Position: Manager Program Development and Implementation
Duration: One Year (Extendable)
Salary: As per expertise and experience
The Program Development Manager leads efforts to respond to program development needs with an emphasis on strategically increasing organizational portfolio in priority areas. This position independently oversees and manages team comprised of consultants and external partners to develop proposals in response to donor solicitations and organizationally determined priority areas. In developing proposals, s/he leads project design (depending on the size and complexity of the opportunity) and writes concept notes, proposals, determines budget allocations, recruits consultants and personnel, and upon award liaises with program staff to ensure efficient project implementation. The position provides guidance and support for field-based proposal development initiatives, including conducting capture trips, interviewing and determining staffing for key personnel positions, screening local partners, and apportioning partner budgets. The position is held accountable for high-quality submission of all donor-related requirements by internally or externally imposed deadlines. S/he contributes to the larger strategic development of the Program Development Department and serves in a least one leadership role for the department. S/he represents the organization externally with international and local partners as well as government and private donors.
Tasks and deliverables:
Essential Competencies and Skills
We strongly believe in staff’s professional development and capacity building. The manager program development will be responsible to enhance his/her professional and personal growth as well as his/her team. He/she may also get an opportunity to participate in various local and international trainings /conferences.
Education and Specifications
Preferred Skills & Knowledge
Accountability: Able to set clear goals for himself and his/her team and monitor performance against the objectives
Empowerment: Capable of having open, honest and respectful dialogue with community members and Government representatives and other stakeholders
Equality: Work with highest ethical standards and treat all people with respect
Inclusiveness: Embrace diversity and able to enrich output with diverse perspectives
Sustainability: Committed to achieving sustainable results in all aspects of work
*FEMALE/MINORITY CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY*
Candidates meeting the above job requirements should send their latest CV with a covering letter clearly explaining their interest and addressing the key competencies for the post on firstname.lastname@example.org positively.
Sungi Development Foundation (SDF) commonly known as Sungi, a non-profit organization, registered under the Societies Act 1860, is a leading rights’ based national organization working extensively in both development and humanitarian sectors since year 1989. Led by a Board of Governors (BoG), comprising professionals with diverse educational backgrounds, Sungi is governed through set of policies that ensure transparency, accountability and effectiveness within its systems and operations.
Despite having substantial dependence on external resources, Sungi implements internally developed programs in collaboration with its stakeholders and partners. Through its community based approaches, Sungi always focuses on the development of marginalized communities. Hence, it champions in social mobilization approaches including PPA, RRA and PRA. Besides having deep roots in the northern Pakistan, Sungi has country-wide presence through its local partners and networks. Due to its sustainable approaches and long-term programs, Sungi has in-depth linkages with stakeholders and communities in both urban and rural areas of the country.