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Senior Programs Development and Monitoring Manager
at Samaritan's Purse
Are you an experienced humanitarian with a mind for strategy and a heart for people? Are you a self-starter who is passionate about program development, donor acquisition, as well as Monitoring and Evaluation (M & E)?
Join our Niger team as our Senior Programs Development and Monitoring Manager (SPDMM)! Your expertise and efforts will provide leadership to the ongoing quality improvement and development of Samaritan’s Purse Niger’s total relief and recovery program. Let God put your talents to use for a humanitarian cause with an eternal purpose. Join us, today!
Description of Job duties:
- Work with leadership to create and articulate a clear vision and strategy for Samaritan’s Purse (SP) in Niger
- Ensure that the development and set up new projects are in line with SP’s in-country strategy
- Oversee all projects are implemented maintaining adherence to SP, donor and statutory guidelines and policies as well as approved budgets and work plans.
- Ensure all Monitoring and Evaluation reporting to IHQ, SP Affiliate Offices, government and donors is timely, accurate, appropriate and of the highest quality so as to continue strengthening programs partnerships
- Work closely with sector specialists to improve the technical quality of programming and compliance with best practices such as adherence to humanitarian and development standards and principles
- Develop tools to ensure implementation are conducted as per required quality standard
- Be intentional about soliciting additional funding for the country program through donor mapping and follow up of the funding cycles and priority areas of different potential donors
- Build and cultivate a good working relationship with potential donors and partners
- Identify and report potential donors and projects to the Country Director and pursue opportunities
- Direct line management of program development, sector specialists and M&E team members
- Provide professional representation of SP in different meetings with government, donor and civil society partners; actively and strategically engaging with stakeholders to increase support and publicity for SP Programming
- Assess, manage and report critical physical, emotional, or spiritual concerns of supervised staff
- Assist the Country Director in fostering spiritual support, encouragement and growth among all staff
- Demonstrate exemplary Christian servant leadership in all aspects of work and relationships
- Attend morning devotions and participate in prayer support for the ministry, its donors & volunteers
- Maintain strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors and the general public
- Maintain a personal relationship with and be a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
- Commitment to the Samaritan’s Purse statement of faith, and experience in working with cross-cultural and cross-denominational Christians.
- Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university plus three to four years of experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education, experience, and training.
- One year of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.
- Professional proficiency in English and French (verbal and written)
- Experience and outstanding skills in program design, developing proposals, reporting, M&E documents, work-plans, budgets and other project documents.
- Actively engaged in the humanitarian debates, updated on newest international standards.
- Experience working in developing world context
- Demonstrated leadership ability and field level experience in managing multi-million USD humanitarian grants through institutional donors such as USAID, IHA, WFP, and DFID
- Strong skills in analytical and strategic thinking
- Self-starter with ability to develop and carry out work plans and solve problems independently
24-month contract with the potential for renewal.
This can be an accompanied assignment.
The work environment can be physically challenging. The employee will be exposed to excessive tropical heat, sun, and moisture.
International Employee Benefits
Employees who choose to work internationally get to take advantage of the following benefits:
- Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage
- Disability insurance
- Term Life insurance
- Retirement savings plan
- Ten paid holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host country)
- Annual home leave
- Twelve vacation days per year
Samaritan’s Purse Distinct Objectives:
PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL - EXALT Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world
SERVE WITH EXCELLENCE - EXCEED the world’s standard while serving the purposes of God’s kingdom
RESPOND WITH COMPASSIONATE ACTION - EXPEDITE our response to needs as the Lord reveals opportunities to minister
DEMONSTRATE BIBLICAL INTEGRITY - EXHIBIT character and integrity personally, at home and work
WALK IN BOLD FAITH - EXPECT God to do the impossible
Samaritan's Purse Mission Statement:
Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Samaritan's Purse Statement of Faith:
* We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God. (1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 3:15-17)
* We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. (Matthew 28:19; John 10:30; Ephesians 4:4-6)
* We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood on the cross, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory. (Matthew 1:23; John 1:1-4 and 1:29; Acts 1:11 and 2:22-24; Romans 8:34; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Philippians 2:5-11; Hebrews 1:1-4 and 4:15)
* We believe that all men everywhere are lost and face the judgment of God, that Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation, and that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, repentance of sin and faith in Jesus Christ results in regeneration by the Holy Spirit. (Luke 24:46-47; John 14:6; Acts 4:12; Romans 3:23; 2 Corinthians 5:10-11; Ephesians 1:7 and 2:8-9; Titus 3:4-7)
* We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, whose indwelling enables the Christian to live a godly life. (John 3:5-8; Acts 1:8 and 4:31; Romans 8:9; 1 Corinthians 2:14; Galatians 5:16-18; Ephesians 6:12; Colossians 2:6-10)
* We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; the saved unto the resurrection of eternal life and the lost unto the resurrection of damnation and eternal punishment. (1 Corinthians 15:51-57; Revelation 20:11-15)
* We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and that all true believers are members of His body, the church. (1 Corinthians 12:12, 27; Ephesians 1:22-23)
* We believe that the ministry of evangelism and discipleship is a responsibility of all followers of Jesus Christ. (Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15; 1 Peter 3:15)
* We believe God’s plan for human sexuality is to be expressed only within the context of marriage, that God created man and woman as unique biological persons made to complete each other. God instituted monogamous marriage between male and female as the foundation of the family and the basic structure of human society. For this reason, we believe that marriage is exclusively the union of one genetic male and one genetic female. (Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:5-6; Mark 10:6-9; Romans 1:26-27; 1 Corinthians 6:9)
* We believe that we must dedicate ourselves to prayer, to the service of our Lord, to His authority over our lives, and to the ministry of evangelism. (Matthew 9:35-38; 22:37-39, and 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15 and 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10; Colossians 2:6-10; 1 Peter 3:15)
* We believe that human life is sacred from conception to its natural end; and that we must have concern for the physical and spiritual needs of our fellowmen. (Psalm 139:13; Isaiah 49:1; Jeremiah 1:5; Matthew 22:37-39; Romans 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10)