Regional Program Manager

FHI 360

About the organization

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

Duties

The Regional Program Manager (RPM) will lead and manage the sub-regional team to ensure effective implementation of all NELY activities in target communities within the sub-region. The RPM will oversee sub-office operations and will supervise the project staff based in the sub-regional office. The Regional Program Manager will be based in one of the four departmental capitals in the north: Parakou, Djougou, Kandi, or Natitingou. This position will report to the Deputy Chief of Party.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study, such as economics, agriculture, development, political science or public administration; Advanced degree preferred;

8 years (minimum) of relevant professional experience; 4 years of experience managing livelihoods, economic development, youth engagement, community development, social cohesion, and or capacity development activities;

A strong understanding of Benin’s political and social context, including in the North;

Understanding of, and experience working in the North East and/or North West sub-regions is preferred;

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with local partners and stakeholders;

Demonstrated management skills and ability to effectively lead a highly collaborative team;

Strong communication, organizational, management, and interpersonal skills;

Fluency in French required; proficiency in English preferred.

Local candidates are encouraged to apply.

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