Program Officer at Idmibok International (360 HSDC)

  • 7 months ago

Job Description

Job Overview:

  • The Program Officer is responsible for supporting program operations, including strategic planning, coordination, implementation and monitoring.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring financial compliance under program activities including budgets, expenses, documentation, etc.
  • Developing long-term business plans
  • Reviewing, monitoring and managing program budgets
  • Drives the implementation of projects
  • Achieves project requirements within budget, established time frame, standards of quality, and donor satisfaction.
  • Establish, maintain, and develop productive working relationship with field staff, subordinates, consultants at large, and other departments within 360HSDC.
  • Participate and represent program management at offsite venues for the purpose of business development and information dissemination as directed.
  • Contribute to and inform program design, knowledge of tools towards implementation of projects, knowledge management and thought leadership, and collection of resources.
  • Work with Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) team to design and determine indicators, ensure that the field has the tools to monitor progress made towards indicators, periodically check in with field team on data collection and progress toward meeting objectives, and share experience with regional teams.
  • Monitor and evaluate project progress and performance, including reviewing deliverable, and make recommendations where project activities may need to be adjusted based on M&E results.
  • Travel to field offices to monitor project activities.
  • Actively participate in business development/proposal development/new initiative processes.
  • Provide professional developmental opportunities for junior program staff. Evaluate performance of supervisee(s), and provide constructive feedback and proactive management.
  • Work with Human Resources to source and recruit critical talent.
  • Work with Contracts and Grants to ensure timely acquisition and delivery of services.
  • Support design, review/selection, and implementation of sub awards, including review of quarterly narrative and financial reports, as well as processing invoices.
  • Ensure the quality of monthly/quarterly reports.
  • Provide input into annual work plans, performance monitoring plans, and other programmatic reports.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s Degree in international relations, political science, international development preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of overall work experience in the international development sector.
  • Significant experience with budget management and oversight of large single project or multiple small projects, including projections, pipelines, and modifications.
  • Experience supporting business development efforts.
  • Proposal writing and development experience is essential
  • Experience with program management, project design, and business development.
  • Microsoft Office and Excel required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Knowledge of political contexts in multiple African countries preferred.
  • Field experience desirable.

Method of Application

Send your CV and Cover letter to:, with job title as the subject, E.g “Shelter/Infrastructure Officer”.

Address your cover letter to:

The Recruitment Team

Idmibok International (360HSDC)


Deadline: 24th April, 2020

Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

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