Program Manager

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    Steve Al-Bazy

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    27 days ago

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MSELECT is looking to hire a Program Manager for a consultancy client in Erbil. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of work experience in development outside government institutions. English, Kurdish and Arabic fluency is a must.

The Program Manager is accountable for the successful implementation of all recommended modifications, as well as the coordination and oversight of all projects carried out within the programs. He/she works under the supervision of the Secretary-General and in collaboration with the Organization's Programs Directorate and other departments.

Leadership and Program Management

  • Guide the progress of plans, from mapping and formulation to consultation.
  • Administer the process of implementing plans, preparing budgets and reports.
  • Prepare and present technical advice and guidance on the management and sustainability of partnerships.
  • Participate in the recruitment process of new managers and officers for projects.

Supervise, Monitor and Report On Programs

  • Ensuring that all projects are monitored, reviewed and evaluated.
  • Establish a monitoring system to track progress on outcomes and measures.
  • Review and write monthly, seasonal and donor reports.
  • Manage the data collection process for reports.

Human Resource Management and Program Funding

  • Monitoring the budget.
  • Ensure optimal use of resources in accordance with applicable government and donor procedures.
  • Review financial reports and ensure consistent reporting in collaboration with Organization’s Administration and Finance Department.
  • Present and explain donor guidelines and procedures to the staff of the Administration and Finance Department of the Organization.

Creating New Partnerships and Assisting The Organization In Developing A Resource Mobilization Strategy

  • Finding, identifying, promoting, providing and collecting revenue for the Organization.
  • Identify areas of collaborative work, based on Organization strategic objectives and donor priorities.
  • Build partnerships, prepare agreements and monitor their implementation.
  • Ensure close collaboration with other Organization staff and teams.
  • Represent the organization at special program meetings and policy discussions related to gender equality.
  • Identify best practice examples, lessons learned to guide planning improvements.
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by the Trustee.

Work Experience

  • At least 5 years of work experience in development outside government institutions (for Master's degree). 7-9 years of experience for a bachelor's degree holder.

Educational Level

  • Hold at least a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in: Human Development, Gender, Public Policy (State), International Relations, Social Sciences or any other similar technical field.


  • Fluent in Kurdish, Arabic and English (speaking and writing).

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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