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Senior Program Manager Job in South Sudan

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
The Senior Program Manager works in International Medical Corps’ Juba office which is the support hub office for projects in South Sudan. The Senior Program Manager is part of the national support team charged with improving donor compliance and the grants management process of the country program. This position is part of the Country Management Team, responsible for the overall management, strategic planning and vision of International Medical Corps in the Republic of South Sudan. The Senior Program Manager provides support, guidance and training to support staff and the field teams in the development and management of all proposals, reports, donor relations and grant compliance. S/He is the main point of contacts for all information and documentation related to International Medical Corps grants in South Sudan, particularly for donors.
•Ensure that appropriate operational procedures and processes are developed and maintained for program development, reporting and M&E •Monitor the quality and accuracy of the program data received from all field programs and give feedback to field site program managers •Implement existing database management systems, data collection and verification tools •Produce program report, regular donor report including program success stories for internal and external communications •Produce quality concept notes and proposals for new funding opportunities in line with donor requirements (USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA, UN agencies) •Attend regular coordination meetings with local government, donors, and other stakeholders
•Master’s Degree in Social Science, Economics, or Development studies or related fields •5 years of previous work experience on USAID/OFDA, DFID, and/or ECHO grant development, management and reporting •Demonstrated skills and experience in NGO programming, administration, grant management and reporting systems; •Knowledge of best practices in project design, implementation of qualitative and quantitative assessments in community settings; •Fluent spoken and written English required •Ability to effectively present technical and non-technical information to diverse audiences including Senior Management, Donors, and GOSS representatives. •Must be able to work independently while being a strong team player; •Ability to multitask, handle pressure well, improvise, remain flexible, as well as culturally sensitive •Excellent MS Office skills including Word, Excel and Access database; knowledge of SPSS is a plus •Willingness to live in shared accommodation and to work with a multi-cultural team.
• Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret, technical and non-technical in the English language. • Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field, counterparts, senior government and rebel leaders and other related regional players
• Accommodation, food and transportation provided by the organization • Medical Evacuation service and competitive benefits provided by the organization • Further information regarding security and situation on the field available during the interview process • While performing duties of the job, the employee frequently works in precarious and remote places. The employee is usually employed in areas of civil strife, which often result in an unstable security environment. Regularly work in outdoor extreme weather conditions
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