Program Manager (Fundraising / Program Implementation / Donor Management) – Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Central Africa
Posted 12 months ago

Reference No. KMFDS04

Job Description:

A youth focused non-profit organization is seeking a program manager with the main mandate being to coordinate the implementation of their Ivory Coast Programs, train teachers and volunteers, maintain a database of beneficiaries and alumni, and support the Executive Director with fundraising and donor management.


  • Responsible for the development and implementation of strategies related to core and new programs, as well as the management of volunteers and schools within the organizations Cote d’Ivoire network
  • Develop new programs and initiatives with partners as needed to achieve Board-mandated goals
  • Work with Executive Director to define and implement fundraising strategies for all programs
  • Monitor financial, administrative and human resource implications of implementation of programs
  • Responsible for preparing a detailed budget for each program and tracking adherence to budget for all programs
  • Responsible for preparing progress reports on programs and budget for donors and the organization
  • Develop and implement a framework for monitoring, documenting and communicating impact of programs on students and alumni to donors, Board Members and all other stakeholders including government and press
  • Implement high-quality project management standards and tools for all programs
  • Identify risks/issues to high-quality implementation of programs, resolve or escalate to Executive Director
  • Drive the development of stronger relationships with all stakeholders involved in programs, including government
  • Assist Executive Director and Board with expanding the organizations Cote d’Ivoire operations
  • Identifies new potential partners that would help further the organizations work
  • Keeps updated on what other organizational Nations are doing, so as to identify potential collaboration opportunities
  • Identify new local and international donors or funding opportunities
  • Write proposals and Concept Notes for funding programs and new program development
  • Assist the Executive Director with fundraising efforts and activities
  • Keeps a financial record on spending for each individual donor
  • Ensures that financial and narrative reports to donors are submitted on time
  • Responsible for writing newsletters and Annual Reports
  • Responsible for website and all social media pages
  • Responsible for all marketing and communications activities until a Marketing Officer is hired
  • Be available for implementation of programs both locally and regionally
  • Conduct Monitoring and Evaluation of programs and ensure data are properly entered and analyzed
  • Provide and receive feedback to and from volunteers and teachers through formal assessment forms
  • Collaborate with all members of staff to ensure that all events are properly planned and executed
  • Recruit, train and manage junior team members
  • Be available for further professional training when opportunities arise locally and overseas
  • Looks for opportunities to improve the organizations Programs

Requirements: Qualification and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Master’s degree or Project Management certification preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of work experience, with at least two in management roles within social sector, youth development or project management
  • Experience in stakeholder engagement and management
  • Bilingual – Fluent in both French and English
  • Time management skills and ability to deliver under pressure
  • People management skills
  • Financial management and budgeting skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong collaborations and partnerships
  • Proposal writing and resource mobilization skills
  • Should be an effective communicator
  • Demonstrable leadership and team management skills
  • Should possess excellent execution skills

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Kyle Magnussen at

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Kyle Magnussen

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