Programme Support Officer

Harris Hill
Haywards Heath
£37k - 41k per year
29 Sep 2017
27 Oct 2017
Harriet Mountain
Full Time
Contract Type

An international charity are looking for a Monitoring and Programme Support Officer to support the Project Directors in the management and effective delivery of 2 health programmes. While the overall management of the programmes remain the responsibility of the charity both initiatives are being coordinated in-country by a range of delivery partners.

You will be responsible for supporting the Project Directors with the effective planning of both programmes, including the collation of all data for reporting and planning purposes and working closely with the Finance Officers and others for consistency of data across systems.

The post holder will also work to support the alignment of Monitoring and Support systems across both programmes.


This is a renewbale 18month contract.

Key Responsibilities:
-Support Project Directors with the management of programmes, which are being delivered in 9 countries
-Monitor and document project progress and contribute to global reporting as necessary
-Collate the annual Detailed Implementation Plans (DIPs) from each country to provide a management overview and highlight up-coming PR opportunities.
-Inform country offices of all reporting requirements regarding project delivery, including any changes over the project lifetime
-Facilitate efficient and effective communications between the charity and partners in relation to the coordination of the projects
-Oversee the logistics of all globally supported training for the programmes
-Working with the Procurement and Finance Teams to maintain oversight of centrally supported procurement for the programmes
-Working closely with the Finance Team: Ensure compliance with all donor contractual requirements, including financial processes and reporting requirements
-Support the implementation and on-going development of monitoring, evaluation and learning processes and systems which collect output and outcome level data and include beneficiary accountability mechanisms.
-Ensure that the Field M+E guidelines and tools are up to date and effectively used and, where this is not the case, provide support to country offices to improve monitoring and learning.
-Analyse and compile project monitoring information both to inform preferred practice and for the purpose of producing reports and other documentation.
-Support partner staff at country level to effectively monitor these projects with a view to ensuring that stated targets and value-for-money are achieved
-Co-ordinate internal and external inputs required for Programme learning products, ensuring compliance with donor reporting requirements and seeking to harmonise as much as possible with M&E frameworks.
-Manage the midterm and final evaluations at national and global levels.

Skills and Experience required:
-Significant project and financial management experience - ideally in the development sector.
-A demonstrated record of monitoring projects covering multiple countries
-Experience in Trachoma programming, WASH and or the public health sector is preferred but not essential.
-Ability to build strong working relationships to enable effective management of partnerships and work collaboratively as part of a global team.
-Language skills in French would be an advantage

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