1. Position: Programme manager 1.1 Job Purpose: The Programme Manager oversees to the coordination and administration of all aspects of the ongoing projects of the organisation, including planning, organizing, leading, and managing project activities. 1.2 Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The Programme Coordinator will perform a wide range of duties including some or all of the following: a. Support the Executive Director to Staff the projects by: · Supporting in the recruitment of well-qualified project staff. · Support the implementation of a performance management process for all project staff. · Engage volunteers for appropriate project activities using established volunteer management practices. · Liaise with the Administrative and Finance managers to ensure the effective and efficient projects delivery · Coordinate the delivery of services among different projects activities to increase effectiveness and efficiency b. Provide planning support to Project Supervisors to: · Plan the delivery of the project activities in accordance with the mission and the goals of the organization. · Develop budgets and operating plans to support the project implementation. · Develop projects’ monitoring and evaluation frameworks, and provide guidance on data management · Develop funding proposals to ensure the continuous delivery of services of the organisation c. Support Project Supervisors to organise project activities by: · Ensuring that project activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization. · Ensure that project activities comply with all relevant statutory legislation and professional standards. d. Support Project Supervisors to control their projects by: · Writing reports on the projects for management and for funders. · Communicate with funders as outlined in funding agreements · Ensure that the projects operate within the approved budgets. · Identify and evaluate the risks associated with projects activities and take appropriate action to control the risks. · Monitor the projects activities on a regular basis and ensure that periodic evaluations are conducted according to specific projects’ evaluation framework. · Report monitoring findings to the Executive Director and recommend changes to enhance the projects as appropriate. 1.3 Qualifications: a. Education Master level training in development studies, public health, NGO management or related fields b. Knowledge, skills and abilities Knowledge of project management or public health competencies Proficiency in the use of computers for: Word processing Simple accounting Databases Spreadsheets E-mail Internet 1.4 Personal characteristics: The Programme Manager should demonstrate competence in some or all of the following: · Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behaviour and business practices, and ensure that own behaviour and the behaviour of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization. · Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization. · Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques. · Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities. · Focus on youth Needs: Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external young people to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters. · Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness. · Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities. · Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results. 1.5 Experience: 3 to 5 years’ experience in related fields 1.6 Working Conditions: The Programme manager will usually work in an office environment but the mission of the organization may sometimes take the person to non-standard workplaces. The person will work a standard work week but may be required to work in the evenings and weekends to monitor project activities or meet funders’ deadlines. 1.7 Salary: Very competitive Equal Opportunity: The Youth Harvest Foundation Ghana is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of age, disability, sex, religion, tribe or any classification protected by the republic of Ghana. How to apply: Submit your application letter, CV and relevant documents addressed to the Executive Director, Youth Harvest Foundation Ghana, P.O. Box 656, Bolgatanga, Ghana. Applications in sealed envelopes can be submitted directly to the Youth Harvest computer training centre, located adjacent Lesken Enterprise and opposite ITTU, along the stadium road. Applications in soft copies can be submitted via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for the submission of applications is Friday 8th July 2016. For further information, please call 0207572160.