Head of Program and Partnerships (HoPP)

  • Contractor
  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Development Aid profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.

Development Aid

DRS is actively seeking a Head of Program and Partnerships (HoPP) for a global remote position on behalf of our client, an international non-governmental organization (INGO). In this role, the HoPP will be responsible for overseeing coordination and coherence across program pillars, developing and ensuring the implementation of partnership strategy on a global scale, and enhancing the organization’s influencing approach across all programs.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Foster cooperation between organization affiliates, actively engage in fundraising initiatives, and negotiate funding opportunities for programs.
  • Coordinate program design and oversight, ensuring adherence and compliance with organization policies and standards.
  • Work closely with the Director to conduct regular risk analysis, apply safe programming.
  • Proactively build relationships with external stakeholders and allies globally.
  • Lead the advancement of partnership strategy and implementation globally, collaborating with thematic leads, program managers, the influencing team, and others.
  • Establish strategic relationships, strengthen coalitions and networks globally, based on organization partnership principles and best practices.
  • Promote linkages and shared learning between counterparts and key stakeholders for effective planning and program delivery.
  • Ensure quality design, implementation, management, and monitoring of organization programs globally.
  • Oversee program quality, including M&E frameworks, data collection, reporting, donor engagement, and learning.
  • Work closely with program leads and the finance and operations team to monitor program budgets and expenditures.
  • Facilitate exchange and learning across global teams, programs, and countries.
  • Promote the organization culture by facilitating participation across various programs and support functions.
  • Represent the organization.
  • Manage, mentor, and monitor the global Program & Partnership team, including HR issues, team building, and performance reviews.
  • Facilitate recruitment and selection processes for global program staff.

Technical Skills, Experience & Knowledge:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience in development, social science, or relevant fields.
  • At least 10 years of progressively responsible professional experience in program design, implementation, management, and M&E.
  • Solid knowledge of global contexts and expertise in thematic areas of the organization.
  • Proven experience in representing an organization at a senior level to various stakeholders.
  • Strong leadership and management skills in complex organizational structures and multi-country programming.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.
  • Competencies in analytical, risk management, reporting, and planning skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills, particularly in cross-cultural contexts.
  • Proven working experience and knowledge of global development issues.

How to apply

The updated CVs in English should be submitted to [email protected], under the title:Head of Program and Partnerships (HoPP*)**. Due to the high number of applications received via the DevelopmentAid website, we can reply to shortlisted candidates only. Please note that the above requirements can be modified during the recruitment process according to the client’s procedures.*

Deadline: 10 Feb 2024

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