Education as a Vaccine (EVA) Job for a Team Leader

Education as a Vaccine (EVA) is recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Team Leader, Advocacy and Capacity Building

Job Location: Abuja

Educational Qualification: At least University degree in Social Sciences. Master’s degree will be an added advantage.

Years of Experience: At least 4-6 years’ experience in a related field

Other Requirements:

  • Knowledge of program management
  • Knowledge of advocacy and capacity building program area

Job Specification(s):

  • Coordinate the development and implementation of quality programs and activities in accordance with national, state, funding agency and organization’s guidelines and requirements.

Working Relationships

  • The TLPAC will work directly with the Board Program Committee; Executive Director; Team Leader Service Delivery and Behavior Change Communication; Team Leader, Strategy, Learning, Development and Communications as well as Team Leader, Finance and Admin at management level for the development of strategies, budget and programs. S/He will work with Field Office (State) Program Coordinators and Assistants in the delivery of key tasks.
  • The TLPAC will be responsible for directly supervising the Field Office (State) Program Coordinators and Assistants

Key Task and Responsibilities
1.) Plan Advocacy and Capacity Building Programs:

  • Serve as the technical lead on advocacy and capacity building programs and activities
  • Plan the delivery of the advocacy and capacity building program and its activities in accordance with the mission and the goals of the organization
  • Develop an annual budget and operating plan to support advocacy and capacity building programs
  • Develop a program evaluation framework to assess the strengths of the program and to identify areas for improvement
  • Develop funding proposals for advocacy and capacity program
  • Develop new initiatives to support the strategic direction of the organization
  • Develop and implement long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the program

2.) Organize the Advocacy and Capacity Building Program:

  • Ensure that advocacy and capacity building program activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization
  • Ensure that program activities comply with all relevant professional standards
  • Develop forms and records to document program activities
  • Oversee the collection and maintenance of records on the clients of the program for statisticalpurposes according to the confidentiality/privacy policy of the organization

3.) Staff Advocacy and Capacity Building Program:

  • In consultation with the Executive Director and HR/Admin Coordinator, recruit, interview and select well-qualified program staff
  • Work with the HR/Admin coordinator to ensure that all program staff receive an appropriate orientation to the organization and advocacy and capacity building programs
  • Ensure all staff members receive orientation and appropriate training on advocacy and capacity building technical areas.
  • Work with the HR/Admin coordinator to establish and implement a performance management process for all advocacy and capacity building program staff
  • Engage volunteers for appropriate program activities using established volunteer management policies

4.) Lead Advocacy and Capacity Building Program:

  • Supervise program staff by providing direction, input and feedback
  • Communicate with beneficiaries, partners and other stakeholders to gain community support for the program and to solicit input to improve the program
  • Represent the organization in technical meetings relating to advocacy and capacity building issues.
  • Liaise with other Team Leaders to ensure the effective and efficient program delivery

5.) Control and Report on Advocacy and Capacity Building Program:

  • Write reports on the program for management and for funders
  • Communicate with funders as outlined in funding agreements
  • Ensure that the program operate within the approved budget
  • Monitor and approve all budgeted program expenditures
  • Identify and evaluate the risks associated with program activities and take appropriate action to control the risks
  • Monitor the program activities on a regular basis and conduct an annual evaluation according to the program evaluation framework
  • Report evaluation findings to the Executive Director and recommend changes to enhance the program, as appropriate
  • Work with the Team Leader, Finance and Admin to monitor cash flow projections and report actual cash flow and variance to the Executive Director on a monthly basis.
  • Work with Team Leader, Finance and Admin to manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures
  • Ensure that all financial records for the program are up to date
  • Ensure financial reports and supporting documentation for funders are prepared as outlined in funding agreements

Apply Before: 1st August, 2016. 

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and Cover letter to: [email protected] with the Job title as the subject of the email

 



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