young Men (ABYM)
•Survivors of gender-based violence

The key performance areas of the role are:

•Contribute significantly towards the development and maintenance of a Programme Implementation Description detailing the theory of change and the implementation model aligned to country priorities and evidence informed methodologies.
•Contribute to the programme work plan in alignment with the NACOSA strategic plan and funder agreements and coordinate and manage the implementation of the work plan over the grant period.
•Assist with programme budgeting process and monitor and report on programme expenditure
•Manage the Provincial Programme Specialists and support the delivery of provincial programme objectives.
•Provide in-depth programmatic guidance and leadership to implementing partners through meetings, workshops, capacity building interventions and materials development.
•Analyse programme performance and report to stakeholders and donors as required.
•Produce written reports and presentations on programme objectives, implementation plans and performance.
•Coordinate with other programme stakeholders to ensure the delivery of a harmonized, high impact programme.
•Network with, and build strategic alliances and relationships with key stakeholders in the AGYW and GBV field and act as a thought leader in the development and evaluation of AGYW and GBV programmes in South Africa.


Required qualifications, skills and experience

We are looking for an experienced Programme Manager with a successful track record of programme management.
•Bachelor degree or equivalent in Social Science/Public Health or related discipline. A Masters degree will be an added advantage.
•Minimum of 5 years specific HIV prevention related work experience in the health and social development sectors, and preferably in the field of AGYW vulnerable to HIV.
•Experience in programme planning, implementation, management and M&E, including management of outsourced partners.
•Knowledge about: HIV prevention, sexual and reproductive health; Gender Based Violence, HIV Testing Services; evidence-informed and rights-based programming; the relevant national policies and guidelines pertaining to AGYW and GBV services.
•Excellent communications skills in English, including the ability to guide implementers and service providers on the programme.
•Must be analytically minded and have excellent writing skills, including the ability to compile insightful and user-friendly reports.
•Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) with experience of web-based data systems and ability to create graphs, flow diagrams and GANTT charts.
•Must be highly organised, deadline driven and efficient with planning skills and a proactive and positive approach.
•Ability to work well in a team environment, and to coordinate multiple inputs to tight deadlines, with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
•Understanding of the NGO sector and knowledge of big donor processes/requirements will be a benefit.
•Must be a human rights advocate with excellent advocacy skills and experience.
•Driver’s license.
•Willingness to travel extensively.

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