Project Manager, REACH (3) at Save the Children

Save the Children is a leading international organization helping children in need around the world. First established in the UK in 1919, separate national organizations have been set up in more than twenty-eight countries, sharing the aim of improving the lives of children through education, health care and economic opportunities, as well as emergency aid in cases of natural disasters, war and conflict.In Nigeria, Save the Children has been working since 2001. The early focus was on getting children actively involved in shaping the decisions that affect their lives. Today, Save the Children is working in seven federal states - Zamfara, Yobe, Jigawa, Katsina, Kano, Bauchi and Kaduna - focusing on providing basic healthcare and protecting children. We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthdayAll children learn from a quality basic education and that,Violence against children is no longer toleratedWe know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.ROLE PURPOSE:The Program Manager will provide oversight to the REACH project team in Gombe, Katsina and Zamfara states on planning, monitoring, report writing and budget and award management in order to meet timelines within the life of the project.KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:Programme Management:Effectively and efficiently work with all REACH staff and local partners to ensure timely reporting of narrative and financial reports to the country office.Maintain good communication with staff and local partnersWork together with the Program team and local partners to develop and track implementable project workplan and budgets in line with project objectives and plansWork closely with the project staff and monitor implementation of project workplan and reporting of activitiesSubmit quality project narrative reports on timely basis to country officePlanning and Budgeting:Provide guidance on activity plans, budgets and financial management and reporting to project staff and local partners in all project implementation statesProvide guidance on budgeting, forecasting, rephrasing, tracking/monitoring and reportingFollow up with country office Awards and Finance to ensure timely disbursements of funds to local partners and assessment and vetting of local partners where appropriate.Representation and relationshipsRepresent REACH project on stakeholders meetings in the states where necessary.

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