6 Jun 2012

Full-Time Program Manager – Disaster Risk Reduction (Lao PDR)

Oxfam – Posted by LAO JOBS VACANCYVientiane, Vientiane Prefecture, Laos

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Job Description

Program Manager – Disaster Risk Reduction (Lao PDR)
The key focus of the role is to ensure high quality outcomes under the Disaster Risk Reduction (LANGOCA) project. The main project activities include improving capacity at village, district and provincial level to better prepare for and mitigate the impacts of disaster, improving food security and health particularly through improved access to clean water. A key focus of Oxfam’s work is to improve gender equity and increasing awareness of the risks of HIV/AIDS as a crosscutting theme throughout all project activities.
The Project Manager will be responsible for all aspects of the program cycle with a key focus on:
• Managing the effective and efficient delivery of project outcomes that meet beneficiaries’ needs, funder requirements, country program strategies and organization priorities.
• Effective monitoring, evaluation and reporting of the project; managing all components of program effectiveness.
• Managing and developing the project team and ensuring the development of staff/partner capacity.
This is a key role for Oxfam Australia’s country program and reports directly to the Country Representative and is a member of the Senior Management Team. The Program Manager will have line management responsibilities for five staff.
You will have proven experience in a similar role and be able to demonstrate:
– Relevant qualifications or skills in rural development, community development, project monitoring, evaluation and reporting, contract management;
– Experience in leading and managing the successful delivery of project strategies in Laos or countries in South East Asia;
– Proven management and supervisory experience in motivating and leading multi disciplinary teams and stakeholders (internally/externally);
– Significant experience working with NGOs or INGOs in Laos or countries in South East Asia;
– Proven analytical skills;
– Demonstrated leadership, management and coordination skills;
– Significant understanding of complex emergencies and crisis contexts.
– High level financial management skills and sound numeracy skills;
– Experience in representing and communicating at a senior levels: Government, INGOs/international agencies and donors;
– Strong spoken and written English and sound ability to understand and speak Lao or Thai is an advantage;
– Sound understanding of managing and working under the local context is an advantage;
– Knowledge and commitment to adhere to the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct, Oxfam Code of Conduct, people in Aid Code of Good practice, Sphere relief standards, and child protection;
Salary and benefits for this position include a salary of AUD66,880 per annum plus benefits. This is a fixed term position for a period one (1) year.

How to Apply

Please visit www.oxfam.org.au/my/jobs for application details.
Applications close 10th of June 2012.
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Job Categories: MANAGER. Job Types: Full-Time.

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