Job Vacancies Ipas
Position: Regional Manager
Location: United States of America ( The ), Asia, Chapel Hill
Closing Date: Wednesday, 11 July 2012
This management position, based in Chapel Hill, NC, provides operational guidance and oversight for the management, implementation and documentation of Ipas’s program in Asia with lead oversight for Pakistan. The Manager is responsible for the bi-annual planning and budget cycle, manages donor proposal and reporting processes and provides oversight of country program implementation through activity and budget tracking. The Manager works closely with the Asia Regional Director and supervises the Asia Program Associate and Asia RST Coordinator.
MANAGEMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION:
Responsible for management of the bi-annual planning and budgeting cycle, including support to in-country teams for budgets, work plans, evaluation and reporting of results. Regular monitoring of activities and budgets to ensure country programs are implemented as planned. Collaborate with other Ipas units to ensure that Asia regional and country objectives are met, consistent with organizational priorities and desired results. Manages preparation of donor documents, working closely with global units, Development and Finance. Oversight of operational and office management concerns of country offices including HR and benefits, contracts.
TECHNICAL LEADERSHIP AND ASSISTANCE:
The Asia Regional Manager provides leadership for core project planning and management functions of the Asia RST, including oversight and tracking of country program implementation. The Regional Manager will also provide lead technical and managerial oversight for the Pakistan program. The Regional Manager ensures that annual country workplans and budgets are developed in accordance with the Ipas management cycle and donor requirements. The Manager ensures monthly tracking and review of country-based activities and expenditures by the RST to check achievement against monthly targets and for feedback and discussions with the country team counterparts.
Supervises the North Carolina-based Program Associate and Program Coordinator to manage workload and priorities to ensure optimum support to meet in-country needs; Provides guidance and supervision to ensure that each team member performs his/her responsibilities toward desired results, and encourages teamwork to meet overall objectives; Supports team building across RST and in-country.
PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT AND DONOR REPORTING:
The Manager is responsible for managing preparation of donor documents in accordance with Ipas design write processes and in coordination with country teams and global units as required. Ensures that donor-specific requirements as outlined in grant agreements, contracts, disbursement schedules, project timelines etc. are incorporated into RST plans, and that deadlines are met.
Advanced degree in relevant discipline with 6 + years relevant experience; OR Bachelor’s degree with 8 + years of progressively relevant experience. Demonstrated planning and program management skills in reproductive health; Demonstrated budget management skills; Excellent team building, facilitation and negotiating skills; Excellent communications and writing skills; Demonstrated computer competency especially in word processing, budgeting and data base software; Cross-cultural skills with Asian experience preferred Travel up to 25 % time to Asia
Note: Ipas management reserves the right to modify the contents of this position description at any time.
Ipas is an Equal Opportunity Employer
How to apply:
Please apply online at: https://jobs-ipas.icims.com/jobs/1310/job
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