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Programmes Manager

Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA)

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka posted 22/09/2021.

Programmes Manager Jobs in Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) Lusaka vacancies in Lusaka at Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA)

# Job Description

YWCA is a Christian membership non-partisan, non-governmental organization
NGO dedicated to the empowerment of the community especially women, youth
and children to contribute to the attainment of a just society through
rights-based approaches and sustainable interventions.

YWCA seeks to recruit a Programmes Manager


The Programmes Manager will be responsible for the overall supervision of YWCA
programmes as outlined in the organisations strategic plan. She will be part
of the team of the organisation and will report directly to the
office of the Executive Director.






–>Advises the Executive Director, the National Board and the National council on programme priorities and objectives of the organisation
–>In liaison with the Executive Director, advise the Board on a quarterly and annual basis on resources mobilised and financiers
–>Responsible the overall supervision of all YWCA Programme staff
–>In liaison with the Regional Coordinators and Programme staff, ensure that detailed narrative reports on programmes being implemented, successes and challenges and overall impact of the programmes
–>Ensure that programme narrative reports are submitted and consolidated in accordance with the requirements of funding agencies timely and efficiently
–>Supervise and support staff at National and Regional levels
–>Organizing programs and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the YWCA.
–>Developing new programs to support the strategic direction of YWCA
–>Creating and managing long-term goals
–>Liaise with programme staff and finance staff to prepare and monitor budgets and operating plan for YWCA programmes.
–>Ensure effective programme monitoring and evaluation
–>Facilitating the development of program funding proposals to guarantee uninterrupted delivery of services.
–>Managing a team with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities.
–>Implementing and managing changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved.
–>Meeting with stakeholders to make communication easy and transparent regarding project issues and decisions on services.
–>Producing accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout the life cycle of projects.
–>Analyzing program risks.
–>Working on strategies to improve programming with the programme team.
–>Working with the YWCA regional offices to grow YWCA membership
–>Working with the regional offices to help them increase their resource mobilization capacities
–>Supervision the management of Drop in Centres and shelters
–>Provide other administrative and logistical support at community level
–>Be a member of the YWCA Management Team
–>Act as Secretary to the Programmes Committee
–>Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Executive Director


–>Responsible for co-ordinating work programmes and monitoring
–>Provide technical support to all Programme staff
–>Ensure submission of timely reports to YWCA Management and Co-operating partners, on activities being implemented
–>Assess the impact of the YWCA programmes on the target group


–>Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in Social sciences, MPH, Gender studies or related field.
–>Proven experience in programme management.
–>Proven stakeholder management skills.
–>Proven experience managing a team of staff of diverse backgrounds.
–>Experience using computers for a variety of tasks.
–>Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Understanding of project management.

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Interested and suitably qualified applicants should submit an application
letter with a detailed CV to; The Executive Director


P.O. Box 50015

Plot 7391

Nationalist Road



Only short listed candidates will be notified

Programmes Manager Jobs in Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) Lusaka vacancies in Lusaka at Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA)

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