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The Role

Country Programme Manager.

Full Time, Permanent

Reports to:

The Country Programme Manager will report to the Country Director.

Job Overview

The Country Programme Manager is responsible and accountable for the programme components of CBM Global’s Country Plan. As the leader of the Programme team in country, this is a central and strategic role. Success requires working in close collaboration with partners, Thematic Teams and Member Associations to develop, win support for and ensure effective delivery of a growing portfolio of programme work, across all three vehicles of change detailed in the organisation’s programmatic strategy. S/he will ensure high standards, in line with our Programme Quality Framework and the development and maintenance of effective and authentic partnerships in line with our Approach to Partnership. S/he will establish strong capacity in project design, proposal development, effective project implementation, monitoring, evaluation and learning within CBM’s Country Office and partners.

Based:

We welcome applications from those with the right to work in Zimbabwe.

Hours:

Full time.

Salary range:

The salary offered will be competitive, dependent on skills and experience. We offer a local contract.

Responsibilities and Duties

1. As a member of the Country Programme Senior Management Team, support the Country Director with the overall leadership of the Country Programme.

2. Provide programmatic leadership in the development and implementation of the Country Plan.

3. Lead the Programmes team within the country Team. Clearly articulate a compelling vision and direction for the team. Inspire and direct the team towards achieving this vision. Build team performance through management, coaching and mentoring.

4. Build and maintain authentic partnerships with stakeholders, in particular with the disability movement, ensuring our work reflects and is responsive to the needs of people with disabilities. Foster a model and approach to partnership that aligns with and supports our partnership principles.

5. Working with partners, Thematic Teams and Member Associations, lead the development of a coherent portfolio of programme work, across all vehicles of change detailed in CBM Global’s programmatic strategy. Champion an approach that embraces CBM Global’s operating model; programme quality framework; and partnership with the disability movement.

6. Identify funding opportunities for CBM Global’s work. Actively support fundraising and cost recovery and raise funds from in-country sources.

7. Work with and support partners to ensure effective and timely delivery of projects in line with required standards, objectives, activity plans and budgets. Ensure project reporting requirements are met in line with CBM Global and donor requirements, standards and timelines.

8. Foster a culture of learning and accountability by promoting the inclusion of good monitoring, evaluation, feedback and learning practices within projects. Support learning dissemination, and documentation of good practice cases.

9. Support the Finance Manager to ensure that programme and financial aspects of project design, budgeting and implementation go together.

10. Monitor in-country calls for proposals from institutional donors and support the Country Director in building focused relationships with representatives of such donors and other NGOs with whom CBM can collaborate.

11. Advocate, champion and model disability inclusion to promote inclusion of people with disabilities in their communities and in all aspects of society.

12. Ensure that all children and adults who come into contact with CBM’s programmes, are safeguarded to the greatest extent possible. Comply with all aspects of the CBM Global Safeguarding policy and associated standards and procedures.

Key outcomes expected from this role

1. A coherent and growing portfolio of programmes, aligned to the country plan and organisation programmatic strategy that is developed and delivered to an exemplary standard, achieving agreed outcomes and impact.

2. A high performing, agile programmes team with a culture that reflects CBM Global’s values and champions the foundation principles detailed in the Operating Model.

3. Authentic and effective partnerships, developed and maintained in line with CBM Global’s approach to partnership.

4. Compliance with CBM Global procedures and standards relating to project design, implementation, monitoring, reporting, evaluation and learning.

5. CBM Global and its work with partners is recognised as a driving force for promoting the inclusion of people with disabilities in their communities and in all aspects of society.

Safeguarding Responsibilities

Focuses on self-awareness and behaviour regulation, observing and reporting others’ behaviour, and training.

Knowledge

· Understands what safeguarding means for the teams/departments they manage and the work they do. Understands power imbalances, how team/organizational culture may be reinforcing negative stereotypes and biases, and the impact of these dynamics on the vulnerable and marginalized.

· Understands how to incorporate safeguarding into good quality programme design. Understands how power imbalance, gender inequalities, bias, and discrimination influence and impact access to interventions.

· Knowledge of donor safeguarding requirements and partner capacity. Contextual knowledge.

Skills

· Leads teams to develop the necessary skills and expertise to undertake their roles and responsibilities for safeguarding. Explicitly and visibly challenges power imbalances, inequalities, gender bias, and discrimination in organizational systems and processes.

· Leads on organizational change within their teams to embed safeguarding in their work and processes.

· Develops indicators and frameworks for measuring how well teams deliver on safeguarding roles and responsibilities. Creates organizational mechanisms which strengthen accountability to communities, Members, and donors on safeguarding.

· Able to make sound judgments and timely decisions on safeguarding risk management to ensure the programme is safe. Able to develop and implement innovative solutions to minimize risks to programme participants.

· Analytical and skilled in participatory approaches used for mapping social norms, and patterns of violence and identifying risks and mitigation measures within their interventions. Able to source required technical and professional expertise to design and deliver safe programming.

Behaviors

· Holds teams accountable for delivering on safeguarding standards.

· Articulates and promotes the strategic importance of safeguarding all aspects of the organization’s work.

· Demonstrates leadership in ensuring that staff, programs, and operations are safe for all program participants, staff, and volunteers.

· Always considers safeguarding risks in all activities and interventions.

Person Specification

All of the following requirements are essential, unless marked with a * when they are desirable, and will be assessed from a combination of information provided from the application form and interview process.

CBM Global welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and people with lived experience of disability.

Experience.

· Professional experience in a national or international NGO with a minimum of 3 years at senior level, with a track record in successfully designing and managing large-scale programmes.

· Experience and a track record in developing and managing large scale inclusive development and/or humanitarian programmes in collaboration with national partners, including consortium led projects. Experience of programmes related to inclusive eye health is desirable.

· Experience and a track record of identifying fundraising opportunities; successfully securing grants from donor organisations and of building productive relationships with donors.

· Proven experience in results-based management and project cycle management, including assessment, monitoring and evaluation, with a sound understanding of budgeting and programme finance management.

· Demonstrated experience in managing internal and external relationships and partnerships particularly with national / local governments.

· Experience in working with various government/bi-lateral/major institutional donors.

Skills/competencies/personal qualities.

· Skilled in building collaborative relationships with partners and stakeholders, internal and external.

· Outstanding interpersonal, relationship building and employee coaching skills.

· A self-starter. Proactive, resourceful and entrepreneurial.

· Diligent, persistent with a can-do, positive attitude.

· Ability to demonstrate focus and decisiveness.

· Passionate about effecting change at a global level for and alongside people with disabilities and their communities, with a deep commitment to the vision of CBM Global and sympathetic to our Christian values.

· English (professional proficiency), and local language (professional proficiency as relevant).

· Lived experience of disability and knowledge of disability issues an advantage.*

Qualifications

Relevant university degree in social sciences, international development or related field, or equivalent experience.

Employee Benefits

· We offer flexibility and working from home arrangements.

· As part of our commitment with inclusion, CBM Global aims to encourage applications from people with disabilities and those with health conditions. We have a comprehensive equality and diversity policy.

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Shortlisting and Interviews

CBM Global is an equal opportunities employer, committed to ensuring all applications are treated fairly.

All applications are subject to our shortlisting process; if you are shortlisted we will contact you and invite you to attend an online interview. You will also be advised at this point if there will be any skills tasks to complete as part of the recruitment process.

Diversity Policy Statement

Everyone has the right to be treated with consideration and respect. CBM Global is committed to achieving a truly inclusive environment for all, by developing better working relationships that release the full potential, creativity and productivity of each individual. CBM Global aims to ensure that all staff, volunteers, donors, partners, contractors, and the general public are treated fairly. This will be regardless of sex, sexual orientation, gender re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, race (including colour, nationality, ethnicity, or national origin), disability, medical status, age, religion or belief, political opinion, social or economic status.

Employment Checks

CBM Global is committed to the safety and best interest of all children and vulnerable adults accessing CBM Global supported services and programmes. Relevant background checks including working with children, police and reference checks will be completed prior to the preferred candidate’s employment being confirmed.

All applicants must have the right to work in the relevant country. All offers of employment are made subject to the following criteria: Proof of eligibility and satisfactory employment screening, and three references satisfactory to CBM Global.

More information about CBM Global Disability Inclusion can be found by visiting the CBM Global website: www.cbm-global.org

Closing date: The closing date is 30th June 2024

Please:

Prepare your CV in English please, as you will need to upload it into our ATS system.
Download and complete the Application Form in English please, as you will need to upload it into our ATS system.

No email applications will be considered. If you have any problems with the system, please redirect them to our email address [email protected] with the following format: Family Name First Name: (Programme Manager, Zimbabwe).

We also welcome informal enquiries, which should also be sent to the above email address.

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The Role

Country Programme Manager.

Full Time, Permanent

Reports to:

The Country Programme Manager will report to the Country Director.

Job Overview

The Country Programme Manager is responsible and accountable for the programme components of CBM Global’s Country Plan. As the leader of the Programme team in country, this is a central and strategic role. Success requires working in close collaboration with partners, Thematic Teams and Member Associations to develop, win support for and ensure effective delivery of a growing portfolio of programme work, across all three vehicles of change detailed in the organisation’s programmatic strategy. S/he will ensure high standards, in line with our Programme Quality Framework and the development and maintenance of effective and authentic partnerships in line with our Approach to Partnership. S/he will establish strong capacity in project design, proposal development, effective project implementation, monitoring, evaluation and learning within CBM’s Country Office and partners.

Based:

We welcome applications from those with the right to work in Zimbabwe.

Hours:

Full time.

Salary range:

The salary offered will be competitive, dependent on skills and experience. We offer a local contract.

Responsibilities and Duties

1. As a member of the Country Programme Senior Management Team, support the Country Director with the overall leadership of the Country Programme.

2. Provide programmatic leadership in the development and implementation of the Country Plan.

3. Lead the Programmes team within the country Team. Clearly articulate a compelling vision and direction for the team. Inspire and direct the team towards achieving this vision. Build team performance through management, coaching and mentoring.

4. Build and maintain authentic partnerships with stakeholders, in particular with the disability movement, ensuring our work reflects and is responsive to the needs of people with disabilities. Foster a model and approach to partnership that aligns with and supports our partnership principles.

5. Working with partners, Thematic Teams and Member Associations, lead the development of a coherent portfolio of programme work, across all vehicles of change detailed in CBM Global’s programmatic strategy. Champion an approach that embraces CBM Global’s operating model; programme quality framework; and partnership with the disability movement.

6. Identify funding opportunities for CBM Global’s work. Actively support fundraising and cost recovery and raise funds from in-country sources.

7. Work with and support partners to ensure effective and timely delivery of projects in line with required standards, objectives, activity plans and budgets. Ensure project reporting requirements are met in line with CBM Global and donor requirements, standards and timelines.

8. Foster a culture of learning and accountability by promoting the inclusion of good monitoring, evaluation, feedback and learning practices within projects. Support learning dissemination, and documentation of good practice cases.

9. Support the Finance Manager to ensure that programme and financial aspects of project design, budgeting and implementation go together.

10. Monitor in-country calls for proposals from institutional donors and support the Country Director in building focused relationships with representatives of such donors and other NGOs with whom CBM can collaborate.

11. Advocate, champion and model disability inclusion to promote inclusion of people with disabilities in their communities and in all aspects of society.

12. Ensure that all children and adults who come into contact with CBM’s programmes, are safeguarded to the greatest extent possible. Comply with all aspects of the CBM Global Safeguarding policy and associated standards and procedures.

Key outcomes expected from this role

1. A coherent and growing portfolio of programmes, aligned to the country plan and organisation programmatic strategy that is developed and delivered to an exemplary standard, achieving agreed outcomes and impact.

2. A high performing, agile programmes team with a culture that reflects CBM Global’s values and champions the foundation principles detailed in the Operating Model.

3. Authentic and effective partnerships, developed and maintained in line with CBM Global’s approach to partnership.

4. Compliance with CBM Global procedures and standards relating to project design, implementation, monitoring, reporting, evaluation and learning.

5. CBM Global and its work with partners is recognised as a driving force for promoting the inclusion of people with disabilities in their communities and in all aspects of society.

Safeguarding Responsibilities

Focuses on self-awareness and behaviour regulation, observing and reporting others’ behaviour, and training.

Knowledge

· Understands what safeguarding means for the teams/departments they manage and the work they do. Understands power imbalances, how team/organizational culture may be reinforcing negative stereotypes and biases, and the impact of these dynamics on the vulnerable and marginalized.

· Understands how to incorporate safeguarding into good quality programme design. Understands how power imbalance, gender inequalities, bias, and discrimination influence and impact access to interventions.

· Knowledge of donor safeguarding requirements and partner capacity. Contextual knowledge.

Skills

· Leads teams to develop the necessary skills and expertise to undertake their roles and responsibilities for safeguarding. Explicitly and visibly challenges power imbalances, inequalities, gender bias, and discrimination in organizational systems and processes.

· Leads on organizational change within their teams to embed safeguarding in their work and processes.

· Develops indicators and frameworks for measuring how well teams deliver on safeguarding roles and responsibilities. Creates organizational mechanisms which strengthen accountability to communities, Members, and donors on safeguarding.

· Able to make sound judgments and timely decisions on safeguarding risk management to ensure the programme is safe. Able to develop and implement innovative solutions to minimize risks to programme participants.

· Analytical and skilled in participatory approaches used for mapping social norms, and patterns of violence and identifying risks and mitigation measures within their interventions. Able to source required technical and professional expertise to design and deliver safe programming.

Behaviors

· Holds teams accountable for delivering on safeguarding standards.

· Articulates and promotes the strategic importance of safeguarding all aspects of the organization’s work.

· Demonstrates leadership in ensuring that staff, programs, and operations are safe for all program participants, staff, and volunteers.

· Always considers safeguarding risks in all activities and interventions.

Person Specification

All of the following requirements are essential, unless marked with a * when they are desirable, and will be assessed from a combination of information provided from the application form and interview process.

CBM Global welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and people with lived experience of disability.

Experience.

· Professional experience in a national or international NGO with a minimum of 3 years at senior level, with a track record in successfully designing and managing large-scale programmes.

· Experience and a track record in developing and managing large scale inclusive development and/or humanitarian programmes in collaboration with national partners, including consortium led projects. Experience of programmes related to inclusive eye health is desirable.

· Experience and a track record of identifying fundraising opportunities; successfully securing grants from donor organisations and of building productive relationships with donors.

· Proven experience in results-based management and project cycle management, including assessment, monitoring and evaluation, with a sound understanding of budgeting and programme finance management.

· Demonstrated experience in managing internal and external relationships and partnerships particularly with national / local governments.

· Experience in working with various government/bi-lateral/major institutional donors.

Skills/competencies/personal qualities.

· Skilled in building collaborative relationships with partners and stakeholders, internal and external.

· Outstanding interpersonal, relationship building and employee coaching skills.

· A self-starter. Proactive, resourceful and entrepreneurial.

· Diligent, persistent with a can-do, positive attitude.

· Ability to demonstrate focus and decisiveness.

· Passionate about effecting change at a global level for and alongside people with disabilities and their communities, with a deep commitment to the vision of CBM Global and sympathetic to our Christian values.

· English (professional proficiency), and local language (professional proficiency as relevant).

· Lived experience of disability and knowledge of disability issues an advantage.*

Qualifications

Relevant university degree in social sciences, international development or related field, or equivalent experience.

Employee Benefits

· We offer flexibility and working from home arrangements.

· As part of our commitment with inclusion, CBM Global aims to encourage applications from people with disabilities and those with health conditions. We have a comprehensive equality and diversity policy.

Useful Information - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Shortlisting and Interviews

CBM Global is an equal opportunities employer, committed to ensuring all applications are treated fairly.

All applications are subject to our shortlisting process; if you are shortlisted we will contact you and invite you to attend an online interview. You will also be advised at this point if there will be any skills tasks to complete as part of the recruitment process.

Diversity Policy Statement

Everyone has the right to be treated with consideration and respect. CBM Global is committed to achieving a truly inclusive environment for all, by developing better working relationships that release the full potential, creativity and productivity of each individual. CBM Global aims to ensure that all staff, volunteers, donors, partners, contractors, and the general public are treated fairly. This will be regardless of sex, sexual orientation, gender re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, race (including colour, nationality, ethnicity, or national origin), disability, medical status, age, religion or belief, political opinion, social or economic status.

Employment Checks

CBM Global is committed to the safety and best interest of all children and vulnerable adults accessing CBM Global supported services and programmes. Relevant background checks including working with children, police and reference checks will be completed prior to the preferred candidate’s employment being confirmed.

All applicants must have the right to work in the relevant country. All offers of employment are made subject to the following criteria: Proof of eligibility and satisfactory employment screening, and three references satisfactory to CBM Global.

More information about CBM Global Disability Inclusion can be found by visiting the CBM Global website: www.cbm-global.orgClosing date: The closing date is 30th June 2024Please:Prepare your CV in English please, as you will need to upload it into our ATS system. Download and complete the Application Form in English please, as you will need to upload it into our ATS system.No email applications will be considered. If you have any problems with the system, please redirect them to our email address [email protected] with the following format: Family Name First Name: (Programme Manager, Zimbabwe).We also welcome informal enquiries, which should also be sent to the above email address.

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