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Programme Manager - Sierra Leone Sierra Leone (+1 other)


CHM Sierra Leone (+1 other) Sierra Leone

2 months ago

This charity is looking for a Programme Manager for Sierra Leone to provide management support to the Gola Rainforest Conservation non-profit company and their local conservation partner in the Gola Landscape Programme, principally on the REDD+ (Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Degradation) programme.

Programme Manager – Sierra Leone (Fixed-Term)

Reference: FEB20233227

Location: Sierra Leone

Salary: £38,000 - £42,156 Per Annum

Hours: Full Time for 37.5 hours per week

Duration: Fixed Term for 2 years

Benefits: Annual leave, life assurance, rent, utilities, pension compensation

What's the role about?

Reporting to the Head of the Greater Gola Landscape, the Programme Manager (PM) Sierra Leone will be responsible for advising the Gola Rainforest Company (GRC) Directors, Head of Gola (HoG), and the GRC Superintendents in programme implementation planning and monitoring, administration, fiscal management and assisting implementation of the GRC goals and objectives. The PM... will serve as the management leader and coordinator of a team of Technical Advisors supporting the GRC departments of Community Development, Research, Agribusiness and Park Operations.

The Programme Manager will also serve as one of this organisation's primary field liaisons with national and provincial host government representatives, donors, partner agencies and local institutions and communities. As part of the cross-boundary Greater Gola Landscape, the Programme Manager will also be the main contact for the relevant personnel at the Gola Programme in Liberia.

You will have strong skills in capacity building and mentoring, building and managing a team, work planning, budgeting and financial management, strategic thinking, and building good relationships with local and national stakeholders. You will have an interest in protected area management, natural resources management, sustainable livelihoods, community-engagement, and capacity building.

Essential skills, knowledge and experience:
• Master’s Degree in conservation technical area, Protected Area Management, international development, or relevant field required.
• Extensive overseas experience, preferably in West Africa.
• Understanding and proven application of REDD+, Climate Change, Conservation, participatory approaches, partnership, and gender to development programmes.
• Capacity building in management strengthening
• Strong background in managing and directing field operations.
• Strong background in financial management
• Experience in program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and grant reporting.
• Strong interpersonal and team building
• Fluent in English

The right is reserved to extend or make this role permanent without further advertising, dependent on business needs at the end of the contract term.

Closing Date: 23:59, Wednesday 22nd March 2023

To Apply and for more information

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This employer is committed to developing an inclusive and diverse organisation, in which everyone feels supported, valued, and able to be their full selves. To achieve their vision of creating a world richer in nature, they need more people, and more diverse people, on nature’s side. People of colour and disabled people are currently underrepresented across the environment, climate, sustainability, and conservation sector. If you identify as a person of colour and/or disabled, they are particularly interested in receiving your application. You will be able to contact the employer to discuss any additional support you may need to complete your application.

This charity is an equal opportunities employer. This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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Sierra Leone (+1 other)

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