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Programme Manager Job, NGO Jobs February 2021
Position: Programme Manager – Peace And Stabilisation Programme
Reporting: The Programme Manager reports to the Politics, Stabilisation and Human Rights team leader and will work closely with all 6 team members.
The Danish Embassy is part of the Danish Foreign Service. The Embassy covers Kenya, Somalia, Eritrea and the Seychelles. The Embassy is an ambitious, high-paced and dynamic workplace with approximately 60 employees. The Embassy’s work in Somalia is guided by the Danish Policy Paper for Somalia, the Danish Peace and Stabilisation Programme for the Horn of Africa and the Danish Country Programme for Somalia. For more information about the Embassy, see www.kenya.um.dk and www.somalia.um.dk
The Embassy is seeking to recruit an experienced, proactive and analytical full-time programme manager. We are looking for a team player with a positive personality, who is results-oriented, professional, a strong networker and with solid experience in development project and programme management in the field of peace and stabilisation, preferably in the Horn of Africa.
You will be working in the Politics, Stabilisation and Human Rights team together with 6 colleagues. The team is placed in the Somalia Unit of the Danish Embassy in Kenya. The main tasks of the Politics, Stabilisation and Human Rights Team is to oversee and monitor the implementation of the Danish Peace and Stabilisation Programme for the Horn of Africa (PSP HOA), monitor and report on the political and security situation in Somalia, contribute to formulating Danish policies and programmes in Somalia, implement Danish human rights engagement in Somalia including engagement related to children’s and women’s rights and to As Programme Manager you will be responsible for the implementation, monitoring, administration and coordination of the PSP-HOA. This encompasses applying the Danish
development aid management systems, including the digital programme, financial management and result framework inter-faces. The PSP-HOA is a whole-of-government programme engaging the Danish Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Development, Defence, Justice and the Office of the Prime Minister with advisors from several of these ministries. The Programme is implemented across the Horn of Africa with a particular focus on Somalia.
Your main task will be to coordinate the implementation of the overall programme in cooperation with the Team Leader, including engaging with partners and advisors, monitoring results, ensuring sufficient and qualitative reporting and managing the overall budget. As Programme Manager you will also be responsible for project management of specific engagements in Somalia under the PSP- HOA. It is expected that you will contribute with strategic inputs towards developing the PSP-HOA further and that you contribute with strong inputs for analysis and reporting on the security situation in Somalia. You are, overall, expected to show the flexibility required for an optimal handling of tasks across the Somalia Unit at the Embassy and thus might be requested to take on other tasks if need be.
How To Apply:
Interested individuals are invited to submit a 1-page Letter of Motivation CV, proof of relevant education, recommendations and 2-3 references to [email protected] the 3rd of March 2021 at 4PM EAT.
The email subject should be “PROGRAMME MANAGER- PEACE AND STABILISATION PROGRAMME’’
Please note that we will not consider late and applications that are not done in the requested format.
The Royal Danish Embassy encourages all relevant applicants to apply for the position, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, personal background, etc.
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. The applicant must present a “No Criminal Record” and pass the security clearance prior to appointment.
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