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Monday, March 27, 2017
Handicap International Head of Programmes – Nairobi
Position: Head of Programmes
Responsible to: Regional Programme Director (RPD)
The Organization: Handicap International is an INGO specializing in the field of disability and development.
A strong emphasis is placed on empowering people with disabilities through their integration into mainstream development activities and the provision of appropriate health and rehabilitation services to ensure equal opportunities for all.
The Position: The Head of Programmes is responsible for the elaboration and implementation of the operational strategy of the program in close collaboration with the technical unit and the support services.
He/she directly manages the project managers and site coordinators.
The position is cross cutting; guiding the program on operational strategy, quality of actions, capacity building of the teams and monitoring and evaluation.
S/he will be responsible for;
1. Participate to the development of the program
Participating to the development of the operational strategy of the program and its mid-term reviews
Developing and writing new projects in respect of the operational strategy in collaboration with the technical unit and under the supervision of the program director
Working in close collaboration with the Regional Program Director, the support services and the technical unit
2. Guide the monitoring and evaluation process of the program. Ensure donor compliance
Supervising and guiding the implementation of the monitoring and evaluation strategy developed by headquarter
Ensuring high quality reporting to donors and partner
Coordinating quarterly monitoring and evaluation meeting of all projects, in collaboration with the technical coordinators and support services
3. Fundraising for the program
In coordination with the RPD, be in charge of the fundraising activities for the programme and maintain positive and regular relation with donors.
Conducting regular donor visits, and when necessary, represent HI in donor meetings and conduct presentations on HI’s projects, as and when required.
Coordinating and undertaking assessments of needs as required to inform future programming.
4. Capacity building of the staff
5. Guarantee the quality of the actions implemented
Developing a culture of quality (planning, proposal, implementation, reporting, capitalization…)
Developing in coordination with the RPD a culture of networking; participating to national and international – related meetings / clusters / etc…
Implementing regular supervision missions
6. Representation of HI in the absence of the Regional Program Director
At least a Bachelor degree
Master degree desirable
In Social Work, Sociology, public health or paramedical studies, disability studies or development studies
At least 6 years experience in project or program coordination in a development context
Experience in monitoring and evaluation
Large experience in proposal writing & reporting
Emergency project management
Experience in security monitoring/management
Experience in external relations management
Excellent communication and writing capacities in English
Ability to work in an team
Personal Qualities :
Autonomy and creativity Open to cultural differences
Excellent interpersonal capacities
How to Apply
If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, kindly send your application along with an up-to-date CV(including 3 referees with their current OFFICIAL (professional) contacts) by email to :-