Programme Manager


Company Options Consu...
Industry Healthcare
Category International...
Location Accra Ghana
Job Status Fixed Term
Salary Communserate ...
Education Master’...
Experience N/A
Job Expires Aug 07, 2021
Contact ...

Company Profile

Options Consultancy Services Limited is a leading global health consultancy established in 1992 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Marie Stopes International. We manage health programmes that ensure vulnerable women and children can access the high-quality health services they need. We work with partners to co-create and implement locally informed solutions to complex health problems. This includes governments, development partners, NGOs, civil society and health workers. Our programming is flexible, evidence-based and politically informed. This means we adapt to changing contexts, use data to inform our decisions and ensure our approach is appropriate. Our focus is always on building local skills and systems that last. Our headquarters is based in London, UK with offices in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Nepal.

Job Description

Options Options seeks a Programme Manager to be are responsible for the effective and efficient project management of “Ghana Somubi Dwumadie” (Ghana Participation Programme) which is a four-year disability programme focusing on mental health.Under the guidance of the Team Leader, the Programme Manager will work closely with other Options’ Departments to enable the programme to be carried out on time and to budget, and within Options’ quality standards of delivery.

The post-holder will be responsible for:

  • Project management
  • Financial management
  • Contract and contract management

They will also support business development, design and innovation, and contribute to knowledge management within Options including in relation to the Programme Resource Centre, highlighting key developments within programmes that can be communicated and shared.

Required Skills or Experience

To be successful in this role, the candidate will have:

  • Masters in relevant subject area or equivalent professional experience
  • Significant experience of working in international development at Programme Management level
  • Extensive experience of the development and implementation of programmes
  • Experience in distance management of relations between a head office and an internationally based team
  • Experience in people management and management of teams
  • Experience of managing large, complex donor-funded budgets
  • Experience working in resource constrained settings and low- and middle-income countries
  • Experience of close working relationships with partners and consortia
  • Experience of contracts and contracting

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