SOS Children’s Villages Regional Programme Manager Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs. SOS Children’s Villages Ethiopia looking for “Regional Programme Manager“. Applicants with a degree in Masters Degree may apply on or before 13th Feb 2023.
SOS Children’s Villages started in 1949 with an innovative idea. Hermann Gmeiner, a child welfare advocate from Austria, recognized a problem thousands of children in post-war Europe had lost their families, and orphanages presented them with the prospect of a grim institutional childhood. His solution was to develop a model of family-like care – providing children with security and a sense of belonging by building reliable and resilient relationships.
SOS Children’s Villages Regional Programme Manager Jobs 2023
The SOS Children’s Villages has published a job vacancy announcement on 6th Feb 2023 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Regional Programme Manager to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
|Recruiter||SOS Children’s Villages|
|Position||Regional Programme Manager|
|Location||Addis Ababa, Ethiopia|
|Total Vacant Post||N/A|
|Experience Required||Minimum Seven years|
|Application Deadline||13th Feb 2023|
SOS Children’s Villages Job Vacancy 2023
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Responsible for the coordination and implementation and day to day operations of the Danida grant “Leave no Youth Behind”
- Responsible for the monitoring, evaluation and learning tasks on the Danida Grant. This includes the implementation of relevant RBM steps and tools, and to facilitate and participate in programme assessments and studies, such as evaluations, case studies, and value for money analysis.
- Providing technical expertise as well as facilitating the programme change processes.
- To work with key Programme co-workers to design and deliver innovative alternative care models within the region.
- Work with Programme co-workers at regional and national levels to design and deliver innovation within alternative care and youth leaving care within the regionMonitor current debates within the organization, United Nations and other international forums on youth leaving care, alternative care, and identify opportunities to shape and influence internal polices
- Work with relevant regional Programme team to develop and maintain a knowledge hub, keep others in the organization informed of trends and opportunities, and disseminate learnings and best practices in the areas of alternative care and youth participation/empowerment
- Promote SOS minimum standards on the implementation of the UN guidelines for the alternative care of children both within and outside the organisation
- Support MAs to develop and execute linkages between the regional advocacy strategy, national strategies and the alternative care models
- Support MAs to facilitate responsible re-integration processes by developing/adapting tools and other relevant materials/documents
- Support in the identification of capacity gaps within the Member Association’s co-workers pertaining to re-integration of children, and support the facilitation of capacity building processes
- Together with the relevant programme team in the region create, share, use and manage knowledge and information on re-integration of children within the region.
- Share information with ESAF Programme functions about innovative programme approaches and supports the documentation of such approaches, good practices and lessons learnt.
- Facilitates processes for internal and external knowledge sharing among national programmes teams in the region and supports such processes between regions and keeps abreast with new programme developments and regularly exchanges with advisors in other regions
- Support MAs/ programme teams in all phases of the RBM cycle: plan, monitor and report, evaluate, and use results to learn; ensuring that minimum quality criteria are integrated into design and implementation.
- Identifying, sharing and scaling best practices within the region,
- Developing and running capacity-building methodologies and activities for staff and young people on youth participation and youth-led initiatives in MAs, e.g. an annual regional training on youth participation, ensuring young people participate in the planning and execution of those trainings
- Supporting MAs to establish solid and sustainable youth-led structures and networks (e.g. Youth Councils) and facilitate discussions at the regional level between them
- supporting MAs to organize and host youth meetings/conferences to prepare young people to join different government and key stakeholders’ meetings, in close coordination with the advocacy counterparts,
- Advises national programmes staff when setting targets and defining HR requirements and quality measures during annual and strategic planning process. Advises national programmes staff in the development of and provides feedback on programme ideas, concepts and proposals for new types of interventions.
Position in Organization:
- Position title: Regional Program Manager
- Working location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
- Supervisor: Deputy Regional Director of Program
- Region: East and Southern Africa (ESAF)
- Contract Period: Two years with possible extension
- Deadline: 13th Feb 2023
Qualification & Experience:
- Master’s degree in Development studies, child rights, psychology, Sociology, social work, Childcare and youth Development, or other relevant social science degree
- At least 7 years of professional work experience in fields relevant to child protection and alternative care programming/re-Integration.
How to Apply SOS Children’s Villages Regional Programme Manager Jobs 2023
Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.
Then to apply, go to https://careers-sos-kd.icims.com/jobs/1423/-/job?mobile=false&width=1140&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=330&jun1offset=330
The Closing Date: 13th Feb 2023.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
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