We are looking for an experienced and analytical individual to join us as a Senior Programme Manager. You will oversee a portfolio of projects across a number of Francophone countries in the West and Central Africa region.
Our UK and Global Programmes department delivers humanitarian and development programmes, builds partnerships with institutional donors – including governments, multi-laterals and trusts – and drives lasting change. Together, we save children’s lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfil their potential.
As Senior Programme Manager you will be responsible for all aspects of project oversight and donor compliance ensuring coordination with SCUK programme, finance and technical teams. You will also act as the internal and external representative for SCUK foryour portfolio and be the main focal point for your country offices at SCUK. . In addition you will:
To be successful you will be proficient in French and have excellent programme management skills and experience in management of large and complex grants. You will be an assertive and confident self-starter with the ability to own and deliver projects with minimal supervision. You will also have experience of analysing and commenting on variances between actual and budgeted expenditure and relating this to activity reporting. In addition you will have:
Experience supporting or managing the delivery of EU and/or ECHO projects in DRC and/or Niger is desirable.
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