Program Director Food Security - Sana a, Yemen - 2313830

Mercy Corps
  • Program Director Food Security - Sana a, Yemen Jobs in Yemen - 2313830

    Mercy Corps
  • 7 - 8 Years
  • Yemen - Yemen
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Job Description

General Position SummaryThe Program Director (PD) will provide overall leadership, technical oversight, management and strategic vision of the Yemen Food Assistance program 3 (YEFA 3) while managing staff and resources to ensure that the program meets its targets and deliverables on-time, on-scope and within budget The PD will ensure high program quality while ensuring strict adherence to internal Mercy Corps policies and procedures as well as donor rules and regulations The PD will also have representation duties to donors, relevant government entities, consortium partners, other implementers and external stakeholders The PD will coordinate closely with the consortium members and hold regular consortium meetings to support program implementations and learning across the partners The PD will work closely with the Area Director s of Taiz, Sana a and Aden, the program team and support departments to ensure effective program coordination and implementation, monitoring and evaluation, quality assurance and accountabilityEssential Job FunctionsStrategy And Vision Set direction by prioritizing and organizing actions and resources to achieve program objectives and contribute to countrywide strategy and strategy development Develop and organize activities to secure resources for the program and elicit support from stakeholdersProgram Management Ensure program is on-time, on-scope and within budget Structure hisher team to ensure that all program aspects meet the highest programmatic standards and adhere to industry normsregulations Track program objectives and deadlines Ensure the monitoring of all grant agreements for compliance with Mercy Corps policies and procedures as well as donorgovernmentexternal rules and regulations Oversee the consortium management and program implementations Oversee the performance of consultants and contractors Oversee all aspects of design, monitoring, evaluation and learning, and ensure that all program aspects are documented and archived according to internaldonor requirements Ensure the program is in alignment with Mercy Corps principles, values and the program s strategic plan Ensure all program management minimum standards are met (including risk management, issues management) Ensure optimal integration of all program components for maximum impact Create and maintain systems ensuring effective and transparent use of financial resources for timely and informative reporting in line with donor and Mercy Corps policies and proceduresTeam Management Recruit a program team and ensure that program staff receive necessary inductions and training (including program management certification where required) Create a work atmosphere of mutual respect conducive to professional growth and development of excellent personnel at all levels Implement, and ensure all staff members are effectively using, the performance planning and management system, establishing performance expectations and regularly providing constructive feedback Promote accountability by conducting staff annual performance reviews with direct supervisees and ensuring that supervisory staff personnel do the same Contribute to country team-building efforts, help team members identify problem-solving options and ensure the integration of all team members into relevant decision-making processes Draft andor review scopes of work to hire and manage any technical consultants, including review for technical efficacy and contract budgetFinance & Compliance Management Ensure all internal control procedures are adhered to and that necessary measures are put in place to ensure high standards of accountability and compliance Ensure all internal and external reports are produced to donor and Mercy Corps standardsProgramme Support Coordinate with Area Directors, program, finance and administration staff to ensure operational systems are in place to support field activities (including logistics, procurement, security, administration and human resources)Influence & Representation Represent Mercy Corps to government, donors, NGOs and other relevant events in the field Coordinate activities with partners, sub-grantees, government and other implementers, as well as with other Mercy Corps global staff Communicate effectively to ensure overall project targets and donor obligations are metOrganizational Learning As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselvesSecurity Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies Work closely with Mercy Corps Yemen High risk program advisor, security focal points and Area Directors to develop and maintain systems that ensure the safety and security of the team in all aspects of its implementation processAccountability to Beneficiaries Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projectsSupervisory ResponsibilityProgram managers and other program staffAccountabilityReports Directly to Deputy Country DirectorWorks Directly with MEL Team, Program Managers, Coordinates with HQ Regional Program Team, Area Directors, Consortium Program Teams

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Eligibility:Bachelor of Arts(Economics), Bachelor of Business Administration(Managem ent), Other(Other).

Industry:NGO / Social Services / Community Services / Non-Profit

Function:Chefs / F&B / Housekeeping / Front Desk

Deadline:17th Sep 2024

Desired Candidate Profile

Program Director Food Security

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