Program Manager

Job Description

Title: Program Manager

Company Name: Social Assistance and Rehabilitation for the Physically Vulnerable (SARPV)

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Masters and Bachelors degree in Nutrition or relevant subjects from reputed institutions.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 4 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Social Assistance and Rehabilitation for the Physically Vulnerable (SARPV) is a non- government, non-political, Bangladeshi organization under its Health & Nutrition program providing lifesaving health & nutrition support to the Rohingya people of Cox’s Bazar. As part of its Health & Nutrition interventions in support with UNHCR & WFP, SARPV is implementing “Integrated nutrition interventions to address malnutrition among Rohingya refugees.”
∎ Job purpose:
∎ Project implementation oversight including planning, initiation, quality service delivery, monitoring and evaluation, reporting, procurement tracking, budget management and coordination with donors, TWGs and Govt. officials.
∎ Liaises with:
∎ Programmatically with donor agencies (UNHCR & WFP) and Nutrition sectors at Cox’s Bazar level.
∎ Operationally with SARPV departments of HR, finance, logistics, MEAL (Internally) and with authorities at camp and district level, and relevant sectors in Cox’s Bazar Rohingya response (externally).
∎ Contractual, until 31st December 2022 (renewable)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Project Implementation
∎ Program implementation and management as per the donor and nutrition sector recommended guidelines and protocols
∎ Supervision of nutrition activities and their successful implementation.
∎ Develop a detailed implementation plan (DIP) to execute and achieve the targets activities as per the PPA.
∎ Ensure capacity building of his/her team members. Build staff quality and competencies through OJT or arranging the services related training program
∎ Ensure program quality in every steps of implementation
∎ Establishing and implementing work plans, and managing budgets according to the outputs and results of the programs.
∎ Ensure that community-based activities, such as sessions, nutrition screening and education, and case tracing are properly conducted.
∎ Provide guidance and expertise in strategic expansion of nutrition programming.
∎ Work constructively with support teams to ensure sound administrative practices with regards to record keeping, compliance with donor regulations, communications, etc.
∎ Participate in the proposal development/budget modification process based on the needs.
∎ Budget Management
∎ Ensure that SARPV administrative and financial policies and procedures are understood and followed by all project staff and volunteers.
∎ Ensure that the project budget and expenditure plans are in place for all activities and monitored regularly with project team, logistics and finance teams.
∎ Be proactive against unusual transactions; variations from established procedures or any practices which do not demonstrate transparency and accountability.
∎ Budget holder with expenditure authorization responsibility according to delegation of authority and SARPV financial policy and procedures, and donor compliance guidelines.
∎ Coordination
∎ Coordinate with the camp authorities , donor and relevant sectors and agencies for mutual support and smooth implementation.
∎ Liaison with government bodies and SARPV government liaison team to seek approval for project implementation, such as need assessmnet form, RRRC and CiC requests
∎ Ensure active participation in camp level coordination meetings with local authorities such as site management and CiC, and/or with other organizations
∎ Represent SARPV at consortium coordination meetings such as the project implementation committee and community engagement working group
∎ Support effective coordination, collaboration and networking across the wider humanitarian community in the Rohingya Response through relevant sectors
∎ Work closely with other SARPV project teams to ensure integration of all projects within SARPV, for smooth operation and mutual support.
∎ Human Resource Management
∎ Support HR department to ensure timely recruitment of qualified project staff.
∎ Monitor staff performance and ensure timely performance development reviews.
∎ Ensure staff welfare, safety and security in liaison with HR.
∎ Ensure an enabling, friendly, collaborative and professional working culture within the project team, and adherence to SARPV policies and procedures.
∎ Monitoring and Evaluation
∎ Work with MEAL team to ensure that there is project M&E system in place with regular systematic activity review for tracking project progress against targets.
∎ Ensure that the project maintains an updated database to track key project outputs against set targets.
∎ Organize regular progress meetings with project staff to review progress of project deliverables against targets as stipulated in the logframe.
∎ Support MEAL team to organise and implement surveys, evaluations and learning documentation of project achievements
∎ Liase with MEAL, Advisors and Director Nutrition to set up and sustain a feedback mechanism for accountability to program staff and beneficiaries
∎ Reporting
∎ Prepare weekly, monthly, half yearly and yearly report of the project and submit to Director Nutrition
∎ Provide program reports that are timely and meet institutional and donor requirements. The PM is ultimately responsible for all relevant donor reporting for the nutrition program.
∎ Work with MEAL team to maintain a database of activity reports and supporting documents and tools according to the detailed implementation plan and logframe
∎ Coordinate and ensure that project reports are analyzed and learning generated to inform program and advocacy actions and/or decisions.

Additional Requirements:
∎ At least 4 years progressively work experience in Nutrition program implementation.
∎ Experience in managerial position will be prioritized
∎ Experience in managing project budget is required
∎ Good computer and report writing skills are required
∎ Strong written and verbal communication skills in English is required
∎ Good knowledge on Rohingya refugee context is desirable.

∎ Monthly gross salary is 130000 BDT

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ 2 days weekly holiday
∎ 2 Festival bonus
∎ Local transport, mobile bill and others allowance will be applicable as per organization’s policy.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 31 May 2022

Company Information:
∎ 24 May 2022
∎ Social Assistance and Rehabilitation for the Physically Vulnerable (SARPV)
∎ Address : Social Assistance and Rehabilitation for the Physically Vulnerable (SARPV) 274/4 (3rd Floor), South Monipur (60 feet Road), Mirpur, Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh.
∎ Web :
∎ Business : Social Assistance and Rehabilitation for the Physically Vulnerable (SARPV) is devoted to work for the most underprivileged and marginalized vulnerable groups of the society for their socioeconomic development to transform them as productive human resource with a dignified lifestyle. People with Disability are the prime focus of our every work. Along with the disability issue SARPV is also intervening in various sensitive issues like poverty eradication, educational support, health service providing, establishing rights, climate change and DRM, skill development to integrate the vulnerable groups in the mainstream of society those who are leading life with uncertainty in the society.

Category: NGO/Development

: If the candidates feel that their qualification, exposure and experience match with our requirements, and they are willing to commit to our values and are sympathetic to our beliefs then please send your complete and updated CV to [email protected] on or before the closing date. Please mention only the "Position Name" as the subject of the mail. Interview will take place in a shortest time after the application deadline. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the further selection process.

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