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Our client, a leading safari tourism brand, is looking for a Programmes Manager to manage the philanthropic arm of their team
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Duties and Responsibilities include but are not subject to:
The Programmes Manager is responsible for providing oversight and strategic direction across all areas of operation.
This includes directly supervising and supporting the Programme Officers in each of the four locations and indirectly supervising and supporting the field staff in all four locations.
This role requires a strong, confident and humble leader, who will be responsible for all teams, offering weekly guidance and support on programme planning, working with the teams to track programme activities and outcomes, diligent oversight of the organization’s monitoring and evaluation to ensure all data requirements are met.
Implementation and careful oversight of the organization’s strategic plan and consistent tracking of programme activities and outcomes to target,
Addressing bottlenecks to progress, preparing and monitoring programme budgets, report writing, grant writing, financial management and oversight, as well as HR administration.
Additionally, the Programmes Manager will work closely with the Communications Manager to ensure stakeholder engagement and relationships are on track, including donor reporting and engagement.
S/he will liaise closely with all of the business units in the tourism company, ensuring good working relationships and synergy between the tourism marketing department, the lodge operations and the Foundation.
Moreover, the Programmes Manager will oversee and ensure effective execution of all community excursions and guest interaction across the sites, organize and execute fundraising and awareness events, host donors and potential donors, and contribute to the communications materials showcasing our work.

  • Industry: NGO
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Fluency in English (other languages a plus – especially French, Chinyanja and/or siLozi) <br> Master’s degree in relevant field <br> At least 3 years’ experience working in senior programmes management <br> At least 3 years’ active involvement with monitoring, evaluation and/or impact analysis <br> At least 3 years’ experience managing and reporting on project budgets exceeding $300,000 USD <br> Familiarity and interest in working with vulnerable children <br> At least 5 years’ experience living and working in rural Africa <br> Proven track record in successful grant applications and grant management <br>
Key Skills
Excellent leadership and management skills with ability to map and manage diverse employee and stakeholder relationships
Proficiency with thinking through and actioning multiple plans in areas that pose logistical challenges
Proficiency with Microsoft (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)
Strong analytical skills
Excellent English writing/grammar skills, with ability to deliver efficiently and eloquently on report writing and communication tasks
Extremely organized, efficient and ability to remain focused in completing tasks
Experience with organizing fundraising and/or awareness events
Confident public speaker
Excellent financial management skills
Ability to work independently, manage budgets and meet strict deadlines
Ability to manage specific contracts and/or projects with diverse consultants, service providers, donors, and other stakeholders
Ability to manage the demands of field work with deskbound deliverables
Demonstrated experience working remotely and with teams in different time- zones and locations
Ability to work with and learn from people of greatly diverse backgrounds (lifestyle, religion, sexuality, gender identity, socio-economic status, educational levels, ethnicity, and nationality)
Experience working with multicultural and mutli-linguistic teams and environments
Experience managing a team and mentoring/building capacity
Strong interest and passion in working with under-served communities
Strong interest and passion in working with female students and children with special needs

Additional Requirements