The Program Director is an experienced professional in emergency and development responsible for innovative ways to meet the needs of the vulnerable and marginalized community members. S/he will engage with donors for the development of new strategies and proposals, ensure capacity development of the program team, and support implementation teams throughout the project cycle management to meet expected results.
Location: ADRA Philippines, Silang, Cavite
Expected Outcome 1: (Human Resource)
Program team members are qualified, have the opportunity to develop experience, access to adequate resources, and deliver expected individual and program results.
- Support the Country Office (CO) in the recruitment of key program personnel, coordinators, specialists and project managers.
- Provide appropriate program or project orientation to all program team members.
- In collaboration with the Finance Unit, ensure the provision of logistics, procurement, and financial training to appropriate project team members.
- Together with HR, periodically assess the performance of CO program team members and project managers.
Expected Outcome 2: (Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E))
Program and project progress, challenges and constraints are regularly assessed, communicated to relevant internal and external stakeholders for improvement and learning.
- Regularly monitor project progress and advise project and CO management of areas for improvement and follow-up.
- Maintain and update the program dashboard and reporting schedule, and shares them with team members as appropriate.
- Oversee the program database development and management to ensure proper storage and use of project related documentation and programmatic analysis and learning.
- Keep donors informed of program and project progress, and any amendments needed in terms of project scope, targets, budget, and possible extensions.
Expected Outcome 3: (Government/Community/Church Relations)
Relationship building and regular liaison with key stakeholders is very important in this role.
- Become an active member in INGO meetings such as PINGON, PHILCAN, etc. as appropriate.
- Liaise with government, cluster groups, SDA institutions and churches, NGOs, and local communities in meetings and events.
- Develop relationships with potential donors such as ECHO, OCHA, WFP, OFDA, JICA, USAID, etc., in the region with the objective of seeking more funding and opportunities of interventions.
Expected Outcome 4: (Program Management)
The Development and Emergency program/projects are well implemented with a compassionate and Christian approach meeting the needs of the beneficiaries as well as of the donors.
- Mentor and assist program members and project managers throughout the project cycle management steps:
- Selection and validation of beneficiaries
- Detailed implementation plan
- M&E requirements
- Logistics/Vehicle management
- Activity implementation
- Financial disbursements
- Sourcing/Procuring of materials
- Team meetings
- Monitor projects on a regular basis and share monitoring reports with project managers and the country director, including areas for improvement to be considered and followed-up.
- Ensure donor progress and financial reports are submitted according to submission schedule.
- Ensure that project baseline, mid-term and final evaluations, as well as lessons learned workshops are conducted and results disseminated.
- Organize best practice and lessons learned results to be published to the ADRA network, donors, and local government.
Expected Outcome 5: (Business Development)
Future Development and Emergency projects are developed in consultation with key stakeholders and team members.
- Drive the development of programmatic strategies with CO leaders and program team members.
- Take primary responsibility for the development and quality control of proposals. This will be done in collaboration and coordination with the Business Development Coordinator.
Lead the overall planning for field assessments and ensure that processes are adequate and produce necessary information for proposal development.
- A personal commitment to ADRA's mission, vision, values and beliefs
- 5+ years of demonstrated experience in significant emergency response and development management roles
- Proficient program management and implementation skills
- Demonstrated experience with the undertaking of community assessments and analysis
- Demonstrated proposal development skills with a track record of many approved project proposals by a wide range of donors.
- DRR, finance, logistics and procurement knowledge and experience.
- Demonstrated mentoring, coaching, and team leadership skills
- Community Development and/or Disaster Management degree from a tertiary academic institution
- A passion for social justice and community service delivery
- Proven experience of using MS office application (Word, Excel, Access)
- Master’s degree in Community Development, Disaster Management or similar field.
- Proficient verbal and written Filipino language skills
How To Apply
ADRA works with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible action.
If you want to take part in effecting positive change in other people’s lives and you meet the desired qualifications, send your COVER LETTER and complete updated CV/RESUME (with at least 3 character references and their respective contact numbers) through the following:
Human Resource Officer: email@example.com
BY WALK IN/POST MAIL
Main Office Address:
- ADRA, JP Rizal St. Brgy. Sabutan, Silang, Cavite 4118
We thank you for your interest in the career opportunities with ADRA Philippines. Due to high volume of applicants only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
CLOSING DATE: June 30, 2017