Program Manager

The Program Manager will be responsible for the implementation of the NCHRDU Appropriations (NCHRDU) Project. The Organisation entails working in partnership with member organiztions, government agencies and inter-agency /bodies, civil society organizations to  ensure the capacity of HRDs is enhanced, advocacy for a better working environment for HRDs,  protection of Human Right Defenders and vulnerable people from all forms of abuse, exploitation and violence including physical and humiliating punishment through a stronger HRD  protection legal framework and systems. The position ensures that the different components of  NCHRDU are implemented in an integrated and coordinated way, and consistent with the coalition Strategy. S/he is responsible for the successful implementation of planned activities, the achievement of quality deliverables within the targeted timeframe and budget. S/he is also responsible for ensuring that the technical inputs and support are provided to the project team, to NCHRDU staff in program offices and to partner CSOs and HRD-led groups in all project sites. With the support of the Executive Director, Managers, and relevant Technical Advisors, s/he is responsible for the review and refinement of strategies over the project cycle; identifying and resolving project issues; and using tools that will help measure project success.

The program manager is a member of the senior management team and may deputize the executive director as and when called upon.


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