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Programme Manager – Voice

Restless Development Zambia

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Restless Development Zambia

ABOUT RESTLESS DEVELOPMENT

We know young people have the power to solve the challenges we face in our
world, but they are being ignored and overlooked. We are the agency that works
with young people so they can lead in solving those challenges. Whether that
means supporting communities to end child marriage or prevent HIV, we work
with young people to change their lives and the lives of people in their
communities.

Our programmes are genuinely life-changing, but can’t do any of this without
talented, creative individuals at every level of our organisation.

OUR APPROACH TO SAFEGUARDING

Restless Development considers the welfare and protection of children, young
people and vulnerable adults to be an organisational imperative with primacy
over the success of programmes or strategic objectives. We recognise that
safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility and we expect all of our staff,
volunteers and partners to ensure we protect the communities in which we
operate from harm and abide by our Safeguarding Policy.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Restless Development Zambia has since 2003, been equipping youth to voice
their priorities; facilitating their access to decision makers for
accountability; and supporting platforms for youth to demonstrate that they
are effective change agents. We strengthen government, institutional and civil
society partners’ capacity to engage with youth. Our evidence-informed policy
engagement is unique in its approach, cutting across government, private
sector and the NGO sector and this has set us apart as an innovative partner
in development.
Restless Development Zambia is seeking a dynamic and talented Program Manager
to oversee our VOICE programme work. The Voice programs focus on empowering
young people as active citizens, building linkages between young people and
decision makers so that young people can influence those with power to embrace
youth development.
The Programme Manager will provide program oversight, learning, contribute to
Investments and partnerships, people , finance management and serve
as an active member of the Leadership Team.

THE ROLE*>
Job title:*> Programme Manager –Voice
Location:*> Kabwe
Salary:*> ZMW 274,380 basic salary per annum
Length of contract:*> 2 Years
Start Date:*> TBC
Probation Period:*> 6 Months
VISA Requirements:*> None- Open to Zambian Nationals only
Reports to:*> Head of Country
Direct reports:*> One Programme Coordinator, three Assistant Programme
Coordinators
Expected travel:*> National Travel will be required with possible
International travel

KEY PRIORITIES

1\. Programme Oversight and Learning

Working closely with the Programme Quality team to:

> Support the VOICE programme’s design and development; by incorporating feedback and lessons learnt from Implementation.
> Oversee and manage all programmes under Voice within the hub and lead regular review of all programmes to ensure effective programme management.
> Establish and maintain feedback mechanisms to reflect and refine program delivery and quality; ensuring all key stakeholders are providing and receiving feedback.
> Oversee development of programme materials (manuals and other training materials) and provide programme guidance for staff and young leaders.
> Document evidence of good practice for both internal and external learning and ensure systematic integration and application of organisational learning.
> Take full responsibility of programme risk management by analysing data, anticipating, identifying and mitigating risk factors.
> Develop and incorporate programme sustainability strategies into the existing and future programmes.
> Support the integration of VOICE in the design and implementation of the LIVING, SRHR and LEADERSHIP goal programme areas.

2\. Investments, Partnership and Management

Working closely with the Investments and Partnership unit to;

> Identify VOICE funding opportunities and support new business development (program design).
> Identify, develop and manage VOICE programme partnerships with government, donors, NGOs and other key stakeholders.
> Oversee all VOICE programme events to raise the profile of the programme.
> Represent Restless Development in local and national forums and platforms.
> Ensure quarterly reporting of our activities to local governments and ensure participation as required in meetings and events.
> Work closely with the Investments unit to ensure that all Voice proposals are assessed against the programme design protocol.
> Liaise with the programme, finance, and monitoring and evaluation teams to ensure timely development and submission of donor and partner reports.

3\. Financial Planning and Management

Work closely with the Finance unit to:

> Lead on developing, managing and regularly reviewing the programme budget.
> Support development of donor budgets and expenditures report.
> Support development of annual programme budgets and quarterly reforecasts.
> Ensure financial policy and procedure is adhered to by the team.
> Monitor project performance to ensure projects are on track against key performing indicators. This includes monitoring project deliverables, budgets, burn rates, and appropriate coding and cost recovery against each grant and raising any areas of concern to the Leadership Team.

4\. Personnel Management

> Manage all direct reports under Voice programmes and serve as a role model at all times.
> Coordinate training and other capacity-building initiatives for staff as required.
> Take charge of the performance management cycle for programme staff in your unit, while ensuring that all staff in your unit have up to date performance objectives and career development plans and that Line Management and Performance Management meetings are happening.
> Support Recruitment, selection, and orientation of new staff.
> Ensure human resource policy and procedures are adhered to by your team.

5\. Leadership Team Member

> Serve as active member of the Zambia Leadership Team.
> Ensure timely documentation and dissemination of key findings from programme to inform learning and presenting to the Leadership Team.
> Play key role in the strategic planning and review processes in coordination with the other programme team and immediate stakeholders.
> Provide regular updates on partnerships underpinning the VOICE programme.
> Provide guidance and expertise on programme issues to Leadership Team and broader organisation as required.

6\. Other duties as required

Other duties as required, occasionally working on weekends, late night in case
of young leader incidents and holidays for which time off in lieu can be
taken.

ABOUT YOU

We are looking for people with the right competencies and skills for the role,
and who demonstrate the personal qualities consistent with our Values.

Values, Behaviours and What we expect of the Programme Manager

HEART

We are who we serve. We are brave.

Values-led;*> Embeds a values-led culture within their team; both
recognising and rewarding behaviour which upholds the Restless Values and
professionally challenging behaviours which do not.

Innovation;*> Fosters a climate of innovation and continual improvement
across their team. Considers external best-practice when adapting plans;
acting positively and quickly to assess and resolve issues.

HEAD

We are 100% professional. We prove that young people can

Delivers Quality;*> Takes full accountability for performance and value-for-
money within their team. Ensures team capacity to deliver quality against
strategic priorities, and guides their team to develop solutions for
anticipated problems.

Decision- Making;*> Takes full accountability for managing a budget and/or
programme and/or incidents. Considers the organisational vision, Restless
Values, external influences, and long term impact when making decisions.
Supports more junior staff

VOICE

We generate leaders. We are proud to carry the banner for youth- led
development.

Leadership;*> Plays a key role in strategy development. May manage a small
team, taking accountability for team performance and creating a compelling
leadership vision for their team. Inspires and supports others to take on a
leadership role. Voice/ advocate for young peoples’ pertinent issues

People Development;*> Drives their own personal development, committing to
new challenges which build capacity for the organisation. Supports team
members to fulfil their potential through effective performance management,
mentoring and other opportunities for growth

HANDS

We are in it together. We listen and learn.

Effective Communication;*> Builds consensus and commitment amongst staff and
national partners, using effective communication to navigate difficult topics.
Coaches others to communicate effectively.

Collaboration;*> Utilises their internal and external relationships to
enable others to expand their network; creating opportunities for others to
broaden their awareness of other parts of the organisation and/or current
issues. Cultivates national partnerships.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential

> Graduate-level Degree in relevant field of study. Post graduate studies are an added advantage.
> Minimum 3 years of experience in programme management, including proven experience of managing governance and advocacy programmes relating to youth.
> Strong partnership development and networking skills.
> Excellent numeracy skills with strong experience in budget management.
> Excellent understanding of project cycle management.
> Good understanding and practical experience of youth development in Zambia.
> Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
> Experience of donor management and reporting.
> Ability to lead, inspire and develop a talented team, including experience of managing young staff with limited experience.
> Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to make sound operational decisions.
> Strong team player able to work under own initiative.
> Willingness to travel to rural areas as required.
> A strong personal commitment to the values of Restless Development.

Desirable

> Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), fluency in written and spoken English essential and excellent IT skills.
> Experience working in a youthful, multicultural environment including welfare provision.
> Risk mitigation, response and management.
> A clear understanding of contemporary development issues particularly those related to economic opportunities for youth, sexual and reproductive health and rights as well as accountability in governance.

Restless Development is an Equal Opportunities employer and seeks to recruit,
retain and develop staff from all sectors of the community and will ensure
that no applicant or staff member receives less favourable treatment on the
grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, social status, caste,
race, ethnic origin, religious belief, age, HIV status, disability, or any
other factor that cannot be shown to be relevant to performance.

WHAT WE DO FOR YOU

Remuneration*>
We are proud to commit to a transparent global salary scale, ensuring a fair
and comparable system of pay across all global locations.

Values and Culture*>
At Restless Development, we’re proud that the strength and integrity of our
Values has been recognised by staff, beneficiaries, donors and others who we
work with. Beyond this, we have a culture of recognising and celebrating both
our Values and our global achievements with monthly Values Champions and an
annual Values Day.

Work-life balance*>
It goes without saying that we work hard, at Restless Development. We also
recognise the importance of helping staff to maintain a positive work-life
balance by offering:

> 24 days’ annual leave (in addition to public holidays).
> Access to Flexible Working.
> Generous study leave, maternity, paternity or adoption leave, and other leave allowances.

Professional development*>
Restless Development is proud to be an employer who recognises potential and
invests in the development of its staff. We are committed to the professional
development of our staff through:

> Empowering opportunities to work on significant projects which stretch and inspire staff, allowing them to develop on-the-job.
> Regular performance management.
> Training and development opportunities, including supporting our staff to identify mentors both within and outside of the agency.
> Quarterly Staff Workshops for all staff to give and receive agency updates, receive training, and socialise.

Trave*> l and medical insurance*>
We provide medical insurance to staff and one dependent. When travelling
abroad with work, all staff will be covered by Restless Development’s travel
insurance.

KEY INFORMATION TO NOTE

> Please send a completed application form to zambiajobs@restlessdevelopment.org, by 7*> th July, 2021*> indicating Subject*> as “APPLICATION_YOUR NAME_ PROGRAMME MANAGER VOICE”.
> Click [ Here ](https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Lk8FoDTxtAm9hvzGhSKN8CfZokLN-8H3/view?usp=sharing) to download Application Form
> Click [ Here ](https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GkBMs2JOi3AaaPXGWeRBra6k_BOTQUSJ/view?usp=sharing) to download Job Description
> Please note that we do not accept CVs, resumes or covering letters.
> 1st round of interviews*> will be conducted on 20th July, 2021*> and the final round of interviews on 27th*> July, 2021*> .

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