Senior Programme Manager

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International Alert has been working for 30 years with people directly affected by conflict to find peaceful solutions. We believe in a world where people resolve their differences without violence and can build a more peaceful future for their families and communities.

Senior Programme Manager

Salary: Competitive. Local terms and conditions will apply

Location:  This is a Kigali-Rwanda based position and candidates must be legally   

                   authorized to work in Rwanda.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join our Rwanda team. The senior programme manager is a senior management position within our Rwanda programme and reports directly to the Country Manager.

he/she will be responsible for the timely and effective implementation, planning, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting of all current project activities in Rwanda. he/she will ensure the coordination, synergy and cross-project learning across the Rwanda project portfolio and complementarity with other country programmes in the Great Lakes region as well as with London-based departments.

In collaboration with the Country Manager, he/she will be expected to support the development of new programming initiatives, including fundraising and identification of new partners. he/she will represent the organization where needed and be responsible for nurturing a close collaboration and relationship with government authorities, donors, civil society and other external stakeholders.

Essential qualifications include extensive experience of supervising, supporting and monitoring or development programmes in Rwanda or a similar context. Substantial NGO project management experience, including responsibility for contract management and donor relations, and proven experience of managing staff is a must.

Furthermore, we are looking for proven experience in peacebuilding/conflict transformation and familiarity with gender- and conflict-sensitive approaches. In addition, experience of developing donor proposals and nurturing constructive relationships with local partners (governmental and non-governmental) is essential as well as an excellent working knowledge (spoken and written) English.

Note: the above are some of the requirements for the job. For the full requirements, please see the Job Description attached or find the job description on our website.

To apply, please follow this link, fill out the necessary information and upload any requested documents.

Closing date: Tuesday, 19th June, 5 pm, applications will be reviewed as they come in and we may hold interviews before the deadline.

While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, you can assume your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful. International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be judged strictly on the basis of merit.

International Alert has been working for 30 years with people directly affected by conflict to find peaceful solutions.

We believe in a world where people resolve their differences without violence and can build a more peaceful future for their families and communities.

We build a more peaceful world by collaborating with people from across divides to resolve the root causes of conflict, because everyone can play a part in building peace, every day.

We work alongside local communities, partners, businesses and policy-makers to turn our in-depth research and analysis into practical solutions and action on the ground.

And we bring together people from the grassroots to the policy level to inspire and amplify the voice of peace, because it is only together that we can achieve change.

www.international-alert.org