(SiB) Programme Director at CBM International

CBM is an international Christian development organization, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world. CBM works in partnership with local civil society organisations, communities, government and in alliance with international organizations in Africa and the rest of the world.The ‘Seeing is Believing’ (SiB) programme is a three-year comprehensive child eye health initiative that will be implemented in four clusters – Oyo, Osun and Ogun States (cluster 1); FCT, Nasarawa and Plateau States (cluster 2); Kano, Jigawa and Katsina States (cluster 3) and Akwa Ibom and Cross River States (cluster 4). The programme comprises promotion, prevention, curative and rehabilitation/education components of child eye health. Programme implementation will be in a consortium with Brien Holden Vision Institute. In addition to leading the consortium, CBM would also implement the programme in clusters 1-3.CBM’s Country Office, Abuja, is now inviting applications for the position of:Job Title: 'Seeing is Believing' (SiB) Programme DirectorLocation: Abuja, Nigeria (with travels to the project sites)Contract: November 2016-March 2020 (6 months probation)ObjectiveThe SiB Programme Director will be responsible for the coordination of the consortium, and for effective and high quality planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring and reporting of the programme, including advocacy and research.S/he will ensure provision of technical and programmatic supports to the implementing partners in all the four clusters; developing capacity where necessary.The SiB Programme Coordinator will also provide analysis and information to the consortium’s Steering Committee for overall strategic direction.The SiB Programme Director will report to CBM Nigeria Country Representative, and s/he will work under the overall guidance of the programme Steering Committee.TasksProgramme management:Coordinate programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation in compliance with CBM and donor requirements of 4 clusters, partners, consortium partner, including mutual accountability, motivation, cooperation and conflict resolutionLead development of systems and processes to ensure regular, joined-up and effective coordination between programme partnersEnsure key issues are being raised from cluster level and that management and technical decisions are taken based on quality programme and management informationCoordinate and support the production of quality deliverables to the donor and CBM following the administrative and financial guidelines, including reports, proposals, assessments, evaluations, newsletter articles, case studies, etc.Develop monitoring and evaluation strategy, system, and project-specific M&E plans that meet CBM and donor requirementsDevelop and update management information systems, and procedures and quality assurance systems and tools in collaboration with grant administrator and technical advisorsUndertake assessment of partner capacity to inform programme planning implementation/ and inform capacity buildingPlan and implement programme research and learningSet-up knowledge-management systemPrepare consortium committee meetings, ensuring robust and strategic information is available to effectively monitor and review consortium management and implementationTake forward recommendations and priorities agreed during consortium steering committee meetingsAdvocacy:Develop and/or articulate strategy for SiB programme advocacyCoordinate the implementation a national advocacy planEngage relevant stakeholders and governments for evidence-informed advocacyPartnership-building and NetworkingUnder the direction of the country representative:Negotiate with governments and other relevant stakeholders to establish partnerships for existing and future programme development opportunitiesDevelop a strategy to nurture potential and existing/established partnershipsSupport partnership formalization and implementationDisability Inclusion:Collaborate with disability inclusion advisor, consortium and cluster members, partners and other colleagues to ensure that programme plan, implementation, monitoring and reporting include women, men and children with disabilitiesAdministrative and Financial OversightProvide supervision and oversight to the SiB Programme Finance and Administration Manger to:Ensure effective grants and financial management systems and key controls are in place, and that issues are identified and followed up with partners in a timely mannerEnsure that SiB project staff and implementing partners are aware of and compliant with SiB and CBM administrative and financial requirements and expectations.Support programme staff and partner in financial reportingTeam Management and Capacity Building:Line mange programme team and finance manager, including programme staff recruitmentDevelop key performance objectives (KPO) and appraisal, develop and monitor work plans, delegation and motivation, updating job descriptionsCapacity building and mentoring of programme team and project partners in project cycle management (PCM), including project identification and formulation, logical framework, planning, monitoring, evaluation, reporting, partnershipEnsure partners and staff have access to technical assistanceCommunication and RepresentationUnder the direction of the country representative:Lead development of systems and processes to ensure effective sharing of information and communication between project partners and other key stakeholders, including with the Standard Chartered BankRepresents the consortium at programme-related meetings, conferences, and workshopsEngages the media to improve the visibility of SiB programme in NigeriaSecurity:Supports security assessment, risks planning, management and reporting in the programme areasOther Duties:Other relevant assigned duties, as necessary 

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